(February-April 1961)

Dell, 1960 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell Exciting Adventure
Editing:
George T. Delacorte, Jr. (publisher); Helen Meyer (president); Paul R. Lilly (executive vice-president); William F. Callahan, Jr. (executive vice-president); Harold Clark (vice-president/art director); Bryce L. Holland (vice-president); Albert P. Delacorte (treasurer)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Copyright © 1960, by ZIV-United Artists, Inc.
Designed and produced by Western Printing & Lithographing Co.


[Gold Fever] (Table of Contents)

Bat Masterson / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bat Masterson (photo of Gene Barry)

Gold Fever; Showdown in Dodge City (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
? (photo); Jerry Robinson
Inks:
? (photo); Jerry Robinson
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bat Masterson (photo of Gene Barry); Bat Masterson [William Barclay Masterson]; Wyatt Earp

Indexer Notes

Brief introduction to the two main stories. On inside front cover in black and white. Art credits from Jerry Bails' Who's Who. Art identification by Steinar Ådland (December 2010). Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott states: "["Summary"]. Cover #2 for Bat Masterson, April/June issue. Sent July 1, 1960." ~Dave Porta

Gold Fever (Table of Contents)

Bat Masterson / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
Bat Masterson#6-612

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bat Masterson [William Barclay Masterson]; Will Owens; Ruby Owens; Mr. Hammond (death); Cy Swilling; Stud Harker (villain); Peeler Ward (villain)

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Jerry Bails' Who's Who. Art identification by Steinar Ådland (December 2010). Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott states: "Gold is Where You Spend it. 14p. For Bat Masterson, February/April issue. Sent May 18, 1960." ~Dave Porta

The Deputy (Table of Contents)

"Softspoken" Smith / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Softspoken Smith [Sam Smith]; Sheriff Bob Jennings; Floyd Jennings; Pike Moray; Turk Bowen
Synopsis:
Smith the blacksmith is made Deputy to keep the peace between the cowboys and sheep-men. When violence breaks out between a cowboy and a sheep-man in his smithy, Smith whups the unwounded one with his hammer and arrests them both.

Indexer Notes

Copyright, 1960, by Western Printing & Litho Co. Art identification by Steinar Ådland (December 2010). Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott states: "Softspoken Smith Strikes Back. 4p. For Bat Masterson, February/April issue. Sent June 8, 1960." ~Dave Porta

Posse Puzzle (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sheriff Osgood; Red Scanlon (villain)

Indexer Notes

© 1960, Western Printing & Lithographing Co.

Showdown in Dodge City (Table of Contents)

Bat Masterson / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bat Masterson [William Barclay Masterson]; Wyatt Earp; Dave Small; Sally Blaine; Mrs. Blye; Texas Jack Vermillion; Johnny Millsap; Johnny Green; Dan Tripton; Chalk Beeson; Colonel Thomas Moonlight; Mr. Hoover; Pokey Harris; Mayor Jason Weaver; Marshal Jack Parrott; Deputy Marshal Ed Gunther

Indexer Notes

Script and art credits from Jerry Bails' Who's Who. Art identification by Steinar Ådland (December 2010). Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott states: "Showdown at Dodge City. 13p. For Bat Masterson, April/June issue. Sent June 27, 1960." ~Dave Porta

The Hole-in-the-Wall (Table of Contents)

Landmarks of the Old West / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover in black and white. Art identification by Steinar Ådland (December 2010). Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott states: "Hole in the Wall (Landmarks of the Old West). Cover #3 for Bat Masterson, April/June issue. Sent July 1, 1960." ~Dave Porta

Austin, Texas (Table of Contents)

Roaring Towns of the Old West / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
President Sam Houston; Col. Morton; Deaf Smith

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Art identification by Steinar Ådland (December 2010). Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott states: "Austin, Texas (Roaring Towns of the Old West). Cover #4 for Bat Masterson, April/June issue. Sent July 1, 1960." ~Dave Porta

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Gold Fever]
    Bat Masterson
  2. 1. Gold Fever; Showdown in Dodge City
    Bat Masterson
  3. 2. Gold Fever
    Bat Masterson
  4. 3. The Deputy
    "Softspoken" Smith
  5. 4. Posse Puzzle
  6. 5. Showdown in Dodge City
    Bat Masterson
  7. 6. The Hole-in-the-Wall
    Landmarks of the Old West
  8. 7. Austin, Texas
    Roaring Towns of the Old West
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dave Porta
  • Steinar Ådland
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Donald Dale Milne