(October 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 (photo)

["Hey, look! There's Gene Autry!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Subscription ad from the publisher, with short comic strip in full color.

Gene Autry in Loggin' Trouble (Table of Contents)

Gene Autry / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Scott Bailey; Bub; Marty Murdoch (villain); Tony Bixel (villain); Stowe
Synopsis:
Two logger camps are competing to get their logs to the mill first, and Gene wonder if Murdoch is in cahoot with the other camp, and trying to get Bailey, but he can't prove it, yet...

The Dice Tattoo (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); Windy Timmons; Glen Merrill; Max (villain); Scott (villain)
Synopsis:
Gene is nearly run down by two men in a speeding car, and finds out they were bankrobbers on the run. Later he and Windy meets up with them at a Rodeo...

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

The Curly Bill (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sheriff Red Mason; "Slick" Thompson
Synopsis:
Trying to arrest a suspect, the Sheriff is taken by surprise and drops his gun, but he knows the Curly Bill spin...

Tit for Tat (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:
Pete is telling stories just for laughs this time, of dumb burros and arrested woodpiles...

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

The Pike's Peak Saga (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
A very few made it rich in the Pike's Peak gold rush in 1859, and many turned back...

The Great Buffalo Hunt (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier

Hey Kids! Bike back to school on the best! (Table of Contents)

Schwinn Bikes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

A kid in cowboy outfit roping a bike

"Spark Up...you need stamina to pitch!" (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Robin Roberts

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. ["Hey, look! There's Gene Autry!"]
    Dell
  3. 2. Gene Autry in Loggin' Trouble
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. The Dice Tattoo
    Gene Autry
  5. 4. The Curly Bill
  6. 5. Tit for Tat
    Panhandle Pete
  7. 6. The Pike's Peak Saga
  8. 7. The Great Buffalo Hunt
  9. 8. Hey Kids! Bike back to school on the best!
    Schwinn Bikes
  10. 9. "Spark Up...you need stamina to pitch!"
    Wheaties
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steinar Ådland
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Walls
  • Gregory Fischer