Four Color #1180 - The Danny Thomas Show
(April-June 1961)

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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1961-01-26
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 "THE DANNY THOMAS SHOW, No. 1180." "Copyright 1961 by Marterto Enterprises, Inc." Code number is D.THOMAS O.S. #1180-613. Adaptation of the CBS TV series "The Danny Thomas Show". Issue exists in ad and non-ad editions. See Sequences 6 and 7.
On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.


The Danny Thomas Show (Table of Contents)

The Danny Thomas Show / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)

Genre
humor
Characters
Danny Williams (photo of Danny Thomas); Kathy Williams (photo of Marjorie Lord); Rusty Williams (photo of Rusty Hamer); Linda Williams (photo of Angela Cartwright)

The Danny Thomas Show (Table of Contents: 1)

The Danny Thomas Show / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
? (photo); Alex Toth
Inks
? (photo); Alex Toth
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Danny Williams (photo of Danny Thomas); Kathy Williams (photo of Marjorie Lord); Danny Williams; Kathy Williams; Rusty Williams; Linda Williams; Clay Slapleather

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Table of contents with two illustrations for each story with typeset text underneath. Page heading is a headshot photo of Danny Thomas and Marjorie Lord. Script credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (July 3, 2007).

Weekend Millionaire (Table of Contents: 2)

The Danny Thomas Show / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Alex Toth
Colors
?
Letters
Alex Toth

Genre
humor
Characters
Danny Williams; Kathy Williams; Rusty Williams; Linda Williams; Charley Halper
Synopsis
Danny pretends to be a millionaire when he takes his family for a weekend visit at the estate of a potential investor for his TV special.

Indexer Notes

Script credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Showdown in Tinseltown (Table of Contents: 3)

The Danny Thomas Show / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Alex Toth
Colors
?
Letters
Alex Toth

Genre
humor
Characters
Danny Williams; Kathy Williams; Rusty Williams; Linda Williams; Clay Slapleather
Synopsis
Danny is upstaged by western TV hero Clay Slapleather when the family visits the site where the show is filmed.

Indexer Notes

Script credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Pioneer Panic (Table of Contents: 4)

The Danny Thomas Show / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Alex Toth
Colors
?
Letters
Alex Toth

Genre
humor
Characters
Danny Williams; Kathy Williams; Rusty Williams, Linda Williams
Synopsis
Concerned that his family is becoming soft because of too many modern conveniences, Danny takes them to the woods to rough it for a weekend.

Indexer Notes

Script credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

[A Wet Walk] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Danny Thomas Show / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Alex Toth
Letters
Alex Toth

Genre
humor
Characters
Danny Williams; Rusty Williams; Linda Williams
Synopsis
Linda is confused about George Washington and the George Washington Bridge.

Indexer Notes

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

[The Ball Game] (Table of Contents: 6)

The Danny Thomas Show / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Alex Toth
Colors
?
Letters
Alex Toth

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Some copies have a full page ad in place of this Sequence. See Sequence 7.

"If I was a tugboat..." (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

[Kraft Fudgies] / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Danny Thomas Show
    The Danny Thomas Show
  2. 1. The Danny Thomas Show
    The Danny Thomas Show
  3. 2. Weekend Millionaire
    The Danny Thomas Show
  4. 3. Showdown in Tinseltown
    The Danny Thomas Show
  5. 4. Pioneer Panic
    The Danny Thomas Show
  6. 5. [A Wet Walk]
    The Danny Thomas Show
  7. 6. [The Ball Game]
    The Danny Thomas Show
  8. 7. "If I was a tugboat..."
    [Kraft Fudgies]
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