(October 1949)

Dell, 1946 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Comic
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[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); Champion (photo, horse)
Reprints:

[Gene Autry Pinup] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover in black and white.

The Man Who Forgot (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Nicholas Firfires
Inks:
Nicholas Firfires ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G.A.#32-4910

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Conductor; Lee Bannock (alias) Bill White; Curly (dog); Champion (horse); Cole Landon; Les Landon; Sheriff; Postmaster; Cherry Landon
Synopsis:
Amnesiac sheepman recovers memory led by dog accompanied by Gene to carcasses of flock destroyed by counterfeiting ring Gene seeks to uncover. Sheepman refuses to expose them, is detained protective custody material witness. Gang holds captive their sister whom the sheepman is sweet on, capture Gene. The girl frees herself and Gene. Her brothers shoot each other; taken to recover and stand trial. Girl, knowing the villainy, offers sheepman deed to her ranch to compensate loss of his flock. He will settle for nothing less than her hand in marriage, which she is happy to give.

Indexer Notes

Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott states: "Gene Autry and the Man Who Forgot. 24p. For Gene Autry Comics. Sent January 12, 1949." As usual with Du Bois, an animal is part of the story. ~Dave Porta

A Lucky Hunch (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh
Inks:
Jesse Marsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bud Jones; Sandy Moore; Vince Fallon; Monty; Sheriff; Star (horse)
Synopsis:
First line: "One morning, Bud Jones, foreman of the Forked-m Ramch in southwest Texas, makes a very startling discovery..."

The Pecos Kid (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sheriff Will Martin; Pecos Kid [Daisy DeVere]; Ace Devlin; Hobbs
Synopsis:
First line: "Sheriff Will Martin of Spillriver threw his hat on the table..."

Indexer Notes

Copyright, 1949, by Western Printing & Litho. Co.
Two illustrations.

Gene Autry and the Stage Line Rivals (Table of Contents)

Gene Autry / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Bull (villain); Chad (villain); Max Tilton; Lindy Tilton; Gig Watts (villain boss)
Synopsis:
First line: "Gunshots, Champ! Beyond that rise!"

Indexer Notes

Last half page of story: Subscribe Now-Mail This Coupon Now!
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[Wanted! Boys and Girls] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover in black and white.

[Gene Autry Pinup] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gene Autry
  2. 1. [Gene Autry Pinup]
  3. 2. The Man Who Forgot
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. A Lucky Hunch
  5. 4. The Pecos Kid
  6. 5. Gene Autry and the Stage Line Rivals
    Gene Autry
  7. 6. [Wanted! Boys and Girls]
    Dell
  8. 7. [Gene Autry Pinup]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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