(August-October 1959)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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 "TALES OF WELLS FARGO, No. 1023". Code number is WELLS FARGO O.S. #1023-598. Copyright 1959 by Overland Productions, Inc. Third of seven Tales of Wells Fargo Four Colors. Based on the 1957-62 NBC TV series "Tales of Wells Fargo".


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tales of Wells Fargo / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jim Hardie (photo of Dale Robertson)

Indexer Notes

Cover is photo with background cropped out.

Jim Hardie (Table of Contents)

Tales of Wells Fargo / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo); Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
? (photo); Alberto Giolitti
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jim Hardie (photo of Dale Robertson)
Synopsis:
Previews of the two stories in the issue.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Photo and four illustrations with typeset text.

The Man They Couldn't Drown (Table of Contents)

Tales of Wells Fargo / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jim Hardie
Synopsis:
Jim Hardie is caught off guard by outlaws while swimming is a beaver pond. He escapes the ambush by surfacing in the beaver's lodge and then goes on to foil the robber's attempt to rob the Bitter Creek Stage of $100,000.

Indexer Notes

Script submitted on February 20, 1959. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985).

The Skeleton Cave (Table of Contents)

Tales of Wells Fargo / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jim Hardie
Synopsis:
A stage carrying a strongbox, a case of dynamite, and an Army officer's wife is ambushed by Apaches. Hardie uses the dynamite to hold off the Apaches while the driver and woman go to the Army fort for help.

Indexer Notes

Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents". Script submitted on February 18, 1959. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985).

The Miner's Friend (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about the Wells Fargo express service in the old West.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Script submitted on February 14, 1959. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985).

The Concord Coach (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about the design of the Concord stage coaches used by Wells Fargo.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Script submitted on February 14, 1959. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tales of Wells Fargo
  2. 1. Jim Hardie
    Tales of Wells Fargo
  3. 2. The Man They Couldn't Drown
    Tales of Wells Fargo
  4. 3. The Skeleton Cave
    Tales of Wells Fargo
  5. 4. The Miner's Friend
  6. 5. The Concord Coach
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