(May 1952)

Dell, 1946 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
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:

FREE Gift 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); Dell Comics Characters (drawing)

Indexer Notes

Subscription information for Gene Autry Comics.

The RX Mystery (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nicholas Firfires
Inks:
Nicholas Firfires
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G.A.#63-525

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Doctor N.P. Gasden; Big Mike Stewart
Synopsis:
First line: "Uh-oh! A rifle shot!"

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

A Killer...and a Match (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sheriff Bolin; Harold Dodd; Gil Dodd
Synopsis:
First line: "As Sheriff Jules Bolin rode to the Bar-D ranch house, a tall, graying man stepped down from the porch."

A Lucky Accident (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Dave Elwood; Jimmy Sprangle; Helen Sprangle; Snip (horse); Rob Sprangle
Synopsis:
First line: "What in thunder's ailin' you, Snip?"

That's My Brand, Partner! (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Jenney (signed RJ)
Inks:
Robert Jenney (signed RJ)

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
First line: "The branding of cattle did not originate in old Mexico..."

Indexer Notes

The illustration is signed RJ, and the same style can be found in other fact fillers. It is by Robert Jenney, the artist of the early Cisco Kid Comics

[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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gene Autry
  2. 1. FREE Gift Offer!
    Dell
  3. 2. The RX Mystery
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. A Killer...and a Match
  5. 4. A Lucky Accident
  6. 5. That's My Brand, Partner!
  7. 6. [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