Four Color #1124 - Whirlybirds
(August-October 1960)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Exciting Adventure
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 "WHIRLYBIRDS, No. 1124." Code number is WHIRLYBIRDS O.S. #1124-608. Copyright 1960 by CBS Films, Inc. Based on the "Whirlybirds" TV series.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Whirlybirds / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Chuck Martin (photo of Kenneth Tobey); P. T. Moore (photo of Craig Hill)
Reprints

Rampage on the River / The Trackdown (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Bailey; ? (photo)
Inks
Ray Bailey; ? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Chuck Martin (photo of Kenneth Tobey); P. T. Moore (photo of Craig Hill)
Synopsis
Previews of the stories in the issue.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Photo and two-panel previews of the stories. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Rampage on the River (Table of Contents: 2)

Whirlybirds / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Bailey
Inks
Ray Bailey
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
adventure
Characters
Chuck Martin; P. T. Moore; Helen Carter
Synopsis
When heavy rains flood Shotgun Valley, Chuck and P. T. use their helicopter in the relief efforts.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Trackdown (Table of Contents: 3)

Whirlybirds / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Bailey
Inks
Ray Bailey
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
adventure
Characters
Chuck Martin; P. T. Moore; Helen Carter
Synopsis
Chuck and P. T. join the pursuit of an escaped convict in their helicopter.

Indexer Notes

The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

The Whirlybird Story (Table of Contents: 4)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Bailey
Inks
Ray Bailey
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
The history of helicopters.

Indexer Notes

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

Whirlybirds of the Future (Table of Contents: 5)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Bailey
Inks
Ray Bailey
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Possible future developments of types of helicopters.

Indexer Notes

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Whirlybirds
  2. 1. Rampage on the River / The Trackdown
    Whirlybirds
  3. 2. Rampage on the River
    Whirlybirds
  4. 3. The Trackdown
    Whirlybirds
  5. 4. The Whirlybird Story
  6. 5. Whirlybirds of the Future
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