(November 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 "Zane Grey's WILDFIRE, No. 433." Code number is Z.G.O.S. #433-5211. Copyright 1952 by Zone Grey, Inc. "Published by arrangement with The Hawley Publications, Inc." "Picturized version adapted from "Wildfire" by Zane Grey, copyright, 1916, by Curtis Publications Co., copyright renewed, 1944 by Lina Elise Grey."


Zane Grey's Wildfire (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sam Savitt (painting)
Inks:
Sam Savitt (painting)
Colors:
Sam Savitt (painting)

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Home on the Range (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
traditional
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
Lyrics to traditional cowboy song "Home on the Range."

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. One illustration with typeset text.

Zane Grey's Wildfire (Table of Contents)

comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script:
Zane Grey (original story); Gaylord Du Bois (comic adaptation)
Pencils:
Al McKimson Team
Inks:
Al McKimson Team
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
While on a training ride on the ranch race horse Sage King, Lucy Bostil finds a roped wild stallion tangled in a bed of cactus. She rescues the horse and soon afterwards finds the man who roped it, who has an injured back. After both the man and horse recover, Lucy enters the stallion, now named "Wildfire", in a big race, competing against her father's champion Sage King.

Indexer Notes

Adapts Zane Grey's 1917 novel "Wildfire."

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).

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)
The art here was originally credited to Harry Ramsey. The artwork is exactely identical to many Roy Rogers stories, #41,#46, etc. Some call it the Alvarado stories, as he was one the artists in the Al McKimson Team. Many of the later text stories in Roy Rogers is credited to this team too; #82.
Al McKimson was a pen name for several artists. First the brothers Chuck and Tom McKimson. Others were Pete Alvarado, John Ushler, Randy Steffen, Andrew Bensen, Hi Mankin, Mike Arens, Alex Toth. New art identification by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Zane Grey's Wildfire
  2. 1. Home on the Range
  3. 2. Zane Grey's Wildfire
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dave Porta
  • Steinar Ådland
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Merlin Haas
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