Four Color #831

Published
September 1957
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
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Credits

Editing
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Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover "No Sleep Till Dawn" Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Characters
Karl Malden (as Sgt. Chuck Brennan, photo); Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. (as Col. Jim Herlihy)

Credits

Art
? (photos)
Colours
? (photos)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis

Movie stills

Show/hide 1. "No Sleep Till Dawn" Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Featuring

Characters
Karl Malden (as Sgt. Chuck Brennan, photo); Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. (as Col. Jim Herlihy)

Credits

Art
? (photos)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis

Preview of the story.

Notes

Inside front cover, black and white. Three movie stills plus text. Cast and credits of movie are listed.

Show/hide 2. "No Sleep Till Dawn" Comic story, 32 pages

Featuring

Genre
Drama; war
Characters
Sgt. Chuck Brennan; Col. Jim Herlihy; Lois Brennan; Edith Brennan; Pasquali

Credits

Script
Leo Dorfman
Art
Bob Correa
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprint history

Adapted
Australia
Bombers B-52 (J. R. Press, 1958?) ([June 1958?])
No Sleep Till Dawn

Synopsis

Friction develops between a head mechanic and his commanding officer as they prepare an air base for the arrival of the new B-52 bombers.

Notes

Adapted from the 1957 movie "Bombers B-52." Letters credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Show/hide 3. The Stratofortress Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Fact

Credits

Art
Ray Bailey ?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis

Facts about the B-52 Stratofortress.

Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Panels with typeset text underneath.

Show/hide 4. Flight Into History Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Fact

Notes

Back cover. This sequence was replaced by an ad for Juicy Fruit Gum in some copies. See sequence 5.

Show/hide 5. Juicy Fruit Gum Safety Quiz Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Teen; children

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover. Illustrated ad for Juicy Fruit Gum promoting summer safety with a "What's Wrong with this Picture?" puzzle depicting unsafe activities. This sequence replaces sequence 4 on some copies.


Notes

Listed as "A Movie Classic" on the cover. Indicia title is "NO SLEEP TILL DAWN No. 831: THE STORY OF BOMBERS B-52". Code number is N.S.T.D.O.S. #831-579. Based on 1957 movie "Bombers B-52." Comic exists in ad and non-ad versions, with different back covers.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 77663

Entry created

  • 25/02/2013

Cover added

  • 25/02/2013

Index completed

  • 25/02/2013

Last updated

  • 25/02/2013