(October 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); Champion (horse, photo)
Reprints:

[Gene Autry Pinup] (Table of Contents)

Gene Autry / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry (photo); Champion (horse, photo)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover
Gene Autry with Champion and a young colt

The Mystery-Voice Bandits (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Ranger; Ranger Pop Peters; Ranger Rogers; Ray Rogers; Ranger Captain Dan; Mister Allison (villain); Ray Madigan
Synopsis:
Two rangers carrying payrolls are shot, one dead, and the other mortally wounded. Before he dies he tells Gene he could recognice the voice of the robber as the son of the Ranger Chief...

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

Gene Autry and the No-Good Killer (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Earl Bond; Snick (villain); Flappjack Hobbs; Rance Lawson (villain); Doc Charles Hollis; Dad Tyler; Hannah Tyler
Synopsis:
Rance Lawson and his gunmen are taking control over rangeland, ranches and all, by demanding sky-high taxes. They shoot up and burn out every settler who will not "cooperate"...

Plenty o´Punishment (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lee Fenwick; Otis Knapp
Synopsis:
Fenwick and Knapp have a longstanding quarrel, and nobody knew why, until one day they bet on foot-racing each other...

Indexer Notes

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

The Killer´s Match (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Till Goodan ?
Inks:
Till Goodan ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Red Hammond; Hank (inmate); Doc; Sheriff
Synopsis:
Red Hammond, known as "The Killer", sets the stage for a jailbreak. He escapes, but his hideout gets unexpected visitors...

Indexer Notes

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!

"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.
Offer: "Free 5 Photos of Gene Autry"
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 lariat and branding iron

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gene Autry
  2. 1. [Gene Autry Pinup]
    Gene Autry
  3. 2. The Mystery-Voice Bandits
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. Gene Autry and the No-Good Killer
    Gene Autry
  5. 4. Plenty o´Punishment
  6. 5. The Killer´s Match
  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:
  • Steinar Ådland
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Walls
  • Gregory Fischer