(October-December 1961)

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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1961-07-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell [stamp]
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. 1215." Code number is WELLS F. O.S. #1215-6110. Copyright 1961 by Overland Productions, Inc.
On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.


[Thunder Over Lost Soldier Gulch] (Table of Contents)

Tales of Wells Fargo / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jim Hardie (photo of Dale Robertson)

Thunder Over Lost Gulch / Brand of the Spur (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
? (photo); Russ Heath
Inks:
? (photo); Russ Heath
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 each story. Script submitted on January 23, 1961. 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).

Thunder Over Lost Soldier Gulch (Table of Contents)

Tales of Wells Fargo / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jim Hardie
Synopsis:
A disguised Hardie uses an old peddler's wagon to get supplies through an outlaw gang's blockade to miners in a remote gulch. A case of dynamite is part of Hardie's plan to get gold past the outlaws on the way out.

Indexer Notes

Script submitted on January 11, 1961. 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).

Forerunners of Wells Fargo (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Major Chorpenning; Captain Woodward
Synopsis:
The trials of Major Chorpenning and Captain Woodward as they fulfill a contract to carry mail between Sacramento, Calif., and Salt Lake City, Utah, in the early 1850s.

Indexer Notes

Script submitted on January 23, 1961. 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). Steven Grant challenged the original indexer crediting of the pencils to Russ Heath via the GCD Error List (20 February 2009).

Brand of the Spur (Table of Contents)

Tales of Wells Fargo / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jim Hardie
Synopsis:
Hardie trails a bandit who caused a stage to go off the side of a high mountain trail, killing the driver.

Indexer Notes

Script submitted on January 13, 1961. 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).

The Lost Dutchman Mine (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Russ Heath
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
The story of the "Lost Dutchman" mine in Arizona.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Script submitted on January 23, 1961. 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 credit from Steven Grant via the GCD Error List (20 February 2009); the original indexer credited Russ Heath.

Speaking of Brands (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Script submitted on January 23, 1961. 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). Some copies have an ad in place of this sequence. See Sequence 7.

Official Huck Hound Club Special Membership Offer! (Table of Contents)

Kellogg's Corn Flakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Yogi Bear (cameo); Huckleberry Hound (cameo); Pixie (cameo); Dixie (cameo); Mr. Jinks

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for the Huck Hound Club sponsored by Kellogg's Corn Flakes breakfast cereal. Mail-in coupon to be sent with 15 cents and one boxtop. This ad replaces Sequence 6 on some copies.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Thunder Over Lost Soldier Gulch]
    Tales of Wells Fargo
  2. 1. Thunder Over Lost Gulch / Brand of the Spur
    Tales of Wells Fargo
  3. 2. Thunder Over Lost Soldier Gulch
    Tales of Wells Fargo
  4. 3. Forerunners of Wells Fargo
  5. 4. Brand of the Spur
    Tales of Wells Fargo
  6. 5. The Lost Dutchman Mine
  7. 6. Speaking of Brands
  8. 7. Official Huck Hound Club Special Membership Offer!
    Kellogg's Corn Flakes
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