Four Color #672 - Quentin Durward
(January 1956)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
Dell A Movie Classic
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 "QUENTIN DURWARD, No. 672".
Code number is Q.D.O.S. #672-561.
Copyright 1955 by Loew's Incorporated. Based on the 1955 movie "Quentin Durward."
"Movie Classic" on cover.


Quentin Durward (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo); ? (art)
Inks
? (photo); ? (art)
Colors
? (photo); ? (art)
Letters
typeset

Genre
historical
Characters
Quentin Durward (photo of Robert Taylor)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover is photo of Robert Taylor with drawn background.

Quentin Durward (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photos)
Inks
? (photos)
Letters
typeset

Genre
historical
Characters
Quentin Durward (photo of Robert Taylor); Isabelle, Countess of Macroy (photo of Kay Kendall)
Synopsis
Preview of story, told in seven stills from the movie.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Includes credits and partial cast list for the movie.

Quentin Durward (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Ralph Mayo
Inks
Mike Peppe
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
historical
Characters
Quentin Durward; Lord Crawford; Isabelle, Countess of Macroy; King Louis XI; Charles, Duke of Burgundy; Count William De la Marck
Synopsis
Elderly Lord Crawford of Scotland sends Quentin Durward to Burgundy to bring back young Isabelle, Countess of Macroy, for an arranged marriage. Lady Isabelle flees and Durward pursues her. Along the way he makes an enemy of William De la Marck, a renegade count who controls the woods. Betrayed by King Louis, Durward and Lady Isabella flee De la Marck. Durward and De la Marck have a final showdown in the burning tower of a church.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black and white and concludes on the back cover in color. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents". Adapted from the 1955 movie "Quentin Durward". Script submitted on August 20, 1955. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985). Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Quentin Durward
  2. 1. Quentin Durward
  3. 2. Quentin Durward
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