Four Color #1272 - Frosty the Snowman
([January-March] 1962)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1961-11-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell [stamp]
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "FROSTY THE SNOWMAN, No. 1272." Code number is FROSTY O.S. #1272-6112. Copyright 1961 by Hill & Range Songs, Inc.

No month is given on the cover or in the indicia. Based on the copyright dates of this issue and others in the series released around the same time, one can determine that this issue was published with other Four Color issues bearing a "January-March 1962" cover date.

On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Frosty the Snowman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mel Crawford ? (painting)
Inks
Mel Crawford ? (painting)
Colors
Mel Crawford ? (painting)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Frosty the Snowman
Keywords
sledding; snow; snowmen; winter

Indexer Notes

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

Riddles (Table of Contents: 1)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley ?
Inks
Dan Gormley ?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Frosty the Snowman

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Large illustration with typeset riddles.

The Snowman Contest (Table of Contents: 2)

Frosty the Snowman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley ?
Inks
Dan Gormley ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Frosty the Snowman
Synopsis
While judging a snowman contest, Frosty puts his magic hat on each snowman in order to have them show their talents. The last snowman runs off with Frosty's hat and the children have to pursue him to retrieve the hat.

Indexer Notes

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

Frosted Frosty (Table of Contents: 3)

Frosty the Snowman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley ?
Inks
Dan Gormley ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Frosty the Snowman
Synopsis
Frosty accompanies a shipload of Christmas presents to Ice Island.

Indexer Notes

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

The Christmas Sleigh Ride (Table of Contents: 4)

Frosty the Snowman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley ?
Inks
Dan Gormley ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Frosty the Snowman
Synopsis
Frosty uses an old farmer's sleigh, pulled by local deer, to give rides to the city's children.

Indexer Notes

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

Statue for the Queen (Table of Contents: 5)

Frosty the Snowman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley ?
Inks
Dan Gormley ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Frosty the Snowman
Synopsis
Frosty goes to a city ruled by a queen who hates snow. Frosty poses as a statue in order to find the reason behind the queen's phobia.

Indexer Notes

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

The Heat Wave (Table of Contents: 6)

Frosty the Snowman / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley ?
Inks
Dan Gormley ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Frosty the Snowman; Santa Claus
Synopsis
Frosty goes to visit Santa Claus on December 24, but finds that there is no snow at the North Pole. Frosty goes to see the weatherman and finds that the weather machine is stuck on "Summer."

Indexer Notes

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

Tongue Twisters (Table of Contents: 7)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley ?
Inks
Dan Gormley ?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Frosty the Snowman (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Three tongue twisters and three small illustrations.

[The Smashed Snowman] (Table of Contents: 8)

Frosty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley ?
Inks
Dan Gormley ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Frosty the Snowman
Synopsis
Frosty comes up with a plan to prevent bullies from knocking down the children's snowman.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. This sequence is replaced by an ad in some issues. See sequence 9.

Schwinn 5-Speed Corvette (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Schwinn Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Frosty the Snowman
  2. 1. Riddles
  3. 2. The Snowman Contest
    Frosty the Snowman
  4. 3. Frosted Frosty
    Frosty the Snowman
  5. 4. The Christmas Sleigh Ride
    Frosty the Snowman
  6. 5. Statue for the Queen
    Frosty the Snowman
  7. 6. The Heat Wave
    Frosty the Snowman
  8. 7. Tongue Twisters
  9. 8. [The Smashed Snowman]
    Frosty
  10. 9. Schwinn 5-Speed Corvette
    Schwinn Bicycles
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