(July 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

[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:

Gene Autry Pinup (Table of Contents)

Gene Autry / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Gene Autry with gun.

The Vanishing Herd (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G.A.#41-507

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Jules Blake; Marshal Benton; Caleb Grant; Pete Galway; Nate
Synopsis:
Gene is warned to keep out of Lost Valley if he wants to live, and is even shot at, but he is sent by The Cattlemens Association to investigate som cattle rustling, and is not scared off...

Indexer Notes

Art comments by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

The Baron of Bitter Creek (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Rusty Carlin; Molly Gray; Ted Gray; King Donovan (villain); Chad (villain); Arkie (villain); Peters
Synopsis:
A cattle baron is trying to run homesteaders out of Bitter Creek Valley, and Gene is sent by the Government Land Agent to investigate...

Indexer Notes

Art comments by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

Mighty Strange (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Old-Timer; Mister Wilson; Marcel Ledoux; Pierre Ledoux; Elsie Ledoux
Synopsis:
The old-timer is going to tell a strange story about a golden cross deeply embedded in a rock'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.

Two illustrations

Too Blamed Easy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Al (villain); Trig (villain); Banker Morton; Rocky Davis; Sheriff
Synopsis:
Rocky Davis and the Banker, are setting a trap for the pay roll robbers by using a decoy strongbox...

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.

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)
Half of the last page has a promo ad from the publisher: Subscribe now-Mail this Coupon Today!

["Big round-Up! for BOYS & GIRLS FREE..."] (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.
Membership Certificate and Emblem of the Dell Comics Club!
One photo of Gene Autry, and some small drawings

[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); Colt (a horse, photo)

Indexer Notes

Back cover
Gene Autry and a young colt that looks like Champion, but smaller.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gene Autry
  2. 1. Gene Autry Pinup
    Gene Autry
  3. 2. The Vanishing Herd
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. The Baron of Bitter Creek
    Gene Autry
  5. 4. Mighty Strange
  6. 5. Too Blamed Easy
  7. 6. ["Big round-Up! for BOYS & GIRLS FREE..."]
    Dell
  8. 7. [Gene Autry Pinup]
    Gene Autry
This issue was most recently modified by:
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