(August-October 1952)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
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 "SERGEANT PRESTON OF THE YUKON, No. 419". Code number is "S.P.O.S. #419-528. Copyright 1952 by Sergeant Preston of the Yukon, Inc. Continues as "Sergeant Preston of the Yukon" #5 (November 1952-January 1953).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Preston of the Yukon / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Sgt. Preston; Yukon King (dog)
Keywords:
huskies; Royal Canadian Mounted Police; totem poles

The Yukon Wilderness Road to Riches (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Lehti (signed)
Inks:
John Lehti (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about the Klondike gold strike and the efforts of the Mounted Police to maintain order.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. One large illustration with hand-lettered text.

Sergeant Preston and the Mutiny's Survivor (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Preston / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Sergeant Preston; Yukon King (dog)
Synopsis:
The two survivors of a ship's mutiny, each thinking the other is dead, cross paths at a dance hall in Dawson. Baxter, the ringleader of the mutiny, stabs Donahue, who hadn't participated in the mutiny, in order to eliminate the last witness. Yukon King brings Sgt. Preston to save the stabbed man. The next day Donahue tells his story to Sgt. Preston, who then tracks down Baxter.

Indexer Notes

Script submitted on November 3, 1951. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985). Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Golconda Claim (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Preston / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Sergeant Preston; Yukon King (dog)
Synopsis:
Sgt. Preston breaks up a quarrel between two cantankerous old sourdoughs. One claims the other sold him worthless stock in the Golconda Mine. After the two settle down, Preston leaves. Meanwhile, three crooks, who are selling stock in what they thought was the worthless Golconda mine by fooling investors with "salted" golddust, find that there actually is a rich vein of gold there. They go to the cabin of the sourdough to force him to sign over the stock certificates.

Indexer Notes

Script submitted on November 8, 1951. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985). Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Sergeant Preston and the Printed Tip-Off (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Preston / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Sergeant Preston; Yukon King (dog)
Synopsis:
A small gang, headed by "Stony" Logan, is terrorizing the Whitehorse District and the newspaper editor prints an editorial demanding action by the Mounted Police. Headquarters sends Sgt. Preston to investigate.

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black and white and concludes on the back cover in color. Script submitted on November 8, 1951, under the title "Sgt. Preston at Claim 22". Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985). Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Sergeant Preston of the Yukon
  2. 1. The Yukon Wilderness Road to Riches
  3. 2. Sergeant Preston and the Mutiny's Survivor
    Sergeant Preston
  4. 3. Golconda Claim
    Sergeant Preston
  5. 4. Sergeant Preston and the Printed Tip-Off
    Sergeant Preston
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