(April 1953)

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 "BUCK JONES, No. 460". (Large blank space in indicia after "460" seems to indicate title was changed at last minute.) Code number is B.J.O.S. #460-534. Copyright 1953 by Mrs. Odille D. Jones. Series continues from Buck Jones (Dell, 1949 series) #8 (October-December 1952).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Buck Jones / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Buck Jones; Silver-B (horse)

Indexer Notes

Art credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Buck Jones and the Headless Horseman (Table of Contents)

Buck Jones / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sparky Moore
Inks:
Sparky Moore
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Buck Jones; Silver-B (horse)
Synopsis:
A headless horseman is terrorizing an old prospector who has retired to a small ranch. Buck goes to visit and ends up at the home of Karl Mueller, who tells him the story of Don Miguel, an old Spanish soldier who built the hacienda Mueller lives in, and who was later beheaded by bandits. The legend is that the headless horseman is Don Miguel's ghost.

Indexer Notes

Story begins on inside front cover in black and white. Karl Mueller is a stereotypical German, complete with monocle and dueling scar.

The Books of Death (Table of Contents)

Buck Jones / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sparky Moore
Inks:
Sparky Moore
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Buck Jones; Silver-B (horse)
Synopsis:
After finding an empty stage with no passengers or baggage and the driver dead nearby, Buck goes to the Gopher City sheriff. There he finds that the bank's $20,000 in reserve cash has been substituted with counterfeit money.

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black and white and concludes on back cover in color. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Buck Jones
  2. 1. Buck Jones and the Headless Horseman
    Buck Jones
  3. 2. The Books of Death
    Buck Jones
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