(September-November 1959)

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 "THE TEXAN, No. 1027." Code number is TEXAN O.S. #1027-599. Copyright 1959 by Rorvic Productions, Inc., and Desilu Productions, Inc. Based on the 1958-60 CBS TV series "The Texan."


The Texan (Table of Contents)

The Texan / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bill Longley (photo of Rory Calhoun)
Reprints:

[Preview] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bill Longley (photo of Rory Calhoun)
Synopsis:
Preview of first story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Two photos with typeset text.

Revenge In Rock River (Table of Contents)

The Texan / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Mel Keefer
Inks:
Mel Keefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bill Longley
Synopsis:
Bill Longley comes to the tent town of Rock River, New Mexico, where he meets old friends from the war. They are prospectors and tell him that the town is under the thumb of John Flood, who charges the miners for protection from his hired guns.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Stage to Paradise (Table of Contents)

The Texan / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Mel Keefer
Inks:
Mel Keefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bill Longley
Synopsis:
After capturing outlaw Clint Dirkson, Bill Longley takes him to the nearby town of Fenton, Oklahoma. There he finds the sheriff is dead and the townspeople don't want to deal with Dirkson's gang, which is following him. Longley and two volunteers take Dirkson on a stage to the nearest marshal, in Paradise 80 miles away.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Towns with Many Faces (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Mel Keefer
Inks:
Mel Keefer
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Bill Longley (cameo)
Synopsis:
Facts about the development of towns in the old West, "narrated" by Bill Longley.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Panels with typeset text underneath.

[The "Invented" Bandits] (Table of Contents)

The Texan / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Mel Keefer
Inks:
Mel Keefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bill Longley
Synopsis:
An express office clerk stages a fake robbery to cover up his own theft of cash.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Texan
    The Texan
  2. 1. [Preview]
    The Texan
  3. 2. Revenge In Rock River
    The Texan
  4. 3. Stage to Paradise
    The Texan
  5. 4. Towns with Many Faces
  6. 5. [The "Invented" Bandits]
    The Texan
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