(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 "STEVE DONOVAN WESTERN MARSHAL, No. 880." Code number is S.D.O.S. #880-582. Copyright 1958 by National Broadcasting Company, Inc. Based on the 1955-56 NBC TV series "Steve Donovan Western Marshal." Third of three Steve Donovan Western Marshal Four Color issues.


Shadow of Fear (Table of Contents)

Steve Donovan Western Marshal / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Marshal Steve Donovan (photo of Douglas Kennedy)

["I've got two partners..."] (Table of Contents)

Steve Donovan Western Marshal / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Marshal Steve Donovan (photo of Douglas Kennedy); Deputy Marshal Rusty Lee (photo of Eddy Waller)
Synopsis:
Introduction to the feature.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Two photos with a few lines of text.

Shadow of Fear (Table of Contents)

Steve Donovan Western Marshal / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Steve Donovan; Rusty Lee
Synopsis:
Marshal Steve Donovan and his Deputy Rusty Lee go to the town of Daly City to investigate the murder of marshal Hal Grant. There they find the town living in fear of Ma Faulkner, her two sons, and a gang of renegades led by a man named Mapes.

Indexer Notes

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

The Green Star (Table of Contents)

Steve Donvan Westen Marshal / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Steve Donovan; Rusty Lee
Synopsis:
A gang is robbing post offices. Steve Donovan and Rusty Lee are given the job of bringing them in and are assigned a new marshal, Jim Allison, who is on his first assignment. The new marshal is out to prove himself and causes problems by not working as part of the team.

Indexer Notes

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

Gun Tricks (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Tricks of handling a six-gun, including "road agent's spin", "roll", and "border shift".

Indexer Notes

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

Early Railroads (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about early railroads in the West.

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Shadow of Fear
    Steve Donovan Western Marshal
  2. 1. ["I've got two partners..."]
    Steve Donovan Western Marshal
  3. 2. Shadow of Fear
    Steve Donovan Western Marshal
  4. 3. The Green Star
    Steve Donvan Westen Marshal
  5. 4. Gun Tricks
  6. 5. Early Railroads
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