(March 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 Terrible Turk (Table of Contents)

Gene Autry / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Frank Marlin (manager); George Duff (wrestler); Terrible Turk (wrestler); Mike Barent (manager)
Synopsis:
The State Fair stage a wrestling match between Terrible Turk and George Duff, and the prize is $2500. Turk's manager try by various means to put George out of commission to get the prize money, but Gene knows some wrestling too...

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

["We must have lost them,Pepito..."] (Table of Contents)

Gene Autry / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Pepito; Bart (villain); Slade (villain); Senor Lopez
Synopsis:
A plot to stop the stage by placing a dead man in the road, is not going as planned when Gene turns up...

The Man Who Wouldn't Listen (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Karl Gorrick; Harry Owen
Synopsis:
Karl Gorrick would never take any advice, not even before he jumped in the well to have a drink...

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

Tobacco Juice (Table of Contents)

Gene Autry / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Cappy; Kid; Kiler 1; Killer 2
Synopsis:
A kid with a fortune in diamonds, and with killers on his trail, looks like trouble to Gene and Cappy...

Double Exposure (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Cy Granger; Luke Granger; Barton; Nicky Malloy
Synopsis:
Being twins can have its ups in a foot race, or downs after the race...

["Ride 'em Cowboy!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Boy on horse

Indexer Notes

Two comic panels in full color with Gene and a boy on horseback, and a subscrition ad from the publisher

Whitman Coloring Books (Table of Contents)

Whitman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Roy Rogers; Dale Evans; Lucy Ball; Bugs Bunny; Howdy Doody; Rootie Kazootie

Indexer Notes

Eight coloring book covers in full color, each sold for 25 cents

"Spark Up! to get a clear shot" (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Bob Davies

Indexer Notes

Basket ball comic strip in full color from Wheaties "Breakfast of Champions"

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gene Autry
  2. 1. The Terrible Turk
    Gene Autry
  3. 2. ["We must have lost them,Pepito..."]
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. The Man Who Wouldn't Listen
  5. 4. Tobacco Juice
    Gene Autry
  6. 5. Double Exposure
  7. 6. ["Ride 'em Cowboy!"]
    Gene Autry
  8. 7. Whitman Coloring Books
    Whitman
  9. 8. "Spark Up! to get a clear shot"
    Wheaties
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steinar Ådland
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Walls
  • Gregory Fischer