(February-April 1962)

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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1961-12-07
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 "NATIONAL VELVET, No. 1312." Code number is N.V.O.S. #1312-621. Copyright 1961 by Metro-Goldwn-Mayer, Inc. On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date. Continues as National Velvet #01-556-207 (May-July 1962).


National Velvet (Table of Contents)

National Velvet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Velvet Brown (photo of Lori Martin); King (photo, horse)

The Tank Trap / Attacked (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
animal; children
Characters:
Velvet Brown (photo of Lori Martin); King (horse, photo)
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 Tank Trap (Table of Contents)

National Velvet / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Velvet Brown; Donald Brown; Herbert Brown; Edwina Brown; Martha Brown; King (horse)
Synopsis:
When a water pond is dug on the Brown ranch, it turns out to be a quicksand trap for King. Donald, Velvet's little brother, manages to get himself caught in a blazing truck while trying to help King escape.

Blue Norther (Table of Contents)

National Velvet / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Velvet Brown; Donald Brown; Herbert Brown; Edwina Brown; Martha Brown; Mi Taylor; King (horse)
Synopsis:
Velvet's father and his farm hand receive leg injuries while retrieving a stray cow during a blizzard and Velvet and King have to rescue them.

Attacked! (Table of Contents)

National Velvet / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Velvet Brown; Donald Brown; Herbert Brown; Edwina Brown; Martha Brown; King (horse)
Synopsis:
While out riding, King and Velvet are attacked by a stallion that jumps a fence. After King fights off the stallion, the Browns are sued for damages by the stallion's vindictive owner, who wants King killed.

The Great Blizzard of 1886 (Table of Contents)

National Velvet / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Anecdotes about the Great Blizzard of 1886, which ravaged South Dakota.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. The National Velvet logo is on the sequence, but no characters appear.

Fighting Stallions (Table of Contents)

National Velvet / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
animal
Synopsis:
Description of the fighting techniques used by stallions.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. The National Velvet logo is on the story, but no characters appear.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. National Velvet
    National Velvet
  2. 1. The Tank Trap / Attacked
    National Velvet
  3. 2. The Tank Trap
    National Velvet
  4. 3. Blue Norther
    National Velvet
  5. 4. Attacked!
    National Velvet
  6. 5. The Great Blizzard of 1886
    National Velvet
  7. 6. Fighting Stallions
    National Velvet
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