(March 1957)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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

This issue has variants.

Indicia title is "FURY, No. 781." Code number is FURY O.S. #781-573. Copyright 1957 by Vision Productions, Inc. First of nine Fury Four Colors. Based on the 1955-60 "Fury" TV series.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fury / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
animal; children; western-frontier
Characters:
Fury (horse) (photo of Highland); Joey Newton (photo of Bobby Diamond)

[Introduction] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
animal; children; western-frontier
Characters:
Fury (horse) (photo of Highland); Joey Newton (photo of Bobby Diamond); Jim Newton (photo of Peter Graves)
Synopsis:
Introduction of main characters and premise of the feature. This is kind of an "origin" story, explaining the relationship between Jim Newton, Joey, and Fury. The stories in the comic don't refer to anything promoted on the cover or this introduction.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Four photos and typeset text.

Stolen Fury (Table of Contents)

Fury / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal; children; western-frontier
Characters:
Fury (horse); Joey Newton; Jim Newton; Pete Wilkey
Synopsis:
While Jim Newton in in the city selling 35 wild horses he has corralled, the herd is stolen by horse rustlers. When Joey tries to trail them on Fury, he is captured and taken blindfolded to the rustlers' hideout. The rustlers keep Fury, but leave Joey by a main road. Later, Joey tries to lead Pete back to the hideout by relying on the sounds he heard on the way while blindfolded.

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Tall Timber (Table of Contents)

Fury / comic story / 16.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal; children; western-frontier
Characters:
Fury (horse); Joey Newton; Jim Newton; Pete Wilkey (cameo)
Synopsis:
Tom Skobee, an old friend of Jim Newton's, asks him to come to his timber camp along Fox River and help him investigates a series of incidents that are sabotaging his logging operation. Jim takes Joey and Fury along as part of his "vacation."

Indexer Notes

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." Pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

"The War Between the States was over..." (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lt. Lee Hunter (cameo); Reb Stuart (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for Lee Hunter Indian Fighter Four Color #779 (March 1957). Line-drawn version of the painted cover of the comic is depicted. (A promo for this issue (FC #781) appears in the promoted issue (FC #779)). Promo is at the bottom of the last interior page in the middle of the story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fury
  2. 1. [Introduction]
    [Fury]
  3. 2. Stolen Fury
    Fury
  4. 3. Tall Timber
    Fury
  5. 4. "The War Between the States was over..."
    Indian Fighter
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