(October 1956)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell
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 "Max Brand's SILVERTIP AND THE FIGHTING FOUR, No. 731." Code number is SILVERTIP O.S. #731-5610. Copyright 1956 by Dodd, Mead & Company, Inc. Sixth of nine Silvertip Four Colors.


Silvertip and the Fighting Four (Table of Contents)

Max Brand's Silvertip / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sam Savitt (painting)
Inks:
Sam Savitt (painting)
Colors:
Sam Savitt (painting)

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Silvertip; Parade (horse); Frosty (wolf)

Indexer Notes

Art credit from "Sam Savitt Checklist" in Illustration Magazine Vol 1, #4 (August 2002).

[Cast of Characters] (Table of Contents)

Max Brand's Silvertip / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Inks:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Silvertip; Oliver Wayland; Jimmy Lovell (villain); Bray (villain)
Synopsis:
Introduction of main characters and preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Four illustrations with brief typeset text.

Max Brand's Silvertip and the Fighting Four (Table of Contents)

Max Brand's Silvertip / comic story / 32.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Inks:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Silvertip; Oliver Wayland; Jimmy Lovell (villain); Bray (villain); Parade (horse; Frosty (wolf)
Synopsis:
Four outlaws hold up Elkdale's bank and take a half-million dollars. Three are captured but a fourth escapes with the money. Oliver Wayland, the bank teller who lost his courage, tries to find it by tracking down Jimmy Lovell,the escaped outlaw who failed to keep a bargain. Bray, the gang's chief, leads a jailbreak to get revenge, but runs afoul of Silvertip, who finds he's been tricked into protecting Lovell.

Indexer Notes

Story concludes on the inside back cover in black and white. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Adapted from the 1933 novel "The Fighting Four" by Max Brand.

["Caught!...In the crackling crossfire..."] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for "Luke Short's Bounty Guns" (Four Color #739). No cover reproduction. Promo comes at the bottom of the last interior page, in the middle of the story.

The Happy Cereal (Table of Contents)

Trix; General Mills / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrated ad for Trix breakfast cereal.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Silvertip and the Fighting Four
    Max Brand's Silvertip
  2. 1. [Cast of Characters]
    Max Brand's Silvertip
  3. 2. Max Brand's Silvertip and the Fighting Four
    Max Brand's Silvertip
  4. 3. ["Caught!...In the crackling crossfire..."]
  5. 4. The Happy Cereal
    Trix; General Mills
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