(December 2010)

IDW, 2010 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
34.99 USD
Pages
184
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
IDW Publishing
Brand
Yoe Books!
ISBN
978-1-60010-773-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781600107733 53499
Editing
Craig Yoe
Color
color
Dimensions
22 cm x 29 cm
Binding
smythe-sewn; hardcover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Santa Claus / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Irving Tripp ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Santa Claus
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; sleepwalking

[Elf in Jack-in-Box] (Table of Contents: 1)

[Santa Claus] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Noonan ?
Inks
Dan Noonan ?
Colors
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Santa Claus
Synopsis
Santa mistakenly puts an elf in a jack-in-the-box.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On front endpaper, printed in black, white, and red; pantomime story.

The Christmas Mouse (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mo Gollub ?
Inks
Mo Gollub ?
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Santa Claus
Synopsis
Santa leaves a mouse some cheese for a present.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On front endpaper, printed in black, red, and white; pantomime story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (spot illustration)
Inks
? (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints
  • From record "Sleepy Santa" (Belda Record & Publishing Co., 1948).

Indexer Notes

Reprint information is according to this book.

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Indicia.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (spot illustrations)
Inks
? (spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints
  • From record "Sleepy Santa" (Belda Record & Publishing Co., 1948).

Indexer Notes

Reprint information is according to this book.

Contents from Santa's Bag! (Table of Contents: 6)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (spot illustration)
Inks
? (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints
  • From record "Sleepy Santa" (Belda Record & Publishing Co., 1948).

Indexer Notes

Reprint information is according to this book.

How Santa Got His Red Suit (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Santa Claus; Jack Frost; Bundle-Crunch; Pinkywink; Timbertop the Giant
Synopsis
Years ago, Santa did not always wear a red suit. One Christmas eve, Jack Frost steals his sleigh and toys and leaves Santa stranded. He finds refuge at a tiny house full of elves. The elves make toys for the children of the forest and Santa tries to make clothes for the elves from his own garments. The elves convince a passing giant to let them cut out an outfit for Santa from the giant's red coat.
Reprints

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

Blitzen Jr. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Hubie Karp [as H. R. Karp]
Pencils
Jack Bradbury (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's getting close to that day, Winkie!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Blitzen Jr.; Santa Claus; Winkie Elf
Synopsis
Blitzen wants his son to take his spot on Santa's sleigh, but Blitzen Jr. is not a flying reindeer. He goes out into the world and tries to find another profession. At the end, with the aid of a government surplus rocket, he helps Santa make his Christmas deliveries.
Reprints

Santa and the Pirates (Table of Contents: 9)

Jimmy and Debby / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Klaus Nordling
Inks
Klaus Nordling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Jimmy; Debby; Santa Claus; Captain Bruto; Jolly Roger

Indexer Notes

(c) 1953, Promotional Publishing Co., NTC.

Santa's Problem (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Santa Claus; Mrs. Claus
Synopsis
The Arctic Polar Bears League gives Santa a petition requesting him to use polar bears instead of reindeer to pull his sleigh this Christmas. Santa tries to find other ways for them to be helpful.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This book assigning script and art to Stanley.

A Christmas Carol (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?; original story by Charles Dickens
Pencils
Alberto Gioletti ?
Inks
Alberto Gioletti ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Ebenezer Scrooge; Jacob Marley's ghost; Ghost of Christmas Past; Ghost of Christmas Present; Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come; Bob Cratchit; Tiny Tim; nephew Fred
Synopsis
Retelling of the Dickens Christmas classic
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; ghost; holiday; London; Victorian

Indexer Notes

This book assigning the art to Mike Sekowsky.

A Mouse in the House (Table of Contents: 12)

[Santa Claus] / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Santa Claus
Synopsis
Returning from his night's work, Santa finds a mouse in his beard while getting ready for bed. He lets the mouse stay for the evening.
Reprints

The Helpful Snowman (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
John Stanley ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints
  • From Here Comes Santa (K.K. Publications, 1960).

Indexer Notes

Reprint information is according to this book.

The Shoemaker and the Elves (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Elsa Jane Werner
Pencils
Richard Scarry
Inks
Richard Scarry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
An unnamed shoemaker; the shoemaker's wife; four elves
Reprints

Christmas Comes to the Wood Land (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S.C.F. 91-4512
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Santa Claus; Rumple; Bunson Bunny
Synopsis
The animals of the southern woodland decide to have a Christmas party and invite Santa to attend.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Ten or eleven panels on most pages.

