Four Color #1308 - Tales of the Wizard of Oz
(March-May 1962)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell TV Adventure
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
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Issue Notes

Indicia title is "TALES OF THE WIZARD OF OZ, No. 1308." No code number. Copyright 1962 by Videocraft International Ltd. Based on the animated TV series "Tales of the Wizard of Oz."

Tales of the Wizard of Oz (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Wizard of Oz / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Rusty, the Tin Man; Socrates, the Scarecrow; Dandy, the Lion

Indexer Notes

Cover may be an animation cel set-up.

Mother of Witches (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Larry Silverman
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Lillith
Synopsis
The legend of Lillith, the first witch.

Indexer Notes

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

Tales of the Wizard of Oz (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Larry Silverman
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Rusty, the Tin Man; Socrates, the Scarecrow; Dandy, the Lion; The Wizard of Oz; Dorothy; Toto; Munchkins; Wicked Witch of the West
Synopsis
A whirlwind brings Dorothy and Toto to Oz where they meet Dandy, the cowardly lion. The three go to the Emerald City where see the Wizard and meet up with the scarecrow and the tin man.

Indexer Notes

Series has little connection with the live-action "Wizard of Oz" movie. Heavily-stylized art. Pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Magic...Its Origins and Sources (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Larry Silverman
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Origins of magic.

Indexer Notes

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

How Can We Force a Wizard to Reveal His Secrets? (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Larry Silverman ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
A nonsensical piece of prose on getting information from a wizard.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Text and illustration. Pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Tales of the Wizard of Oz
    Tales of the Wizard of Oz
  2. 1. Mother of Witches
  3. 2. Tales of the Wizard of Oz
  4. 3. Magic...Its Origins and Sources
  5. 4. How Can We Force a Wizard to Reveal His Secrets?
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