(January-March 1962)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1961-10-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell [stamp]
Editing:
D. J. Arneson
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 "SPACE MAN, No. 1253." No code number. Only "Space Man" Four Color. Continues as Space Man (Dell, 1962 series) with #2 (May-July 1962).
On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Space Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Johnny Mack; Ian Stannard
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Space Man (Dell, 1962 series) #9 (July 1972).

How Far is a Star (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Glossary of various astronomical terms.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. One illustration and typeset text.

[The Secret of the Moon] (Table of Contents)

Space Man / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Johnny Mack; Ian Stannard; Col. Hooper
Synopsis:
Two astronauts make the first manned flight to the moon, only to find a base inhabited by cyborgs under the control of Colonel Hooper, who was thought lost in a moon flight 12 years earlier. The moon base is part of a top-secret effort to train Earth men to be part of the Galactic Guard and protect the solar system from the enemy-- Garrak-Axos from Alpha Centauri.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Space Man (Dell, 1962 series) #9 (July 1972)

Indexer Notes

Introduction to series. Script credit from "Who's Who of American Comic Books 1928-1999."

Maybes About the Moon (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Some facts about the Moon and possibilities of some form of life existing there.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

Daisy B-B Gun Gift Ideas! (Table of Contents)

Daisy Manufacturing / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrated ad for Daisy B-B guns. Models No. 1894, No. 25, No. 94, and No. 179 are depicted. Prices range from $7.95 to $12.95. Daisy Manufacturing Company, Rogers, Ark.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Space Man
  2. 1. How Far is a Star
  3. 2. [The Secret of the Moon]
    Space Man
  4. 3. Maybes About the Moon
  5. 4. Daisy B-B Gun Gift Ideas!
    Daisy Manufacturing
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