(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:

Space Academy: The University of the Planets (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Letters:
Typeset

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. Space Academy: The University of the Planets
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
  3. 2. The Smugglers of the Moon
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Steinar Ådland
  • Max Capp
  • Nuno Miranda
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Peter Croome