(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 "JACE PEARSON'S TALES OF THE TEXAS RANGERS, No. 1021." Code number is JACE PEARSON.O.S. #1021-598. Copyright 1959 by General Mills, Inc. Second and last Jace Pearson Four Color after "Jace Pearson's Tales of the Texas Rangers" (Dell, 1955 series) ends with #20. Based on the 1955-59 "Tales of the Texas Rangers" TV series.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

[Previews] (Table of Contents)

Jace Pearson's Tales of the Texas Rangers / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; western-frontier
Characters:
Jace Pearson (photo of Willard Parker)
Synopsis:
Preview of first story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Three photos and typeset text.

Hurricane (Table of Contents)

Jace Pearson's Tales of the Texas Rangers / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Sgroi
Inks:
Tony Sgroi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; western-frontier
Characters:
Jace Pearson; Clay Morgan
Synopsis:
Pearson and Morgan are sent to the Gulf area to investigate the Carlson gang. On the way they are to stop at Stardale to pick up Morgan's nephew Ricky Brian. Before the two can get to Stardale, a hurricane strikes. After taking refuge until the hurricane passes, the Rangers continue to Stardale, finding it hard hit by the hurricane. The Carlson gang happens by and decides this would be a good time to rob the bank. The Rangers have to track the gang, despite not having found Morgan's nephew among the survivors.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.27)

The Swindle (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Beanpole Billy; Doubleout Sam (villain)
Synopsis:
Doubleout Sam fast-talks prospector Beanpole Billy into investing in gold-mine stock. When the prospector insists on seeing the mine, Sam and his men take him across the desert to the hills, show him a mine shaft, then abandon him without food or water. The tough old prospector makes it back to town to get to the sheriff's office to file charges.

Indexer Notes

Text story with 1/4 page illustration.
Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.27)

Pattillo Higgins (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Ushler
Inks:
John Ushler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Pattillo Higgins
Synopsis:
The story of Pattillo "Bud" Higgins, who was the catalyst for the drilling of the first oil well in Beaumont, Texas, in 1901. It was a gusher that sparked the establishment of the Texas oil industry.

Indexer Notes

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

Bandit Bait (Table of Contents)

Jace Pearson's Tales of the Texas Rangers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Sgroi
Inks:
Tony Sgroi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jace Pearson; Clay Morgan
Synopsis:
Three outlaws ambush Pearson and Morgan and wound Morgan. After tending to Morgan, Pearson tracks the outlaws to their camp and captures them.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.27)

Los Diablos Tejanos, The Eyes and Ears of the Army (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Sgroi
Inks:
Tony Sgroi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about the history of the Texas Rangers during the time of Texas's annexation to the United States.

Indexer Notes

Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents".
Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.27)

Texas Trail North (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Sgroi
Inks:
Tony Sgroi
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Jace Pearson (cameo); Oliver Loving
Synopsis:
Facts about the first cattle drive through Texas, headed by Oliver Loving, who blazed what would become the "Sedalia Trail."

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Panels with typeset text underneath. Story is "narrated" by Jace Pearson.
Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.27)

The Legend of Ranger Lake (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
The Texas Rangers' efforts in 1880 to find the secret water holes of Apache Indian raiders along the Texas-New Mexico border.

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jace Peason's Tales of the Texas Rangers
  2. 1. [Previews]
    Jace Pearson's Tales of the Texas Rangers
  3. 2. Hurricane
    Jace Pearson's Tales of the Texas Rangers
  4. 3. The Swindle
  5. 4. Pattillo Higgins
    Famous Texans
  6. 5. Bandit Bait
    Jace Pearson's Tales of the Texas Rangers
  7. 6. Los Diablos Tejanos, The Eyes and Ears of the Army
  8. 7. Texas Trail North
    Jace Pearson's Tales of the Texas Rangers
  9. 8. The Legend of Ranger Lake
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