(January 1955)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell Comic A Movie Classic
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "DRUM BEAT, No. 610." Code number is D.B.O.S. #610-551.
Copyright 1954 by Ladd Enterprises, Inc.
Adapted from the 1954 Warner Bros. movie "Drum Beat."
"Movie Classic" on cover.


Drum Beat (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny MacKay (photo of Alan Ladd); Captain Jack (photo of Charles Bronson)

"Drum Beat" (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny MacKay (photo of Alan Ladd); Captain Jack (photo of Charles Bronson); President Ulysses S. Grant (photo of Hayden Rorke)
Synopsis:
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Four photos from the movie, along with a partial cast list.

Drum Beat (Table of Contents)

comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Bob Correa
Inks:
Bob Correa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny MacKay; Captain Jack; President Ulysses S. Grant
Synopsis:
President Ulysses S. Grant orders Indian fighter Johnny MacKay to negotiate with the Modocs to leave Lost River Valley and return to their reservation at Fort Klamath. The catch is that MacKay has to deal with renegade Modoc leader Captain Jack by peaceful means, despite Jack's fondness for violence.

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black and white and concludes on back cover in color. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Drum Beat
  2. 1. "Drum Beat"
  3. 2. Drum Beat
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