Four Color #1313 - Walt Disney's Moon Pilot
([April-June] 1962)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1962-01-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell [stamp]
Editing
Alice Nielsen Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig ? (story editor); Del Connell ? (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "Walt Disney's MOON PILOT, No. 1313." Code number is MOON PILOT O.S. #1313-622. Copyright 1962 by Walt Disney Prductions.

No month is given on the cover or in the indicia. Based on the copyright dates of this issue and others in the series released around the same time, one can determine that this issue was published with other Four Color issues bearing an "April-June 1962" cover date.

On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.

Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994). Variant versions exist.

Walt Disney's Moon Pilot (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photos)
Inks
? (photos)
Colors
? (photos)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Capt. Richmond Talbot (photo of Tom Tryon); Charlie (chimpanzee, photo)

Moon Pilot (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
? (photos)
Inks
? (photos)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Capt. Richmond Talbot (photo of Tom Tryon); Lyrae (photo of Dany Saval); McClosky [Mac] (photo of Edmond O'Brien); Charlie (chimpanzee, photo)
Synopsis
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Six photos from the movie with typeset text underneath.

Walt Disney's Moon Pilot (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Buckner (movie story); Maurice Tombragel (screenplay); ? (comic adaptation)
Pencils
John Ushler
Inks
John Ushler
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop; ?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Capt. Richmond Talbot; General Vanneman; Charlie (chimpanzee); Lyrae; Walt Richmond; McClosky [Mac]
Synopsis
After successfully training the first chimp to orbit the moon, Capt. Richmond Talbot inadvertently is chosen to become the first man to duplicate the feat. While awaiting the flight, Talbot is stalked by a mysterious woman, who may be a spy or something altogether different.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the 1962 Walt Disney movie "Moon Pilot."

The Explorers (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Ushler
Inks
John Ushler
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Marco Polo; Christopher Columbus; Richard Byrd
Synopsis
General overview of different types of explorers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Panels with typeset text underneath.

Moon Lore (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Ushler ?
Inks
John Ushler ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover. This sequence is replaced by an ad in some copies. See Sequence 5.

Nationally Famous Prizes for You (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Walt Disney's Moon Pilot
  2. 1. Moon Pilot
  3. 2. Walt Disney's Moon Pilot
  4. 3. The Explorers
  5. 4. Moon Lore
  6. 5. Nationally Famous Prizes for You
    Junior Sales Club of America
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