(February-March 1960)

Dell, 1957 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell Western Adventure
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

"Copyright © 1959, by Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc."


[The War Trail] (Table of Contents)

Cheyenne / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Cheyenne Bodie (photo of Clint Walker)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Photo cover of Clint Walker as Cheyenne Bodie from the "Cheyenne" TV series.

Five Seconds to Play! (Table of Contents)

Frisky Fudgie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Frisky Fudgie; Billy
Synopsis:
Frisky Fudgie provides the extra energy for the game-winning shot in basketball.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; color. Ad in comic strip form for Kraft Fudgies candy. One of a series.

The War Trail (Table of Contents)

Cheyenne / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Gill; ? (assistants)
Inks:
Tom Gill; ? (assistants)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
Cheyenne #14-602

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Cheyenne Bodie
Synopsis:
Cheyenne indians leave their reservation and raid ranches on their way to their old hunting grounds. Cheyenne Bodie brokers a truce, but is betrayed by a Calvary major.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

The Courage of Cooky (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Cooky; Marty Cummins; Red-Eye Burke
Synopsis:
A old, gunshy cook uses his wits to capture a band of cattle rustlers.

Indexer Notes

Text story with 1/8 page illustration.

The Captured Horses (Table of Contents)

Small Bear / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rex Maxon
Inks:
Rex Maxon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Small Bear; Long Lance
Synopsis:
Small Bear uses a Mandan funeral boat to cross a river and gain access to a herd of horses.

Indexer Notes

New art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

The Reluctant Witness (Table of Contents)

Cheyenne / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Gill; ? (assistants)
Inks:
Tom Gill; ? (assistants)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Cheyenne Bodie
Synopsis:
Cheyenne has to devise a way to make a witness tell the truth about a shooting, and keep him alive long enough to do so.

Indexer Notes

Last panel is Dell's "Pledge to Parents." Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Get this Dell Comic Play Slate (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to Dell comics. Premium is a Dell Comic Play Slate plus a one-year subscription free. 12 issues for $1.20.

Draw Lincoln (Table of Contents)

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
President Abraham Lincoln

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Illustrated ad for Art Instruction Schools, Minneapolis, Minn. One of a series.

["How does a private eye get a quick, refreshing lift?"] (Table of Contents)

"Fresh Up" Freddy says:; 7-Up / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Fresh Up Freddie
Synopsis:
Fresh Up Freddie is a private detective.

Indexer Notes

Back cover, color. Ad in comic strip form for 7-Up soft drink. One of a series.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The War Trail]
    Cheyenne
  2. 1. Five Seconds to Play!
    Frisky Fudgie
  3. 2. The War Trail
    Cheyenne
  4. 3. The Courage of Cooky
  5. 4. The Captured Horses
    Small Bear
  6. 5. The Reluctant Witness
    Cheyenne
  7. 6. Get this Dell Comic Play Slate
  8. 7. Draw Lincoln
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  9. 8. ["How does a private eye get a quick, refreshing lift?"]
    "Fresh Up" Freddy says:; 7-Up
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