(August 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:
?
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); Arnold Holeywell (painted background)
Inks:
? (photo); Arnold Holeywell (painted background)
Colors:
? (photo); Arnold Holeywell (painted background)

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits from owner of original art, Don Mangus, 4/19/2007.

Whitman Coloring Books (Table of Contents)

Whitman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo); ? (drawings)
Inks:
? (photo); ? (drawings)
Colors:
? (photo); ? (drawings)
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Flash Gordon; Howdy Doody; Tom & Jerry; Goofy; Elizabeth Taylor

Indexer Notes

Whitman Publishing Company ad.
Eight coloring book covers in color, each sold for 25 cents.

The Lazy-J Castle (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Dusty Crockett; Deuce Spade (villain); Prospector Jake
Synopsis:
Up in the Mesquite Mountains Dusty leads Gene to a huge stone castle, built by an old prospector friend of his. They find only horsethieves inside, and are invited to join them...

Death Rides the Bar-Q (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Elmer Adkins (villain); Abby Seldon; Chuck Mills
Synopsis:
Cattle are dying off mysteriously, and Chuck Mills asks Gene for help finding the culprit...

Black Wolf Curse (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sheriff; "Trigger" Roberts; Black Wolf
Synopsis:
After killing the Indian, Black Wolf, Roberts is stalked by wolves, mostly at night...

Beasley's Find (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:
When it's raining, Janey and Tommy finds Pete in the barn, and make him spin the yarn he promised, about the Cave of Silver...

The Race of Champions Game (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Subscription ad from publisher, plus a horse race gamepad for two players, in full color

Dell Comics Special (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
? (photos); Al Micale; Jesse Marsh; Nicholas Firfires; Marge; Walter Lantz; ? (drawings)
Inks:
? (photos); Al Micale; Jesse Marsh; Nicholas Firfires; Marge; Walter Lantz; ? (drawings)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children; jungle; western-frontier
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Roy Rogers; Tom; Little Lulu; Lone Ranger; Woody Woodpecker; Tarzan; Gene Autry

Indexer Notes

Full color covers of eight Dell Comics, plus a drawing of the heads of eight Dell characters

"C'mon, Spark up!" Said Stan Musial (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Stan Musial

Indexer Notes

Baseball comic strip in full color for Wheaties "Breakfast for Champions"

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gene Autry
  2. 1. Whitman Coloring Books
    Whitman
  3. 2. The Lazy-J Castle
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. Death Rides the Bar-Q
    Gene Autry
  5. 4. Black Wolf Curse
  6. 5. Beasley's Find
    Panhandle Pete
  7. 6. The Race of Champions Game
    Gene Autry
  8. 7. Dell Comics Special
  9. 8. "C'mon, Spark up!" Said Stan Musial
    Wheaties
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