(September 1948)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Comic
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 "Zane Grey's 'SPIRIT OF THE BORDER,' No. 197". Code number is S.B.O.S. #197-489. Copyright 1948 by Zane Grey.


Zane's Grey's Spirit of the Border (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Morris Gollub (painting)
Inks:
Morris Gollub (painting)
Colors:
Morris Gollub (painting)
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Keywords:
arrows; Indians; Native Americans; war bonnets

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Richard Richmond via GCD Error List 2012-05-16.

Some Weapons and Useful Gear of the Eastern Woodland Indians (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Morris Gollub
Inks:
Morris Gollub
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about Eastern Woodland Indians' weapons, ceremonial items and garments.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover and inside back cover; black, red, and white. Illustrations with hand-lettered text. Art identification from Richard Richmond via GCD Error List 2012-05-16.

The Spirit of the Border (Table of Contents)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois (adaptation); Zane Grey (novel)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Lew Wetzel; Simon Girty; Jim Girty; Joe Downs; Jim Downs
Synopsis:
Set in the Ohio Valley in the late 18th century, the story features Lew Wetzel, who has dedicated his life to the destruction of Indians and to the protection of white settlements. Two brothers, Jim and Joe Downs, arrive with a party of Moravian missionaries, who are attempting to convert the Indians. The brothers' lives take different paths but they eventually meet again as captives in a Delaware Indian village.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the 1906 novel "The Spirit of the Border" by Zane Grey. This is the second of a trilogy which begins with "Betty Zane" and concludes with "The Last Trail."

Gaylord Du Bois script credit as per page 181, 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).

[Frontiersman] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Morris Gollub (painting)
Inks:
Morris Gollub (painting)
Colors:
Morris Gollub (painting)

Genre:
historical
Synopsis:
A kneeling frontiersman of the late 18th Century, with rifle and powder horn.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Art identification from Richard Richmond via GCD Error List 2012-05-16.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Zane's Grey's Spirit of the Border
  2. 1. Some Weapons and Useful Gear of the Eastern Woodland Indians
  3. 2. The Spirit of the Border
  4. 3. [Frontiersman]
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