(November 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)

["Keep 'em on good spookin' terms"] (Table of Contents)

Mars Milky Way / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

The City Slickers (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Schoenke
Inks:
Bob Schoenke
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G.A.#81-5311

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion [Champ] (horse); Pat; Pappy Vane (corpse); Sarah Vane; Danny Vane; Toby Vane; Sheriff Dow; Tillie Dow; Banker Martin; Ollie; Slim (villain); Mody (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.

Dangerous Valley (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion [Champ] (horse); Tim McCarthy; Dennis; Norma Mason; Esther; Sean; Mark Damon (villain); Tom (villain)

Crazy Like an Indian (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jackie; Gabby Moran; The Wallapais

Indexer Notes

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

The Rope (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Colonel Bowen; Jed Reese; Rex (villain); Slim (villain)

Indexer Notes

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

["Come on over, Bob and Ann."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Bob; Ann
Synopsis:
Dell subscription page for Gene Autry Comics.

Lionel Trains with Magne-Traction (Table of Contents)

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

"Spark Up-With Wheaties!" Said Power Hitter George Kell of the Boston Red Sox (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
George Kell (photo)

Indexer Notes

Back cover.
Ad in comic form for Wheaties breakfast cereal featuring Boston Red Sox player George Kell giving batting tips.
Ad includes photo of Kell with facsimile autograph.
Part of "Spark Up With Wheaties" series.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gene Autry
  2. 1. ["Keep 'em on good spookin' terms"]
    Mars Milky Way
  3. 2. The City Slickers
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. Dangerous Valley
    Gene Autry
  5. 4. Crazy Like an Indian
  6. 5. The Rope
  7. 6. ["Come on over, Bob and Ann."]
    Gene Autry
  8. 7. Lionel Trains with Magne-Traction
    Lionel Trains
  9. 8. "Spark Up-With Wheaties!" Said Power Hitter George Kell of the Boston Red Sox
    Wheaties; What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Steinar Ådland
  • Gregory Fischer
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  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Tony R. Rose
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