(December 1961)

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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1961-11-02
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 "FROSTY THE SNOWMAN, No. 1272." Code number is FROSTY O.S. #1272-6112. Copyright 1961 by Hill & Range Songs, Inc. On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Frosty the Snowman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mel Crawford ? (painting)
Inks:
Mel Crawford ? (painting)
Colors:
Mel Crawford ? (painting)

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Frosty the Snowman
Keywords:
sledding; snow; snowmen; winter

Indexer Notes

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

Riddles (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley ?
Inks:
Dan Gormley ?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Frosty the Snowman

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Large illustration with typeset riddles.

The Snowman Contest (Table of Contents)

Frosty the Snowman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley ?
Inks:
Dan Gormley ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Frosty the Snowman
Synopsis:
While judging a snowman contest, Frosty puts his magic hat on each snowman in order to have them show their talents. The last snowman runs off with Frosty's hat and the children have to pursue him to retrieve the hat.

Indexer Notes

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

Frosted Frosty (Table of Contents)

Frosty the Snowman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley ?
Inks:
Dan Gormley ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Frosty the Snowman
Synopsis:
Frosty accompanies a shipload of Christmas presents to Ice Island.

Indexer Notes

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

The Christmas Sleigh Ride (Table of Contents)

Frosty the Snowman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley ?
Inks:
Dan Gormley ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Frosty the Snowman
Synopsis:
Frosty uses an old farmer's sleigh, pulled by local deer, to give rides to the city's children.

Indexer Notes

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

Statue for the Queen (Table of Contents)

Frosty the Snowman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley ?
Inks:
Dan Gormley ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Frosty the Snowman
Synopsis:
Frosty goes to a city ruled by a queen who hates snow. Frosty poses as a statue in order to find the reason behind the queen's phobia.

Indexer Notes

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

The Heat Wave (Table of Contents)

Frosty the Snowman / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley ?
Inks:
Dan Gormely ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Frosty the Snowman; Santa Claus
Synopsis:
Frosty goes to visit Santa Claus on December 24, but finds that there is no snow at the North Pole. Frosty goes to see the weatherman and finds that the weather machine is stuck on "Summer."

Indexer Notes

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

Tongue Twisters (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley ?
Inks:
Dan Gormley ?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Frosty the Snowman (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Three tongue twisters and three small illustrations.

[The Smashed Snowman] (Table of Contents)

Frosty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley ?
Inks:
Dan Gormley ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Frosty the Snowman
Synopsis:
Frosty comes up with a plan to prevent bullies from knocking down the children's snowman.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. This sequence is replaced by an ad in some issues. See sequence 9.

Schwinn 5-Speed Corvette (Table of Contents)

Schwinn Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (painting)
Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrated ad for the Schwinn Corvette model bicycle for $79.95. Arnold, Schwinn & Company, Chicago, Ill. This ad replaces Sequence 8 in some issues.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Frosty the Snowman
  2. 1. Riddles
  3. 2. The Snowman Contest
    Frosty the Snowman
  4. 3. Frosted Frosty
    Frosty the Snowman
  5. 4. The Christmas Sleigh Ride
    Frosty the Snowman
  6. 5. Statue for the Queen
    Frosty the Snowman
  7. 6. The Heat Wave
    Frosty the Snowman
  8. 7. Tongue Twisters
  9. 8. [The Smashed Snowman]
    Frosty
  10. 9. Schwinn 5-Speed Corvette
    Schwinn Bicycles
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