(September-November 1961)

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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1961-06-29
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 "BONANZA, No. 1221." Code number is BONANZA O.S. #1221-618. Copyright 1961 by National Broadcasting Company. Index by Max Capp. Additional information added by Merlin Haas.
On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.


Bonanza (Table of Contents)

Bonanza / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)

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

The Snow Walkers / Rapiers at Paiute Creek (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Cast photos and two-panel previews of the stories.
Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott states: "["Summary"]. Cover #2 for Bonanza. 1p. For Bonanza, August/October issue. Sent November 11, 1960." ~Dave Porta

The Snow Walkers (Table of Contents)

Bonanza / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Ben Cartwright; Adam Cartwright; Hoss Cartwright; Little Joe Cartwright; Birdsong; Captain Warwick; deserters [including Corbey; Nucky; Stagg]; Jerry Buck (corpse); Rolf Thorsen
Synopsis:
Eight Army deserters steal horses from the Cartwrights and murder their hired hand, a Paiute Indian. The Cartwrights and their friend Rolf Thorsen track the thieves on skis in order to retrieve the horses and prevent Indian revenge attacks.

Indexer Notes

Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott states: "The Snow Walkers. 16p. For Bonanza, August/October issue. Sent October 8, 1960." ~Dave Porta

Little Joe's Secret (Table of Contents)

Bonanza / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Ben Cartwright; Adam Cartwright; Hoss Cartwright; Little Joe Cartwright; Chief Walking Horse; Dancing Bough; Susan Wall

Indexer Notes

Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott states: "Little Joe's Secret. 2p. special feature for Bonanza, August/October issue. Sent December 7, 1960." ~Dave Porta

Rapiers At Paiute Creek (Table of Contents)

Bonanza / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Baron Werner Frass Von Felsenheim; Maria Von Felsenheim; Victor (dog); Ben Cartwright; Adam Cartwright; Hoss Cartwright; Little Joe Cartwright; Jobart; his sons [Dan Jobart; Shack Jobart]; Larson; Murray; Sam Holt; Sheriff Burr
Synopsis:
An Austrian Baron brings his cattle herd to Ponderosa area. Neighboring ranchers fear the herd may be carrying Texas Tick Fever and want to destroy it.

Indexer Notes

Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott states: "Rapiers at Paiute Creek. 16p. For Bonanza, August/October issue. Sent October 24, 1960." ~Dave Porta

Snowshoe Thompson (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
James Sisson; John A. "Snowshoe" Thompson [Jon Torsteinson Rui]
Synopsis:
John "Snowshoe" Thompson's adventures while carrying mail and supplies on skis in the Sierra Nevada mountains in the 1850s.

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: "‘Snowshoe' Thompson. Cover #3 for Bonanza, August/October issue. Sent November 8, 1960." ~Dave Porta

Duelling In America (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Aaron Burr; Alexander Hamilton; Robert Ogden; Colonel Morton; Deaf Smith; James Bowie; James Shields; Abraham Lincoln
Synopsis:
Five examples of duels in American history. Hamilton vs. Burr; Ogden vs. unidentified man; Bowie vs. Louisiana planter; Deaf Smith vs. Col. Morton; Lincoln (before he became President) vs. James Shields.

Indexer Notes

Outside back cover. This sequence is replaced by an ad in some copies.
Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott states: "Duelling in the USA. Cover #4 for Bonanza, August/October issue. Sent November 8, 1960." ~Dave Porta

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Bonanza
    Bonanza
  2. 1. The Snow Walkers / Rapiers at Paiute Creek
    Bonanza
  3. 2. The Snow Walkers
    Bonanza
  4. 3. Little Joe's Secret
    Bonanza
  5. 4. Rapiers At Paiute Creek
    Bonanza
  6. 5. Snowshoe Thompson
  7. 6. Duelling In America
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Pat Conolly
  • Dave Porta
  • Max Capp
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