(May-July 1960)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell Western Adventure
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 "WANTED: DEAD OR ALIVE, No. 1102." Code number is WANT. D. or A. O.S. #1102-605. Copyright 1960 by Four Star-Malcom. Cover logo and story logos have exclamation point, indicia does not. Based on the "Wanted: Dead or Alive!" TV series.


[Payment Delayed] (Table of Contents)

Wanted: Dead Or Alive! / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Josh Randall (photo of Steve McQueen)

Payment Delayed / Badman in Blue (Table of Contents)

Wanted: Dead or Alive! / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Josh Randall (photo of Steve McQueen)
Synopsis:
Previews of the two stories in the issue.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Photo plus two-panel previews of each story.

Payment Delayed (Table of Contents)

Wanted: Dead Or Alive! / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Albert Micale
Inks:
Albert Micale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Josh Randall; Andrew Bascom [Croak Bascom]
Synopsis:
A bank robber disappears after robbing a bank of $9,000 and killing the cashier and bank president. A year later, Josh Randall tries to pick up his trail.

Indexer Notes

Gaylord Du Bois script credit as per page 198, Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books, Sorted by Title, compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott. Gaylord Du Bois script identification by David Porta (October 2013).

Bounty Hunters of the Sierra (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
History of the use of bounty hunters by the Mexican government against the Apache and Comanche Indians in the Sierra Madres from the 1830s to the 1870s.

Indexer Notes

Gaylord Du Bois script credit as per page 198, Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books, Sorted by Title, compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott. Gaylord Du Bois script identification by David Porta (October 2013).

Text with three illustrations.

Badman In Blue (Table of Contents)

Wanted: Dead Or Alive! / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Albert Micale
Inks:
Albert Micale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Josh Randall; Jason Fleager
Synopsis:
Josh Randall trails a wanted killer and finds him riding with the cavalry, disguised as a trooper.

Indexer Notes

Gaylord Du Bois script credit as per page 198, Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books, Sorted by Title, compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott. Gaylord Du Bois script identification by David Porta (October 2013).

The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."

The Man Hunt (Table of Contents)

Wanted: Dead Or Alive! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Albert Micale
Inks:
Albert Micale
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
The process of how the bounty system developed.

Indexer Notes

Gaylord Du Bois script credit as per page 198, Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books, Sorted by Title, compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott, which states: "The Man Hunt. cover #3 for Wanted, Dead or Alive, stock. Sent October 27, 1959." Cover #3. Gaylord Du Bois script identification by David Porta (October 2013).

inside back cover; black and white. The "Wanted: Dead or Alive!" logo is at the top of the page, but no characters appear.

This is a Kangarooseal (Table of Contents)

Kraft Caramels / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Part of a series of "hybrid animals" ads from Kraft Caramels candy.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Payment Delayed]
    Wanted: Dead Or Alive!
  2. 1. Payment Delayed / Badman in Blue
    Wanted: Dead or Alive!
  3. 2. Payment Delayed
    Wanted: Dead Or Alive!
  4. 3. Bounty Hunters of the Sierra
  5. 4. Badman In Blue
    Wanted: Dead Or Alive!
  6. 5. The Man Hunt
    Wanted: Dead Or Alive!
  7. 6. This is a Kangarooseal
    Kraft Caramels
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