Four Color #1255 - The Wonders of Aladdin
([February-April] 1962)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1961-11-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell [stamp]
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
D. J. Arneson (editor)

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "THE WONDERS OF ALADDIN, No. 1255." No code number. Copyright 1961 by Embassy International Pictures Corporation.

"Movie Classic" on cover. Adapted from the 1961 movie "The Wonders of Aladdin."

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 "February-April 1962" cover date.

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

The Wonders of Aladdin (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Aladdin (painting of Donald O'Connor); Djalma (painting of Noelle Adam)

Indexer Notes

Cover painting is taken from the poster for the movie.

The Wonders of Aladdin (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Aladdin (photo of Donald O'Connor); Djalma (photo of Noelle Adam); Omar the Giant (photo of Milton Reid); Grand Wazir (photo of Fausto Tozzi)
Synopsis
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

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

The Wonders of Aladdin (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman (comic adaptation); Luther Davis; Franco Prosperi (screenplay)
Pencils
Luis Dominguez
Inks
Luis Dominguez
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Aladdin; Prince Moluk; Djalma; Omar the Giant; The Genie; Grand Wazir
Synopsis
Aladdin, with the help of a genie, helps foil the murderous plans of the Grand Wazir.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the 1961 movie "The Wonders of Aladdin."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Luis Dominguez
Inks
Luis Dominguez
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There was a time when magicians has as much a place in the world...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Duties of magicians.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white; large illustration with hand-lettered text.

Magic Vessels (Table of Contents: 4)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Luis Dominguez
Inks
Luis Dominguez
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
What magicians keep in magic lamps and magic bottles.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Large illustration with hand-lettered text. This sequence is replaced with an ad in some copies. See Sequence 5.

Daisy B-B Gun Gift Ideas (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Wonders of Aladdin
  2. 1. The Wonders of Aladdin
  3. 2. The Wonders of Aladdin
  4. 3. ["There was a time when magicians has as much a place in the world..."]
  5. 4. Magic Vessels
  6. 5. Daisy B-B Gun Gift Ideas
    Daisy Manufacturing Co.
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