(1942)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Company, Inc.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Santa Claus / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Santa Claus
Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.

Santa's Workshop (Table of Contents: 1)

Santa Claus / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Santa Claus
Keywords
Christmas; North Pole; Santa's Workshop

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

Santa Claus in Trouble (Table of Contents: 2)

Santa Claus / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Kerr
Inks
George Kerr
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Santa Claus; Queen Belinda; Dasher; Dancer; Prancer; Vixen; Comet; Cupid
Keywords
Christmas; elves; North Pole

Indexer Notes

Not the work of L. Bing. Note the child's hand in panel 2 of page 6. Anatomical details of great precision (wrinkles at finger joints, carefully drawn nails) are characteristic of Kerr. Bing, in contrast is careless with hands, using stiff poses. (Art identification by Scott Pell.)

Jingle Bells (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
domestic

The Night Before Christmas (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Clement Moore (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Santa Claus [also as St. Nicholas]; Dasher; Dancer; Prancer; Vixen; Comet; Cupid; Donner; Blitzen
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

O Christmas Tree (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
domestic
Keywords
Christmas tree

The Fir Tree (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Hans Christian Andersen (credited)
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; domestic
Characters
John
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas tree

Indexer Notes

Art identification from R. M. Davidson.

Silent Night! Holy Night! (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
religious
Characters
Baby Jesus; Joseph; Mary

A Christmas Carol (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; drama
Characters
Bob Cratchit; Ebenezer Scrooge; Fan Scrooge (flashback); Fred; Jacob Marley (a ghost); Joe; Martha Cratchit; Mrs. Cratchit; Mrs. Dilber; Spirit of Christmas Future; Spirit of Christmas Past; Spirit of Christmas Present; Tiny Tim Cratchit
Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the story by Charles Dickens.

Lord Octopus Went to the Christmas Fair (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stella Mead (credited)
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Lord Octopus; Granny; Aunt Fanny; Dolly; Molly
Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Art identification from R. M. Davidson.

The First Christmas Tree (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Arthur Jameson
Inks
Arthur Jameson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Jesus; Mary; Valentine
Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Art identification from R. M. Davidson.

The First Noel (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
religious
Characters
Baby Jesus; Mary

Santa and the Mouse (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Emile Poulsson (credited)
Pencils
Robert Graefa [as Robert A. Graefa] (signed)
Inks
Robert Graefa [as Robert A. Graefa] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Santa Claus
Keywords
Christmas

Santa's Pencil Fun (Table of Contents: 13)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Santa Claus
Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Santa Claus
  2. 1. Santa's Workshop
    Santa Claus
  3. 2. Santa Claus in Trouble
    Santa Claus
  4. 3. Jingle Bells
  5. 4. The Night Before Christmas
  6. 5. O Christmas Tree
  7. 6. The Fir Tree
  8. 7. Silent Night! Holy Night!
  9. 8. A Christmas Carol
  10. 9. Lord Octopus Went to the Christmas Fair
  11. 10. The First Christmas Tree
  12. 11. The First Noel
  13. 12. Santa and the Mouse
  14. 13. Santa's Pencil Fun
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