Four Color #1120 - Dinosaurus
(August 1960)

Dell, 1942 Series
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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

This issue has variants.

Indicia title is "DINOSAURUS, No. 1120."
Code number is DINOSAURUS O.S. #1120-608.
Copyright 1960 by Jack H. Harris. Adaptation of the 1960 movie "Dinosaurus."
"Movie Classic" on cover.


"Stone Age monsters return to life!" (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Keywords
bulldozers; construction cranes; sauropods; tyrannosaurs

Dinosaurus! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Characters
Bart Thompson (photo of Ward Ramsey); Betty Piper (photo of Kristina Hanson); Julio (photo of Alan Roberts); Mike Hacker (photo of Fred Engelberg); the Cave Man (photo of Gregg Martell)
Synopsis
Preview of story with five stills from the movie.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Cast and credits from the movie are listed.

Dinosaurus! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?
Letters
Jesse Marsh

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Blasting in the harbor of a tropical island uncovers two frozen dinosaurs--a Tyrannosaur and a Brontosaurus. They are hoisted ashore and come to life after being struck by lighting. In addition, a prehistoric man washes ashore and he also comes alive with the lightning strike.

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of the 1960 movie "Dinosaurus." Script, pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Last panel of story is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."

Dinosaurus: Giant Defenders (Table of Contents: 3)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Facts about five different dinosaurs.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover, black and white. Five panels with typeset text underneath. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Dinosaurus: Terrible Lizards (Table of Contents: 4)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
General facts about dinosaurs.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Five panels with typeset text underneath. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. "Stone Age monsters return to life!"
  2. 1. Dinosaurus!
  3. 2. Dinosaurus!
  4. 3. Dinosaurus: Giant Defenders
  5. 4. Dinosaurus: Terrible Lizards
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