(May-July 1961)

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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1961-02-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell [stamp]
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 "NATIONAL VELVET, No. 1195." Code number is N.V.O.S. #1195-614. Copyright 1961 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. Based on the "National Velvet" TV series.
On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.


National Velvet (Table of Contents)

National Velvet / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Velvet Brown (photo of Lori Martin); King (horse, photo)

The Wonderful New Dell Comics Contest (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Tarzan (cameo); The Rifleman (cameo); Little Lulu (cameo); Mickey Mouse (cameo); Bugs Bunny (cameo); Huckleberry Hound (cameo); Andy Panda (cameo); Charlie Chicken (cameo);

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Promo for contest asking readers to tell who their favorite Dell character is and why in 25 words or less.

Cloudburst (Table of Contents)

National Velvet / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Velvet Brown; King (horse); Martha Brown; Herbert Brown; Edwina Brown
Synopsis:
Velvet takes King to search for her sister Edwina. They find the girl safe with friends after a cloudburst had overturned their car. Later Velvet and King have to swim a rain-swollen river to warn her father that a bridge is out.

The Broken Bridle (Table of Contents)

National Velvet / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Velvet Brown; King (horse); Martha Brown; Donald Brown; Mi Taylor
Synopsis:
Velvet and King keep a tramp from stealing her mother's savings, which were kept in a sugar bowl.

Trade at the Exciting, Amazing New Dell Trading Post (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Huckleberry Hound (cameo); Woody Woodpecker (cameo); Mickey Mouse (cameo); Little Lulu (cameo); Tom (of Tom and Jerry) (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Centerfold. Promo for Dell Trading Post, which offers premiums for title strips from Dell Comics. Promo comes after page four of Sequence 3.

The Breaking Point (Table of Contents)

National Velvet / comic story / 9.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Velvet Brown; King (horse); Edwina Brown; Donald Brown; Mi Taylor; Martha Brown; Herbert Brown.
Synopsis:
Donald is furious when his father has to mend the stanchion on the bull's pen and can't take him fishing.

Zingy! Dreamy! (Table of Contents)

Jumping-Jacks Shoes; Vaisey-Bristol Shoe Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Jumping Jacks brand shoes. "The Jeeper" and "The Skeeter" styles are depicted. Vaisey-Bristol Shoe Co., Monett, Mo.

The Steeplechase (Table of Contents)

National Velvet / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Synopsis:
Description of steeplechase horse racing.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. The "National Velvet" logo is on the feature, but no characters appear.

Start Your Day the "Storybook Way" with Twinkles (Table of Contents)

Twinkles; General Mills / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Twinkles; Sanford; Wilbur

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for Twinkles breakfast cereal. Premium is three sponge toys in the shape of the cereal's characters for 30 cents and one boxtop. General Mills, Minneapolis, Minn.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. National Velvet
    National Velvet
  2. 1. The Wonderful New Dell Comics Contest
  3. 2. Cloudburst
    National Velvet
  4. 3. The Broken Bridle
    National Velvet
  5. 4. Trade at the Exciting, Amazing New Dell Trading Post
  6. 5. The Breaking Point
    National Velvet
  7. 6. Zingy! Dreamy!
    Jumping-Jacks Shoes; Vaisey-Bristol Shoe Co.
  8. 7. The Steeplechase
    National Velvet
  9. 8. Start Your Day the "Storybook Way" with Twinkles
    Twinkles; General Mills
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