(December 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:
?
Format:
Standard Golden Age US Size; Color; Saddle-stitched; Was ongoing

[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:

[Santa says Here´s a Christmas Gift] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (Black, white, red)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Gene Autry (photo)

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover in black, white and red. Two small photos of Gene Autry, and one drawing of Santa Claus.

Gene Autry and The Prophet of Ghost Gulch (Table of Contents)

Gene Autry / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh
Inks:
Jesse Marsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G.A."34-4912

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Jim Lelond; Wayne Lelond; The Prophet; Jennie Meader
Synopsis:
Gene and young Wayne investigate a mystery man: calls himself prophet, took some pilgrims — old folks and young Jennie with her old dad — into ghost town Ghost Gulch, now blocked, guarded by sniper who wounded Wayne two weeks ago. They get through using dummies, find the bags of gold dust, the prophet returns, calls to his slave labor beneath the floorboards, Jennie replies, Wayne attacks, Gene knocks the prophet into the hole, he hits cavern bottom way down. The slaves are rich. Jennie's dad died, but she and Wayne bride and groom.

Indexer Notes

Page number is 15 and 2/3. 1/3 of the page is Statement of the ownership, circulation, etc.
Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott states: "Gene Autry and the Prophet of Ghost Gulch. 16p. For Gene Autry Comics, December issue. Sent April 20, 1949." ~Dave Porta

An Emperor´s Treasure (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Panhandle Pete; Timmy; Janey; Jughead (mule)
Synopsis:
First line: "Hey, small fry! Wait up fer me´n Jughead!"

Indexer Notes

Copyright, 1949, by Western Printing & Litho. Co.
Art comments by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

The Lie (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Trigger Hagan; Deputy Sheriff Long; Sheriff Lee Roberts; Fran Roberts; Toby Roberts
Synopsis:
First line: "Time for chuck, Hagan."

Indexer Notes

Copyright, 1949, by Western Printing & Litho. Co.
Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.25)

Danger Trail (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nicholas Firfires
Inks:
Nicholas Firfires ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
First line: "Accordin´to that hombre back in Rawhide, the Milky Wash Road lies over that next rise, Champ!"

Indexer Notes

Half of the last page is a Subscription Form from the Publisher: "Use this form for your own subscription"
Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

[Use this form for Christmas Gift Subscription] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (black, white,red)
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

[Gene Autry Pinup] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gene Autry
  2. 1. [Santa says Here´s a Christmas Gift]
    Dell
  3. 2. Gene Autry and The Prophet of Ghost Gulch
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. An Emperor´s Treasure
    Panhandle Pete
  5. 4. The Lie
  6. 5. Danger Trail
    Gene Autry
  7. 6. [Use this form for Christmas Gift Subscription]
    Dell
  8. 7. [Gene Autry Pinup]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dave Porta
  • Steinar Ådland
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Walls
  • Gregory Fischer