(February-April 1962)

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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1961-12-07
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 "MAN FROM WELLS FARGO, No. 1287." Code number is WELLS FARGO O.S. #1287-621. Copyright 1961 by Overland Productions, Inc. Based on the "Tales of Wells Fargo" TV series. On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date. Continues as Man from Wells Fargo #01-495-207 (May-July 1962).


[Montezuma's Pay-Off] (Table of Contents)

Man from Wells Fargo / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Error: Jim Hardie's name is spelled Jim Hardy in the cover text.

Montezuma's Pay-Off / Money in the Coffin (Table of Contents)

Man from Wells Fargo / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Alberto Giolitti; ? (photo)
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti; ? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jim Hardie (photo of Dale Robertson)
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. Script submitted on June 8, 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).

Montezuma's Payoff (Table of Contents)

Man from Wells Fargo / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jim Hardie
Synopsis:
While tracking stage robber Chris Demaray, Hardie is captured by Demaray and a band of Ute Indians. Demaray leads Hardie to a forbidden area to try to find enough Aztec treasure to pay off Wells Fargo for the stage robberies.

Indexer Notes

Script submitted on May 29, 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).

Aztec Gold in Southern Utah (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
A treasure hunt for Aztec gold in Kanab, Utah, in the early 1920s.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Script submitted on June 8, 1960. 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).

Money in the Coffin (Table of Contents)

Man from Wells Fargo / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jim Hardie
Synopsis:
After two trains are robbed in the same general area, Hardie is assigned to guard a shipment of gold and silver that is due to pass through the same area.

Indexer Notes

Script submitted on May 26, 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).

Montezuma's Legendary Treasure (Table of Contents)

Man from Wells Fargo / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Legends of the hiding places of the gold of Aztec Emperor Montezuma.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Script submitted on June 8, 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). Sequence has "Man from Wells Fargo" logo on it, but no characters appear.

Famous Train Robberies (Table of Contents)

Man from Wells Fargo / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
An account of the robbery of a Union Pacific train in 1889.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Script submitted on June 8, 1961, under the title "Famous Train Robberies - Wilcox Way." 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). Sequence has "Man from Wells Fargo" logo on it, but no characters appear.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Montezuma's Pay-Off]
    Man from Wells Fargo
  2. 1. Montezuma's Pay-Off / Money in the Coffin
    Man from Wells Fargo
  3. 2. Montezuma's Payoff
    Man from Wells Fargo
  4. 3. Aztec Gold in Southern Utah
  5. 4. Money in the Coffin
    Man from Wells Fargo
  6. 5. Montezuma's Legendary Treasure
    Man from Wells Fargo
  7. 6. Famous Train Robberies
    Man from Wells Fargo
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