(May 1954)

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 "BEN BOWIE AND HIS MOUNTAIN MEN, No. 557." Code number is BEN.B.O.S. #554-545 (Note that code number does not match issue number.) Copyright 1954 by Western Printing and Lithographing Company. Third of six Ben Bowie Four Colors.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ben Bowie and his Mountain Men / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (painting)
Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Ben Bowie
Keywords:
bears; flintlock rifles; raccoon-skin caps

How to Tan a Deerhide (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Thorne [as FT]
Inks:
Frank Thorne [as FT]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Directions for tanning a deerhide.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Three illustrations and typeset text. Art id by Martin Olsen via the Error Tracker (January 2009).

The Wilderness Trail (Table of Contents)

Ben Bowie and his Mountain Men / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Thorne
Inks:
Frank Thorne
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Ben Bowie; Jim Prentice; Zeke Moss; Nakah
Synopsis:
Ben and his men help a wagon train of settlers fight off hostile Shawnee Indians as they make their way to the end of the Wilderness Trail at Garsen's Gap.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Hames Ware and Mike Barrier (March 2011)

The Rival Company (Table of Contents)

Ben Bowie and his Mountain Men / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Thorne
Inks:
Frank Thorne
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Ben Bowie; Jim Prentice; Zeke Moss; Nakah
Synopsis:
Ben and Jim bring their beaver skins to the trading post only to find that the post operator is only buying from a man named Weber, who is using 20 Indians to force a monopoly on beaver trade in the area.

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside cover in black and white and concludes on back cover in color. Art identification by Hames Ware and Mike Barrier (March 2011).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Ben Bowie and his Mountain Men
  2. 1. How to Tan a Deerhide
  3. 2. The Wilderness Trail
    Ben Bowie and his Mountain Men
  4. 3. The Rival Company
    Ben Bowie and his Mountain Men
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