Four Color #1117 - The Boy and the Pirates
(June 1960)

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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Movie Classic
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

Indicia title is "THE BOY AND THE PIRATES, No. 1117."
Code number is B.+P.O.S. #117-606.
Copyright 1960 by Bert I. Gordon Productions, Inc. Adapted from the 1960 movie "The Boy and the Pirates."
"Movie Classic" on cover.


The Boy and the Pirates (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Jimmy Warren (photo of Charles Herbert); Blackbeard the Pirate (photo of Murvyn Vye)

The Boy and the Pirates (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Jimmy Warren (photo of Charles Herbert); Blackbeard the Pirate (photo of Murvyn Vye); Abu the Genie (photo of Joe Turkel)
Synopsis
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

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

The Boy and the Pirates (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Bert I. Gordon (movie story); ? (comic adaptation)
Pencils
Tom Gill
Inks
Tom Gill
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Jimmy Warren; Kathy Van Kief; Blackbeard the Pirate; Abu the Genie
Synopsis
A boy is magically transported back in time to the ship of Blackbeard the Pirate by a bottle imp. The boy must return the bottle to the exact spot in seven days or take the imp's place inside it.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the 1960 movie "The Boy and the Pirates." Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Pirates of New England (Table of Contents: 3)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Gill
Inks
Tom Gill
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Capt. John Phillips; Bartholomew Roberts; Capt. Henry Johnson; Blackbeard
Synopsis
A review of the pirates that operated off the coast of New England in the 18th Century.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

The Boy and the Pirates (Table of Contents: 4)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Jimmy Warren (photo of Charles Herbert); Blackbeard the Pirate (photo of Murvyn Vye); Abu the Genie (photo of Joe Turkel)
Synopsis
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Three black and white photos from the movie, with monochrome overlays.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Boy and the Pirates
  2. 1. The Boy and the Pirates
  3. 2. The Boy and the Pirates
  4. 3. Pirates of New England
  5. 4. The Boy and the Pirates
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