(October 1952)

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)

My Favorite "Pin-Up"... (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Gene Autry (photo)

The Twin Killers (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nicholas Firfires
Inks:
Nicholas Firfires
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G.A.#68-5210

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Widge Dunphy; Doc Algernon Chesney; Louis; Louise
Synopsis:
A masked robber in Spanish costume, kills an express agent, and Gene finds a clue leading to Chesney's Circus

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

The Plot That Failed (Table of Contents)

Gene Autry / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Sgroi
Inks:
Tony Sgroi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Lanky; Clara Eardley; Jim Eardley
Synopsis:
Gene is taken prisoner by two men who are planning to hold up an Army weapon wagon, kill the soldiers, and make it look like an accident by collapsing a bridge...

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

Famous Riders of the West (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
John Phillip; Chief Red Cloud
Synopsis:
John Phillip slipped through the Indian cordon besieging Fort Kearney, and headed for Fort Laramie for help

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

The Kidnapped Deputy (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sheriff Walt Korrigan; Lafe Searles; Bobby; Garrett
Synopsis:
Little Bobby tries to tell the Sheriff where some Bad Men are hiding, but he doesn't believe his story...

The Copper Plates (Table of Contents)

Panhandle Pete / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Sgroi
Inks:
Tony Sgroi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Panhandle Pete; Tommy; Janey
Synopsis:
Panhandle Pete is telling Tommy and Jeany about the Treasure of the San Saba Mission...

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

The Ballad of Jesse James (Table of Contents)

Gene Autry / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Billy Gashade
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry (photo); Jesse James; Frank James; Robert Ford
Synopsis:
After robbing the Glendale train, Jesse was shot in his home by Bob Ford

Indexer Notes

Last verse begins with: "This song was made by Billy Gashade."
Photo of Gene Autry with guitar

10,000 Voit Footballs to Win! (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Wheaties Breakfast of Champions

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gene Autry
  2. 1. My Favorite "Pin-Up"...
    Dell
  3. 2. The Twin Killers
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. The Plot That Failed
    Gene Autry
  5. 4. Famous Riders of the West
  6. 5. The Kidnapped Deputy
  7. 6. The Copper Plates
    Panhandle Pete
  8. 7. The Ballad of Jesse James
    Gene Autry
  9. 8. 10,000 Voit Footballs to Win!
    Wheaties
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