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Price
59.99 USD
Pages
244
On-sale Date
2017
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
PS Artbooks Ltd.
Brand
PS Artbooks
ISBN
978-1-78636-056-4 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781786360564 55999
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al McWilliams (painting)
Inks
Al McWilliams (painting)
Colors
Al McWilliams (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The cover is reduced and inset with a border for the collection.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet / cover reprint (on interior page) / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Al McWilliams (painting)
Inks
Al McWilliams (painting)
Colors
Al McWilliams (painting)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett; Roger Manning
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Front end pages. The publisher enlarged and cropped the cover of Four Color (Dell, 1942 series) #421 and used the image to create the end pages for the hardcover collection.

[Pre Code Classics: Tom Corbett, Space Cadet Volume One] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Front-matter.

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

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al McWilliams (painting)
Inks
Al McWilliams (painting)
Colors
Al McWilliams (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett; Roger Manning
Reprints
Keywords
spacecraft

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Space Academy the University of the Planets! / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Located in the United States of America, a member nation of the Commonwealth of Earth...
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Brief description of the Space Academy and its mission of training Space Cadets to become Solar Guards.
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Indexer Notes

Black and white. One illustration with typeset text.

[Training Flight to Titan] (Table of Contents: 5)

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Al McWilliams
Inks
Al McWilliams
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the year 2351, Commander Arkwright and Captain Strong stand on the observation platform...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett; Astro; Roger Manning; Commander Awkright; Captain Strong; Dr. Joan Dale
Synopsis
In the year 2351, Captain Strong and three Space Cadets, Tom Corbett, Astro, and Roger Manning, are sent on a training mission to Titan, Saturn's largest moon. The quartet must convince the inhabitants of Titan that they aren't spies from Earth, planning to take the radioactive ore that provides life-sustaining heat to their cities.
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Indexer Notes

Introduction to series. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's personal records. (July 22, 2007)

Mars (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; maths & science
Synopsis
Photo of Mars with brief description of climate.
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Indexer Notes

Black and white. Large photo, courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History, N.Y., with brief typeset text.

[Space Scene] (Table of Contents: 7)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alden McWilliams [as A. McWilliams] (signed) (painting)
Inks
Alden McWilliams [as A. McWilliams] (signed) (painting)
Colors
Alden McWilliams [as A. McWilliams] (signed) (painting)

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Scene of rocket blasting off from crater-marked moon, with Saturn in the background.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al McWilliams (signed as Alden McWilliams) (painting)
Inks
Al McWilliams (signed as Alden McWilliams) (painting)
Colors
Al McWilliams (signed as Alden McWilliams) (painting)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Space Academy: the University of the Planets! / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Upon entering Space Academy, every cadet pledges his life and career to the service of mankind!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett (photo of Frankie Thomas); Astro the Venusian (photo of Al Markim); Roger Manning (photo of Jan Merlin)
Synopsis
The Space Cadet pledge is listed.
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Indexer Notes

Black and white. Figures of the three main characters cropped from a photograph and typeset text.

[Space Pirates of Mercury] (Table of Contents: 10)

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet / comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Al McWilliams (signed as Alden McWilliams)
Inks
Al McWilliams (signed as Alden McWilliams)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The usual day of study is interrupted at Space Academy...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett; Roger Manning; Astro the Venusian; Alfie Higgins; Capt. Steve Strong; Dr. Dale; Commander Awkright
Synopsis
The Space Cadets are on a training mission on the passenger spaceliner "Prince of Centurus" when it is attacked and boarded by space pirates. The pirates take the cargo and also take the passengers and crew to work in the mines of Mercury. Tom, Astro, and Roger secretly slip back into the crippled and abandoned spaceliner and send a distress call that is picked up by the Solar Guard patrol. Commander Arkwright then uses the rescued cadets to spring a trap on the pirates.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprinted story's penultimate page is in black and white and was originally printed on the inside back cover of the comic book. The last page of the story is reprinted from the back cover of the comic book, in color. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's personal records (July 22, 2007).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al McWilliams (painting)
Inks
Al McWilliams (painting)
Colors
Al McWilliams (painting)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett; Roger Manning
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils, inks, and colors credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Space Academy (Table of Contents: 12)

Space Academy the University of the Planets! / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett (photo of Frankie Thomas); Astro the Venusian (photo of Al Markin); Roger Manning (photo of Jan Merlin); Alfie Higgins (photo of John Fiedler)
Synopsis
Academy classroom photo from TV show.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprint of inside front cover of Four Color (Dell, 1942 series) #421; black and white. One photo and typeset text.

