(May 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:
Helen Meyer?
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. 400." Code number is S.C.O.S. #400-525. Copyright 1952 by Videofeatures Company. Based on the 1950-52 TV series "Tom Corbett, Space Cadet."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tom Corbett

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tom Corbett (photo of Frankie Thomas); Astro the Venusian (photo of Al Markim); Roger Manning (photo of Jan Merlin)
Synopsis:
The Space Cadet pledge is listed.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Figures of the three main characters cropped from a photograph and typeset text.

[Space Pirates of Mercury] (Table of Contents)

Tom Corbett Space Cadet / comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Alden McWilliams (signed )
Inks:
Alden McWilliams (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tom Corbett; Roger Manning; Astro the Venusian; Alfie Higgins; Capt. Steve Strong; Dr. Dale; Commander Awkright
Synopsis:
The Space Cadets are on a training mission on the passenger spaceliner "Prince of Centurus" when it is attacked and boarded by space pirates. The pirates take the cargo and also take the passengers and crew to work in the mines of Mercury. Tom, Astro, and Roger secretly slip back into the crippled and abandoned spaceliner and send a distress call that is picked up by the Solar Guard patrol. Commander Arkwright then uses the rescued cadets to spring a trap on the pirates.

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black and white and concludes on back cover in color. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's personal records (July 22, 2007).

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. [Space Pirates of Mercury]
    Tom Corbett Space Cadet
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