(December-February 1963)

Dell, 1963 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell [rectangle]
Editing
Don Arneson
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide lists this as Movie Classic #12-142-302, but "Movie Classic" does NOT appear on cover.
Indicia title is "THE CREATURE, No. 1."
Additional information from Karl Wilcox, January 2008.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Creature / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Vic Prezio (painting)
Inks
Vic Prezio (painting)
Colors
Vic Prezio (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense; jungle
Characters
The Creature

Medusa the Gorgon (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert L. Jenney
Inks
Robert L. Jenney
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Printed in black-and-white on inside front cover.

Creature from the Amazon (Table of Contents: 2)

The Creature / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Jenney
Inks
Bob Jenney
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the beginning there was darkness and chaos..
Genre
horror-suspense; jungle
Characters
The Creature; Scott Warden; Dr. Simmer; Bob McIntosh; Arriaga; Dudley Gaustad; Mitch Love; Monica Love; Vargas
Synopsis
Paleontologist Scott Warden seeks the answer to a strange fossil and joins playboy Dudley Gaustad's treasure hunting expedition in the Amazon. Along the way the group gets mixed up with ex-Nazis and a prehistoric underwater creature.
Keywords
Amazon; Brazil; fossil; monster; Nazis; scuba diving; spear guns

Indexer Notes

Based on the 1954 movie "Creature from the Black Lagoon." The story does not follow the movie plot very closely.

Prehistoric Birds (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert L. Jenney (signed)
Inks
Robert L. Jenney (signed)
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Printed in black-and-white on inside back cover.

Creatures from Other Worlds (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert L. Jenney
Inks
Robert L. Jenney
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Creature
  2. 1. Medusa the Gorgon
  3. 2. Creature from the Amazon
    The Creature
  4. 3. Prehistoric Birds
  5. 4. Creatures from Other Worlds
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Darrel McCann
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Walls
  • Allen Ross
  • Peter Croome