(June-August 1955)

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 FIGHTING CARAVANS, No. 632." Code number is Z.G.O.S. #632-556. Copyright 1955 by Zane Grey, Inc. Last Zane Grey Four Color. Continues as Zane Grey's Stories of the West (Dell, 1955 series) with #27 (September-November 1955).


Zane Grey's Fighting Caravans (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Clint Belmet

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.)

Zane Grey's Fighting Caravans (Table of Contents)

comic story / 33.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Clint Belmet; May Bell; Lee Murdock
Synopsis:
Clint Belmet's mother, father, and dog fall victim to separate Indian attacks while he is working as a freighter for wagon trains. He is separated from his sweetheart and spends many years searching for her.

Indexer Notes

Adapts Zane Grey's novel, "Fighting Caravans," which first appeared as a serial novel in Country Gentleman, beginning November 2, 1928.

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.

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. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."

Don't Miss Zane Grey's Roundup (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for Zane Grey's Stories of the West (Dell, 1955 series) #27 (September-November 1955). Line-drawn version of the painted cover is depicted. Promo is the bottom third of the last interior page, in the middle of the story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Zane Grey's Fighting Caravans
  2. 1. Dell is proud to present one of its many awards....
  3. 2. Zane Grey's Fighting Caravans
  4. 3. Don't Miss Zane Grey's Roundup
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