(November 1954)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Dell Comic
Editing:
?
Color:
Color cover
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Red Ryder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (painting)
Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Red Ryder

Missing page (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Page missing from my scan.

The Musical Clue (Table of Contents)

Red Ryder / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R.R.C. # 136-5411

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Red Ryder; Little Beaver; Tom Parks (prospector); Sarah Parks; Drake (gunman); Bert Sharps (crook); Dave Parks
Synopsis:
Bert Sharps' gunmen killed Tom Parks to get his hidden gold. Tom left clues to where his gold is hidden on a piece of sheet music he sent to his niece and nephew. The crooks want it.

Hitchhike to Danger (Table of Contents)

Little Beaver / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Little Beaver; Po-ko; Brad (robber); Turk (robber); Dan (stage driver); Sheriff Newt
Synopsis:
The stage is robbed and Little Beaver and Po-ko trail the robbers in the snow, using snowballs and snowmen to catch them.

Indexer Notes

Unidentified ghost artist with simple small eyed horses, and not the usual overdone inking.

The Prairie King (Table of Contents)

The West that lives Forever / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Harman (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Buffalo Bill
Synopsis:
The story of Buffalo Bill told by Fred Harman.

Indexer Notes

Fred Harman used ghost writers and artists on most in the comic books, but he is supposed to have done some features himself, like the script on Wigwam Ways and this series. Info "Comics of the American West" by Maurice Horn.

Calumet (Table of Contents)

Wigwam Ways / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Harman ?
Pencils:
Tony Sgroi
Inks:
Tony Sgroi
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
The importance of the peace pipe, or the Calumet.

Indexer Notes

Harman used ghost writers and artists on most in the comic books, but he is supposed to have done some features himself, like the script on Wigwam Ways. Info "Comics of the American West" by Maurice Horn. The narrow faces of Sgroi, with thin eyes and high cheekbones are easy to spot. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

Wild Bill Hickock (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Till Goodan (signed)
Inks:
Till Goodan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Wild Bill Hickock
Synopsis:
The story of Wild Bill Hickock.

Two pages missing (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Two last pages missing from scan.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Red Ryder
  2. 1. Missing page
  3. 2. The Musical Clue
    Red Ryder
  4. 3. Hitchhike to Danger
    Little Beaver
  5. 4. The Prairie King
    The West that lives Forever
  6. 5. Calumet
    Wigwam Ways
  7. 6. Wild Bill Hickock
  8. 7. Two pages missing
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steinar Ådland
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Timothy L. Stroup
  • Craig Delich
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson