(January-March 1958)

Dell, 1955 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell
Editing:
George T. Delacorte, Jr. (publisher); Helen Meyer (president); Paul R. Lilly (executive vice-president); Harold Clark (vice-president/art director); Albert P. Delacorte (treasurer)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

© 1957, Annie Oakley Enterprises.
Designed and produced by Western Printing & Lithographing Co.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Annie Oakley and Tagg / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Annie Oakley (photo of Gail Davis)

Indexer Notes

Cover: color photo, posed-for-comics, extreme close-up of Gail Davis as TV's Annie, six-shooter at the ready.

["Tell Mom & Dad!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. "Dell Comic Christmas Gift Subscriptions are the Best!"

Concealed Weapons (Table of Contents)

Annie Oakley and Tagg / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Bill Zeigler ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A.O.#14-501

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Annie Oakley; Tagg Oakley; Deputy Lofty Craig; Sheriff Luke MacTavish; Target (a horse); Pixie (a horse); Olan Meeks
Synopsis:
Annie buys a Colt .44 Dragoon model pistol for $100.00, at an auction, in order to determine why a stranger in town has such an interest in the gun.

Indexer Notes

Dan Spiegle is only credited on pencils on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the inking here is most probably by Ziegler, with much black shading and lines as if made with felt tip pens.

Smart Move (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chet Dane; Sheriff Mike Carson; Jud Grogan
Synopsis:
First line: "Chet Dane had sensed trouble when he was still a mile away from Mesa City."

Indexer Notes

Copyright, 1957, by Western Printing & Litho. Co.
One page fiction; single illustration.

The Indignant Witness (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Bill Ziegler ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
A parrot helps the law catch a railroad clerk who's part of a gun-running operation.

Indexer Notes

Copyright, 1957, by Western Printing & Litho. Co.
Dan Spiegle is only credited on pencils on ANNIE OAKLEY COMICS by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the inking here is probably by Ziegler, with much hasty black shading and lines as if made with felt tip pens.

Striped Fury (Table of Contents)

Annie Oakley and Tagg / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Bill Ztegler ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Annie Oakley; Tagg Oakley; Sheriff Luke MacTavish; Target (a horse); Pixie (a horse); Del Thorne
Synopsis:
Panic results from a tiger that has escaped, on it's way to a carnivel, but thanks to Annie's sharpshooting skills, the cat is captured alive.

Indexer Notes

Dan Spiegle is only credited on pencils on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the inking here is probably by Ziegler.

A Cold Night's Sleep (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
Story surrounding shortage of blankets in 1878 Leadville, Colorado.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover: Panel story, un-colored.

"Hurry...Hurry...Hurry.!!" (Table of Contents)

Monsanto / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover: "The Plastic Toy Show is About to Begin!"

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Annie Oakley and Tagg
  2. 1. ["Tell Mom & Dad!"]
  3. 2. Concealed Weapons
    Annie Oakley and Tagg
  4. 3. Smart Move
  5. 4. The Indignant Witness
  6. 5. Striped Fury
    Annie Oakley and Tagg
  7. 6. A Cold Night's Sleep
  8. 7. "Hurry...Hurry...Hurry.!!"
    Monsanto
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