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Famous Stories (1942) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Famous Stories (1942) 1
    Published 1942 by Dell.
    • 5" tear on cover. 2" cumulative spine split. Cover reinforced with tape.

    "Robert Louis Stevenson"; Article about how the book was adapted to comic form and how faithful it is to the original. "Treasure Island," script by Robert Louis Stevenson (original story), art by Robert Bugg; Young Jim Hawkins and pirate captain Long John Silver seek gold on the high seas. Short biography of R.L. Stevenson. 60 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Famous Stories (1942) 2
    Published 1942 by Dell.
    • 5.5" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.

    "Tom Sawyer"; An introduction and background to the story. "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer"; Tom Sawyer and his pal Huckleberry Finn go on adventures on the Mississippi River. "Tragedy in the Graveyard," script by Mark Twain (original); Tom and Huck witness a grave robbery and then a murder. "The Pangs of Conscience," script by Mark Twain (original); A couple of passing farmers discover the murdered bodies in the graveyard; Muff Potter is arrested for murder, and Tom and Huck struggle with the knowledge that they saw Injun Joe kill Dr. Robinson. "The Living Dead," script by Mark Twain (original). "The Great Treasure Hunt," script by Mark Twain (original); Tom tells the jury that he saw Injun Joe kill Dr. Robinson. "McDougal's Cave," script by Mark Twain (original); Becky Thatcher has her birthday party at McDougal's Cave; Tom and Becky go exploring and get lost. "Lost," script by Mark Twain (original); Judge Thatcher puts together a search party to look for Tom and Becky in McDougal's Cave. "Two Weeks Later," script by Mark Twain (original). "Under the Cross Mark," script by Mark Twain (original); Now that Injun Joe is dead, Tom and Huck go searching for the missing treasure. Samuel L. Clemens/Mark Twain bio. 60 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.