(February - April 1953)

Dell, 1953 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Comic
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Space Academy The University of the Planets / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Everything taught at Space Academy is checked and double-checked...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett; Cadet Astro; Cadet Roger Manning; Captain Strong
Synopsis
Photo from Tom Corbett TV series.

The Smugglers of the Moon (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Paul Newman
Pencils
John Lehti
Inks
John Lehti
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Job Number
S.C. #5 - 532
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett; Cadet Astro; Cadet Roger Manning; Captain Strong
Synopsis
The cadets have to do an extra assignment which turns dangerous when Captain Strong is taken by smugglers and they find an ancient civilization buried deep within the moon.

Indexer Notes

Story takes up all interior pages, inside back cover (black and white) and back cover of comic. Paul Newman credit from Comicbook Marketplace (January 1997) [according to http://www.solarguard.com/tccomic.htm]. Paul Norris credit from original GCD index, and agreed to by http://www.solarguard.com/tccomic.htm.

In Jerry Bails' Who's Who John Lehti is credited to Tom Corbett in 1953, and the artwork is identical to his series "Tommy of the Big Top". Paul Norris never made any stories. Al McWilliams had the first three in Four Color 1952, Lehti had five 1953,and Frank Thorne three 1954. See Error Reports #5660 with attachments. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
  2. 1. ["Everything taught at Space Academy is checked and double-checked..."]
    Space Academy The University of the Planets
  3. 2. The Smugglers of the Moon
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Nuno Miranda
  • Gene Reed
  • Peter Croome
  • Steinar Ådland
  • Max Capp
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Peter Croome