(December 1952)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
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 "ANNIE OAKLEY, No. 438". Code number is A.O.O.S. #438-5212. Copyright 1952 by Annie Oakley Enterprises, Inc. First of three Annie Oakley Four Colors. This is not based on the TV series, which didn't air until 1954.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Annie Oakley / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Arens
Inks:
Mike Arens
Colors:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Annie Oakley; Tagg
Keywords:
horses; rifles

Indexer Notes

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

The Western campfire (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
August Lenox [as Lenox] (signed)
Inks:
August Lenox [as Lenox] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Different ways to build campfires for cooking.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover, black and white. Illustrations with typeset text.

Annie Oakley and the Death Brand (Table of Contents)

Annie Oakley / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Arens ?
Inks:
Mike Arens ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Annie Oakley; Tagg
Synopsis:
Annie and Tagg find a steer with a message branded on it with a running iron saying "Dying - BB shot LS". Annie's neighbor is Luke Simmons and when they go to check they find that Bat Braddock is in charge of the Simmons ranch and Simmons is missing. Annie goes to town to get advice from Colonel Dyke, not knowing that Dyke is a partner with Braddock in the scheme.

Indexer Notes

Annie and Tagg's ranch is the "Lazy Z". Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Gunsight Gal (Table of Contents)

Annie Oakley / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Arens ?
Inks:
Mike Arens ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Annie Oakley (intro); Tagg (intro)
Synopsis:
Annie is working as a sharpshooter in her uncle's traveling carnival, when she receives a telegram that she has inherited a ranch from a distant relative. It is located near Gunsight, "the toughest town west of the Pecos". She and her brother Tagg leave to settle on the ranch, not knowing that gold has been discovered there. Eli Bolton sends a thug to find out some information on Annie, but he is fooled by a gag photo for a store contest. When the stage to Gunsight is attacked by Indians, Annie drives them off, then takes over for an injured Pony Express rider. After arriving with the mail at Gunsight, she later surprises Bolton's gang, who expect her to be in the stagecoach when it arrives.

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black and white and concludes on back cover in color. Though it is the second story in the comic, it is the introduction of the characters. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Annie Oakley
  2. 1. The Western campfire
  3. 2. Annie Oakley and the Death Brand
    Annie Oakley
  4. 3. Gunsight Gal
    Annie Oakley
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Roger A. Budnick
  • John P. Selegue
  • Merlin Haas
  • Ken Lemons
  • Chris Launder
  • Jim Walls
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Gary Perlman
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Craig Delich
  • James Ludwig
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Kenneth Blair
  • Mike Nielsen
  • David Porta
  • Matthew Torrance
  • Ken Kwilinski
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Max Capp
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Darrel McCann
  • Peter Croome