[Colonists of Io] (Table of Contents: 13)

Tom Corbett Space Cadet / comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Al McWilliams
Inks
Al McWilliams
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't have to tell you how long and dangerous a voyage to the planet Jupiter is!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett; Roger Manning; Astro the Venusian; Alfie Higgins; Commander Awkright; Capt. Steve Strong; Dr. Joan Dale
Synopsis
A headstrong swashbuckler, Skip McKay, is in command of a spaceship of colonists bound for Jupiter's moon, Io. Capt. Strong and the cadets accompany them in a separate ship to see that the colony is set up according to law. The colonists make it to Io, but McKay discovers uranium there and causes trouble.
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Indexer Notes

Reprinted story's penultimate page is in black and white and was originally printed on the inside back cover of the comic book. The last page of the story is reprinted from the back cover of the comic book, in color. A similar plot is used in the Grosset & Dunlap Tom Corbett book "Space Pioneers" (1954) by Carey Rockwell (a house name, who may or may not be Joe Greene or Richard Jessup.) Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's personal records (July 22, 2007).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al McWilliams (painting)
Inks
Al McWilliams (painting)
Colors
Al McWilliams (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett
Reprints

Space Academy The University of the Planets (Table of Contents: 15)

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett; Captain Steve Strong; Cadet Roger Manning
Synopsis
Photo from Tom Corbett TV series.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet / comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Jack Lehti
Inks
Jack Lehti
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S.C.#4-3211
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Captain Steve Strong and his space cadet squad report the failure of their mission to the commander of the Solar Guard base on Mars!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett; Cadet Astro; Cadet Roger Manning; Captain Strong; Professor Thornton; Commander Arkwright
Synopsis
Tom and the other cadets go in search of missing Professor Thornton and run into a Martian picpup (which can create illusions) and the Bor Borito's people.
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Indexer Notes

Reprinted story's penultimate page is in black and white and was originally printed on the inside back cover of the comic book. The last page of the story is reprinted from the back cover of the comic book, in color.

Script credit from http://www.solarguard.com/tccomic.htm.

The artwork is identical to Lehti's series "Tommy of the Big Top".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al McWilliams (painting)
Inks
Al McWilliams (painting)
Colors
Al McWilliams (painting)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Space Academy The University of the Planets / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Everything taught at Space Academy is checked and double-checked...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett; Cadet Astro; Cadet Roger Manning; Captain Strong
Synopsis
Photo from Tom Corbett, Space Cadet (1950, TV series) along with blurb about the story beginning on the next page.
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The Smugglers of the Moon (Table of Contents: 19)

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet / comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Jack Lehti
Inks
Jack Lehti
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S.C. #5 - 532
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett; Cadet Astro; Cadet Roger Manning; Captain Strong
Synopsis
The cadets have to do an extra assignment which turns dangerous when Captain Strong is taken by smugglers, and they find an ancient civilization buried deep within the moon.
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Indexer Notes

Reprinted story's penultimate page is in black and white and was originally printed on the inside back cover of the comic book. The last page of the story is reprinted from the back cover of the comic book, in color.

