(December 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 "JACE PEARSON'S TALES OF THE TEXAS RANGERS, No. 961." Code number is J.P.O.S. #961-5812. Copyright 1958 by General Mills, Inc. Based on the "Tales of the Texas Rangers" TV series. This issue follows "Jace Pearson's Tales of the Texas Rangers" (Dell, 1955 series) #20 (June-August 1958).


Trail to Sierra Verde (Table of Contents)

Jace Pearson's Tales of the Texas Rangers / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jace Pearson (photo of Willard Parker)

[Willard Parker pinup] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)

Characters:
Jace Pearson (photo of Willard Parker)
Synopsis:
Medium shot of Willard Parker, as Jace Pearson, handling his six-gun.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Full-page photo.

Trail to Sierra Verde (Table of Contents)

Jace Pearson's Tales of the Texas Rangers / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle [as DS]
Inks:
Dan Spiegle [as DS]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jace Pearson; Clay Morgan
Synopsis:
Bandits rob a train of $100,000 in gold pieces. The pieces are marked, so they leave a trail as they spend them. Jace Pearson and Clay Morgan go to Starkton to try to intercept the gang.

Indexer Notes

Initials "DS" are in the first panel.

The Barren Land (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Herman Bumble; Rosie Bumble
Synopsis:
A husband and wife from Maryland are sold some worthless land in the west by a land agent. They are able to turn the tables on the swindler.

Indexer Notes

Text story with 1/6 page illustration.

Captain Richard King, Founder of an Empire (Table of Contents)

Famous Texans / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Dan Spiegle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Capt. Richard King
Synopsis:
How Capt. Richard King was able to acquire enough land and cattle in Texas to build an empire so large that no one could afford to buy it.

Terror at Canyon Crossing (Table of Contents)

Jace Pearson's Tales of the Texas Rangers / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle [as DS]
Inks:
Dan Spiegle [as DS]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jace Pearson; Clay Morgan
Synopsis:
Zeke Bragan tries to sabotage the railroad after it puts his freight line out of business.

Indexer Notes

Initials "DS" are in the first panel.

A Treaty on Horseback (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
How a treaty between the Mexicans and the Texas Rangers was signed on horseback in the middle of the Rio Grande river.

Indexer Notes

Panels with typeset text underneath. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."
Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.27)

The Texas Rangers Today and Yesterday (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Dan Spiegle
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
The differences between the Texas Rangers of the old West and their modern-day counterparts.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Panels with typeset text underneath.
Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.27)

The Seagoing Rangers (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
How the Texas Rangers won a battle at sea in 1836.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Panels with typeset text underneath.
Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.27)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Trail to Sierra Verde
    Jace Pearson's Tales of the Texas Rangers
  2. 1. [Willard Parker pinup]
  3. 2. Trail to Sierra Verde
    Jace Pearson's Tales of the Texas Rangers
  4. 3. The Barren Land
  5. 4. Captain Richard King, Founder of an Empire
    Famous Texans
  6. 5. Terror at Canyon Crossing
    Jace Pearson's Tales of the Texas Rangers
  7. 6. A Treaty on Horseback
  8. 7. The Texas Rangers Today and Yesterday
  9. 8. The Seagoing Rangers
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