(August 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 "BUFFALO BILL, JR., No. 828." Code number is B.BILL,JR. O.S. #828-578. Copyright 1957 by Flying A Productions. Based on the 1955 "Buffalo Bill Jr." syndicated TV series. Fifth of six Buffalo Bill Jr. Four Color issues.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Redskin Gap! (Table of Contents)

Buffalo Bill Jr. / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Buffalo Bill Jr. (photo of Dickie Jones)
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["The Judge is real good..."] (Table of Contents)

Buffalo Bill Jr. / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Buffalo Bill Jr. (photo of Dickie Jones); Judge Wiley (photo of Harry Cheshire)
Synopsis:
Intro to series.
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Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Three photos from the TV series with brief typeset text.

The Rain Wagon (Table of Contents)

Buffalo Bill Jr. / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Correa
Inks:
Bob Correa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Buffalo Bill Jr.; Judge Wiley; Calamity Jane
Synopsis:
In the midst of a drought, conmen use a "rainmaking machine" to provide cover when they rob the express office.
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Indexer Notes

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

Redskin Gap (Table of Contents)

Buffalo Bill Jr. / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Correa
Inks:
Bob Correa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Buffalo Bill Jr.; Calamity Jane; Judge Wiley
Synopsis:
A bandit hijacks a stage, not knowing that a marshal is sleeping inside. The marshal handcuffs himself to the bandit, but the bandit slugs him. He takes his star and pretends to be the marshal and has the unconscious man locked up by Buffalo Bill Jr. When the ruse is found out, Bill and Calamity follow the bandit and his gang to a border crossing called "Redskin Gap".
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Indexer Notes

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

Signals Across the Plains (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Forms of communication used before the telegraph came to the Old West.
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Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

Juicy Fruit Gum Safety Quiz (Table of Contents)

Wrigley's Juicy Fruit Gum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
One large "find the mistakes" illustration featuring a beach scene.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrated ad for Wrigley's Juicy Fruit chewing gum. Part of a "Summer Safety" series.

Weather in the West (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
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Indexer Notes

Variant back cover. Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents".

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Redskin Gap!
    Buffalo Bill Jr.
  2. 1. ["The Judge is real good..."]
    Buffalo Bill Jr.
  3. 2. The Rain Wagon
    Buffalo Bill Jr.
  4. 3. Redskin Gap
    Buffalo Bill Jr.
  5. 4. Signals Across the Plains
  6. 5. Juicy Fruit Gum Safety Quiz
    Wrigley's Juicy Fruit Gum
  7. 6. Weather in the West
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