(October 1948)

Dell, 1946 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Comic
Editing:
George T. Delacorte, Jr. (president); Helen Meyer (vice-president); Albert P. Delacorte (vice-president)
Format:
Standard Golden Age US Size; Color; Saddle-stitched; Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Copyright, 1948, by Gene Autry.
Designed and produced by Western Printing & Lithographing Co.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Gene Autry / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry (photo)
Reprints:

Don't Miss a Single Issue of Gene Autry Comics (Table of Contents)

Gene Autry / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry (photo)

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover in black and white.

Gene Autry and the Railroad Bandits (Table of Contents)

Gene Autry / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh
Inks:
Jesse Marsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G.A.#20-4810

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion [as Champ] (a horse); Flapjack Hobbs; Sheriff Jim Hubbell; Sam; Alan; Gaffer Binns; Casey; King Fancher (villain); Olga Fancher (villain, King's wife); Dakota Jones (villain); Chuck Daniels (villain); Al (villain, death); Lefty (villain)
Synopsis:
First line:"Two to one,Gene, King Fancher´ll start rampagin´again before you´re across th´state line!"

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

Matching Wits (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Judge Ernie Hudson; Sheriff Pokey Waner; Mary Hudson; Jim Morris; Clint Daggett (villain)
Synopsis:
First line:"When Judge Ernie Hudson glanced out of his office window and saw Sheriff Pokey Waner crossing the street, three things told him something was up."

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1948 by Oskar Lebeck.

The Comanche Cave (Table of Contents)

A Panhandle Pete Yarn / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Oscar Lebeck ?
Pencils:
Pete Alvarado ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Panhandle Pete; Jughead (a mule); Tommy Travis; Janey; Dan; Uncle Ed; Jeff; Mr. Winters
Synopsis:
First line:"One day as Panhandle Pete and his burro, Jughead, meander through the gate of the Crazy-T Ranch..."

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1948 by Oskar Lebeck.
Pete Alvarado is at WhosWho credited to penciling Panhandle Pete in 1948. Could this be Alvarado work? There are several backup stories in Gene Autry Comics that have similar artwork to this..?
Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

[Champion Pinup] (Table of Contents)

Gene Autry / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Champion (photo, a horse)

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover in black and white.

[Gene Autry Pinup] (Table of Contents)

Gene Autry / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry (photo)

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gene Autry
  2. 1. Don't Miss a Single Issue of Gene Autry Comics
    Gene Autry
  3. 2. Gene Autry and the Railroad Bandits
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. Matching Wits
  5. 4. The Comanche Cave
    A Panhandle Pete Yarn
  6. 5. [Champion Pinup]
    Gene Autry
  7. 6. [Gene Autry Pinup]
    Gene Autry
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  • Steinar Ådland
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