(January-March 1960)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Dell TV Mystery
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 "77 SUNSET STRIP, No. 1066". Code number is 77SUNSET.S. O.S. #1066-601. Copyright 1959 by Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. First of six 77 Sunset Strip Four Colors. Based on the 1958-64 "77 Sunset Strip" TV series.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

77 Sunset Strip (Table of Contents)

77 Sunset Strip / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Stuart Bailey (photo of Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.); Jeff Spencer (photo of Roger Smith); Kookie (photo of Edd Byrnes)

77 Sunset Strip (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Stuart Bailey (photo of Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.); Jeff Spencer (photo of Roger Smith); Kookie (photo of Edd Byrnes)
Synopsis:
Introduction to the series.

Indexer Notes

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

Safari in Troublesville (Table of Contents)

77 Sunset Strip / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Kookie; Stuart Bailey
Synopsis:
Kookie subs for Stu Bailey in an investigation involving a beautiful young woman and a supposedly "cursed" painting.

Indexer Notes

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

The Big Catch (Table of Contents)

77 Sunset Strip / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Kookie; Stuart Bailey (cameo); Jeff Spencer (cameo)
Synopsis:
Stu and Jeff head back to the office after a vacation at a beachfront house. Kookie remains at the house for a few more days and gets caught up in a diamond-smuggling operation.

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)

Kookie's Clues (Table of Contents)

77 Sunset Strip / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Kookie

Indexer Notes

This sequence is replaced by an ad in some copies. See sequence 5. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Dad! New Target Special Family BB Rifle! (Table of Contents)

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Daisy Air Rifles. Model 99 for $12.95 featured. Daisy Manufacturing Co., Rogers, Ark. Some copies have a one page "Kookie" story instead of this sequence. See sequence 4.

Kookie Talk (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Stuart Baily (photo of Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.); Jeff Spencer (photo of Roger Smith); Kookie (photo of Edd Byrnes)
Synopsis:
A page of teen slang phrases with translations into standard English.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Photo and small illustration and typeset text.

[Kookie] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Kookie (photo of Edd Byrnes)

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Some copies have ads in place of this pinup. See sequence 8.

Bob's Christmas Gift! (Table of Contents)

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrated ad for Daisy Air Rifles. Model 25 for $9.95 is featured. Daisy Manufacturing Co., Rogers, Ark. This ad replaced sequence 7 in some copies.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. 77 Sunset Strip
    77 Sunset Strip
  2. 1. 77 Sunset Strip
  3. 2. Safari in Troublesville
    77 Sunset Strip
  4. 3. The Big Catch
    77 Sunset Strip
  5. 4. Kookie's Clues
    77 Sunset Strip
  6. 5. Dad! New Target Special Family BB Rifle!
    Daisy Air Rifles
  7. 6. Kookie Talk
  8. 7. [Kookie]
  9. 8. Bob's Christmas Gift!
    Daisy Air Rifles
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