(January 1954)

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)

The same to you...and many of 'em! (Table of Contents)

Milky Way / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Milky Way chocolate ad

The Big Act (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nicholas Firfires
Inks:
Nicholas Firfires
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G.A.#83-541

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Gerry Jordan; Dorothy Furnette
Synopsis:
A party carrying a big pay roll stop to help a girl and are held up and robbed

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

The Movie Mix-up (Table of Contents)

Gene Autry / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Sheriff; Tom Blair
Synopsis:
A phony kidnapping in a movie shooting turns out to be real

The Silver Decoy (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Old Sheriff; Deputy Vance
Synopsis:
A stagecoach has been robbed and two men killed

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

The Dead Giveaway (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nat Edson
Inks:
Nat Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Happy Ward; Sheriff Patton; Luckless Cotter
Synopsis:
Luckless Cotter gets lucky when he locates the wanted killer

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

Parents! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Subscription ad

Give Dell Comics Gift Subscriptions! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Woody Woodpecker; Bugs Bunny; Tom & Jerry; Roy Rogers; Tarzan; Gene Autry; Lone Ranger; Little Lulu; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Subscription ad for Dell Comics, eight covers in full colors

Indian Arm Bands (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

Indexer Notes

Drawings of decorated Indian arm bands

Which Daisy? (Table of Contents)

Daisy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Harman ?
Inks:
Fred Harman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Red Ryder

"Spark Up! fake out that pass defender!" (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Tom Fears

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gene Autry
  2. 1. The same to you...and many of 'em!
    Milky Way
  3. 2. The Big Act
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. The Movie Mix-up
    Gene Autry
  5. 4. The Silver Decoy
  6. 5. The Dead Giveaway
  7. 6. Parents!
    Dell
  8. 7. Give Dell Comics Gift Subscriptions!
    Dell
  9. 8. Indian Arm Bands
  10. 9. Which Daisy?
    Daisy
  11. 10. "Spark Up! fake out that pass defender!"
    Wheaties
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Gregory Fischer
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