(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 "COLT .45, No. 1058." Code number is COLT.45 O.S. #1058-5911. Copyright 1959 by Warner Bro. Pictures, Inc. Third of three Colt .45 Four Colors. Continues as Colt .45 (Dell, 1960 series) #4 (February-April 1960). Based on the "Colt .45" TV series.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Colt .45 / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chris Colt (photo of Wayde Preston)
Reprints:

[Preview] (Table of Contents)

Colt .45 / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chris Colt (photo of Wayde Preston)
Synopsis:
Preview of first story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Three photos with typeset text. Script credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Search at Sunrise Spring (Table of Contents)

Colt .45 / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Dan Spiegle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chris Colt
Synopsis:
An Army supply wagon disappears between Fort Davis and Sunrise Spring, a rest area owned by Sam Dawson. Dawson owns the land and water and charges high prices for use of the camp and for water. Capt. Chris Colt goes to Sunrise Spring to investigate.

Indexer Notes

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

Sharpshooter (Table of Contents)

Colt .45 / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Dan Spiegle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chris Colt
Synopsis:
A number of post offices have been robbed at the same time a traveling circus has been in town. Chris Colt and Lt. Conners go undercover as a sharpshooting act in that circus to solve the robberies.

Indexer Notes

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

Freighting West (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Dan Spiegle
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about the freight haulers who brought supplies to the outposts and settlements of the West.

Indexer Notes

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

No Waste of Water (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Dan Spiegle
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about the use of scarce water in the old West.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Panels with typeset text underneath. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Colt .45
  2. 1. [Preview]
    Colt .45
  3. 2. Search at Sunrise Spring
    Colt .45
  4. 3. Sharpshooter
    Colt .45
  5. 4. Freighting West
  6. 5. No Waste of Water
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