Santa's Return Trip (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
Irving Tripp
Inks
Irving Tripp
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Santa Claus
Synopsis
Scamper the elf falls asleep in a box in Santa's workshop. The box is gift-wrapped and Santa delivers it. When he returns, Santa has one doll left over and has to return to a girl's house to trade the doll for Scamper.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This book assigning the pencils to John Stanley.

A Letter for Santa (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
John Stanley
Pencils
John Stanley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints
  • From Santa Claus Funnies #1 (Dell, 1962).

Indexer Notes

Reprint information is according to this book.

Ticky Tack the Littlest Reindeer (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Santa Claus; Ticky Tack (reindeer); Shortbread (elf); Mrs. Claus
Synopsis
Ticky Tack, a tiny reindeer, is too small to pull Santa's sleigh. One Christmas Santa forgets a toy sleigh and Ticky Tack and Shortbread the elf deliver it to its destination.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Illustrations with text underneath.

Sooky's First Christmas (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
?
Letters
Dan Gormley

Characters
Santa Claus
Synopsis
Sooky the pup slips out the front door of his house and gets caught in a snowstorm on Christmas eve.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This book assigning script and pencils to John Stanley.

It Was the Day Before Christmas... (Table of Contents: 20)

Li'l Tomboy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Johnson
Pencils
Frank Johnson
Inks
Frank Johnson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
3021
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Tomboy; Dan Dapper
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

This book assigning the script and art credits to Johnson.

The Night Before Christmas (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Clement C. Moore
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C.T.A. #1-5411 (33)
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mama; Papa; children; Saint Nicholas
Synopsis
The classic Christmas poem, illustrated
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; holiday; poem; poetry; reindeer; Saint Nicholas; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

This book assigning the art to Gormley.

The Night Before Christmas (Table of Contents: 22)

Atomic Mouse / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Al Fago
Pencils
Al Fago
Inks
Al Fago
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S3038
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Atomic Mouse; Count Gatto; Santa Claus
Synopsis
Gatto poses as Santa Claus.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Script is a paraphrase of Clement C. Moore's poem. This book assigning script and art to Fago.

The Great Three-Flavored Blizzard (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Santa Claus; Easter Bunny; Fuzzychin; Twinkle the elf; the Weatherman
Synopsis
Fuzzychin and the Easter Bunny go to see Santa. They find that Twinkle the elf, the messenger Santa sent to the weatherman to find out why there is no snow, has not returned. The pair go to the weatherman's house and find that Twinkle and the weatherman are trying to repair the "Season Machine," which is stuck on "Summer." The season machine gets fixed but the next problem is that the snow machine is out of raw materials. Santa and the elves bring substitutes that produce snow made of ice cream.
Reprints

Wonderful Snowhouse (Table of Contents: 24)

Joe and Jennifer / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Klaus Nordling
Pencils
Klaus Nordling (signed)
Inks
Klaus Nordling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Joe and Jennifer
Reprints

Teddy Bear in Toyland (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mel Crawford ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Teddy Bear; Tiger Cat
Synopsis
Teddy Bear wants to be chosen as one of Santa's gifts to children, but isn't. Tiger Cat is chosen, but he doesn't want to go with Santa and plots with others to hijack the train and escape from Toyland.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This book assigning the art to Dan Noonan.

The Christmas Story (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alberto Giolitti ?
Inks
Alberto Giolitti ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
C.T.A. #1-5411
Characters
Mary; Joseph; innkeeper; angels; shepherds; King Herod; Gaspar; Melchior; Balthasar
Synopsis
Retelling of the birth of Jesus, as related in the Gospels of Luke and Matthew
Reprints
Keywords
Bible; Christmas; Gospel; Jesus; Nativity; New Testament

Indexer Notes

This book assigning the art to Giolitti.

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promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

[There's a Santa at the schoolhouse,...] (Table of Contents: 28)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Synopsis
A boy wonders why there are so many Santas in town.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On back endpaper; printed in black, red, and white. Poem with accompanying illustrations.

The Carolers (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Synopsis
An elf, a mouse, and a grasshopper go caroling. They are joined by a frog, who can't sing.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On back endpaper; printed in black, red, and white; pantomime story.

[Comic books of times past ...] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)