(September 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 "JOHNNY MACK BROWN, No. 493." Code number is J.M.B. #493-539. (No O.S. in code number.) Copyright 1953 by Johnny Mack Brown.


Johnny Mack Brown (Table of Contents)

Johnny Mack Brown / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo); ? (background)
Inks:
? (photo); ? (background)
Colors:
? (photo)

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny Mack Brown (photo)

Indexer Notes

Cover is a cropped photo with a line drawing as a background.

Ben Lilly: Last of the Mountain Men (Table of Contents)

Best in the West / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Ben Lilly
Synopsis:
Short bio of mountain man Ben Lilly.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Two illustrations with typeset text.

Johnny Mack Brown and the Bow-and-Arrow Killer (Table of Contents)

Johnny Mack Brown / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny Mack Brown; Rebel (horse)
Synopsis:
Four prospectors near the town of Pitchfork have been killed by bow and arrow. Sheriff Andy Loper calls on Johnny to help him investigate. On the way there, Johnny has an encounter with the bow and arrow killers himself.

The Town for Outlaws Only (Table of Contents)

Johnny Mack Brown / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny Mack Brown; Rebel (horse)
Synopsis:
Johnny wanders into a ghost town that has been taken over by outlaws. He is captured and sentenced in a kangaroo court to hang.

Four Maps to Death (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; western-frontier
Synopsis:
True story of gold and silver buried by four bandits near El Tigre, Mexico, in 1879.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Two illustrations with typeset text.

[Portrait] (Table of Contents)

Johnny Mack Brown / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny Mack Brown (photo)
Synopsis:
Studio portrait photo of Johnny.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Johnny Mack Brown
    Johnny Mack Brown
  2. 1. Ben Lilly: Last of the Mountain Men
    Best in the West
  3. 2. Johnny Mack Brown and the Bow-and-Arrow Killer
    Johnny Mack Brown
  4. 3. The Town for Outlaws Only
    Johnny Mack Brown
  5. 4. Four Maps to Death
  6. 5. [Portrait]
    Johnny Mack Brown
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