Four Color #566 - Son of Black Beauty
(June 1954)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Comic [sans serif]
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Issue Notes

Indicia title is "SON OF BLACK BEAUTY, No. 566." Code number is S.BL.B. O.S. #566-546. Copyright 1954 by Western Printing & Lithographing Co.

Son of Black Beauty (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sam Savitt (painting)
Inks
Sam Savitt (painting)
Colors
Sam Savitt (painting)

Genre
animal; sports
Characters
Son of Black Beauty
Keywords
horseracing

Indexer Notes

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

The Race Horse (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; animal; sports
Synopsis
Facts about race horses.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Large illustration with typeset text.

Son of Black Beauty (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Morris Gollub; Till Goodan (assist ?)
Inks
Morris Gollub; Till Goodan (assist ?)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
animal; sports
Characters
Son of Black Beauty
Synopsis
The trials and triumphs of Son of Black Beauty as he trains to compete in the Championship Cup Steeplechase race.

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black and white and concludes on the back cover in color. Aside from the horse's name, there is no connection between this story and the novels "Black Beauty" (by Anna Sewell, 1877) or "Son of Black Beauty" (by Phyllis Briggs, 1953).
Possible art assist on racetrack scene by Till Goodan. Art identification by Hames Ware and Mike Barrier (March 2011)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Son of Black Beauty
  2. 1. The Race Horse
  3. 2. Son of Black Beauty
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