(March 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 "JIM BOWIE, No. 893." Code number is JIM B. O.S. #893-583. Copyright 1958 by Jim Bowie Enterprises, Inc. Based on 1956-58 ABC TV series "The Adventures of Jim Bowie." First of two Jim Bowie Four Color issues.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jim Bowie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jim Bowie (photo of Scott Forbes)

Jim Bowie...Woodsman, Patriot, and Gentleman... (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Jim Bowie / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jim Bowie (photo of Scott Forbes)
Synopsis:
Introduction to series.

Indexer Notes

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

Jim Bowie's Secret (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Jim Bowie / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Bill Ziegler
Inks:
Bill Ziegler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jim Bowie; Ed Bowie
Synopsis:
Jim Bowie comes to Swamp City, Louisiana, to visit his brother Ed and finds that the town is in control of a crooked sheriff. The problem is the sheriff once saved Jim Bowie's life.

Indexer Notes

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

Thieves Paradise (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Jim Bowie / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Bill Ziegler
Inks:
Bill Ziegler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jim Bowie; Jean Lafitte
Synopsis:
Bowie happens across waterfront thieves stealing a piece of cargo. He takes the box to his room, where he finds the pirate Jean Lafitte waiting for him. The two discover that the box contains jewels belonging to the Margate estate.

Indexer Notes

The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Script credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

The Bowie Brothers (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ziegler
Inks:
Bill Ziegler
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Jim Bowie; Rezin Bowie
Synopsis:
How the Bowie brothers invented the "Bowie Knife."

Indexer Notes

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

The Famous "Bowie Knife" (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Jim Bowie; James Black
Synopsis:
How Jim Bowie perfected his knife and had a prototype forged by blacksmith James Black.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Panels with typeset text underneath.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jim Bowie
  2. 1. Jim Bowie...Woodsman, Patriot, and Gentleman...
    The Adventures of Jim Bowie
  3. 2. Jim Bowie's Secret
    The Adventures of Jim Bowie
  4. 3. Thieves Paradise
    The Adventures of Jim Bowie
  5. 4. The Bowie Brothers
  6. 5. The Famous "Bowie Knife"
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