(January 1955)

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 "LITTLE BEAVER, No. 612." Code number is L.B.O.S. #612-551. Copyright 1954 by Stephen Slesinger. Based on a character from the "Red Ryder" newspaper strip by Fred Harman.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Beaver / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Little Beaver
Keywords:
American Indians; cowboys; Native Americans; revolvers

Thumbnail Westerns (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Little-known facts about buffalo.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Two illustrations with hand-lettered text.

The Renegades (Table of Contents)

Little Beaver / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Harman ?
Inks:
Fred Harman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Little Beaver; Red Horse; Grandma Snap Turtle; Black Bart (crow); Chief White Cloud
Synopsis:
Grandma Snap Turtle tells Little Beaver to take his troublesome pet crow into the forest and leave him. While in the forest, Little Beaver is captured by Paiute raiders when he saves a Pauite woman from an attack by a mountain lion.

Indexer Notes

Story is signed "Fred Harman," but may or may not be by him.

Mailbag Trap (Table of Contents)

Little Beaver / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Little Beaver; Po-Ko; Black Bart (crow); Sheriff Newt
Synopsis:
Little Beaver and Po-Ko get caught in the middle of a mail robbery at a Pony Express station.

The Old Chief's Sacrifice (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chief Bear Claw; Evening Star; Walking Horse
Synopsis:
Crow raiders attack a Dakota village while old Chief Bear Claw is away, killing all the villagers except for Bear Claw's wife and grandson, who they take captive. Bear Claw goes to the Crow village to gain their release.

Indexer Notes

Text story with two illustrations.

All Washed Up (Table of Contents)

Little Beaver / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Little Beaver; Po-Ko; Sheriff Newt
Synopsis:
Little Beaver and Po-Ko are captured by two men who had robbed the Wells Fargo stage. Little Beaver sabotages the robbers' water supply by putting soap in their canteens.

Indian Trick (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Flying Eagle; Sheriff Mayhew
Synopsis:
When robbers hold up in a well-stocked cave, Flying Eagle tricks them into coming out into an ambush by a posse.

Wildlife Tracks in Indian Design Forms (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
August Lenox ?
Inks:
August Lenox ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Designs used by various tribes to indicate wildlife tracks.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Illustrations and brief text.

[Smoke Signals] (Table of Contents)

Little Beaver / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Little Beaver; Po-Ko
Synopsis:
Little Beaver mistakes the smoke from a railroad engine for smoke signals.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Little Beaver
  2. 1. Thumbnail Westerns
  3. 2. The Renegades
    Little Beaver
  4. 3. Mailbag Trap
    Little Beaver
  5. 4. The Old Chief's Sacrifice
  6. 5. All Washed Up
    Little Beaver
  7. 6. Indian Trick
  8. 7. Wildlife Tracks in Indian Design Forms
  9. 8. [Smoke Signals]
    Little Beaver
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