Four Color #842 - Walt Disney's The Nature of Things [10¢]
(September 1957)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1957
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Alice Nielsen Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig ? (story editor); Del Connell ? (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)

Issue Notes

Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994). Second of two The Nature of Things Four Color issues. 15 cent cover price variant also exists.
This issue has variants:

The Nature of Things (Table of Contents)

Walt Disney's The Nature of Things / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Taylor Oughton ? (painting)
Inks
Taylor Oughton ? (painting)
Colors
Taylor Oughton ? (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

The Nature of Things (Table of Contents: 1)

Jiminy Cricket / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hubbard
Inks
Al Hubbard
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Jiminy Cricket
Synopsis
Jiminy Cricket introduces the first story.
Reprints

The Whale (Table of Contents: 2)

Animal Autobiographies / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Jesse Marsh

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

The Prairie Dog (Table of Contents: 3)

Animal Autobiographies / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Jesse Marsh

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

The Polar Bear (Table of Contents: 4)

Animal Autobiographies / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Jesse Marsh

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Animal Autobiographies / comic story / 0.9 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Letters
Jesse Marsh

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Though man seldom lives ...
Genre
non-fiction

Man's Domestic Animals (Table of Contents: 6)

Animal Autobiographies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Jesse Marsh

Genre
non-fiction
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Nature of Things
    Walt Disney's The Nature of Things
  2. 1. The Nature of Things
    Jiminy Cricket
  3. 2. The Whale
    Animal Autobiographies
  4. 3. The Prairie Dog
    Animal Autobiographies
  5. 4. The Polar Bear
    Animal Autobiographies
  6. 5. ["Though man seldom lives ..."]
    Animal Autobiographies
  7. 6. Man's Domestic Animals
    Animal Autobiographies
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