(December 1961 - February 1962)

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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1961-11-09
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 "DONDI, No. 1276." Code number is DONDI O.S. #1276-6112. Copyright 1961 by Chicago Tribune-New York News Syndicate, Inc. Based on the "Dondi" comic strip by Gus Edson and Irwin Hasen. On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dondi / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Inks:
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Dondi
Keywords:
dogs; school buses

Indexer Notes

Gus Edson's name also appears on cover, though there is no script.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

Dondi / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Frank Bolle ?
Inks:
Frank Bolle ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Printed in black-and-white on inside front cover.

Script credit source (Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott) states: "Summary. Cover #2 for Dondi, issue ? no date sent given, ca. June 24, 1961." ~Dave Porta

The Fortune Seeker (Table of Contents)

Dondi / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Frank Bolle
Inks:
Frank Bolle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Dondi

Indexer Notes

Script credit source (Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott) states: "Dondi Seeks a Fortune. 15p. For Dondi, issue ? Sent May 20, 1961." ~Dave Porta

Cattle Rustlers of the East (Table of Contents)

Dondi / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Frank Bolle
Inks:
Frank Bolle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Dondi

Indexer Notes

Script credit source (Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott) states: "Cattle Rustlers of the East. 2p. For Dondi, issue ? Sent June 7, 1961." ~Dave Porta

Five Dollars for Luck (Table of Contents)

Dondi / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Dondi

Indexer Notes

Script credit source (Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott) states: "Five Dollars for Luck. For Dondi, issue ? Sent May 25, 1961." ~Dave Porta

How Dondi Came to America (Table of Contents)

Dondi / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Dondi
Synopsis:
Brief recap of first issue.

Indexer Notes

Printed in black-and-white on inside back cover.

Script credit source (Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott) states: "How Dondi Came to America. Cover #3 for Dondi [no issue # nor date given, ca. June 24, 1961]." ~Dave Porta

Dondi's New Home (Table of Contents)

Dondi / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dondi; Ted and Katje Wills; Pop Fligh; Uncle Dimmy; Mr. Old Ben
Synopsis:
Dondi wins a soapbox derby and is visited by friends from all over the world.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. This strip is replaced by an advertisement in some editions.

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 Schwinn bicycles. Featured is Schwinn 5-Speed Corvette for $79.95. Arnold, Schwinn & Company, Chicago, Ill.

Does Back Cover variant exist? — Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott states: "Dondi's New Home. Cover #4 for Dondi [no issue # nor date given, ca. June 24, 1961]." ~Dave Porta

This ad replaces "Dondi's New Home" in some editions.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dondi
  2. 1. Table of Contents
    Dondi
  3. 2. The Fortune Seeker
    Dondi
  4. 3. Cattle Rustlers of the East
    Dondi
  5. 4. Five Dollars for Luck
    Dondi
  6. 5. How Dondi Came to America
    Dondi
  7. 6. Dondi's New Home
    Dondi
  8. 7. Schwinn 5-Speed Corvette
    Schwinn Bicycles
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