(August 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 TOP GUN, No. 927." Code number is L.S.T.G. O.S. #927-588. Copyright 1958 by Frederick D. Glidden. Adapted from the 1939 novel "Test Pit" by Luke Short.


Luke Short's Top Gun (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Top Gun (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
John Buscema
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Max Goad; Deputy Bart Murray; Frank Lloyd; Jim Goad
Synopsis:
Introduction to the main characters of the story.

Indexer Notes

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

Luke Short's Top Gun (Table of Contents)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Luke Short (original story); ? (adaptation)
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
John Buscema
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Max Goad; Deputy Bart Murray; Frank Lloyd; Jim Goad
Synopsis:
Jim Goad tries to keep his headstrong nephew from becoming an outlaw.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Adapted from the 1939 novel "Test Pit" by Luke Short.

Cowtown Main Street (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
John Buscema
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
The development of a western boom town.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Panels with typeset text. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Desert Survival (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Desert survival tricks.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; panels with typeset text. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Luke Short's Top Gun
  2. 1. Top Gun
  3. 2. Luke Short's Top Gun
  4. 3. Cowtown Main Street
  5. 4. Desert Survival
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