(July-September 1959)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Dell
Editing:
Helen Meyer
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 "MAVERICK, No. 1005." Code number is MAVERICK.O.S. #1005-597. Copyright 1959 by Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. Sixth of six Maverick Four Colors. Continues as Maverick (Dell, 1959 series) with #7 (October-December 1959). Based on the 1957-62 ABC TV series "Maverick."


Gunfight Election (Table of Contents)

Maverick / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bret Maverick (photo of James Garner); Bart Maverick (photo of Jack Kelly)

[Preview] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bret Maverick (photo of James Garner); Bart Maverick (photo of Jack Kelly)
Synopsis:
Preview of first story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Four photos and typeset text.

Gunfight Election (Table of Contents)

Maverick / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle [as D.S.] (signed)
Inks:
Dan Spiegle [as D.S.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bret Maverick; Bart Maverick; Smiling Jim Caffrey (villain)
Synopsis:
Smiling Jim Caffrey, the corrupt mayor of Rimfire, talks about welcoming competition in the mayoral election, but has his henchmen rough up anyone who tries to run against him. Bret and Bart get involved with challenger Jeff Connors' campaign against Caffrey.

Indexer Notes

Script credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Loan (Table of Contents)

Maverick / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle [as D.S.] (signed)
Inks:
Dan Spiegle [as D.S.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bret Maverick; Bart Maverick; Lucy Tanner
Synopsis:
Bret is upset when Bart loans a pretty girl $2,000 for a doctor for her sick mother and the girl leaves town suddenly. Bart and Bret go to Powder City to check out the girl's story.

Indexer Notes

Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Script credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Sporting Bandit (Table of Contents)

Maverick / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Dan Spiegle
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bart Maverick
Synopsis:
Bart Maverick is on a stage that is held up by a masked bandit. The bandit allows Bart to play cards to win back the passengers' and his money, which he does. The bandit then leaves, with a comment that Bart has beaten him in cards before.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Panels with the story told in the first person by Bart Maverick in typeset text underneath.

Sound the Alarm! (Table of Contents)

Maverick / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Dan Spiegle
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Bret Maverick (cameo)
Synopsis:
Facts about fire-fighting in the old west, told in the first person by Bret Maverick.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Monochrome color in each panel. Panels with typeset text underneath. Script credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Gunfight Election
    Maverick
  2. 1. [Preview]
    Maverick
  3. 2. Gunfight Election
    Maverick
  4. 3. The Loan
    Maverick
  5. 4. The Sporting Bandit
    Maverick
  6. 5. Sound the Alarm!
    Maverick
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