Four Color #1251 - Everything's Ducky
([January-March] 1962)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1961-10-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell [stamp]
Editing
D. J. Arneson (editor)

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "EVERYTHING'S DUCKY, No. 1251." No code number. Copyright 1961 by Columbia Features Corporation.

"Movie Classic" on cover below Dell Stamp. Adapted from the 1961 movie "Everything's Ducky".

No month is given on the cover or in the indicia. Based on the copyright dates of this issue and others in the series released around the same time, one can determine that this issue was published with other Four Color issues bearing a "January-March 1962" cover date.

On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.

Everything's Ducky (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Beetle McKay (photo of Mickey Rooney); Ad Jones (photo of Buddy Hackett); Scuttlebutt (duck, photo)

Everything's Ducky (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Beetle McKay (photo of Mickey Rooney); Ad Jones (photo of Buddy Hackett); Scuttlebutt (duck, photo); Nina Lloyd (photo of Joanie Sommers)
Synopsis
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Five photos from the movie with brief typeset text underneath.

Everything's Ducky (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gerald McCann
Inks
Gerald McCann
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Beetle McKay; Ad Jones; Nina Lloyd; Scuttlebutt (duck)
Synopsis
Two sailors befriend a talking duck that knows a secret missile formula.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the 1961 movie "Everything's Ducky." Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Naval Intelligence (Table of Contents: 3)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gerald McCann
Inks
Gerald McCann
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Description of the operations of the Office of Naval Intelligence.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Typeset text with one illustration. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Ducks (Table of Contents: 4)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gerald McCann ?
Inks
Gerald McCann ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Facts about the different types of ducks.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Typeset text with large illustration of various types of ducks.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Everything's Ducky
  2. 1. Everything's Ducky
  3. 2. Everything's Ducky
  4. 3. Naval Intelligence
  5. 4. Ducks
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