(February 1953)

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:
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

Issue Notes

Copyright, 1953, by Gene Autry.
Designed and produced by Western Printing & Lithographing Co.


[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)

Eleven Fun-Packed Ways to Enjoy Walt Disney's Peter Pan (Table of Contents)

Whitman Publishing Company; Peter Pan / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Peter Pan

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

Medicine Road (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nicholas Firfires
Inks:
Nicholas Firfires
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G.A.#72-532

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion [Champ] (horse); Flapjack Hobbs; Jocko (mule); Bill Thom; Jed Warren; Tom Long; Ernie Morse; Obadiah North (villain); Red (villain); Ben (villain); Les (villain)
Synopsis:
Flappjack has been doped by knockout drops in the saloon, and robbed of five hundred dollars worth of gold. Now Gene is going to find out if and how it is done...

Backfire (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion [Champ] (horse); Tricks Raylen; Elsie; Sheriff Werner; Jones; Watson; Cabe Regan (villain)

The Unsolved Murder (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sheriff Rex Tompkins; Mr. Hopp (death); Flint Weston (villain)

Indexer Notes

Copyright, 1953, by Western Printing & Litho. Co.

The Lechuza Silver Cashe (Table of Contents)

[A Panhandle Pete Yarn] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Panhandle Pete; Tommy Travis; Janey; Jughead (mule); Captain George Gordon; Ed Brown
Synopsis:
Panhandle Pete is back from the search for the Rock Pens, and the kids are eager to hear his story...

Indexer Notes

Copyright, 1953, by Western Printing & Litho. Co.

The Brave Battle of Buckshot Roberts (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Till Goodan (signed)
Inks:
Till Goodan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Buckshot Roberts [Andrew L. Roberts]

Indexer Notes

Copyright, 1953, by Western Printing & Litho. Co.

[Dell Comic] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Subscription page for various Dell comics.

George Mikan Sparks in Backboard Battle (Table of Contents)

Wheaties; What Sparks a Champion Sparks You! / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
George Mikan; Minneapolis Lakers; Jim

Indexer Notes

Back cover.
Color ad in comic form for Wheaties breakfast cereal featuring Minneapolis Lakers basketball player George Mikan.
Part of "What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!" series.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gene Autry
  2. 1. Eleven Fun-Packed Ways to Enjoy Walt Disney's Peter Pan
    Whitman Publishing Company; Peter Pan
  3. 2. Medicine Road
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. Backfire
    Gene Autry
  5. 4. The Unsolved Murder
  6. 5. The Lechuza Silver Cashe
    [A Panhandle Pete Yarn]
  7. 6. The Brave Battle of Buckshot Roberts
  8. 7. [Dell Comic]
    Dell
  9. 8. George Mikan Sparks in Backboard Battle
    Wheaties; What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
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