Four Color #378 - Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
(February 1952)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "TOM CORBETT, SPACE CADET, No. 378." Code number is S.C.O.S. #378-522. Copyright 1952 by Videofeatures Company. First of three Tom Corbett Space Cadet Four Colors. Based on the "Tom Corbett, Space Cadet" TV series.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alden McWilliams (painting)
Inks
Alden McWilliams (painting)
Colors
Alden McWilliams (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett
Reprints
Keywords
spacecraft

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

Space Academy the University of the Planets! / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Located in the United States of America, a member nation of the Commonwealth of Earth...
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Brief description of the Space Academy and its mission of training Space Cadets to become Solar Guards.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. One illustration with typeset text.

[Training Flight to Titan] (Table of Contents: 2)

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Alden McWilliams
Inks
Alden McWilliams
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the year 2351, Commander Arkwright and Captain Strong stand on the observation platform...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Corbett; Astro; Roger Manning; Commander Awkright; Captain Strong; Dr. Joan Dale
Synopsis
In the year 2351, Captain Strong and three Space Cadets, Tom Corbett, Astro, and Roger Manning, are sent on a training mission to Titan, Saturn's largest moon. The quartet must convince the inhabitants of Titan that they aren't spies from Earth, planning to take the radioactive ore that provides life-sustaining heat to their cities.

Indexer Notes

Introduction to series. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's personal records. (July 22, 2007)

Mars (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis
Photo of Mars with brief description of climate.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Large photo, courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History, N.Y., with brief typeset text.

[Space Scene] (Table of Contents: 4)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alden McWilliams [as A. McWilliams] (signed) (painting)
Inks
Alden McWilliams [as A. McWilliams] (signed) (painting)
Colors
Alden McWilliams [as A. McWilliams] (signed) (painting)

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Scene of rocket blasting off from crater-marked moon, with Saturn in the background.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
  2. 1. ["Located in the United States of America, a member nation of the Commonwealth of Earth..."]
    Space Academy the University of the Planets!
  3. 2. [Training Flight to Titan]
    Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
  4. 3. Mars
  5. 4. [Space Scene]
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