Paul Newman credit http://www.solarguard.com/tccomic.htm

The artwork is identical to Lehti's series "Tommy of the Big Top."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al McWilliams (painting)
Inks
Al McWilliams (painting)
Colors
Al McWilliams (painting)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Space Academy University of the Planets / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Full space equipment is used by cadets at training sessions.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett; Captain Strong; Astro; Roger Manning
Synopsis
Photo from Tom Corbett, Space Cadet (TV Series, 1950).
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet / comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Jack Lehti
Inks
Jack Lehti
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S.C. #6-535
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Billions of miles beyond the farthest planet of the solar system, is the sun-star Alpha Centauri...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett; Cadet Astro; Cadet Roger Manning; Captain Strong; Professor Brillon; Cadet Alfie Higgins
Synopsis
Tom and the rest of the cadets accompany scientists to the planet Tara where they find blue natives and giant ants.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprinted story's penultimate page is in black and white and was originally printed on the inside back cover of the comic book. The last page of the story is reprinted from the back cover of the comic book, in color.

Script credit from http://www.solarguard.com/tccomic.htm

The artwork is identical to Lehit's series "Tommy of the Big Top."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al McWilliams (painting)
Inks
Al McWilliams (painting)
Colors
Al McWilliams (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Space Academy the University of the Planets / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Space Cadets Tom Corbett, Astro, Roger Manning...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett (photo of Frankie Thomas, Jr.); Astro (photo of Al Markim); Roger Manning (photo of Jan Merlin); Captain Steve Strong (photo of Edward Bryce)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprint of inside front cover of Tom Corbett, Space Cadet (Dell, 1953 series) in black and white.

The Space Traitor (Table of Contents: 25)

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet / comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Lehti
Inks
Jack Lehti
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
T.C.#7-538
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett; Astro; Roger Manning; Captain Steve Strong; Bob Keen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprinted story's penultimate page is in black and white and was originally printed on the inside back cover of the comic book. The last page of the story is reprinted from the back cover of the comic book, in color.

The artwork is identical to Lehti's series "Tommy of the Big Top."

Harvey Horrors Bookshop Editions (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

PS Artbooks / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pre Code Classics (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

PS Artbooks / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

American Comics Group (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

PS Artbooks / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Roy Thomas Presents] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

PS Artbooks / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

Alter Ego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet / cover reprint (on interior page) / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Al McWilliams (painting)
Inks
Al McWilliams (painting)
Colors
Al McWilliams (painting)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back end pages. Publisher enlarged and cropped a copy of the cover of Tom Corbett, Space Cadet (Dell, 1953 series) #6 to create the end pages image.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
  3. 2. [Pre Code Classics: Tom Corbett, Space Cadet Volume One]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
  5. 4. ["Located in the United States of America, a member nation of the Commonwealth of Earth..."]
    Space Academy the University of the Planets!
  6. 5. [Training Flight to Titan]
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
  7. 6. Mars
  8. 7. [Space Scene]
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
  10. 9. ["Upon entering Space Academy, every cadet pledges his life and career to the service of mankind!"]
    Space Academy: the University of the Planets!
  11. 10. [Space Pirates of Mercury]
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
  13. 12. Space Academy
    Space Academy the University of the Planets!
  14. 13. [Colonists of Io]
    Tom Corbett Space Cadet
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
  16. 15. Space Academy The University of the Planets
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
  17. 16. ["Captain Steve Strong and his space cadet squad report the failure of their mission to the commander of the Solar Guard base on Mars!"]
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
  19. 18. ["Everything taught at Space Academy is checked and double-checked..."]
    Space Academy The University of the Planets
  20. 19. The Smugglers of the Moon
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
  22. 21. ["Full space equipment is used by cadets at training sessions."]
    Space Academy University of the Planets
  23. 22. ["Billions of miles beyond the farthest planet of the solar system, is the sun-star Alpha Centauri..."]
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
  25. 24. ["Space Cadets Tom Corbett, Astro, Roger Manning..."]
    Space Academy the University of the Planets
  26. 25. The Space Traitor
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
  27. 26. Harvey Horrors Bookshop Editions
    PS Artbooks
  28. 27. Pre Code Classics
    PS Artbooks
  29. 28. American Comics Group
    PS Artbooks
  30. 29. [Roy Thomas Presents]
    PS Artbooks
  31. 30. ["If you love Golden & Silver Age comics, get an Alter Ego"]
    Alter Ego
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
  33. 32. ["Featuring Alden McWilliams"]
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
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