(August-October 1960)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell Exciting 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 "BOOTS AND SADDLES, No. 1116." Code number is BOOTS & S.O.S. #116-608. Copyright
1960 by California National Productions, Inc. Based on the "Boots and Saddles" TV series.


[The Winter Fight] (Table of Contents)

Boots and Saddles The Story of the Fifth Cavalry / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Captain Shank Adams (photo of Jack Pickard); Luke Cummings (photo of Michael Hinn)

The Winter Fight / Gunshy (Table of Contents)

Boots and Saddles The Story of the Fifth Cavalry / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Albert Micale; ? (photos)
Inks:
Albert Micale; ? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Capt. Shank Adams (photo of Jack Pickard)
Synopsis:
Previews of two stories in the issue.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Photo with two-panel previews of each story.

The Winter Fight (Table of Contents)

Boots and Saddles The Story of the Fifth Calvary / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Albert Micale
Inks:
Albert Micale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Captain Shank Adams; Luke Cummings; Sargent Bullock
Synopsis:
Riding to help an ambushed detail, Captain Adams falls for a clever Indian trick that leaves the fort almost defense-less against an all-out attack.

Indexer Notes

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

Gunshy (Table of Contents)

Boots and Saddles The Story of the Fifth Cavalry / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Albert Micale
Inks:
Albert Micale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Captain Shank Adams
Synopsis:
An untried officer turns coward in an Apache attack, then finds courage to fight and redeem himself.

Indexer Notes

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

The Perfect Soldier (Table of Contents)

Boots and Saddles The Story of the Fifth Cavalry / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Albert Micale
Inks:
Albert Micale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Captain Shank Adams; Sargent Bullock
Synopsis:
A soldier spends much time studying Army tactics, then turns traitor to join the Apaches in an attack on the fort.

Indexer Notes

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

Winter at the Fort (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Albert Micale
Inks:
Albert Micale
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
How Army posts prepared for severe winter weather.

Indexer Notes

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

Army Surveyors (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Albert Micale
Inks:
Albert Micale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
How Army-trained surveyors helped explore the western United States.

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Winter Fight]
    Boots and Saddles The Story of the Fifth Cavalry
  2. 1. The Winter Fight / Gunshy
    Boots and Saddles The Story of the Fifth Cavalry
  3. 2. The Winter Fight
    Boots and Saddles The Story of the Fifth Calvary
  4. 3. Gunshy
    Boots and Saddles The Story of the Fifth Cavalry
  5. 4. The Perfect Soldier
    Boots and Saddles The Story of the Fifth Cavalry
  6. 5. Winter at the Fort
  7. 6. Army Surveyors
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