(March 1957)

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 BRAND OF EMPIRE, No. 771." Code number is B.ofE.O.S. #771-573. Copyright 1956 by Frederick D. Glidden. "Picturized edition adapted from "Red Trail to Black Treasure" by Luke Short, copyright, 1937, by Luke Short."


Luke Short's Brand of Empire (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Branded (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Pete Yard; Matt Waranrode; Ben Mellish; Steve Trueblood
Synopsis:
Teaser for story with head shots of four characters.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Brand of Empire (Table of Contents)

comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman (comic adaptation)
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Pete Yard; Matt Waranrode; Steve Trueblood; Ben Mellish
Synopsis:
A senator plots a range war to draw attention away from his land acquisitions around a new dam near a Ute Indian reservation. A fortune in coal lies under the land the Senator wants.

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black and white and concludes on the back cover in color. Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Adapted from "Red Trail to Black Treasure" by Luke Short serialized in Street and Smith’s "Western Story Magazine," Vol. 159, No. 6; Vol. 160, No. 1-4; October 9, 1937-November 6, 1937. This serial was later collected and published under the title "Brand of Empire." Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Luke Short's Brand of Empire
  2. 1. Branded
  3. 2. Brand of Empire
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