(July-September 1959)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell
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 "The Lennon Sisters, No. 1014." Code number is LENNON S.O.S. #1014-597. Copyright 1959 by Teleklew Productions, Inc. Second of two Lennon Sisters Four Colors.


The Mystery of Lonesome Farm (Table of Contents)

The Lennon Sisters / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo); ? (painting)
Inks:
? (photo); ? (painting)
Colors:
? (photo); ? (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Lennon Sisters [Peggy; Janet; Dianne; Kathy]
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Cover is studio portrait photo of the Lennon sisters inset over a painted background.

[A Letter from Janet] (Table of Contents)

The Lennon Sisters / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Janet Lennon (signed)
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Lennon Sisters [Janet; Peggy; Kathy] (photos)
Synopsis:
A "letter to the readers" type article signed by Janet explaining how the Lennon Sisters prepare for their television appearances.
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Three portrait photos and typeset text.

The Lennon Sisters and the Mystery of Lonesome Farm (Table of Contents)

The Lennon Sisters / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters:
Lennon Sisters [Dianne; Peggy; Kathy; Janet]; Bill Lennon (their father)
Synopsis:
After making a wrong turn on their way to a state fair performance, the Lennon Sisters' car gets stuck in a mudhole on a desolate road during a storm. Their father goes to get help, leaving the girls in the car. Hours later, the four girls make their way to a nearby farmhouse occupied by an elderly woman and her son. Meanwhile two men have towed the Lennons' car to a hidden room in the barn of the farm where the girls are staying. The sisters find themselves in the middle of a stolen car operation that involves two crooks who are blackmailing the woman and her son.
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Script credit from Robin Snyder taken from Paul S. Newman's personal records. (August 4, 2007)

[A Letter from Dianne] (Table of Contents)

The Lennon Sisters / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dianne Lennon (signed)
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Lennon Sisters [Dianne] (photo)
Synopsis:
A "letter to the readers" by Dianne describing her family.
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Portrait photo of Dianne and typeset text.

[Casual Photo] (Table of Contents)

The Lennon Sisters / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Lennon Sisters [Dianne; Kathy; Peggy; Janet] (photos)
Synopsis:
Photo of the four Lennon Sisters in casual clothes, with facsimile signatures of their first names.
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Back cover; black and white photo with background cropped out and replaced with solid light blue color. Signatures are placed in four colored blocks beneath.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Mystery of Lonesome Farm
    The Lennon Sisters
  2. 1. [A Letter from Janet]
    The Lennon Sisters
  3. 2. The Lennon Sisters and the Mystery of Lonesome Farm
    The Lennon Sisters
  4. 3. [A Letter from Dianne]
    The Lennon Sisters
  5. 4. [Casual Photo]
    The Lennon Sisters
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