Four Color #1192 - Ricky Nelson [Ad back cover]
(June-August 1961)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale Date
1961-04-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell [stamp]
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "RICKY NELSON, No. 1192." Code number is RICKY N. O/S #1192-615. Copyright 1961 by Ozzie Nelson.
On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.
This issue has variants:

The Hong Kong Adventure (Table of Contents)

Ricky Nelson / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ricky Nelson (photo)
Reprints
Keywords
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Cropped photo with drawn background.

Seat of the Mighty (Table of Contents: 1)

Ricky Nelson / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Ricky Nelson
Synopsis
A pro football player rips up a stool at a soda fountain in order to sit at a table with Ricky and his girl.
Keywords
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; color. Some copies may have photos of Ricky Nelson instead (need verification.)

The Hong Kong Adventure (Table of Contents: 2)

Ricky Nelson / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ricky Nelson; Ozzie Nelson; Harriet Nelson; David Nelson; Bruce Brown
Synopsis
Ricky and his friend Bruce win a trip to Hong Kong by entering an airline's contest. The pair get into trouble when they buy a vase in a store in Hong Kong. That particular vase wasn't supposed to be for sale, and after failing to find the vase in their hotel room, a criminal gang captures Ricky and Bruce during the "Festival of the Dragons" to get them to tell its location.
Keywords
celebrity

Indexer Notes

The name "Mannin" is on a sign on page 10. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Jet to Hollywood! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Grand Opening! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Dell Trading Post / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Fall Guy (Table of Contents: 5)

Ricky Nelson / comic story / 7.75 pages (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Ricky Nelson; David Nelson; Ozzie Nelson; Carol
Synopsis
Ricky forgets that he's volunteered to help the charity carnival and has to break a date with Carol. He doesn't tell Carol the truth then has to pay the consequences when she shows up while he's manning the dunking booth.
Keywords
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Win a Wonderful Summer Camp Vacation (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Kool-Aid / advertisement / 1.25 pages (report information)

The Place for Power (Table of Contents: 7)

Ricky Nelson / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Ricky Nelson
Keywords
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). This sequence is replaced by an ad in some copies. See Sequence 8.

New Fun-Packed Twinkles Record (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Twinkles; General Mills / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Hong Kong Adventure
    Ricky Nelson
  2. 1. Seat of the Mighty
    Ricky Nelson
  3. 2. The Hong Kong Adventure
    Ricky Nelson
  4. 3. Jet to Hollywood!
  5. 4. Grand Opening!
    Dell Trading Post
  6. 5. Fall Guy
    Ricky Nelson
  7. 6. Win a Wonderful Summer Camp Vacation
    Kool-Aid
  8. 7. The Place for Power
    Ricky Nelson
  9. 8. New Fun-Packed Twinkles Record
    Twinkles; General Mills
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