Four Color #1336 - On Stage
(April-June 1962)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1962
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell [stamp]
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "ON STAGE, No. 1336." No code number. Copyright 1962 by the Chicago Tribune. Based on the "On Stage" newspaper strip by Leonard Starr.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mary Perkins on Stage / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Robert Meyers (sourced) (painting, see notes)
Inks
Robert Meyers (sourced) (painting, see notes)
Colors
Robert Meyers (sourced) (painting, see notes)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; drama
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Indexer Notes

Painting credit from Dennis (no last name given) via the GCD Error Report #8605. The report stated that a 2013 eBay auction #170947684203 sold the original oil painting for this cover and identified Robert William Meyers as its creator.

Angels Without Wings (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ken Fitch ?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky (sourced) (see notes)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (sourced) (see notes)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Facts about "angels," a show business term for those who invest in a stage show.
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Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[The Shady Shakespearian Angel] (Table of Contents: 2)

Mary Perkins on Stage / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Fitch (sourced) (see notes)
Pencils
Frank Bolle (sourced) (see notes); Mike Sekowsky ? (see notes)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (sourced) (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
On Stage
Genre
adventure; drama
Characters
Mary Perkins; Peter Fletcher; Fred Stewart; Maximus
Synopsis
Mary, Pete, and Maximus get involved with a Shakespearian play, which needs some financial backing. A shady character has the money, but wants some unethical changes made in the credits.
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Indexer Notes

Script credit from "Who's Who of American Comic Books 1928-1999." Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Some panels appear to have been penciled by Mike Sekowsky.

The Drama (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ken Fitch ?
Pencils
Frank Giacoia (sourced) (see notes)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (sourced) (see notes)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Brief history of drama.
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Indexer Notes

Inside back cover in black and white.

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Arts and Tricks of Make-up (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ken Fitch ?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky (sourced)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (sourced)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Makeup techniques used in stage and film productions.
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Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mary Perkins on Stage
  2. 1. Angels Without Wings
  3. 2. [The Shady Shakespearian Angel]
    Mary Perkins on Stage
  4. 3. The Drama
  5. 4. Arts and Tricks of Make-up
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