(June-August 1960)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Dell Western Adventure
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 "BONANZA, No. 1110." Code number is BONANZA O.S. #1110-606. Copyright 1960 by National Broadcasting Company, Inc. Some information for this issue from Karl Wilcox, January 2008. Additional information added by Merlin Haas (August 2, 2008).


[The Ponderosa Ranch] (Table of Contents)

Bonanza / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Adam Cartwright (photo of Pernell Roberts); Little Joe Cartwright (photo of Michael Landon); Hoss Cartwright (photo of by Dan Blocker); Ben Cartwright (photo of Lorne Greene)
Reprints:

[The Ponderosa Ranch / The Gold Dowser] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Tom Gill; ? (photo)
Inks:
Tom Gill; ? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Adam Cartwright (photo of Pernell Roberts); Little Joe Cartwright (photo of Michael Landon); Hoss Cartwright (photo of Dan Blocker); Ben Cartwright (photo of Lorne Greene)
Synopsis:
Previews of the two stories in the issue.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Photo plus previews of two panels each.
Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott states: "Ponderosa - The Gold Dowser. Cover #2 for Bonanza stock. Sent November 10, 1959." ~Dave Porta

The Ponderosa Ranch (Table of Contents)

Bonanza / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Tom Gill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Ben Cartwright; Adam Cartwright; Little Joe Cartwright; Hoss Cartwright; Hop Sing; Red Eagle
Synopsis:
The Cartwrights get caught between arrogant squatters and vengeful Indians and have to prevent a range war.

Indexer Notes

Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott states: "Ponderosa. 16p. For Bonanza stock. Sent November 10, 1959." ~Dave Porta

The Gold Dowser (Table of Contents)

Bonanza / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Tom Gill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hoss Cartwright; Little Joe Cartwright; Adam Cartwright; Ben Cartwright
Synopsis:
A professor claims to be able to find water or gold by dowsing with a forked stick.

Indexer Notes

The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."
Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott states: "The Gold Dowser. 16p. For Bonanza stock. Sent November 5, 1959." ~Dave Porta

The XIT Ranch (Table of Contents)

Famous Western Ranches / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Tom Gill
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Ab Blocker
Synopsis:
History of the XIT Ranch in Texas.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.
Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott states: "Famous Western Ranches. Cover #3 for Bonanza stock. Sent November 30, 1959." ~Dave Porta

The Divining Rod (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Tom Gill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Use of divining rods to find water.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.
Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott states: "The Divining Rod. Cover #3 for Bonanza stock. Sent November 10, 1959." ~Dave Porta

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Ponderosa Ranch]
    Bonanza
  2. 1. [The Ponderosa Ranch / The Gold Dowser]
    Bonanza
  3. 2. The Ponderosa Ranch
    Bonanza
  4. 3. The Gold Dowser
    Bonanza
  5. 4. The XIT Ranch
    Famous Western Ranches
  6. 5. The Divining Rod
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Katie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Merlin Haas
  • Dave Porta
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Roger A. Budnick
  • John P. Selegue
  • Merlin Haas
  • Ken Lemons
  • Chris Launder
  • Jim Walls
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Gary Perlman
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Craig Delich
  • James Ludwig
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Kenneth Blair
  • Mike Nielsen
  • David Porta
  • Matthew Torrance
  • Ken Kwilinski
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Max Capp
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Darrel McCann
  • Peter Croome