(June-August 1959)

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 "Zane Grey's STORIES OF THE WEST, Nevada, No. 996." Code number is Z.G.O.S. #996-596. Copyright 1959 by Zane Grey, Inc.


Nevada (Table of Contents)

Zane Grey's Stories of the West / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sam Savitt (painting)
Inks:
Sam Savitt (painting)
Colors:
Sam Savitt (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Nevada
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Indexer Notes

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

The Cowboy's Saddle Gun (Table of Contents)

The Cowboy - at Work, at Play / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Albert Micale
Inks:
Albert Micale
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
How a cowboy uses his saddle gun, a 30/30 caliber Winchester carbine.
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Indexer Notes

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

The Cattle War (Table of Contents)

Zane Grey's Stories of the West / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Albert Micale
Inks:
Albert Micale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Nevada; Chuckwalla; Horrocks; Major Doone; Hetty; Raidy; California Red (horse)
Synopsis:
Major Doone buys a ranch and immediately works on expansion, by hook or crook. Nevada gets involved when Doone's crew threatens a neighbor, an old rancher named Chuckwalla. After Nevada works over the foreman in a fistfight, he and Chuckwalla are ambushed in town, with Chuckwalla being killed. Doone tries to frame Nevada for the killing, but Nevada escapes. He must elude a posse as he tries to find out Doone's real identity.
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Indexer Notes

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

The Old Sheriff (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny Keto; Sheriff Cole
Synopsis:
Old Sheriff Cole turns in his badge when he learns that gunslinger Pony Carter is coming to town.
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Indexer Notes

Text story with 1/6 page illustration. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[The Inspector's Wife] (Table of Contents)

True Western Adventures / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Albert Micale
Inks:
Albert Micale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Dave Allison; H. L. Roberson; Mrs. Roberson
Synopsis:
When cattle rustlers kill two brand inspectors in a hotel in Seminole, Texas, the wife of one of the men killed takes a gun, tracks them down in town, and shoots them.
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Indexer Notes

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

James Mason Peck (Table of Contents)

Pioneers of the West / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Albert Micale
Inks:
Albert Micale
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
James Mason Peck
Synopsis:
The story of James Mason Peck, who produced guidebooks for settlers going west on wagon trains.
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Indexer Notes

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

George Reynolds of Texas (Table of Contents)

Famous Westerners / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
George Reynolds
Synopsis:
How cowboy George Reynolds survived being struck in the back by an arrow in 1867.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Panels with text underneath. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). JV - This story is signed "AM".

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Nevada
    Zane Grey's Stories of the West
  2. 1. The Cowboy's Saddle Gun
    The Cowboy - at Work, at Play
  3. 2. The Cattle War
    Zane Grey's Stories of the West
  4. 3. The Old Sheriff
  5. 4. [The Inspector's Wife]
    True Western Adventures
  6. 5. James Mason Peck
    Pioneers of the West
  7. 6. George Reynolds of Texas
    Famous Westerners
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