(February 1951)

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); Champion (horse, photo)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

Gene Autry Rides the Sawdust Trail (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); Zola Bennett; Mister Bennett; Blackie Dobbs (villain); Zack Cullen (villain)
Synopsis:
First line: "Gallopin´gophers! My eyes must be playin´tricks on me, Champ!"

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

The Train-Robbing Spook (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); marshal Thorpe; Hack (villain); Louie (villain); Tom Bolton (villain)
Synopsis:
First line: "Howdy, Marshal Thorpe! What´s th´good words?"

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

A Real Westerner (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Grace Leland; Tod Leland,; Gray Eagle
Synopsis:
First line: "Grace Leland turned from the stove just as Tod, her nine-year-old son. took a small, sharp knife from the cupboard drawer."

Bonanza Belle´s Choise (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Panhandle Pete; Tommy; Janey
Synopsis:
First line: "Sakes alive! What´re you young´uns doin´duded up in the middle o´the week?"

Indexer Notes

The unknown artist with so many stories, but no name.
Art comments by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)
Last half page a promo ad from the publisher: "Subscribe now-Mail this Coupon Today!"

Dell Comics Are Good Comics (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover a promo ad from the publisher with small photos of Gene Autry

[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.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gene Autry
  2. 1. [Gene Autry Pinup]
    Gene Autry
  3. 2. Gene Autry Rides the Sawdust Trail
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. The Train-Robbing Spook
    Gene Autry
  5. 4. A Real Westerner
  6. 5. Bonanza Belle´s Choise
    Panhandle Pete
  7. 6. Dell Comics Are Good Comics
    Dell
  8. 7. [Gene Autry Pinup]
    Gene Autry
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steinar Ådland
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Walls
  • Gregory Fischer