Four Color #775 - Sir Lancelot and Brian
(March 1957)

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

This issue has variants.

Indicia title is "SIR LANCELOT AND BRIAN, No. 775." Code number is S.L.+B. O.S. #775-573. Copyright 1957 by California National Productions, Inc. Based on the 1956-57 TV series "The Adventures of Sir Lancelot." Versions exist with 10 cent and 15 cent cover prices.


The Knight of the Red Plume (Table of Contents)

Sir Lancelot and Brian / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
historical
Characters
Sir Lancelot (photo of William Russell); Brian (photo of Robert Scroggins)
Reprints

The Round Table (Table of Contents: 1)

Sir Lancelot and Brian / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
historical
Characters
Sir Lancelot (photo of William Russell); Brian (photo of Robert Scroggins)
Synopsis
Preview of the first story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Three photos and typeset text.

The Knight of the Red Plume (Table of Contents: 2)

Sir Lancelot and Brian / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
historical
Characters
Sir Lancelot; Merlin; King Arthur; Sir Gawain; Sir Kay; Sir Lionel; Sir Christopher; Guinevere (cameo)
Synopsis
Sir Lancelot goes to Camelot to seek to join the Knights of the Round Table. He is challenged to a duel by Sir Gawain, who believes him to be "The Knight of the Red Plume" who wreaked havoc on King Arthur's Knights during a recent battle.

Indexer Notes

Introduction to series. Brian, the squire, is listed in the logo, but does not appear in this story.

The Ferocious Fathers (Table of Contents: 3)

Sir Lancelot and Brian / comic story / 15.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
historical
Characters
Sir Lancelot; Brian (intro); King Arthur; Merlin
Synopsis
Brian, kitchen boy of Urgan the Strong, goes to Camelot to ask for help from King Arthur to protect his master from Lelias the Mighty. Arthur sends Lancelot, who finds himself in the middle of a feud between two families.

Indexer Notes

Intro of Brian, Lancelot's squire.

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

Indian Fighter / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The Tourney (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; historical; sports
Synopsis
Facts about Medieval tournaments.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Black and white. Panels with typeset text underneath.

The Castle (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; historical
Synopsis
Description of the location and layout of King Arthur's Castle.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Panels with typeset text underneath.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Knight of the Red Plume
    Sir Lancelot and Brian
  2. 1. The Round Table
    Sir Lancelot and Brian
  3. 2. The Knight of the Red Plume
    Sir Lancelot and Brian
  4. 3. The Ferocious Fathers
    Sir Lancelot and Brian
  5. 4. ["The War Between the States was over..."]
    Indian Fighter
  6. 5. The Tourney
  7. 6. The Castle
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