(September 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
Characters:
Gene Autry (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); Colt (a horse, photo)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.
Gene Autry on Champion

Owlhoots of Deadwood Mesa (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nicholas Firfires
Inks:
Nicholas Firfires
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G.A.#43-509

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Grego (villain); Jimmy Farrow; Ginger Farrow; Bart Forrester (villain)
Synopsis:
First line: "I recon a swim in this stream might wash off th´alkali dust, eh, Champ?"

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

The Phantom Rider (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Sheriff Ben Noble; Walt Hansen; Jane Mallory; Roy Burke; Sid Fox
Synopsis:
First line: "I don´t know about you, Champ, but I´m too bushed to push on to Sundale tonight!"

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

An Educated Sucker (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Blade Maddox; Tom Jessup; Abner Haley
Synopsis:
First line: "Blade Maddox and Tom Jessup entered the La Mesa general store at the same moment."

Indexer Notes

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

The Short-Lived Republic (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: "Gosh, Panhandle Pete, camping out is fun!"

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); Champion (horse, photo)

Indexer Notes

Back cover
Gene Autry and Champion

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gene Autry
  2. 1. [Gene Autry Pinup]
    Gene Autry
  3. 2. Owlhoots of Deadwood Mesa
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. The Phantom Rider
    Gene Autry
  5. 4. An Educated Sucker
  6. 5. The Short-Lived Republic
    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:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steinar Ådland
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Tony R. Rose
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