(May 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)

These Whitman Books are Just For Fun! (Table of Contents)

Whitman Publishing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

Gene Autry and the Mystery of Gallows Pass (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Schoenke
Inks:
Bob Schoenke
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G.A.#75-535

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion [Champ] (horse); Sheriff Ross; Baldy Jenkins; John Titan (corpse); Mike; Black Bear; Jeff Crawley (villain); Jose (villain); Lars (villain); Vic (villain)

Indexer Notes

Thanks to error report # 7376, this artist is identified as Schoenke. He drew Laredo Crockett, and samples from that series confirms it, with identical horses and faces.

The Pancake Trap (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Pop Walters; The Butcher [John Polland] (villain)

Indexer Notes

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

The Lucky Guitar (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Walt Baker; Silas; Bones

Indexer Notes

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

Gene Autry and the Murder Mountain Mine (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion [Champ] (horse); Penelope (mule); Sheriff Tim; Black Cloud; Burdick (villain); Yancy (villain)

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

Border Patrol (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

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

["Hey, pardners! Get your Dell Comics Club Lucky Penny Pocket Piece free"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Subscription page for Gene Autry Comics.

"Scooter" Phil Rizzuto Sparks Yankees (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Scooter [Phil Rizzuto]; New York Yankees

Indexer Notes

Back cover.
Color ad in comic form for Wheaties breakfast cereal featuring New York Yankees second baseman Phil Rizzuto.
Part of "What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!" series.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gene Autry
  2. 1. These Whitman Books are Just For Fun!
    Whitman Publishing Company
  3. 2. Gene Autry and the Mystery of Gallows Pass
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. The Pancake Trap
  5. 4. The Lucky Guitar
  6. 5. Gene Autry and the Murder Mountain Mine
    Gene Autry
  7. 6. Border Patrol
  8. 7. ["Hey, pardners! Get your Dell Comics Club Lucky Penny Pocket Piece free"]
    Gene Autry
  9. 8. "Scooter" Phil Rizzuto Sparks Yankees
    Wheaties; What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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