(September 1954)

Dell, 1946 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
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:

Indian Musical Instruments (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
August Lenox
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Page 1496 of Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series: 1954: July-December BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, SERIALS, CONTRIBUTIONS TO PERIODICALS states, "WESTERN PRINTING AND LITHOGRAPHING COMPANY. Indian musical instruments. (In Gene Autry comics, Sept. 1954, p. [2] of cover) Appl. Author: Western Print. & Litho. Co., employer for hire of August Lenox. © Western Print. & Litho. Co.; 12Aug54; B5-28489." ~Dave Porta

The Ghost of Smugglers Castle (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); Carl Davis; Bob Hewitt; Virginia Davis; Monte; Al
Synopsis:
After killing their boss, Carl Davis, the two crooks turn Smugglers Castle into a haunted house, searching for his hidden loot...

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.25)

A Mighty Peculiar Coincidence (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Judge Henry Gage; Abner Smoot; Pecos Joe
Synopsis:
A purse with 28 dollars is lost, but contains only 25 when found. Could it be the wrong purse..?

Shorty Laughs Last (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Shorty Fanning; Coles
Synopsis:
Grubstaking Shorty didn't pay off for Coles, but it did for Shorty, when Coles called off the deal a little too early

Hey, pardners! Get your Dell Comics Club Lucky Penny Pocket Piece Free... (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gene Autry
  2. 1. Indian Musical Instruments
  3. 2. The Ghost of Smugglers Castle
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. A Mighty Peculiar Coincidence
  5. 4. Shorty Laughs Last
  6. 5. Hey, pardners! Get your Dell Comics Club Lucky Penny Pocket Piece Free...
    Gene Autry
  7. 6. Brand New! Just Out!
    Gene Autry
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