Kona #5
(January-March 1963)

Dell, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1962-11-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell [rectangle]
Dell/Western Eight-Digit Code
12-398-303
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1962 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Kona / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Primitive weapons are the only hope!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Kona
Reprints
Keywords
giant cats

Big, Bigger, Biggest... (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Glanzman
Inks
Sam Glanzman
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There are people on this Earth who are full grown, as you know, when they reach three feet.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[The Giant Cats] (Table of Contents: 2)

Kona / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script
Don Segall
Pencils
Sam Glanzman (signed as S.J.G.)
Inks
Sam Glanzman (signed as S.J.G.)
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That claw?
Genre
adventure
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The consensus among comics historians is that Segall was the scripter; textual analysis supports this.

Cats - and Dogs!! (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's as old as the hills?
Genre
animal

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Anak / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Don Segall
Pencils
Sam Glanzman (signed as S.J.G.)
Inks
Sam Glanzman (signed as S.J.G.)
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Anak was the name given seven year-old Forbes Tawney by the great ape Thoth himself...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Anak [Forbes Tawney]; Thoth; Naga
Synopsis
Naga muses on what life for Anak would have been like if Naga has been the one to adopt him. Thoth saves Anak from a tiger attack.
Reprints
Keywords
coins; gold; statues of Buddha; tigers; treasure chests

Indexer Notes

The consensus among comics historians is that Segall was the scripter; textual analysis supports this.

Cat Weather (Table of Contents: 5)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Glanzman
Inks
Sam Glanzman
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Many believe (although we have never met a single cat that shares this belief) that the actions of cats can be regarded as indications of the future.
Genre
animal

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Beware the Kitty Cat! (Table of Contents: 6)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Glanzman (signed as S.J.G.)
Inks
Sam Glanzman (signed as S.J.G.)
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once in Egypt, the cat was considered a vehicle of the gods and was worshipped.
Genre
animal

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Primitive weapons are the only hope!"]
    Kona
  2. 1. Big, Bigger, Biggest...
  3. 2. [The Giant Cats]
    Kona
  4. 3. Cats - and Dogs!!
  5. 4. ["Anak was the name given seven year-old Forbes Tawney by the great ape Thoth himself..."]
    Anak
  6. 5. Cat Weather
  7. 6. Beware the Kitty Cat!
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