(June 1959)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell 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 "RIO BRAVO, No. 1018".
Code number is RIO BRAVO O.S. #1018-596.
Copyright 1959 by Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. Adapted from the 1959 movie "Rio Bravo".
"Movie Classic" on cover.


Rio Bravo (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sheriff John Chance (photo of John Wayne); Dude [Borachón] (photo of Dean Martin); Colorado Ryan (photo of Ricky Nelson)

Indexer Notes

Cover photo has the background cropped out.

[Preview] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sheriff John Chance (photo of John Wayne); Dude [Borachón] (photo of Dean Martin); Colorado Ryan (photo of Ricky Nelson); Stumpy (photo of Walter Brennan)
Synopsis:
Preview of story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Five photos and partial cast and credits from the movie.

Rio Bravo (Table of Contents)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sheriff John Chance; Dude [Borachón]; Colorado Ryan; Feathers; Stumpy; Pat Wheeler; Nathan Burdette; Joe Burdette
Synopsis:
When Sheriff Chance arrests Joe Burdette for murder, the Burdette gang bottles up the town of Rio Bravo and refuses to let anyone in who will help the Sheriff. Chance has to depend on a crippled deputy and a disgraced drunk to hold out and keep Joe Burdette in jail until the Marshal arrives. Matters are complicated by the arrival of a young gunslinger and a mysterious woman on the last stagecoach.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the 1959 movie "Rio Bravo".

Wanted! Wanted! (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Ushler
Inks:
John Ushler
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about the use of "Wanted" posters in the old West.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Panels with typeset text underneath. Art by Ushler recognizeable by the hatbrim in sideview, and the bulging hair in the neck. Also face of wondering Sheriff. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

General Bulletin Tree (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about the posting of notices on trees in old West towns with no newspapers.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Panels with typeset text underneath. Art by Ushler recognizeable by face in sideview with the bulging hair in the neck. Also face of wondering man in green. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Rio Bravo
  2. 1. [Preview]
  3. 2. Rio Bravo
  4. 3. Wanted! Wanted!
  5. 4. General Bulletin Tree
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