(July 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)
Format:
Standard Golden Age US Size; Color; Saddle-stitched; Was ongoing

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)
Reprints:

["Worth going out on a limb for"] (Table of Contents)

Milky Way / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

Gene Autry and the Secret of Massacre Fort (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Sgroi
Inks:
Tony Sgroi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G.A.#77-537

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion [Champ] (horse); Cass Bristow; Mrs. Bristow; Mr. Dodds (villain)

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

Ol' Bessie (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jess Whalen [Jess Masting]; Dan; Gil; Karl; Shotgun; Farley Gang (villains)

Indexer Notes

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

Gene Autry and the Jade Box (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 [Champ] (horse); Bob Fergusson; Joe Low (death); Lee Ching; Herb; Ran Bittinger (villain); Spike (villain)

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

The Hitchhiking Bandit (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sparky Moore
Inks:
Sparky Moore
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
John; Flying Hawk (horse); Tom; Brakie

Indexer Notes

Copyright, 1953, by Western Printing & Litho. Co.
Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

["Here's a pen any cowhand would be glad to own"] (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

Indexer Notes

Subscription page.

Cowboys! Cowgirls! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Champion 1st Baseman Ferris Fain Sparks White Sox (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Ferris Fain; Chicago White Sox

Indexer Notes

Back cover.
Color ad in comic form for Wheaties breakfast cereal featuring baseball player Ferris Fain.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gene Autry
  2. 1. ["Worth going out on a limb for"]
    Milky Way
  3. 2. Gene Autry and the Secret of Massacre Fort
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. Ol' Bessie
  5. 4. Gene Autry and the Jade Box
    Gene Autry
  6. 5. The Hitchhiking Bandit
  7. 6. ["Here's a pen any cowhand would be glad to own"]
    Gene Autry
  8. 7. Cowboys! Cowgirls!
    Whitman Publishing Company
  9. 8. Champion 1st Baseman Ferris Fain Sparks White Sox
    Wheaties; What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Steinar Ådland
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