Four Color #1199 - Walt Disney's The Absent Minded Professor
(April 1961)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
On-sale date
1961-02-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell [stamp]
Editing
Alice Nielson Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig and/or Del Connell (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)
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

Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994).
On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.


The Absent Minded Professor (Table of Contents)

Walt Disney's The Absent Minded Professor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)

Genre
adventure
Reprints

The Absent-Minded Professor (Table of Contents: 1)

Walt Disney's The Absent Minded Professor / photo story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In some editions of this issue, the photos have been replaced by an ad "Announcing the Wonderful New Dell Comics Contest."

The Absent-Minded Professor (Table of Contents: 2)

Walt Disney's The Absent Minded Professor / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
John Ushler
Inks
John Ushler
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In some variant editons of this issue, pages 16 and 17 (the centerfold) have been dropped and replaced by an ad for the "Dell Trading Post." On page 32, the final half-page panel has been dropped and replaced by an ad for Jumping Jacks Shoes.

Pioneer Inventors (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Ushler
Inks
John Ushler
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Samuel Hopkins; Elias Howe; Alexander Graham Bell; Eli Whitney

Fabulous Formula (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Ushler
Inks
John Ushler
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Christopher Columbus; Charles Goodyear

Indexer Notes

In some editions of this issue, the one-page story "Fabulous Formula" has been dropped and replaced with an ad for Twinkles cereal and a mail-away offer for three Twinkles "Magic Sponge Toys," available for 30¢ and one boxtop from Twinkles cereal. The sponge toys are in the shape of Twinkles the elephant, Sanford the parrot and Wilbur the monkey.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Absent Minded Professor
    Walt Disney's The Absent Minded Professor
  2. 1. The Absent-Minded Professor
    Walt Disney's The Absent Minded Professor
  3. 2. The Absent-Minded Professor
    Walt Disney's The Absent Minded Professor
  4. 3. Pioneer Inventors
  5. 4. Fabulous Formula
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