Four Color #836 - Walt Disney's Man in Flight
(September 1957)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1957
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Alice Nielsen Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig ? (story editor); Del Connell ? (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)

Issue Notes

Printed in the U.S.A. Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994). Thirty-seven pages are indexed for this 36-page book, as some copies appear with the Anatomy of an Airplane back cover, while others appear with the Juicy Fruit ad back cover.
This issue has variants:

Man in Flight (Table of Contents)

Walt Disney's Man in Flight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo); ? (painted)
Inks
? (photo); ? (painted)
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop; ? (painted)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Movie frames.

[To fly like a bird...] (Table of Contents: 1)

Walt Disney's Man in Flight / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Tony Sgroi
Inks
Tony Sgroi
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Daedelus; Icarus; Mercury; Pegasus
Keywords
Mythology

Indexer Notes

In comic story form.

Man in Flight (Table of Contents: 2)

Walt Disney's Man in Flight / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Tony Sgroi
Inks
Tony Sgroi
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Job Number
M.I.F.O.S. #836-579
Genre
non-fiction; aviation
Characters
Leonardo da Vinci; Joseph-Michel Montgolfier; Jacques-Étienne Montgolfier; Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier; Felix Nadar; Sir George Cayley; John J. Montgomery; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Eugene Ely; Glenn Curtiss; Cal Rodgers [Calbraith P. Rodgers]; Charles A. Lindbergh; Howard Hughes
Keywords
Airplane; flight; lighter-than-air

Women and Wings (Table of Contents: 3)

Walt Disney's Man in Flight / comic story / 0.9 page (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Tony Sgroi
Inks
Tony Sgroi
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; aviation
Characters
Madame Thible; Jeanne Garnerin; Katherine Stinson; Amelia Earhart
Keywords
Airplane; flight

A Dell Comic Pledge to Parents (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.1 page (report information)

Anatomy of an Airplane (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Tony Sgroi
Inks
Tony Sgroi
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; aviation
Keywords
Airplane

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Juicy Fruit Gum Safety Quiz (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Man in Flight
    Walt Disney's Man in Flight
  2. 1. [To fly like a bird...]
    Walt Disney's Man in Flight
  3. 2. Man in Flight
    Walt Disney's Man in Flight
  4. 3. Women and Wings
    Walt Disney's Man in Flight
  5. 4. A Dell Comic Pledge to Parents
  6. 5. Anatomy of an Airplane
  7. 6. Juicy Fruit Gum Safety Quiz
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