(Christmas 1973)

DC, 1972 Series
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Price
1.00 USD
Pages
84
On-sale date
1973-10-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Editing
Sol Harrison
Color
Color
Dimensions
Tabloid
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia reads: "1973 Christmas Edition. No. C-24."

Keywords
Christmas; North Pole; reindeer; sleigh

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
Sol Harrison
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Santa Claus; Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Synopsis
Santa Claus and Rudolph flying by night in sleigh; Rudolph uses his shiny nose to illuminate the map.
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Keywords
Christmas; sleigh; toys

Indexer Notes

Grossman credit per Back Issue #61. Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
This Christmas Rudolf Book Belongs To
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Santa Claus; Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Winky; Blinky
Keywords
Christmas; reindeer

Indexer Notes

illustrated page for name of book owner with contents.

Uncle Bloogle Visits Rudolph (Table of Contents: 2)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

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Job Number
H-110
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Grover Groundhog; Uncle Bloogle, the Blue-Nosed Reindeer; Santa Claus; Winky; Blinky; Eskimo boy
Synopsis
Rudolph's cranky Uncle Bloogle despises Christmas, insults Santa, and tries to separate Santa from Rudolph. He's attacked by a polar bear while marooned on an ice floe, then rescued by Rudolph, Santa, and an Eskimo boy, after which he has a change of heart.
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Keywords
Christmas; elf; Eskimo; Inuit; North Pole; polar bear; sleigh; toys

Indexer Notes

Shortened slightly from the original publication.

Two Heads Are Better Than One (Table of Contents: 3)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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Job Number
H-111
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Santa Claus; Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Winky; Blinky; Baddy Bear
Synopsis
Rudolph and Grover inadvertently cause trouble as Christmas approaches. Baddy Bear causes trouble deliberately. When all of Santa's crew is trapped by an avalanche, Baddy suggests strapping Rudolph to a spinning fan so that his nose can melt the snow.
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Keywords
avalanche; bear; Christmas; North Pole; reindeer; sleigh

Indexer Notes

Shortened, and title added, from original publication.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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H-112
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's your own 1974 pin-up calendar!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Synopsis
Portrait of Rudolph at North Pole; 1974 calendar
Keywords
calendar; Christmas; North Pole; reindeer; sleigh

Rudolph and Grover Join the Circus (Table of Contents: 5)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

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Job Number
H-113
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Santa Claus; Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Grover Groundhog; Winky; Blinky: Mr. Bumble; Fred
Synopsis
When Santa's reindeer go missing just before Christmas, Rudolph and Grover go a-searching. After breaking the reindeer from Mr. Bumble's circus, they are captured themselves. At last they escape, and Santa's sleigh leaves on time.
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Keywords
Christmas; circus; North Pole; reindeer; ringmaster; sleigh

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / activity / 1 page (report information)

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H-114
First Line of Dialogue or Text
...And now a visit to Funland!
Characters
Santa Claus; Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Grover Groundhog; Winky; Blinky
Synopsis
Maze, with illustration of Santa, Rudolph and others at the North Pole
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Keywords
Christmas; maze; North Pole; reindeer

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Scrambled Squares / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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Job Number
H-115
Characters
Santa Claus
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Indexer Notes

Drawing activity.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / activity / 0.33 page (report information)

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H-115
First Line of Dialogue or Text
See how many four-letter words you can spell...
Characters
Santa Claus; Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Winky; Blinky
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Indexer Notes

Spelling activity game.

Party Quiz (Table of Contents: 9)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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Job Number
H-116
Synopsis
Word quiz activity
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Keywords
reindeer

The Santa Claus Reindeer Game (Table of Contents: 10)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Santa Claus; Santa's reindeer
Synopsis
Board and rules for a game featuring reindeer
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Keywords
Christmas; reindeer

Magic! (Table of Contents: 11)

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Job Number
H-118
Characters
Winky; Blinky
Synopsis
Optical and sleight-of-hand tricks
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More Magic! (Table of Contents: 12)

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Job Number
H-119
Characters
Grover Groundhog
Synopsis
numerical activity
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Santa's Surprise (Table of Contents: 13)

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Characters
Santa Claus
Synopsis
art activity
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Keywords
Christmas; elf

Draw Santa Step-by-Step (Table of Contents: 14)

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Job Number
H-121
Characters
Santa Claus
Synopsis
art activity
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Keywords
Christmas; Santa Claus

Santa's Message to You! (Table of Contents: 15)

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Job Number
H-122
Characters
Santa Claus
Synopsis
Rebus letter from Santa
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Keywords
Christmas; North Pole

Color By Letters Christmas Picture (Table of Contents: 16)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Job Number
H-126
Characters
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Synopsis
Art activity
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Keywords
Christmas; reindeer

Merry Christmas! (Table of Contents: 17)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Table-Top Diorama / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Santa Claus; Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Keywords
Christmas; North Pole; reindeer

Indexer Notes

Cut-out diorama.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  2. 1. ["This Christmas Rudolf Book Belongs To"]
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  3. 2. Uncle Bloogle Visits Rudolph
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  4. 3. Two Heads Are Better Than One
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  5. 4. ["Here's your own 1974 pin-up calendar!"]
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  6. 5. Rudolph and Grover Join the Circus
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  7. 6. ["...And now a visit to Funland!"]
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Scrambled Squares
  9. 8. ["See how many four-letter words you can spell..."]
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  10. 9. Party Quiz
  11. 10. The Santa Claus Reindeer Game
  12. 11. Magic!
  13. 12. More Magic!
  14. 13. Santa's Surprise
  15. 14. Draw Santa Step-by-Step
  16. 15. Santa's Message to You!
  17. 16. Color By Letters Christmas Picture
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  18. 17. Merry Christmas!
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Table-Top Diorama
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