Four Color #1069 - The FBI Story
(November 1959)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Movie Classic
Editing
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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 "THE FBI STORY, No. 1069."
Code number is F.B.I. STORY O.S. #1069-5911.
Copyright 1959 by Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. Adapted from the 1959 movie "The FBI Story."
"Movie Classic" on cover.


The FBI Story (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Chip Hardesty (photo of James Stewart)

"The FBI Story" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Chip Hardesty (photo of James Stewart); Sam Crandall (photo of Murray Hamilton)
Synopsis
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Five photos and partial cast list and credits from the movie.

The FBI Story (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Alex Toth
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Chip Hardesty; Sam Crandall; George Crandall; Mike Hardesty; J. Edgar Hoover; Lucy Hardesty; Pretty Boy Floyd; John Dillinger (cameo); Machine Gun Kelly (cameo); Alvin Karpis (cameo)
Synopsis
The story of Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Chip Hardesty and his family through the years from the 1920s to the 1950s. Episodes involve the Ku Klux Klan, Indian murders over oil rights in Oklahoma, gangsters in the 1930s, enemy spies in World War II, and Communist spies in the 1950s.

Indexer Notes

Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Adapted from the 1959 movie "The FBI Story."

FBI Agent in the Making (Table of Contents: 3)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Alex Toth
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Facts about the training of F.B.I. agents.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Panels with text underneath.

The FBI: Its Development and Astounding Progress (Table of Contents: 4)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Alex Toth
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
J. Edgar Hoover (cameo)
Synopsis
A short history of the F.B.I.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Panels with text underneath.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The FBI Story
  2. 1. "The FBI Story"
  3. 2. The FBI Story
  4. 3. FBI Agent in the Making
  5. 4. The FBI: Its Development and Astounding Progress
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