Four Color #729 - Bob Son of Battle
(November 1956)

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

Indicia title is "Bob Son of Battle, No. 729." Code number is B.S. OF BATTLE O.S. #7729-5611. Adapted from the 1898 book "Bob Son of Battle" by Alfred Ollivant.

Bob Son of Battle (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mo Gollub (painting)
Inks
Mo Gollub (painting)
Colors
Mo Gollub (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
animal
Characters
Bob (dog); James Moore
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover art credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Bob Son of Battle (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Mike Peppe
Letters
typeset

Genre
animal
Characters
Bob (dog); James Moore; Adam M'Adam; Red Wull (dog)
Synopsis
Preview of story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Illustrations and text. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Author of the original book, Alfred Ollivant, is mis-identified on this page as being "Alfred Oliphant".

Bob Son of Battle (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 32.7 pages (report information)

Script
Alfred Ollivant (original story); Gaylord Du Bois (comic adaptation)
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Mike Peppe
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
animal
Characters
Bob, Son of Battle (dog); James Moore; Adam M'Adam; Red Wull (dog)
Synopsis
The conflicts of James Moore and his dog Bob, Son of Battle, and his neighbor Adam M'Adam and his dog Red Wull as they compete for the Dale Cup, Scotland's symbol of sheepdog supremacy in a story that stretches over a number of years of the annual contests.

Indexer Notes

Story concludes on inside back cover in black and white. Adapted from the 1898 book "Bob Son of Battle" by Alfred Ollivant. Highly abridged version leaves out several characters and some major plot points of the original story. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Francis (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Francis the Talking Mule / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The Sheepdog (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Facts about sheepdogs.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Text article with five monochrome illustrations.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Bob Son of Battle
  2. 1. Bob Son of Battle
  3. 2. Bob Son of Battle
  4. 3. Francis
    Francis the Talking Mule
  5. 4. The Sheepdog
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