Four Color #1070 - Solomon and Sheba
(December 1959)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Volume
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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 "SOLOMON AND SHEBA, No. 1070".
Code number is SOLOMON+S.O.S. #1070-5912.
Copyright 1959 by Theme Pictures, S.A. Adapted from the 1959 movie "Solomon and Sheba".
"Movie Classic" on cover.


Solomon and Sheba (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
historical
Characters
Solomon (photo of Yul Brynner); Magda [Queen of Sheba] (photo of Gina Lollobrigida)
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Solomon and Sheba (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
historical
Characters
Solomon (photo of Yul Brynner); Magda [Queen of Sheba] (photo of Gina Lollobrigida)
Synopsis
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

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

Solomon and Sheba (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
1070-5912
Genre
historical
Characters
King Solomon; Magda, Queen of Sheba; Adonijah; King David; Nathan; Josiah; Abishag
Synopsis
After King David's death, Solomon is named King of Israel. As Israel's strength grows under Solomon's rule, its neighbors become uneasy. The Pharaoh of Egypt and Magda, Queen of Sheba, come up with a plan to use Magda's charms to capture Solomon's affection and weaken Israel so that Pharaoh's army can attack it.

Indexer Notes

Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents". Adapted from the 1959 United Artists movie "Solomon and Sheba". Script submitted July 3, 1959. 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).

The Kings of Israel (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Mike Peppe ?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Samson; Saul; David; Solomon
Synopsis
Brief overview of the kings of Israel.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Script submitted on June 29, 1959. 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).

Solomon and Sheba (Table of Contents: 4)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
historical
Synopsis
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; two black and white stills from the movie with typeset text on an orange background.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Solomon and Sheba
  2. 1. Solomon and Sheba
  3. 2. Solomon and Sheba
  4. 3. The Kings of Israel
  5. 4. Solomon and Sheba
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