Four Color #1148 - I Aim at the Stars
(October 1960)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
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 "I AIM AT THE STARS, No. 1148."
Code number is I.A.AT.STARS.O.S. #1148-6010.
Copyright 1960 by Columbia Pictures Corporation. Adapted from the 1960 movie "I Aim at the Stars."
"Movie Classic" on cover.


I Aim at the Stars (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Wernher von Braun (as played by Curt Jurgens, photo)

I Aim at the Stars (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Characters
Wernher von Braun (as played by Curt Jurgens, photo)
Synopsis
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

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

I Aim at the Stars (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Jay Dratier; George Froeschel; H. W. John; Udo Wolter (screenplay); ? (comic adaptation)
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Wernher von Braun; Dr. Hermann Oberth; Elizabeth Beyer; Anton Reger; Heinrich Himmler; Major William Taggart; Adolf Hitler (cameo); Benito Mussolini (cameo)
Synopsis
The life of rocket scientist Wernher von Braun, from his youth in Germany through his involvement with the Nazi V-2 rockets; and then his participation in the United States rocket development program.

Indexer Notes

The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Adapted from the 1960 movie "I Aim at the Stars."

The Rocket in History (Table of Contents: 3)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Wernher von Braun (cameo)
Synopsis
The history of rockets from their invention in China in 1040 A.D.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

Types of Rocket Propulsion (Table of Contents: 4)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Descriptions and diagrams of various types of propulsion that could be used in rockets.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Aim at the Stars
  2. 1. I Aim at the Stars
  3. 2. I Aim at the Stars
  4. 3. The Rocket in History
  5. 4. Types of Rocket Propulsion
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