(February 1952)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Comic
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 "TOM CORBETT, SPACE CADET, No. 378." Code number is S.C.O.S. #378-522. Copyright 1952 by Videofeatures Company. First of three Tom Corbett Space Cadet Four Colors. Based on the "Tom Corbett, Space Cadet" TV series.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tom Corbett Space Cadet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alden McWilliams (painting)
Inks:
Alden McWilliams (painting)
Colors:
Alden McWilliams (painting)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tom Corbett
Reprints:
Keywords:
spacecraft

Space Academy: The University of the Planets! (Table of Contents)

Tom Corbett Space Cadet / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alden McWilliams ?
Inks:
Alden McWilliams ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Brief description of the Space Academy and its mission of training Space Cadets to become Solar Guards.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. One illustration with typeset text.

[Training Flight to Titan] (Table of Contents)

Tom Corbett Space Cadet / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Alden McWilliams
Inks:
Alden McWilliams
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tom Corbett; Astro; Roger Manning; Commander Awkright; Captain Strong; Dr. Joan Dale
Synopsis:
In the year 2351, Captain Strong and three Space Cadets, Tom Corbett, Astro, and Roger Manning, are sent on a training mission to Titan, Saturn's largest moon. The quartet must convince the inhabitants of Titan that they aren't spies from Earth, planning to take the radioactive ore that provides life-sustaining heat to their cities.

Indexer Notes

Introduction to series. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's personal records. (July 22, 2007)

Mars (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
American Museum of Natural History, N.Y. (photo)
Inks:
American Museum of Natural History, N.Y. (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Photo of Mars with brief description of climate.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Large photo with brief typeset text.

[Space Scene] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alden McWilliams [as A. McWilliams] (signed) (painting)
Inks:
Alden McWilliams [as A. McWilliams] (signed) (painting)
Colors:
Alden McWilliams [as A. McWilliams] (signed) (painting)

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Scene of rocket blasting off from crater-marked moon, with Saturn in the background.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tom Corbett Space Cadet
  2. 1. Space Academy: The University of the Planets!
    Tom Corbett Space Cadet
  3. 2. [Training Flight to Titan]
    Tom Corbett Space Cadet
  4. 3. Mars
  5. 4. [Space Scene]
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