(Christmas 1972)

DC, 1972 Series
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Price
1.00 USD
Pages
84
On-sale date
1972-10-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Editing
Sol Harrison
Color
Color
Dimensions
Tabloid
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[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; children
Characters
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Santa Claus
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

Contents Page (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Grover; Santa Claus; Baddy Bear; Blinky; Winky

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit ?
Pencils
Rube Grossman ?
Inks
Rube Grossman ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, Rudolph, I just dropped by to see how things were shaping up for Christmas!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Santa Claus; Winky; Blinky; Baddy Bear; Grover Groundhog; Prancer
Synopsis
Rudolph worries if Santa still needs him while Baddy Bear is angry that he normally hibernates through Christmas.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit ?
Pencils
Rube Grossman ?
Inks
Rube Grossman ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Christmas is coming-- So we're making toys--
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Winky; Blinky; Grover Groundhog; Santa Claus; The Sandman; Hobgoblin
Synopsis
Rudolph builds Santa Claus a rocket which accidentally takes off and carries Rudolph and Grover to Cloudland, where dreams come from.
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Indexer Notes

Sandman character is not the same as any of the other DC versions.

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

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

Script
Sy Reit ?
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Christmas is coming, boys and girls--
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Santa Claus; Winky; Blinky; Grover Groundhog; Blitzen; King of Gorgonzola
Synopsis
The King of Gorgonzola has outlawed Christmas in his country so that his people will have more money to pay taxes. Rudolph and Grover travel there to try to persuade the King to change his mind, but they are arrested. Later, they escape and help rescue the King, who fell down a mine shaft, and Christmas is restored to Gorgonzola.
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Funland (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
A rebus puzzle.

Christmas Code (Table of Contents: 6)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

The Back and Forth Game! (Table of Contents: 7)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Santa Claus; Winky; Blinky
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A game played with a button.

Find the Twins (Table of Contents: 8)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Winky; Blinky; Grover Groundhog; Santa Claus
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Find the matching elves, and how many four-letter words found in letters of "Santa Claus".

Santa's Surprise Grab Bag (Table of Contents: 9)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Santa Claus
Reprints

Indexer Notes

An alphabet picture.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you want to have a lot of fun?
Characters
Santa Claus
Synopsis
A page of riddles.

Color and Play (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Letters
?

Characters
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Winky; Blinky
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. A game played using buttons.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Pencils
Rube Grossman ?
Inks
Rube Grossman ?
Colors
?

Characters
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Santa Claus; Winky; Blinky
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  2. 1. Contents Page
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  3. 2. ["Hello, Rudolph, I just dropped by to see how things were shaping up for Christmas!"]
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  4. 3. ["Christmas is coming-- So we're making toys--"]
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  5. 4. ["Christmas is coming, boys and girls--"]
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  6. 5. Funland
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  7. 6. Christmas Code
  8. 7. The Back and Forth Game!
  9. 8. Find the Twins
  10. 9. Santa's Surprise Grab Bag
  11. 10. ["Do you want to have a lot of fun?"]
  12. 11. Color and Play
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
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