“Gremlins… A Warning!”

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  • First published:
    • April 11, 1943 issue of This Week Magazine, a nationally-syndicated Sunday magazine supplement for American newspapers
  • Credited to:
    • “Flight Lieutenant Roald Dahl, Author of ‘The Gremlins’”
    • “Illustrated by Walt Disney” (in actuality, thought to have been done primarily by Disney animator Bill Justice)
  • Trivia:
    • This “preview” was part of a marketing push by Disney to “whet the public’s appetite” ahead of the planned Gremlins feature film. (Source: Leonard Maltin’s introduction to the 2006 reprint of The Gremlins.)

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