Four Color #1139 - Spartacus
(November 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 "SPARTACUS, No. 1139."
Code number is SPARTACUS O.S. #1139-6011.
Copyright 1960 by Bryna Productions. Based on the 1960 movie "Spartacus."
"Movie Classic" on cover.


Spartacus (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
historical
Characters
Spartacus (photo of Kirk Douglas)

Spartacus (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
historical
Characters
Spartacus (photo of Kirk Douglas)
Synopsis
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

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

Spartacus (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Dalton Trumbo (screenplay); Gaylord Du Bois (comic adaptation)
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema (pages 1-10); Mike Peppe (pages 11-32)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Spartacus; Marcellus; Batiatus; Varinia; Gracchus; Antonius; Crassus
Synopsis
Spartacus, a gladiator, leads a slave revolt against the Roman Empire.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the 1960 Universal-International movie "Spartacus." Script submitted on August 23, 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). Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).
Additional art information from the John Buscema checklist built by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr and Michel Maillot.

Military Leaders of the Later Roman Republic (Table of Contents: 3)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Gauis Marius; Lucius Cornelius Sulla; Marcus Licinius Crassus
Synopsis
Short biographies of three Roman leaders.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Script submitted on August 31, 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). Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Spartacus (Table of Contents: 4)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Spartacus (photo of Kirk Douglas)
Synopsis
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Two black and white photos with monochrome overlays.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Spartacus
  2. 1. Spartacus
  3. 2. Spartacus
  4. 3. Military Leaders of the Later Roman Republic
  5. 4. Spartacus
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