Four Color #956 - Ricky Nelson
(December 1958)

Dell, 1942 Series
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36
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Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
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Issue Notes

Indicia title is "RICKY NELSON, No. 956." Code number is RICKY O.S. #956-5812. Copyright 1958 by Ozzie Nelson.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ricky Nelson / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Ricky Nelson (photo); David Nelson (photo)

Meet Ricky and his Family (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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Ricky Nelson (photo); David Nelson (photo); Ozzie Nelson (photo); Harriet Nelson (photo); James Kirkland (photo); James Burton (photo)
Synopsis
Short article on Ricky Nelson.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Three photos and typeset text. One photo is of Ricky as his character in the movie "Rio Bravo," another features Ricky and two members of his band.

Rock and Roll Knockout (Table of Contents: 2)

Ricky Nelson / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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Ricky Nelson; Harriet Nelson; David Nelson; Ozzie Nelson; Carl
Synopsis
A fortune-teller tells Ricky he will meet a redhead who will change his life. He meets the girl, Carlene, who is his friend Carl's cousin. Through a convoluted series of circumstances, Ricky ends up boxing Killer McGurk in an all-comers event. Ricky's secret weapon is that McGurk can't stand rock and roll.

Indexer Notes

Carlene is supposed to have red hair, but it is colored brown throughout the story.

Playboy Masquerade (Table of Contents: 3)

Ricky Nelson / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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Characters
Ricky Nelson; Ozzie Nelson; David Nelson; Harriet Nelson
Synopsis
Ricky is working as an attendant at a gas station. A rich girl hires Ricky to pretend to be a French playboy and date her, so that she can get her father to bribe her with a car to dump him.

[Shinguards for Dancing] (Table of Contents: 4)

Ricky Nelson / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Ricky Nelson; Darlene
Synopsis
Ricky's date keeps accidentally kicking him in the shins while they're dancing.

Indexer Notes

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

Ricky--At Work and Play (Table of Contents: 5)

Ricky Nelson / filler / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Ricky Nelson (photo); David Nelson (photo); Harriet Nelson (photo)
Synopsis
Photos of Ricky and his family in various activities.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Four photos and typeset text.

Best Wishes from Rick Nelson (Table of Contents: 6)

Ricky Nelson / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Ricky Nelson (photo)

Indexer Notes

Back cover. "Autographed" black and white head and shoulders photo of Ricky Nelson with solid color background and color border.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Ricky Nelson
  2. 1. Meet Ricky and his Family
    Ricky Nelson
  3. 2. Rock and Roll Knockout
    Ricky Nelson
  4. 3. Playboy Masquerade
    Ricky Nelson
  5. 4. [Shinguards for Dancing]
    Ricky Nelson
  6. 5. Ricky--At Work and Play
    Ricky Nelson
  7. 6. Best Wishes from Rick Nelson
    Ricky Nelson
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