Four Color #861 - Frosty the Snowman
(November 1957)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "FROSTY THE SNOWMAN, No. 861." Code number is FROSTY O.S. #861-5711. Copyright 1957 by Hill & Range Songs, Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Frosty the Snowman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mel Crawford ? (painting)
Inks
Mel Crawford ? (painting)
Colors
Mel Crawford ? (painting)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Frosty the Snowman
Keywords
sleds; snow; snow forts; snowballs; snowmen

[Cuckoo Clock] (Table of Contents: 1)

Frosty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Frosty the Snowman
Synopsis
A rabbit tells Frosty about a bird that doesn't fly south for the winter.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

Frosty the Snowman and the Little Bear (Table of Contents: 2)

Frosty the Snowman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Frosty the Snowman
Synopsis
Frosty has to deal with a little bear who should be hibernating, but can't sleep.

Frosty the Snowman and the Magic Broom (Table of Contents: 3)

Frosty the Snowman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Frosty the Snowman
Synopsis
After he helps an old lady across a bridge, she gives Frosty a magic broom, which has the power to freeze things (usually by suspending time).

Frosty the Snowman and the Christmas Spirit (Table of Contents: 4)

Frosty the Snowman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Frosty the Snowman
Synopsis
Frosty loses the orphanage's Christmas tree when he uses it to help save a little girl who has fallen through the ice. He and an orphan boy work to raise money for a replacement.

The Missing Reindeer (Table of Contents: 5)

Frosty the Snowman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Frosty the Snowman; Santa Claus; Dasher (reindeer); Blitzen (reindeer)
Synopsis
When Frosty goes to visit Santa Claus, he finds that one of Santa's reindeer, Blitzen, has been stolen. Frosty takes Dasher to go look for Blitzen.

[Be Prepared] (Table of Contents: 6)

Frosty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Frosty the Snowman
Synopsis
Frosty is prepared when two children try to knock off his hat with snowballs.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

[Good-Bye from Frosty] (Table of Contents: 7)

Frosty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Frosty the Snowman
Synopsis
With spring approaching, Frosty leaves a good-bye message for the children.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Frosty the Snowman
  2. 1. [Cuckoo Clock]
    Frosty
  3. 2. Frosty the Snowman and the Little Bear
    Frosty the Snowman
  4. 3. Frosty the Snowman and the Magic Broom
    Frosty the Snowman
  5. 4. Frosty the Snowman and the Christmas Spirit
    Frosty the Snowman
  6. 5. The Missing Reindeer
    Frosty the Snowman
  7. 6. [Be Prepared]
    Frosty
  8. 7. [Good-Bye from Frosty]
    Frosty
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