(September 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
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 "Luke Short's KING COLT, No. 651." Code number is K.C.O.S. #651-559. Copyright 1955 by Frederick D. Glidden.


Luke Short's King Colt (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny Hendry

A Pledge to Parents (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Full page reproduction of Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."

King Colt (Table of Contents)

comic story / 33.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Luke Short (original story); ? (comic adaptation)
Pencils:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Inks:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny Hendry; Hank Bender; Turk Hebron; Bailey Blue (villain); Major Fitz (villain)
Synopsis:
An old prospector fakes his death after an ambush attempt, which sets in motion a complex struggle for control of Cosmos County as cattleman Major Fitz and corrupt sheriff Baily Blue face off against former deputy Johnny Hendry and his two sidekicks.

Indexer Notes

Story continues on the inside back cover in black and white and concludes on the back cover in color. Adapted from the 1937 novel "King Colt" by Luke Short. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

["He Was After A Valley Of Wild Horses..."] (Table of Contents)

Zane Grey's Stories of the West / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Promo for Dell's Zane Grey's Stories of the West #27. Line-drawn version of the painted cover is depicted. Promo comes at bottom of last interior page, in the middle of the story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Luke Short's King Colt
  2. 1. A Pledge to Parents
  3. 2. King Colt
  4. 3. ["He Was After A Valley Of Wild Horses..."]
    Zane Grey's Stories of the West
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