(July 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 "CASEY JONES, No. 915." Code number is C.J.O.S. #915-587. Copyright 1958, by Screen Gems, Inc. Adapted from the 1957-58 "Casey Jones" TV series.


Outlaw Ambush! (Table of Contents)

Casey Jones / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Casey Jones (photo of Alan Hale, Jr.); Casey Jones, Junior (photo of Bobby Clark); Cinder (dog, photo)

The Cannonball Express (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Casey Jones (photo of Alan Hale, Jr.)
Synopsis:
Introduction with two photos, one of the Cannonball Express engine, boxcar, and caboose, and one of Casey Jones at the controls of the engine.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

Prison Train (Table of Contents)

Casey Jones / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Bill Ziegler
Inks:
Bill Ziegler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Casey Jones; Casey Jones, Junior; Cinder (dog); Wallie Simms; Red Rock (conductor)
Synopsis:
Casey has to take a train of Army prisoners to Leavenworth and also is carrying a secret shipment of gold bullion.

Indexer Notes

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

The Great Mail Race (Table of Contents)

Casey Jones / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Bill Ziegler
Inks:
Bill Ziegler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Casey Jones; Casey Jones, Junior; Cinder (dog); Alice Jones (Casey's wife); Wallie Sims; Sam
Synopsis:
With the Midwest and Central Railroad in financial trouble, Casey and the Cannonball Express have to race a train from the Southern and Panhandle Railroad to Ft. Worth to win a contract to carry mail.

Indexer Notes

Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents". Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Teakettles That Moved the World (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about steam locomotives.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

True Train Tales (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
historical

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). This sequence was replaced by an ad for Juicy Fruit Gum on some copies.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Outlaw Ambush!
    Casey Jones
  2. 1. The Cannonball Express
    Casey Jones
  3. 2. Prison Train
    Casey Jones
  4. 3. The Great Mail Race
    Casey Jones
  5. 4. Teakettles That Moved the World
  6. 5. True Train Tales
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