(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 "LARAMIE, No. 1223." Code number is LARAMIE O.S. #1223-618. Copyright 1961 by Revue Studios. Based on the "Laramie" TV series.
On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.
Ad and non-ad versions exist. For an index to the ad version see Four Color #1223 [ad].


[The Missing Man] (Table of Contents)

Laramie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jess Harper (as played by Robert Fuller; Slim Sherman (as played by John Smith)

The Missing Man / The Deadly Payload (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jess Harper (as played by Robert Fuller; Slim Sherman (as played by John Smith)
Synopsis:
Preview of two stories in the issue.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Photo and two-panel previews of the stories. Art identification by Merlin Haas and Alan Hutchinson (December 2010).

The Missing Man (Table of Contents)

Laramie / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jess Harper; Slim Sherman; Jeff Dawkins; Eagle Claws
Synopsis:
An Indian agent is traveling by stagecoach to warn an Army post of an impending Sioux uprising. Slim and Jess must make sure he makes it through.

Indexer Notes

One page of this sequence is replaced by a promo in the ad version. See the index for Four Color #1223 [ad]. Pencils credit from Gary Brown, Alan Hutchinson, and Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (December 2010)

Relief Driver (Table of Contents)

Laramie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jess Harper; Slim Sherman

Indexer Notes

This sequence is replaced by a promo in the ad version. See the index for Four Color #1223 [ad]. Pencils identification by Alan Hutchinson (December 2010).

The Deadly Payload (Table of Contents)

Laramie / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jess Harper; Slim Sherman
Synopsis:
A gang steals a payroll from the stagecoach and hides out in an abandoned mine under a ghost town.

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from Gary Brown, Alan Hutchinson, and Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (December 2010)

Western Fences (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Sparling ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Development of fences in the Old West
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This sequence is replaced by an ad in the ad version. See the index for Four Color #1223 [ad]. Pencils identification by Alan Hutchinson (December 2010).

The Indian Agent (Table of Contents)

Laramie / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Description of the Indian agent's job on the reservation.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Panels with text underneath. Art identification by Gary Brown, Alan Hutchinson, and Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (December 2010).

Wyoming's Ghost Town (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
The history of the Dillon, Wyoming, ghost town.

Indexer Notes

This sequence is replaced by an ad in the ad version. See the index for Four Color #1223 [ad]. Art identification by Alan Hutchinson (December 2010).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Missing Man]
    Laramie
  2. 1. The Missing Man / The Deadly Payload
    Laramie
  3. 2. The Missing Man
    Laramie
  4. 3. Relief Driver
    Laramie
  5. 4. The Deadly Payload
    Laramie
  6. 5. Western Fences
  7. 6. The Indian Agent
    Laramie
  8. 7. Wyoming's Ghost Town
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Pat Conolly
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ken Lemons
  • Merlin Haas
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