(1955)

US Pictorial, 1955 Series
 
Price:
0.00 FREE
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
U. S. Pictorial
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Date listed is copyright date.

There are two versions of this comic. The "Heinz"-version has an inside back cover listing 57 Heinz food products, and the back cover is a Junior Legionnaires Membership Certificate with a Heinz logo on it. The "non-Heinz"-version has a photo of Cuffy on the inside back cover, and the back cover is a Junior Legionnaires Membership Certificate without a Heinz logo on it.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Gallant; Cuffy
Keywords:
French Foreign Legion; television adaptation

Best Wishes to My Friend (Table of Contents)

Captain Gallant / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
Buster Crabbe?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Buster Crabbe [as Captain Gallant]
Keywords:
television adaptation

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Full-page photograph of Crabbe as Gallant.

Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion (Table of Contents)

Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
[none]

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Gallant; Cuffy; Baba (pony); Fuzzy; Josephine (camel)
Synopsis:
Cuffy tells the reader about the French Foreign Legion and introduces the characters.
Keywords:
French Foreign Legion; television adaptation

Josie Gets Goin' (Table of Contents)

Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Heck (signed)
Inks:
Don Heck (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
[none]

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Gallant; Cuffy; Fuzzy; Josephine (camel); El Nadar (camel); Ali Ben
Synopsis:
Fuzzy has Josephine entered into a camel race. Unfortunately, the locals want to win as well and are willing to do whatever it takes to disgrace the Legion.
Keywords:
French Foreign Legion; television adaptation

Marcher on Crever March or Die (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
[none]

Genre:
historical; war
Characters:
Louis-Philippe (King of France); General de Poyote
Synopsis:
Origins of the French Foreign Legion.
Keywords:
French Foreign Legion

Desert Dee-Light (Table of Contents)

Captain Gallant / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Sal Trapani?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
[none]

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Gallant; Cuffy; Mr. Quint; Marcia Quint; Sergeant Duval; Richard
Synopsis:
An American traveling the desert has his daughter kidnapped. Captain Gallant and the Legion come to the rescue.
Keywords:
French Foreign Legion; television adaptation

Last Will and Testament of Georges Bohnert (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
[none]

Keywords:
French Foreign Legion

A Saddle for Baba (Table of Contents)

Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Heck (signed)
Inks:
Don Heck (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
[none]

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Gallant; Cuffy; Baba (pony); Fuzzy; Yusef (death); Musseim; Yahab; Sergeant Duval
Synopsis:
Robbers steal from the supply camel train and Captain Gallant has to stop them.
Keywords:
French Foreign Legion; television adaptation

[Captain Gallant Television Show] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
[none]

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Gallant; Cuffy
Keywords:
television adaptation

Indexer Notes

Promo for the Captain Gallant television show.

Good Luck, Boys and Girls (Table of Contents)

Captain Gallant / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
Cuffy?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cuffy
Keywords:
television adaptation

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover of the "non-Heinz" edition.

Photograph of Cuffy on a donkey.

[Heinz Products] (Table of Contents)

Heinz / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover on "Heinz"-version.

Junior Legionnaires Membership Certificate (Table of Contents)

Captain Gallant / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph); ? (retouching)
Inks:
? (photograph); ? (retouching)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Gallant; Cuffy
Keywords:
television adaptation

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Certificate to join the Legion. Art seems to be from a retouched photograph. The "Heinz"-version has a Heinz logo on it; the "non-Heinz"-version does not.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion
  2. 1. Best Wishes to My Friend
    Captain Gallant
  3. 2. Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion
    Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion
  4. 3. Josie Gets Goin'
    Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion
  5. 4. Marcher on Crever March or Die
  6. 5. Desert Dee-Light
    Captain Gallant
  7. 6. Last Will and Testament of Georges Bohnert
  8. 7. A Saddle for Baba
    Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion
  9. 8. [Captain Gallant Television Show]
    Captain Gallant
  10. 9. Good Luck, Boys and Girls
    Captain Gallant
  11. 10. [Heinz Products]
    Heinz
  12. 11. Junior Legionnaires Membership Certificate
    Captain Gallant
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gary L. Watson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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