Four Color #1188 - Atlantis, the Lost Continent
(May 1961)

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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale Date
1961-03-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell [stamp]
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 "ATLANTIS, THE LOST CONTINENT, No. 1188." Code number is ATLANTIS O.S. #1188-615. Copyright 1961 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. Adapted from the 1961 movie "Atlantis, the Lost Continent." On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date. An alternate version of this issue exists with ads and a text overprint on the black bar of the cover. See the index for Four Color #1188 [ad].


Atlantis, the Lost Continent (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; historical
Characters
Demetrios (photo of Anthony Hall); Andes the Giant (photo of Robert Maffei [Big Buck Maffei])

Atlantis, the Lost Continent (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; historical
Characters
Demetrios (photo of Anthony Hall); Andes the Giant (photo of Robert Maffei [Big Buck Maffei])
Synopsis
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

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

Atlantis, the Lost Continent (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Dan Spiegle
Inks
Dan Spiegle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; historical
Characters
Demetrios; Petros; Antilla; King Kronos; Zaren; Sonoy; Xandros; Azor; Andes the Giant
Synopsis
Demetrios, a Greek fisherman, rescues a beautiful princess and returns her to Atlantis, her faraway homeland. When he reaches the island, he is thrown into slavery and must fight a giant in order to regain his freedom. A volcanic eruption sends Atlantis under the sea as Demetrios and the princess escape.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the 1961 movie "Atlantis the Lost Continent." The ad version of the story is only 28.75 pages long. See the index for Four Color #1188 [ad] for a detailed description of the cuts.

Myth and Mystery (Table of Contents: 3)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Spiegle ?
Inks
Dan Spiegle ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Theories about Atlantis.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Panels with typeset text underneath. This sequence is replaced by an ad in some copies.

The Anatomy of a Volcano (Table of Contents: 4)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Spiegle ?
Inks
Dan Spiegle ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Facts about volcanos.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. This sequence is replaced by an ad in some copies

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Atlantis, the Lost Continent
  2. 1. Atlantis, the Lost Continent
  3. 2. Atlantis, the Lost Continent
  4. 3. Myth and Mystery
  5. 4. The Anatomy of a Volcano
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