(August-September 1961)

Dell, 1957 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date:
1961
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell [stamp]
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

"Copyright © 1961, by Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc."
Based on the "Cheyenne" TV series.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cheyenne / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

The California Vaquero (Table of Contents)

Cheyenne / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Tom Gill; assistants
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about California vaqueros in the mid-1800s.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Cheyenne logo is on this sequence; but the character does not appear.

The Deadly Cave (Table of Contents)

Cheyenne / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Tom Gill; assistants
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
Cheyenne #23-618

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Cheyenne Bodie
Synopsis:
A Crow warrior waits for a vision in front of a cave. Unfortunately, a gang of bank robbers has hidden their loot inside the cave and Cheyenne must protect the brave from harm or risk starting a war between the Indians and the settlers.

Color the Picture and You Can Win (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for Dell Coloring contest. First prize is $1,000 and a battery powered Thunderbird, Jr. car (five feet, ten inches long). Ad is in the middle of the first story in the comic.

Trapped (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jon Small?
Inks:
Jon Small
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Small Bear; Long Lance
Synopsis:
A Cheyenne brave steals a Hopi Prayer God and Small Bear and Long Lance must return it in order to prevent a war between the tribes.

Start Trading Now (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Two-page centerfold. Promo for the Dell Trading Post, which gives prizes for sending in the logo strips from the covers of Dell comics.

The Sure Thing (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
A sheriff and his deputy outsmart a robber at a rodeo.

Indexer Notes

Text story with 1/4 page illustration.

The Train Trap (Table of Contents)

Cheyenne / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Cheyenne Bodie
Synopsis:
A gang of train robbers force Cheyenne to give them "information" on a train carrying a payroll.

Special Offer from Pop-Ice (Table of Contents)

Pop-Ice / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Popeye (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Illustrated at for Pop-Ice frozen treats. Premium is three U.S. Navy and Marine Corps cloth badge insignia for 25¢ and the Parents Magazine seal from the product package.

The Saddle (Table of Contents)

Cheyenne / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about the evolution of the horse saddle.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover: black and white. Cheyenne logo is on this sequence; but the character does not appear.

204 Revolutionary War Soldiers (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed RH)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed RH)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for 204 Revolutionary War solders made of molded plastic for $1.98.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Cheyenne
  2. 1. The California Vaquero
    Cheyenne
  3. 2. The Deadly Cave
    Cheyenne
  4. 3. Color the Picture and You Can Win
  5. 4. Trapped
    Small Bear
  6. 5. Start Trading Now
  7. 6. The Sure Thing
  8. 7. The Train Trap
    Cheyenne
  9. 8. Special Offer from Pop-Ice
    Pop-Ice
  10. 9. The Saddle
    Cheyenne
  11. 10. 204 Revolutionary War Soldiers
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