Dana Cover Girl

Name: Dana Cover Girl

Made by and When: Kenner, 1979

Material: Articulated vinyl

Marks: 56 HONG KONG/G.M.F.G.I. 1978 (on the head)

Height: 12-1/2 inches

Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Long brown rooted hair styled in a side ponytail with side-swept bangs, brown painted eyes, closed mouth

Clothes/Accessories: Dana wears a white body suit and removable skirt that can also be worn as a stylish cape (according to the text on the back of the box).  She wears red and white bangle bracelets on both wrists and shiny silver mules. Includes a portfolio and magazine cover and a doll stand.

Other: Friend of Darci (the White-doll counterpart) Dana and Darci were created at the height of the American Disco era. The back of the box illustrates the many ways Dana can pose with or without her posing stand, which is also included in her package.  Illustrations of several fashions, designed for Darci that Dana can also wear, are shown on the back of Dana’s box. With extra articulation at the wrists, Dana uses a similar, if not the same body as Hasbro’s Jem and the Holograms dolls.



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Doll collector, historian, co-founder of the first e-zine devoted to collecting black dolls; author of black-doll reference books, doll blogs, and doll magazine articles.

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