(June 1958)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell
Editing:
Alice Nielson Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig and/or Del Connell (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)
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

Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994).


Ghost of the Mission! (Table of Contents)

Zorro / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Zorro [Don Diego de la Vega] (as played by Guy Williams)
Reprints:

Z Is for Zorro (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Zorro
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

intro to character

The Ghost of the Mission: Part 1 (Table of Contents)

Zorro / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth [as AT] (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth [as AT] (signed)
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Zorro [Don Diego de la Vega]; Tornado; Bernardo; Don Nacho Torres; Padre Felipe; Sergeant Demetrio Lopez Garcia; Capitan Monastario (villain)
Synopsis:
Word is brought to the Capitan of Nacho Torres' hiding place, so he and the Lancers head out to the Mission San Gabriel, and discover that Torres has been given sanctuary. Monastario decides to leave Garcia in charge of catching Torres after sanctuary has ended, and also puts all of the Indians at the mission on detail to prevent them from picking the orange crop. Zorro makes a surprise visit to free the Indians from their forced labors.
Reprints:
Keywords:
San Gabriel Mission

The Ghost of the Mission: Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Zorro / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth [as AT] (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth [as AT] (signed)
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Zorro [Don Diego de la Vega; also as the Mad Ghost of the Mission]; Tornado; Bernardo; Don Alejandro de la Vega; Don Nacho Torres; Padre Felipe; Inocente (a mission Indian); Sergeant Demetrio Lopez Garcia; Contreras (a Lancer); Capitan Monastario (villain)
Synopsis:
Monastario rubs salt in the wounds of Padre Felipe when he forces a mission Indian to confess that the freed Indians plan to come back and burn the mission. Don Diego has a plan in mind to frighten Sergeant Garcia and the Lancers with a tale of a mission ghost, allowing Inocente to be freed from the clutches of the Commandante.
Reprints:
Keywords:
San Gabriel Mission

A Bad Day for Bernardo (Table of Contents)

Zorro / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth [as AT] (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth [as AT] (signed)
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Zorro [Don Diego de la Vega]; Tornado; Bernardo; Maria Ramon; Don Ramon (Maria's father); Jose (Maria's fiancee)
Synopsis:
Bernardo, after surviving several near accidents, accompanies Zorro as he heads out, trying to trace the whereabouts of a kidnapped girl named Maria. The masked Robin Hood uses Bernardo to send the Lancers out on a false lead after Zorro so that the Fox can locate the girl. All are surprised when they discover that the girl and her fiancee had run away to get married.
Reprints:

Games of the Vaqueros (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony DiPaola
Inks:
Tony DiPaola
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

El Camino Real (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

three illustrations

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Ghost of the Mission!
    Zorro
  2. 1. Z Is for Zorro
    Zorro
  3. 2. The Ghost of the Mission: Part 1
    Zorro
  4. 3. The Ghost of the Mission: Part 2
    Zorro
  5. 4. A Bad Day for Bernardo
    Zorro
  6. 5. Games of the Vaqueros
  7. 6. El Camino Real
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