Four Color #864 - The Littlest Snowman Rescues Christmas
(December 1957)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
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 "THE LITTLEST SNOWMAN RESCUES CHRISTMAS, No. 864". Copyright 1957 by Charles Tazewell. Code number is T.Lit.Snow O.S. #864-5712.


The Littlest Snowman Rescues Christmas (Table of Contents)

The Littlest Snowman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mel Crawford (painting)
Inks
Mel Crawford (painting)
Colors
Mel Crawford (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Littlest Snowman
Reprints
Keywords
airplanes; mice; rabbits; snowmen; squirrels

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Charles Tazewell (signed)
Pencils
Mel Crawford
Inks
Mel Crawford
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Somewhere, in the great plan...
Characters
Littlest Snowman
Synopsis
Foreward to the story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Text with many illustrations surrounding it.

The Littlest Snowman Rescues Christmas (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Tazewell (original story); Gaylord Du Bois (comic adaptation)
Pencils
Mel Crawford
Inks
Mel Crawford
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Job Number
T. LIT. SNOW. O.S. #864-5
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Littlest Snowman; Spirit of Christmas; Marmaduke Mouse; Reuben Rabbit; Mr. Weatherman
Synopsis
The Littlest Snowman goes to the North Pole to release the Spirit of Christmas from a mountaintop glacier.

Indexer Notes

Based on the children's book "The Littlest Snowman" (1955) by Charles Tazewell. Script and pencils credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

[Aerial View of Story Settings] (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Mel Crawford
Inks
Mel Crawford
Letters
?

Characters
Littlest Snowman

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

Gaylord Du Bois script credit as per page 195, Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books, Sorted by Title, compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott. Gaylord Du Bois script identification by David Porta, April 2016.

[Story Scenes] (Table of Contents: 4)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mel Crawford
Inks
Mel Crawford
Colors
?

Characters
Littlest Snowman; Spirit of Christmas

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Four scenes from the story separated by a wreath and evergreen boughs.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Littlest Snowman Rescues Christmas
    The Littlest Snowman
  2. 1. ["Somewhere, in the great plan..."]
  3. 2. The Littlest Snowman Rescues Christmas
  4. 3. [Aerial View of Story Settings]
  5. 4. [Story Scenes]
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