(September 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

[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
Reprints:

Here's a Ring Every Gene Autry Fan Will Want! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry

Indexer Notes

Subscription ad from the publisher, with one head drawing of Gene Autry, and a ring looking like real gold
Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.25)

The Town of Missing Men (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G.A.#79-539

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Whiskers Rand; Dude (villain)
Synopsis:
Every man in the desert town of Perez has disappeared. Gene and Whiskers find the missing men, but trouble with other men, looking for a buried treasure...

The Grandma Bandit (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 (horse); Herron; Sheriff; Lash Olsen; Chet Simmons
Synopsis:
Has an old grandma turned bankrobber, or a bankrobber tuned grandma, with bodyguard..? Gene consider both, and someone gets uneasy...

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.25)

The Blue, Blue Lagoon (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Mister Rawlins; Jed; Charles Benton
Synopsis:
The old hotel war real, like the ninety thousand dollar check on the wall, but the Blue Lagoon was the real bargain. Or was it..?

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.25)

A quick Solution (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lee St. Clair; Sheriff Johnson; George Gillis
Synopsis:
When the Sheriff is stong enough to carry a man by himself, and a bird comes in his way, anything might happen...

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.25)

Homes on the Range (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
August Lenox (signed)
Inks:
August Lenox (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
On the Great Plains everything was far away, exept the soil, and when you dug in, the house was right in front of you...

Indexer Notes

A written factual article, with two illustrations.

Have lots of fun... (Table of Contents)

Whitman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Toys and games from Whitman, Card Games, Sweetie Doll, Sewing Cards; Pick-up Sticks, Kentucky Darby Racing Game

"Spark Up if you want to be a Catcher!" (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
"Yogi" Berra

Indexer Notes

Baseball comic strip in full color from Wheaties "Breakfast of Champions"

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gene Autry
  2. 1. Here's a Ring Every Gene Autry Fan Will Want!
    Gene Autry
  3. 2. The Town of Missing Men
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. The Grandma Bandit
    Gene Autry
  5. 4. The Blue, Blue Lagoon
  6. 5. A quick Solution
  7. 6. Homes on the Range
  8. 7. Have lots of fun...
    Whitman
  9. 8. "Spark Up if you want to be a Catcher!"
    Wheaties
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steinar Ådland
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Walls
  • Gregory Fischer