(February 1951)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
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 AMBUSH (WESTERN UNION), No. 314." Code number is Z.G. #1-512. (Note that code number does note include Four Color number.) Copyright 1950 by Zane Grey, Inc.
Numbered "Z.G. #1" on cover only.


Zane Grey's Ambush (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Famous Guns of the Old West (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Descriptions of Colt .44, Derringer pistol, and Winchester lever action rifle.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Three illustrations and text.

Zane Grey's Ambush (Table of Contents)

comic story / 48 pages (report information)

Script:
Zane Grey (original story); ? (comic adaptation)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Cameron Boston; Vance Shaw; Jack Lowden; Tom Darnell
Synopsis:
Three cowboys and a tenderfoot become a team working with the crews of Western Union that are stringing the first transcontinental telegraph line.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the 1939 novel "Western Union" by Zane Grey.

The Buffalo Skinners (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
[traditional song]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
Lyrics to the western song "The Buffalo Skinners."

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Text with illustrations. Back cover illustrates a line in the song.

["We left old Crego's bones to bleach on the range of the buffalo."] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
[traditional song]
Pencils:
? (painting)
Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
Painting illustrating the title scene, which is a line from the western song "The Buffalo Skinners."

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Full lyrics of the song are on the inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Zane Grey's Ambush
  2. 1. Famous Guns of the Old West
  3. 2. Zane Grey's Ambush
  4. 3. The Buffalo Skinners
  5. 4. ["We left old Crego's bones to bleach on the range of the buffalo."]
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