(January 1961)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
[None]
Pages:
36
On-sale date:
1960-11-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell Movie Classic
Editing:
Chase Craig ?; George T. Delacorte, Jr. (publisher); Helen Meyer (president); William F Callahan, Jr. (executive vice-president); Paul R. Lilly (executive vice-president); Harold Clarke (vice-president-advertisement director); Bryce L. Holland (vice-president); Albert P. Delacorte (treasurer)
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

"Movie Classic" on cover.
On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.

The comic has two versions of 36 pages with different inside cover contents. One contains photo stories on the Dondi movie, another with a two page Joe Certa story.


Dondi (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph); Irwin Hasen ?
Inks:
? (photograph); Irwin Hasen ?
Colors:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
children
Characters:
Dondi (photo of David Kory)

Indexer Notes

Photo and illustration.

Dondi (Table of Contents)

Dondi / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photographs)
Inks:
? (photographs)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Dondi (photographs of David Kory); Dealey (photographs of David Janssen); Liz (photograph of Patti Page); Sergeant (photograph of Mickey Shaughnessy); Peewee (photograph of Arnold Stang)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Not all actors photographed are identifiable.

Does not appear in all editions of this comic, replaced with a Joe Certa story instead.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Inside front and back covers.

Does not appear on all editions of this series. Is often replaced with features on the Dondi movie.

Dondi (Table of Contents)

Dondi / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
children
Characters:
Dondi

Indexer Notes

Script submitted on July 15, 1960. 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).

A Dream Comes True (Table of Contents)

Dondi / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photographs)
Inks:
? (photographs)
Colors:
? (photographs)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
David Kory (actor); Irwin Hasen (Dondi creator); Gus Edson (screenwriter)
Synopsis:
A brief story about actor David Kory, a Los Angeles native who plays Dondi. Includes two photos, one of Kory and one of Kory's sixth birthday party showing him cutting his birthday cake along with Dondi creator Irwin Hasen and Dondi screenwriter Gus Edson.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Does not appear in all editions of this comic, replaced with a Joe Certa story instead.

Be a Six Gun Spin Expert! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Dondi
  2. 1. Dondi
    Dondi
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Dondi
    Dondi
  5. 4. A Dream Comes True
    Dondi
  6. 5. Be a Six Gun Spin Expert!
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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