(February 1958)

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 TRUMPETS WEST!, No. 875." Code number is T.WEST O.S. #875-582. Copyright 1957 by Frederick D. Glidden.


Luke Short's Trumpets West (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Three Men Who Knew..One Who Didn't! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Roy
Inks:
Mike Peppe
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lt. Burke Hanna; Corinne; Ponce; Captain Ervien
Synopsis:
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

Luke Short's Trumpets West (Table of Contents)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lt. Burke Hanna; Corinne; Ponce; Captain Ervien
Synopsis:
Corinne, a corrupt Indian agent, is giving the Apaches bad meat and pocketing the difference. Lt. Hanna knows what is going on, but his oblivious commanding officer ignores the problem, which leads to an Indian uprising.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the 1945 novel "Trumpets West!" by Luke Short. The exclamation point in the title only appears in the indicia. Script credit from "Who's Who in American Comic Books 1928-1999" website.

The Cavalry Standard (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Designs and uses of the flags in the cavalry in the Old West.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Panels with typeset text underneath.

Cavalry Uniforms (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about the stylish, but uncomfortable cavalry uniforms in the Old West.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Panels with text underneath. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Luke Short's Trumpets West
  2. 1. Three Men Who Knew..One Who Didn't!
  3. 2. Luke Short's Trumpets West
  4. 3. The Cavalry Standard
  5. 4. Cavalry Uniforms
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