(February 1968)

Dell, 1968 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell [post-split]
Format:
Standard U.S. Silver-Age; Color; Newsprint; Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Based on TV series created by Ivan Tors, which aired on CBS from September 10, 1967, to August 31, 1969. Cover code is 12-289-802. Entire issue, except for ads, is reprinted in Gentle Ben #5.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Gentle Ben / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; animal
Characters:
Gentle Ben (a bear); Clint Howard (as Mark Wedloe)
Reprints:

Here's a Whole Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white; Illustrated ad for various novelties (x-ray specs, exhaust whistle, joy buzzer, etc.) from Honor House Prod. Corp., Lynbrook, N.Y.

Lost! (Table of Contents)

Gentle Ben / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal; children; adventure
Characters:
Gentle Ben (a bear); Mark Wedloe; Mark's father "Game Warden Wedloe"
Synopsis:
A young boy wanders away after an automobile accident in the Florida Everglades.
Reprints:

The Feather Thief (Table of Contents)

Gentle Ben / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal; children; adventure
Characters:
Gentle Ben (a bear); Mark Wedloe; Mark's father "Game Warden Wedloe"
Synopsis:
Orin Carr is poaching egret feathers in the Everglades.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils formerly credited to Jose Delbo.

Crash Landing (Table of Contents)

Gentle Ben / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal; children; adventure
Characters:
Gentle Ben (a bear); Mark Wedloe; Mark's father "Game Warden Wedloe" (cameo)
Synopsis:
Gentle Ben and Mark help a man and a girl after a private plane crash in the Everglades.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils formerly credited to Jose Delbo.

All These Dramatic Man-In-Space Stamps (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white; Ad for 216 different "Man-In-Space" postage stamps for 25 cents, with reproductions of stamps. From Zenith Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.

204 Revolutionary War Soldiers (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color; Illustrated ad for a 204 piece set of plastic Revolutionary War Soldiers for $1.98 from an address in Westbury, N. Y.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gentle Ben
  2. 1. Here's a Whole Treasure Chest of Fun
  3. 2. Lost!
    Gentle Ben
  4. 3. The Feather Thief
    Gentle Ben
  5. 4. Crash Landing
    Gentle Ben
  6. 5. All These Dramatic Man-In-Space Stamps
  7. 6. 204 Revolutionary War Soldiers
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Merlin Haas
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
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