(July-September 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 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 "TALES OF WELLS FARGO, No, 1113." Code number is WELLS F.O.S. #1113-607. Copyright 1960 by Overland Productions, Inc. Based on the "Tales of Wells Fargo" TV series.


[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)

The Trail of "Burro Sam" / Avalanche Pass (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Photo and two-panel previews of the stories.

The Trail of "Burro Sam" (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; Jubilee (horse)
Synopsis:
When a stage is robbed and the driver killed, all the evidence points to an old prospector named Burro Sam. Hardie thinks the evidence is too obvious and does his own investigation.

Indexer Notes

Script submitted on October 9, 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). Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Avalanche Pass (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; Jubilee (horse)
Synopsis:
Hardie is helping guard a shipment of old currency that is being sent back to the mint to be destroyed. The train carrying the shipment is partially buried in an avalanche and then is attacked by robbers.

Indexer Notes

The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Script sent November 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). Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Stagecoach Hazards (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Hazards of stagecoach travel in the old West.

Indexer Notes

Script submitted on November 30, 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). Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

How Wells Fargo Captured Black Bart (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Script submitted on November 30 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). This sequence is replaced by an ad in some copies. See Sequence 6.

New and First Air Rifle Shooting "Ricochet Sound" (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for Daisy Air Rifles. Models No. 95 and 97 for $9.95 and model No. 99 for $14.95 are depicted. Daisy Manufacturing Co., Rogers, Ark. This ad replaces Sequence 5 in some copies.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tales of Wells Fargo
  2. 1. The Trail of "Burro Sam" / Avalanche Pass
    Tales of Wells Fargo
  3. 2. The Trail of "Burro Sam"
    Tales of Wells Fargo
  4. 3. Avalanche Pass
    Tales of Wells Fargo
  5. 4. Stagecoach Hazards
  6. 5. How Wells Fargo Captured Black Bart
  7. 6. New and First Air Rifle Shooting "Ricochet Sound"
    Daisy Air Rifles
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