(May-July 1954)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
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 "Zane Grey's RANGE WAR (Hash Knife Outfit), No. 555." Code number is Z.G.O.S. #555-544. Copyright 1954 by Zane Grey, Inc.


Zane Grey's Range War (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Hank Hartman (signed) (painting)
Inks:
Hank Hartman (signed) (painting)
Colors:
Hank Hartman (signed) (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier

Range War (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Albert Micale
Inks:
Albert Micale
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Explanation of the causes of range wars between cattlemen and sheep herders.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Text with two illustrations. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Zane Grey's Range War (Table of Contents)

comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois (adaptation); Zane Grey (novel)
Pencils:
Albert Micale
Inks:
Albert Micale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Big Jim Traft; Jim Traft; Jed Stone; Croak Malloy; Bambridge; Ed Darnell; Glory Traft; Slinger Dunn; Molly Dunn
Synopsis:
The Hash Knife outfit has been using Yellow Jacket Valley as open range for their cattle. The owner of the Diamond Ranch now has proved ownership of the valley and his nephew and his friends must keep the Hash Knife cowboys from rustling the Diamond cattle.

Indexer Notes

Adapts Zane Grey's novel, "The The Hash Knife Outfit," which first appeared as the serial novel "The Yellow Jacket Feud" in Collier's, beginning September 21, 1929. It is the sequel to Zane Grey's novel "The Drift Fence." See Four Color #270 (March 1950).

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.

Albert Micale pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Story continues on inside back cover in black and white and concludes on the back cover in color.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Zane Grey's Range War
  2. 1. Range War
  3. 2. Zane Grey's Range War
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