(May 1955)

Dell, 1942 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
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. 626." Code number is BEN B. O.S. #626-555. Copyright 1955 by Western Printing & Lithographing Company. Fifth of six Ben Bowie Four Colors.


["None could escape the Fight for the Fort!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Ben Bowie; Jim
Keywords:
flintlock rifles; powder horns; raccoon-skin caps; rifle ramrods

"Dell is proud to present one of its many awards..." (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Facsimile of Distinguished Achievement Award given Dell publisher George T. Delacorte, Jr. by Newsdealers Post Number 1169, American Legion, on November 14, 1954.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Also includes typeset version of Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." (not in usual form.)

Fight for the Fort (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Ben Bowie; Jim; Zeke; Nakah
Synopsis:
The British plan to push the Wilderness Road a hundred miles further west and built two forts. The commander hires Ben and his men to help protect them from Iroquois warriors under the command of the new chief, Black Crow.

The Escape (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Ben Bowie; Jim
Synopsis:
Ben and Jim are captured by Shawnee Indians and are "adopted" into the tribe, clothed in Indian garb, and have their heads partially shaved. The pair escape from the Shawnee but have to convince the nearby settlers they are not Indians.

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black and white and concludes on back cover in color. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["None could escape the Fight for the Fort!"]
    Ben Bowie and his Mountain Men
  2. 1. "Dell is proud to present one of its many awards..."
  3. 2. Fight for the Fort
    Ben Bowie and his Mountain Men
  4. 3. The Escape
    Ben Bowie and his Mountain Men
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Roger A. Budnick
  • John P. Selegue
  • Merlin Haas
  • Ken Lemons
  • Chris Launder
  • Jim Walls
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Gary Perlman
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Craig Delich
  • James Ludwig
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Kenneth Blair
  • Mike Nielsen
  • David Porta
  • Matthew Torrance
  • Ken Kwilinski
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Max Capp
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Darrel McCann
  • Peter Croome