(August 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)
Reprints:

Brand New! Just Out! (Table of Contents)

Gene Autry / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?(Paintings)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse)

Indexer Notes

Gene Autry Lunch Kit with Vacuum Bottle
Greenwoods Box Co.

The Golden Carp (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Marshal Black; Sheriff Hunt; Deputy Jack Hunt; Woody Brink; Jonathan Monroe
Synopsis:
Wanted criminals are being smuggled across to Mexico on a boat called The Golden Carp, and US Marshal Gene Autry is going to stop it

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.25)

The Miracle at Devil's Pass (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Arens
Inks:
Mike Arens
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Henry Johnson; Flappjack Hobbs; Cap; Ira
Synopsis:
A miner carrying a fortune in gold in his backseat, is held up by road agents, but Gene is soon on their track...

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.25)

The Braggart (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lucky Ned Hockins; Bart Cooper
Synopsis:
Old Ned had never found any gold in his mine, until a killer took pot shots at him...

Indexer Notes

Page 1495 of Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series: 1954: July-December BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, SERIALS, CONTRIBUTIONS TO PERIODICALS states, "WESTERN PRINTING AND LITHOGRAPHING COMPANY. The braggart. (In Gene Autry comics, Aug. 1954, p. [40-41]) Appl. Author: Western Print. & Litho. Co., employer for hire of Paul Bachant. © Western Print. & Litho. Co.; 15Jul54; B5-28367." ~Dave Porta

The Dancing Ghosts of Yaqui Well (Table of Contents)

Panhandle Pete / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Panhandle Pete; Tommy; Janey
Synopsis:
Pete returns from Borego Valley and tells a spine-chilling ghost story to the kids

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.25)

Page 1495 of Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series: 1954: July-December BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, SERIALS, CONTRIBUTIONS TO PERIODICALS states, "WESTERN PRINTING AND LITHOGRAPHING COMPANY. The dancing ghosts of Yaqui Well. (In Gene Autry comics, Aug. 1954, p. [42-47]) Appl. Author: Western Print. & Litho. Co., employer for hire of Elizabeth Beecher. © Western Print. & Litho. Co.; 15Jul54; B5-28351." ~Dave Porta

Be Happy! Be Lucky! (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

Get a lucky rabbit's foot free from Gene Autry when subscribing
Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.25)

Do you need money? (Table of Contents)

Colonial Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Earn $35 a day by selling Christmas cards. Free samples

Free official Railrod Emblems (Table of Contents)

Post's Sugar Crisp / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Over 20 Railroad Emblems in full color

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gene Autry
  2. 1. Brand New! Just Out!
    Gene Autry
  3. 2. The Golden Carp
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. The Miracle at Devil's Pass
    Gene Autry
  5. 4. The Braggart
  6. 5. The Dancing Ghosts of Yaqui Well
    Panhandle Pete
  7. 6. Be Happy! Be Lucky!
    Gene Autry
  8. 7. Do you need money?
    Colonial Studios
  9. 8. Free official Railrod Emblems
    Post's Sugar Crisp
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dave Porta
  • 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