Four Color #1176 - Dondi
(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: 1)

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: 2)

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: 3)

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: 4)

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: 5) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
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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