(January-February 1961)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1960-11-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell 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. 1159." Code number is 77 SUNSET STRIP O.S. #1159-611. Copyright 1960 by Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. Based on the "77 Sunset Strip" TV series. Last Four Color with a 10 cent price printed on it.
On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.


[The Money Wagon] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

The Money Wagon / The Night Visitor (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Jeff Spencer (photo of Roger Smith); Stuart Bailey (photo of Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.); Kookie (photo of Edd Byrnes)
Synopsis:
Previews of the two stories in the issue.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Photo and two-panel previews of the stories in the issue. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

The Money Wagon (Table of Contents)

77 Sunset Strip / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Stuart Bailey; Jeff Spencer; Kookie
Synopsis:
Kookie buys an old car to look more sophisticated, but the car attracts unwelcome attention from some hoods who want to steal it.

Indexer Notes

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

The Night Visitor (Table of Contents)

77 Sunset Strip / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Stuart Bailey; Jeff Spencer; Kookie
Synopsis:
A young man is accused of murdering his boss. He stumbles across Bailey and Spencer's office and tells his story. The pair take him to the police, then start investigating to see if they can find the real murderer.

Indexer Notes

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

Clues To The Missing (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Stuart Bailey (cameo)
Synopsis:
How personal habits help investigators find missing persons.

Indexer Notes

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

Kookie's Quandary (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:
Alex Toth

Characters:
Kookie
Synopsis:
Kookie pretends that he's a detective in order to impress a girl, but later she meets him at his real job--parking cars.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). This sequence is replaced by an ad in some copies. See Sequence 6.

My Christmas Gift to You... (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. Model No. 99 for $14.95; Model No. 97 for $9.95; Model #25 for $9.95; and Model No. 179 for $7.95 are depicted. Daisy Manufacturing Co., Rogers, Ark. This ad replaces Sequence 5 in some copies.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Money Wagon]
    77 Sunset Strip
  2. 1. The Money Wagon / The Night Visitor
    77 Sunset Strip
  3. 2. The Money Wagon
    77 Sunset Strip
  4. 3. The Night Visitor
    77 Sunset Strip
  5. 4. Clues To The Missing
    77 Sunset Strip
  6. 5. Kookie's Quandary
    77 Sunset Strip
  7. 6. My Christmas Gift to You...
    Daisy Air Rifles
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