(August-October 1960)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell Exciting Adventure
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "WHIRLYBIRDS, No. 1124." Code number is WHIRLYBIRDS O.S. #1124-608. Copyright 1960 by CBS Films, Inc. Based on the "Whirlybirds" TV series.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Whirlybirds / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Chuck Martin (photo of Kenneth Tobey); P. T. Moore (photo of Craig Hill)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Rampage on the River / The Trackdown (Table of Contents)

Whirlybirds / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Bailey; ? (photo)
Inks:
Ray Bailey; ? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Chuck Martin (photo of Kenneth Tobey); P. T. Moore (photo of Craig Hill)
Synopsis:
Previews of the stories in the issue.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Photo and two-panel previews of the stories. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Rampage on the River (Table of Contents)

Whirlybirds / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Bailey
Inks:
Ray Bailey
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Chuck Martin; P. T. Moore; Helen Carter
Synopsis:
When heavy rains flood Shotgun Valley, Chuck and P. T. use their helicopter in the relief efforts.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Trackdown (Table of Contents)

Whirlybirds / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Bailey
Inks:
Ray Bailey
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Chuck Martin; P. T. Moore; Helen Carter
Synopsis:
Chuck and P. T. join the pursuit of an escaped convict in their helicopter.

Indexer Notes

The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

The Whirlybird Story (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Bailey
Inks:
Ray Bailey
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
The history of helicopters.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Whirlybirds of the Future (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Bailey
Inks:
Ray Bailey
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Possible future developments of types of helicopters.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Whirlybirds
  2. 1. Rampage on the River / The Trackdown
    Whirlybirds
  3. 2. Rampage on the River
    Whirlybirds
  4. 3. The Trackdown
    Whirlybirds
  5. 4. The Whirlybird Story
  6. 5. Whirlybirds of the Future
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