(September 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 "Max Brand's SILVERTIP, No. 835: The False Rider." Code number is SILVERTIP O.S. #835-579. Copyright 1957 by Dodd, Mead, & Company, Inc. "Picturized edition based upon "The False Rider" by Max Brand, copyright 1933 by Dorothy Faust." Eighth of nine Silvertip Four Color issues.


The False Rider (Table of Contents)

Silvertip / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sam Savitt (painting)
Inks:
Sam Savitt (painting)
Colors:
Sam Savitt (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Silvertip

Indexer Notes

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

[Preview] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Silvertip; Duff Gregor; Parade (horse)
Synopsis:
Preview of story in comic form.

Indexer Notes

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

The False Rider (Table of Contents)

Silvertip / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Silvertip; Taxi; Parade (horse); Barry Christian (villain); Duff Gregor (villain)
Synopsis:
Duff Gregor camps with Silvertip and both men notice how much they look alike. Gregor later meets up with Barry Christian, Silvertip's greatest enemy, and the pair come up with a plan where Gregor will disguise himself as Silvertip and fool the people of Crow's Nest before robbing their bank. Silvertip then rides into town, not knowing what has happened, and gets a hostile reception.

Indexer Notes

Based on the 1933 story "The False Rider" by Max Brand. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). A sort of sequel to this story is in Silvertip Four Color #898, when the ending scenes of this story become the beginning scenes of that one. Duff Gregor returns, but Silvertip's arch-enemy is called Sam Fisk, not Barry Christian.

Trail Driving (Table of Contents)

Silvertip / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Silvertip (cameo)
Synopsis:
Facts about trail-driving cattle to market.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Sequence is "narrated" by Silvertip with a headshot. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Banking in the Early West (Table of Contents)

Silvertip / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Silvertip (cameo)
Synopsis:
Various ways miners stored their gold in the early West.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents". Sequence is "narrated" by Silvertip with a head shot. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The False Rider
    Silvertip
  2. 1. [Preview]
    Silvertip
  3. 2. The False Rider
    Silvertip
  4. 3. Trail Driving
    Silvertip
  5. 4. Banking in the Early West
    Silvertip
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