(March-May 1962)

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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
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 "RIPCORD, No. 1294." Code number is RIPCORD O.S. #1294-622. Copyright 1962 by ZIV-United Artists, Inc. Based on the 1961-1963 "Ripcord" TV series.


Ripcord (Table of Contents)

Ripcord / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (painted); ? (photos)
Inks:
? (painted); ? (photos)
Colors:
? (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ted McKeever (photo of Larry Pennell); Jim Buckley (photo of Ken Curtis)

Indexer Notes

Cover includes two black and white photo insets of the main characters.

The Bottomless Jump / Dangerous Dive (Table of Contents)

Ripcord / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Bailey; ? (photo)
Inks:
Ray Bailey; ? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ted McKeever (photo of Larry Pennell); Jim Buckley (photo of Ken Curtis)
Synopsis:
Previews of the two stories in the issue.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Photo and two-panel previews of two stories in the issue.

The Bottomless Jump (Table of Contents)

Ripcord / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Ray Bailey
Inks:
Ray Bailey
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ted McKeever; Jim Buckley
Synopsis:
McKeever and Buckley rescue a man in a lifeboat and become involved in breaking up a gold-smuggling operation.

Indexer Notes

Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007); Script credit from Robin Snyder's The Comics! Vol. 22, no. 6 (June 2011)

The Dangerous Dive (Table of Contents)

Ripcord / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Ray Bailey
Inks:
Ray Bailey
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ted McKeever; Jim Buckley
Synopsis:
McKeever and Buckley skydive to rescue two climbers stranded on a mountain peak.

Indexer Notes

Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007); Script credit from Robin Snyder's The Comics! Vol. 22, no. 6 (June 2011)

Skydiving (Table of Contents)

Ripcord / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Ray Bailey
Inks:
Ray Bailey
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
How skydivers control their freefall.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. The Ripcord logo is on the sequence, but no characters appear. Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007); Script credit from Robin Snyder's The Comics! Vol. 22, no. 6 (June 2011)

History of Parachuting (Table of Contents)

Ripcord / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Ray Bailey
Inks:
Ray Bailey
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
The history of parachuting.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. The Ripcord logo is on the sequence, but no characters appear. Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007; Script credit from Robin Snyder's The Comics! Vol. 22, no. 6 (June 2011)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Ripcord
    Ripcord
  2. 1. The Bottomless Jump / Dangerous Dive
    Ripcord
  3. 2. The Bottomless Jump
    Ripcord
  4. 3. The Dangerous Dive
    Ripcord
  5. 4. Skydiving
    Ripcord
  6. 5. History of Parachuting
    Ripcord
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