(October 1956)

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 Bounty Guns." Code number is B.G. O.S. #739-5610. Copyright 1956 by Frederick D. Glidden.


Luke Short's Bounty Guns (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sam Savitt (painted)
Inks:
Sam Savitt (painted)
Colors:
Sam Savitt (painted)

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

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

[Cast of Characters] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sheriff Ball; Tip Woodring; Buck Shields; Rig Holman
Synopsis:
Introduction of main characters in the story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Four illustrations with brief typeset text. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Luke Short's Bounty Guns (Table of Contents)

comic story / 32.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Luke Short (original story); Paul S. Newman (comic adaptation)
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sheriff Ball; Tip Woodring; Buck Shields; Rig Holman
Synopsis:
After losing his ranch and stock to a drought, Tip Woodring comes to the cow town of Hagen, where he is hired to find out which of two feuding clans killed a prospector for his gold strike.

Indexer Notes

Story concludes on inside back cover in black and white. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Adapted from the 1939 novel "Bounty Gun" by Luke Short. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Silvertip and the Fighting Four (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Silvertip (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for "Max Brand's Silvertip and the Fighting Four" (Four Color #731 (October 1956)). Line-drawn version of painted cover of the comic is depicted.

The Bounty Hunter (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Back cover. This sequence is replaced by an ad in some issues. See sequence 5.

The Happy Cereal (Table of Contents)

Trix; General Mills / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrated ad for Trix breakfast cereal. This ad replaces Sequence 4 in some issues.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Luke Short's Bounty Guns
  2. 1. [Cast of Characters]
  3. 2. Luke Short's Bounty Guns
  4. 3. Silvertip and the Fighting Four
    Silvertip
  5. 4. The Bounty Hunter
  6. 5. The Happy Cereal
    Trix; General Mills
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