Four Color #1200 - Hennesey
(August-October 1961)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1961-05-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell [stamp]
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Chase Craig ? (editor)

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "HENNESEY, No. 1200," Code number is HENNESEY O.S. #1200-617. Copyright 1961 by Emcee S. A. Coire. Based on the 1959-1962 "Hennesey" TV series.
On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hennesey / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; medical
Characters
Lt. Charles Hennesey [Chick Hennesey] (photo of Jackie Cooper); Nurse Martha Hale (photo of Abby Dalton)

The New Doctor / Under Observation (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane; ? (photo)
Inks
?; ? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; medical
Characters
Lt. Charles "Chick" Hennesey (as played by Jackie Cooper, photo); Nurse Martha Hale; Lt. Wellington Wells; Rocky Preston
Synopsis
Previews of two stories in the comic.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Photo and two two-panel previews of the interior stories.

The New Doctor (Table of Contents: 2)

Hennesey / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Sal Trapani ?; Gil Kane ?; ?
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
humor; medical
Characters
Lt. Charles "Chick" Hennesey; Martha Hale; Lt. Wellington Wells
Synopsis
Hennesey finds himself competing with a new doctor, who is a medical wizard. He also is attracting the attention of Hennesey's girlfriend, nurse Martha Hale.

Indexer Notes

Trapani inks credit from Jim Vandeboncoeur, Jr. (December 2010). Nick Caputo believes a number of hands are involved in the inks, including Kane.

Navy Doctors (Table of Contents: 3)

Hennesey / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
medical; war
Characters
Joseph Harrison (cameo)
Synopsis
The history of doctors serving on Navy ships in times of war.

Indexer Notes

The Hennesey logo is on the sequence, but no characters appear.

Under Observation (Table of Contents: 4)

Hennesey / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Mike Peppe ?
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
humor; medical
Characters
Lt. Charles "Chick" Hennesey; nurse Martha Hale; Rocky Preston
Synopsis
Lt. Rocky Preston, a rock and roll star now in the Navy, causes chaos in the hospital until he is put under "quarantine."

Indexer Notes

Rocky Preston is loosely based on Elvis Presley, who was drafted into the Army after becoming a celebrity. Inks credit from Hames Ware (December 2010).

Disaster Relief (Table of Contents: 5)

Hennesey / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
?
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
non-fiction; medical
Synopsis
The response of the Navy Medical Corps to an earthquake in Asadir, Morocco, in March 1960.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Panels with text underneath. The Hennesey logo is on the sequence, but no characters appear.

Heroic Navy Doctors (Table of Contents: 6)

Hennesey / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
medical; war
Characters
Lt. Orlando Petty; Lt. Joel Boone
Synopsis
Heroic achievements by two Navy doctors during World War I.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Panels with text underneath. The Hennesey logo is on the sequence, but no characters appear. There is an alternate back cover with an ad for a contest to win a Daisy BB Gun.

Win a "Diamond Hunting" Trip and a $500 Bond! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hennesey
  2. 1. The New Doctor / Under Observation
    Hennesey
  3. 2. The New Doctor
    Hennesey
  4. 3. Navy Doctors
    Hennesey
  5. 4. Under Observation
    Hennesey
  6. 5. Disaster Relief
    Hennesey
  7. 6. Heroic Navy Doctors
    Hennesey
  8. 7. Win a "Diamond Hunting" Trip and a $500 Bond!
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