(August 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)
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

Indexer Notes

Gene Autry (photo)

[Gene Autry Pinup] (Table of Contents)

Gene Autry / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Gene Autry (photo); Champion (a horse, photo)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

Gene Autry Crushes "The Spider" (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G.A.#42-508

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Spider Mooney; Cathy Osgood; Larry Blaine; Bruno
Synopsis:
First line: "Sounds like shootin´, Champ! A lot of shootin´!"

Indexer Notes

Art comments by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

Gene Autry Reads a Riddle (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Tony (villain); Matt Barry; Jerry Robbins; Jake (villain); Mike (villain)
Synopsis:
First line: "Two against one never did appeal to me, Champ! Let´s go down an´give him a hand!"

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

Hop Sing and the Crank Letter (Table of Contents)

Hop Sing / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hop Sing; Sheriff Dave Kelsey; Denver Dan
Synopsis:
First line: "As soon as he entered the kitchen, Hop Sing saw the folded piece of paper under the back door."

Indexer Notes

Copyright, 1950, by Western Printing & Litho. Co.
Two illustrations.

The Ghost Rider (Table of Contents)

Panhandle Pete / comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Arens
Inks:
Mike Arens
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Panhandle Pete; Tommy; Janey
Synopsis:
First line: "Get your rope, Janey! I´ll show you how to do this hop-skip trick!"

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)
Last half page 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)

Indexer Notes

Back cover.
Gene Autry with gun.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gene Autry
  2. 1. [Gene Autry Pinup]
    Gene Autry
  3. 2. Gene Autry Crushes "The Spider"
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. Gene Autry Reads a Riddle
    Gene Autry
  5. 4. Hop Sing and the Crank Letter
    Hop Sing
  6. 5. The Ghost Rider
    Panhandle Pete
  7. 6. ["Big round-Up! for BOYS & GIRLS FREE..."]
    Dell
  8. 7. [Gene Autry Pinup]
    Gene Autry
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Steinar Ådland
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Walls
  • Gregory Fischer