Four Color #434 - Rin-Tin-Tin in Dark Danger
(November 1952)

Dell, 1942 Series
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0.10 USD
Pages
36
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
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A Dell Comic
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Issue Notes

Indicia title is "RIN-TIN-TIN in DARK DANGER, No. 434." Code number is R.T.T.O.S. #434-5211. Copyright 1952 by Lee Duncan. First of three Rin Tin Tin Four Colors. "Rin Tin Tin" is hyphenated on the cover and in the indicia, but is not hyphenated anywhere else in the issue.

Dark Danger (Table of Contents)

Rin Tin Tin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
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Genre
animal
Characters
Rin Tin Tin (photo)
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In this issue you'll meet... (Table of Contents: 1)

[Rin Tin Tin] / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Sparky Moore
Inks
Sparky Moore
Letters
typeset

Genre
animal
Characters
Rin Tin Tin; Capt. Red Johnson; J. B. Mooney; Karl (villain)
Synopsis
Introduction of the main characters in the story.
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Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Four headshots with typeset text. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Dark Danger (Table of Contents: 2)

Rin Tin Tin / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sparky Moore
Inks
Sparky Moore
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
animal
Characters
Rin Tin Tin; Capt. Red Johnson; J. B. Mooney; Karl (villain)
Synopsis
Captain Red Johnson and Rin Tin Tin are returning on an ocean liner from a special assignment in Europe. They become involved in a mystery concerning millionaire J. B. Mooney, who is transporting a small roll of microfilm that contains military secrets.
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Indexer Notes

Story is set in the present and is not based on the well-known "Rin Tin Tin" western TV series. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

How Rin Tin Tin got his name (Table of Contents: 3)

Rin Tin Tin / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Sparky Moore
Inks
Sparky Moore
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Characters
Rin Tin Tin
Synopsis
The story behind the names soldier Lee Duncan gave Rin Tin Tin and another puppy (Nanette) he rescued while in France during World War I.
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Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Two illustrations and typeset text. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

[Rin Tin Tin holding a sack] (Table of Contents: 4)

[Rin Tin Tin] / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
animal
Characters
Rin Tin Tin (photo)
Synopsis
Rin Tin Tin holding a paper sack in his mouth.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Posed photo with blue background.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Dark Danger
    Rin Tin Tin
  2. 1. In this issue you'll meet...
    [Rin Tin Tin]
  3. 2. Dark Danger
    Rin Tin Tin
  4. 3. How Rin Tin Tin got his name
    Rin Tin Tin
  5. 4. [Rin Tin Tin holding a sack]
    [Rin Tin Tin]
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