Four Color #732 - The Challenge of Zorro
(October 1956)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
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Issue Notes

Indicia title is "THE CHALLENGE OF ZORRO, No. 732." Code number is ZORRO O.S. #732-5610. Copyright 1956 by Johnston McCulley.

The Challenge of Zorro (Table of Contents)

Zorro / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (painting)
Inks
? (painting)
Colors
? (painting)

Genre
adventure; historical; western-frontier
Characters
Zorro [Don Diego Vegas]
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[Preview] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Alberto Giolitti
Inks
Alberto Giolitti
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; historical; western-frontier
Characters
Zorro [Don Diego Vegas]; Maria Bourbon
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Text with parts of panel art from the story reproduced.

Illustrated preview of the story contained in the issue.

The Challenge Of Zorro (Table of Contents: 2)

Zorro / comic story / 32.7 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Alberto Giolitti
Inks
Alberto Giolitti
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
O.S. #732-5610
Genre
adventure; historical; western-frontier
Characters
Zorro [Don Diego Vegas]; Bernardo; Don Alejandro Vegas; Panchita Conchola; The King; Maria Bourbon [as Senorita Gomez] (heir to the Spanish throne); De Riez (villain, the Royal Physician)
Synopsis
A mysterious woman, who bears a striking resemblence to the King of Spain, comes to Don Diego, claiming to be the secret twin sister of the King. She convinces Don Diego, accompanied by Bernardo and chaperoned by Diego's fiancé, Panchita, to sail with her to Spain, where the King is slowly dying. In Spain, Zorro must rescue the King from an intricate conspiracy to steal his throne.
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Keywords
Alta California; Spain

Indexer Notes

Story concludes on inside back cover in black and white.

Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Zorro wears a red mask in the story.

The name of the lead character, Don Diego, was changed by the writer to Don Diego Vegas instead of the customary Don Diego Vegs as found in most issues.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Francis the Famous Talking Mule / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fencing is a skilled art...
Genre
non-fiction; sports
Synopsis
Descriptions of the four basic positions of fencing.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrations and typeset text.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Challenge of Zorro
    Zorro
  2. 1. [Preview]
    Zorro
  3. 2. The Challenge Of Zorro
    Zorro
  4. 3. ["Get ready! Get set! Go get.."]
    Francis the Famous Talking Mule
  5. 4. ["Fencing is a skilled art..."]
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