Four Color #959 - Walt Scott's Christmas Stories
(December 1958)

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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 "Walt Scott's CHRISTMAS STORIES, No. 959." Code number is W.S.C.S. O.S. #959-5812. Copyright 1951, 1952, 1953, 1956, 1958 by NEA Service, Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Walt Scott's Christmas Stories / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Scott (painting) (signed)
Inks
Walt Scott (painting) (signed)
Colors
Walt Scott (painting) (signed)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Little People [Old One; Chub; Jink; Cork]; Broon Bear
Keywords
brownies; Christmas; Christmas trees; deer; elves; fawns; foxes; little people; mice; muskrats; opossums; pixies; weasels

The Songs of Christmas (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Walt Scott
Inks
Walt Scott
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
The history of various Christmas carols
Reprints
  • from The Songs of Christmas (NEA Service, Inc) 1951.12.03-1951.12.22 (partial)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Panels with typeset text. Partial reprint of the 1951 NEA daily Christmas newspaper strip.

The Little People's Christmas (Table of Contents: 2)

Walt Scott's Christmas Stories / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Scott
Pencils
Walt Scott
Inks
Walt Scott
Colors
?
Letters
Walt Scott ?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Little People [Old One; Wembly; Weesh; Woosh; Loop; Jink; Chub; Cork]; Tar
Synopsis
The Little People build toys for Santa. To celebrate the completion of the job, they plan a party for all the forest animals. While going out to spread the word, three of the Little People fall in a hole and have to be rescued.
Reprints
  • from The Little People's Christmas (NEA Service, Inc.) 1952.12.01-1952.12.24

Indexer Notes

Reprinted from the 1952 NEA Christmas daily newspaper strip. Unknown if the strips have been altered or cut.

The Animals' Christmas (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Scott
Pencils
Walt Scott
Inks
Walt Scott
Colors
?
Letters
Walt Scott ?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Rupert Raccoon; Freddy Fox; Sniffer Mouse; Wilmot Weasel; Wilma Weasel; Broon Bear
Synopsis
In the Valley of the Small Ones, the animals were getting ready for Christmas. Young Freddy Fox has just one thing on his list--a pair of ice skates. But cranky old Wilmot Weasel has the only pair of skates in the valley.
Reprints
  • from The Animals' Christmas (NEA Service, Inc.) 1956.12.03-1956.12.24

Indexer Notes

Reprinted from the 1956 NEA Christmas daily newspaper strip. Unknown if the strips have been altered or cut.

The Little Tree That Talked (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Scott (signed)
Pencils
Walt Scott (signed)
Inks
Walt Scott (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Walt Scott ?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Little People [Old One; Wembly; Weesh; Woosh; Loop; Jink; Chub; Cork]; Spirit of Christmas; Scraggly
Synopsis
Chub finds a little spruce tree that talks. The tree is a little person who had been turned into a tree by an evil old witch many years ago.
Reprints
  • from The Little Tree That Talked (NEA Service, Inc.) 1953.11.30-1953.12.24

Indexer Notes

Reprinted from NEA daily Christmas strip for 1953. Unknown if the reprint is complete or has been altered or cut.

Silent Night, Holy Night (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Scott (signed)
Pencils
Walt Scott (signed)
Inks
Walt Scott (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Franz Gruber; Fr. Joseph Mohr
Synopsis
The story behind the writing of the Christmas carol "Silent Night" in 1818.
Reprints
  • from The Songs of Christmas (NEA Service, Inc) 1951.12.03-1951.12.22 (partial)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white; continued on back cover in color. Panels with typeset text. Partial reprint of the 1951 NEA daily Christmas newspaper strip.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Walt Scott's Christmas Stories
  2. 1. The Songs of Christmas
  3. 2. The Little People's Christmas
    Walt Scott's Christmas Stories
  4. 3. The Animals' Christmas
  5. 4. The Little Tree That Talked
  6. 5. Silent Night, Holy Night
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