(February 1968)

Dell, 1968 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell [post-split]
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Based on TV series created by Ivan Tors, which aired on CBS from September 10, 1967, to August 31, 1969. Cover code is 12-289-802. Entire issue, except for ads, is reprinted in Gentle Ben #5.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Gentle Ben / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
children; animal
Characters
Gentle Ben (a bear); Clint Howard (as Mark Wedloe)
Reprints

Here's a Whole Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white; Illustrated ad for various novelties (x-ray specs, exhaust whistle, joy buzzer, etc.) from Honor House Prod. Corp., Lynbrook, N.Y.

Lost! (Table of Contents: 2)

Gentle Ben / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
D. J. Arneson
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; animal; children
Characters
Gentle Ben (a bear); Mark Wedloe; Mark's father "Game Warden Wedloe"
Synopsis
A young boy wanders away after an automobile accident in the Florida Everglades.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writing credit per Martin O'Hearn: http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2018/08/more-60s-carl-pfeufer-work.html

The Feather Thief (Table of Contents: 3)

Gentle Ben / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
D. J. Arneson
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli
Inks
Henry Scarpelli ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; animal; children
Characters
Gentle Ben (a bear); Mark Wedloe; Mark's father "Game Warden Wedloe"
Synopsis
Orin Carr is poaching egret feathers in the Everglades.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils formerly credited to Jose Delbo. Writer credit per Martin O'Hearn: http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2018/08/more-60s-carl-pfeufer-work.html

Crash Landing (Table of Contents: 4)

Gentle Ben / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
D. J. Arneson
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli
Inks
Henry Scarpelli ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; animal; children
Characters
Gentle Ben (a bear); Mark Wedloe; Mark's father "Game Warden Wedloe" (cameo)
Synopsis
Gentle Ben and Mark help a man and a girl after a private plane crash in the Everglades.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils formerly credited to Jose Delbo. Writing credit per Martin O'Hearn: http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2018/08/more-60s-carl-pfeufer-work.html

All These Dramatic Man-In-Space Stamps (Table of Contents: 5)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white; Ad for 216 different "Man-In-Space" postage stamps for 25 cents, with reproductions of stamps. From Zenith Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.

204 Revolutionary War Soldiers (Table of Contents: 6)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Heath
Inks
Russ Heath
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color; Illustrated ad for a 204 piece set of plastic Revolutionary War Soldiers for $1.98 from an address in Westbury, N. Y.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gentle Ben
  2. 1. Here's a Whole Treasure Chest of Fun
  3. 2. Lost!
    Gentle Ben
  4. 3. The Feather Thief
    Gentle Ben
  5. 4. Crash Landing
    Gentle Ben
  6. 5. All These Dramatic Man-In-Space Stamps
  7. 6. 204 Revolutionary War Soldiers
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