(August 1961)

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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1961-06-22
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 "SMOKEY THE BEAR NATURE STORIES, No. 1214." Code number is SMOKEY T.B. O.S. #1214-618. Copyright 1961 by Western Printing & Lithographing Co.
On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.


Smokey the Bear Nature Stories (Table of Contents)

Smokey the Bear / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
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Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
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Characters:
Smokey the Bear; Little Smokey; Specs
Keywords:
aircraft; forest fires; forest rangers; raccoons

Animals of the Land (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Quick facts about reindeer, deer mouse, coypu, snapping turtle, the fisher, and collared peccary.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

The Blazing Canyon Mystery (Table of Contents)

Smokey the Bear / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
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Characters:
Smokey the Bear; Little Smokey; Specs
Synopsis:
Smokey, Little Smokey, and Specs the Raccoon use a bulldozer to dig a fire line and contain a forest fire set by a poacher.

The Musk Ox (Table of Contents)

Smokey the Bear / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Smokey the Bear; Little Smokey; Specs
Synopsis:
Facts about the musk ox.

Indexer Notes

Possibly a Sunday newspaper strip reprint.

The California Condor (Table of Contents)

Smokey the Bear / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Letters:
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Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Smokey the Bear; Little Smokey
Synopsis:
Facts about the California condor.

Indexer Notes

Possibly a Sunday newspaper strip reprint.

Eager Beavers (Table of Contents)

Smokey the Bear / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
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Characters:
Smokey the Bear; Little Smokey; Specs
Synopsis:
Smokey, Little Smokey, and Specs have to contend with a band of beavers that persist in damming up a stream and flooding Smokey's cabin.

The Horse (Table of Contents)

Smokey the Bear / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Letters:
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Characters:
Smokey the Bear; Little Smokey; Specs
Synopsis:
Facts about horses.

Indexer Notes

Possibly a Sunday newspaper strip reprint.

How to Read Trail Signs (Table of Contents)

Smokey the Bear / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Characters:
Smokey the Bear; Little Smokey; Specs
Synopsis:
What to look for when tracking animals.

Indexer Notes

Possibly a Sunday newspaper strip reprint.

The Land Grabbers (Table of Contents)

Smokey the Bear / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Characters:
Smokey the Bear; Little Smokey; Specs; Slick (villain); Gimp (villain)
Synopsis:
After Smokey finishes constructing a causeway to help protect an egret colony, Slick and Gimp use a loophole in the law to set up a fishing boat rental on the edge of the colony. Smokey eventually foils the pair's plan to shoot egrets and strip them of their valuable plumes.

Animals of the Air (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
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Inks:
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Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about the bald eagle, road runner, wild turkey, arctic tern, cowbird, and hummingbird.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

Animals of the Sea (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Colors:
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Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about the pearl oyster, blue whale, American eel, Portuguese man-of-war, sardine, and coral.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Smokey the Bear Nature Stories
    Smokey the Bear
  2. 1. Animals of the Land
  3. 2. The Blazing Canyon Mystery
    Smokey the Bear
  4. 3. The Musk Ox
    Smokey the Bear
  5. 4. The California Condor
    Smokey the Bear
  6. 5. Eager Beavers
    Smokey the Bear
  7. 6. The Horse
    Smokey the Bear
  8. 7. How to Read Trail Signs
    Smokey the Bear
  9. 8. The Land Grabbers
    Smokey the Bear
  10. 9. Animals of the Air
  11. 10. Animals of the Sea
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