(November 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. 599." Code number is M.MEN O.S. #599-5411. Copyright 1954 by Western Printing & Lithographing Company. Fourth 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:
lanterns; raccoon-skin caps

Snowshoe Making (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Directions on making frontier-style snowshoes.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Three illustrations and typeset text.

Surrounded (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
William Overgard
Inks:
William Overgard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Ben Bowie; Jim Prentice
Synopsis:
Ben and Jim visit Jed Turner's trading post, which is located on an island in a lake. They find the post deserted and upon investigation find Jed's wife and child in a canoe. Jed has been captured by hostile Huron Indians. Later Ben and Jim narrowly escape capture by an Algonquian war party. Late in the night, Ben and Jim rescue Ned and in the morning the Hurons and Algonquians engage in a battle.

Indexer Notes

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

Ben Bowie and his Mountain Men and The Earth Mounds (Table of Contents)

Ben Bowie and his Mountain Men / comic story / 16.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
William Overgard
Inks:
William Overgard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Ben Bowie; Jim Prentice; Zeke Moss; Nakah
Synopsis:
Ben and his men escort two government surveyors into the uncharted Northwest Territory to reach the 82nd Meridian.

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)

Three Brand New Dell Comics... (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Turok (cameo); Captain Davy Jones (cameo); Sir Lancelot (cameo)

Indexer Notes

On bottom of last interior page in middle of sequence 3 story. Promo for Dell adventure comics. Line drawings of the painted covers to Turok Four Color #596; Captain Davy Jones Four Color #598, and Sir Lancelot Four Color #606 are depicted in part.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Ben Bowie and his Mountain Men
  2. 1. Snowshoe Making
  3. 2. Surrounded
    Ben Bowie and his Mountain Men
  4. 3. Ben Bowie and his Mountain Men and The Earth Mounds
    Ben Bowie and his Mountain Men
  5. 4. Three Brand New Dell Comics...
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