(June 1950)

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:
George T. Delacorte, Jr. (president); Helen Meyer (vice-president); Albert P. Delacorte (vice-president)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Copyright, 1953, 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); Champion (photo); Colt (photo)

[Gene Autry Pinup] (Table of Contents)

Gene Autry / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

The Taming of Brimstone (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nicholas Firfires
Inks:
Nicholas Firfires
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G.A.#40-506

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Kansas; Dirk Dutton; Flapjack Hobbs; Janet Carey; Reverend Roger Ellis

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

Treasure of Little River (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Elizabeth Beecher
Pencils:
Pete Alvarado ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Panhandle Pete; Janey; Tommy; Carl Stoneham; Laura; Louis Anvers; Pedro; Captain Flores
Synopsis:
First line: "Janey! The divinin´rod´s pullin´! That means there´s gold or silver here!"

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

Elizabeth Beecher script credit as per page 36 Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series: 1950, Part 1B: Pamphlets, Serials and Contributions to Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress, 1951. Elizabeth Beecher script identification by David Porta, May 2014.

The Telltale Footprints (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Elizabeth Beecher
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Mel Potter; Barney Reed; Sheriff Clark; Deputy Johnson
Synopsis:
First line: "Mel Potter´s pale eyes were full of undisguised hatred as they bored into Barney Reed´s face."

Indexer Notes

Elizabeth Beecher script credit as per page 36 Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series: 1950, Part 1B: Pamphlets, Serials and Contributions to Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress, 1951. Elizabeth Beecher script identification by David Porta, May 2014.

The Lucky Piece (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Bill Stewart; Jill Stewart; Sheriff Thompson; Ted; Jumbo; Morgan
Synopsis:
First line: "Whew! That sun is plenty warm!"

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)
Last half page promo ad from publishers: Subscribe now-Mail this coupon today!

Wanted! Boys and Girls that act fast for a Money-Saving offer..." (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

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); Champion (photo); Dog (photo)

Indexer Notes

Back cover
Handcolored photo

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gene Autry
  2. 1. [Gene Autry Pinup]
    Gene Autry
  3. 2. The Taming of Brimstone
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. Treasure of Little River
    Panhandle Pete
  5. 4. The Telltale Footprints
  6. 5. The Lucky Piece
    Gene Autry
  7. 6. Wanted! Boys and Girls that act fast for a Money-Saving offer..."
    Dell
  8. 7. Gene Autry Pinup
    Gene Autry
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dave Porta
  • Steinar Ådland
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Walls
  • Gregory Fischer