(May 2009)

Simon and Schuster, 2009 Series
 
Price:
12.99 USD; 16.99 CAD
Pages:
132
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Aladdin
Brand:
Aladdin Paperbacks
ISBN:
978-1-4169-4960-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978141694960251299
Editing:
Matt Madden
Color:
color cover; black & white interior
Dimensions:
7" x 9" (17.8 cm x 22.9 cm)
Paper Stock:
cardstock cover
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
one-shot

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Zander Cannon (figures and layouts); Kevin Cannon (backgrounds and rockets)
Inks:
Zander Cannon (figures); Kevin Cannon (backgrounds and rockets)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Kevin Cannon ?

Genre:
non-fiction; historical
Characters:
John Glenn; Yuri Gagarin

Indexer Notes

Art is from the inside of the book (pages 41, 45, 49, 53, 56, and 100).

Glossary (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Ottaviani ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

On inside front and back covers. At the bottom of the second page is a mini-biography of Jim Ottaviani, Zander Cannon, and Kevin Cannon.

[Title Pages] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title page and indicia page.

[Dedication and Acknowledgments] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Ottaviani; Zander Cannon; Kevin Cannon
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Second page is blank.

[T-Minus] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 121 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Ottaviani
Pencils:
Zander Cannon (figures and layouts); Kevin Cannon (backgrounds and rockets)
Inks:
Zander Cannon (figures); Kevin Cannon (backgrounds and rockets)
Letters:
Kevin Cannon

Genre:
non-fiction; historical
Characters:
Caldwell C. Johnson [CC]; Premier Nikita Khrushchev; Chief Designer [Sergei Korolev] (death); Max Faget; President Dwight D. Eisenhower (cameo); Jules Verne (flashback); Konstantin Tsiolkovsky (flashback); Robert Goddard (flashback); Esther Goddard (flashback); Baron Magnus Von Braun (flashback); Wernher Von Braun (flashback); Private Schneikert (flashback); Joe; John Glenn; Doctor Lovelace (cameo); Yuri Gagarin; Alexei Leonov [Blondin]; Valentin Vondarenko (death); Zvezdochka [Little Star]; Shorty Powers; President John F. Kennedy; John Paup; John Houbolt; Harrison Storms; Chris Kraft; Gezenko; Valery Bykovsky; Valentina Tereshkova; Doctor Dwornik; Pavel Belyayev; Ed White (death); Jim McDivitt; Gus Grissom (death); Roger Chafee (death); Stu Roosa; Alan Bean; Vladimir Kamarov (death); Nancy Faget (cameo); Annie Faget (cameo); Guy Faget (cameo); George Low; Deke Slayton; Gene Kranz; Frank Borman; Jim Lovell; Bill Anders; Admiral John McCain; Michael Collins; Neil Armstrong; Buzz Aldrin; Fred Haise; G√ľnter Wendt; Anatol Koritsky (cameo) Mike Collins Jr. (cameo)
Synopsis:
The stories behind the struggles to send the first men to the moon, following both the United States' and Soviet Union's programs.

Indexer Notes

The breakdown of who did what is from an interview Kevin Cannon did with the ComicBookResources web site on 2009-07-09. This is a work of historical fiction, but mostly based on fact. Some of the characters (particularly CC, Max, and Stormy) are composites combining several real people.

Did All of this Really Happpen? (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Ottaviani
Pencils:
Zander Cannon; Kevin Cannon
Inks:
Zander Cannon; Kevin Cannon
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Talks about the characters in the book, including that some are composites. Also points to various references to get more information.

[Epilogue] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Ottaviani
Pencils:
Zander Cannon (figures and layouts); Kevin Cannon (backgrounds and rockets)
Inks:
Zander Cannon (figures); Kevin Cannon (backgrounds)
Letters:
Kevin Cannon

Genre:
non-fiction; historical
Characters:
Caldwell C. Johnson [CC]; Ivy
Synopsis:
CC looks ahead at Apollo-Soyuz

A Space Race (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Zander Cannon (figures and layouts); Kevin Cannon (backgrounds)
Inks:
Zander Cannon (figures); Kevin Cannon (backgrounds and rockets and rockets)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Kevin Cannon ?

Indexer Notes

Promotes the contents of this book, and credits the cover designers and illustrators.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Glossary
  3. 2. [Title Pages]
  4. 3. [Dedication and Acknowledgments]
  5. 4. [T-Minus]
  6. 5. Did All of this Really Happpen?
  7. 6. [Epilogue]
  8. 7. A Space Race
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