(November 1959-January 1960)

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 "RESTLESS GUN, No. 1045." Code number is R.G.O.S. #1045-5911. Copyright 1959 by Window-Glen Production Company. Third of five Restless Gun Four Colors. Based on the 1957-59 NBC TV series "The Restless Gun."


[The Little Giant] (Table of Contents)

Restless Gun / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Vint Bonner (photo of John Payne)

The Little Giant (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Vint Bonner (photo of John Payne)
Synopsis:
Preview of first story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Two photos with typeset text.

The Little Giant (Table of Contents)

Restless Gun / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nat Edson
Inks:
Nat Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Vint Bonner
Synopsis:
Vint Bonner helps Danny Barnes learn to shoot a rifle so that he can join his father and other men on a hunt for a cattle-killing mountain lion.

Indexer Notes

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

Gunfight Trail (Table of Contents)

Restless Gun / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nat Edson
Inks:
Nat Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Vint Bonner
Synopsis:
Vint Bonner visits an old friend, Tom Temple, who has taken a job as a guard on a freight company. When his gun jams during a stage hold-up, Temple is suspected of being part of the gang and Bonner has to help prove his innocence.

Indexer Notes

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

Double-Duty Guns (Table of Contents)

Restless Gun / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sparky Moore
Inks:
Sparky Moore
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Vint Bonner (cameo)
Synopsis:
Facts about guns designed to be used for dual purposes, like Vint Bonner's pistol that converts into a rifle.

Indexer Notes

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

Range Enemies...Large and Small (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Pencils, inks, and letter credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007) This sequence was replaced by an ad in some copies. See sequence 6.

What's a famous chef's secret for making food taste better? (Table of Contents)

"Fresh up" Freddie says; Seven-Up / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
"Fresh up" Freddie
Synopsis:
Freddie is chief chef at the Hot Dog Palace.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Ad in comic form for Seven-Up soft drink. Part of "Fresh up" Freddie says: "Right now you're probably asking yourself-" series based on animated TV commercials. This ad replaces sequence 5 in some copies.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Little Giant]
    Restless Gun
  2. 1. The Little Giant
    Restless Gun
  3. 2. The Little Giant
    Restless Gun
  4. 3. Gunfight Trail
    Restless Gun
  5. 4. Double-Duty Guns
    Restless Gun
  6. 5. Range Enemies...Large and Small
  7. 6. What's a famous chef's secret for making food taste better?
    "Fresh up" Freddie says; Seven-Up
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