(October 1954)

Dell, 1946 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
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)
Format:
Standard Golden Age US Size; Color; Saddle-stitched; Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Copyright, 1954, by Gene Autry.
Designed and produced by Western Printing & Lithographing Co.


Rodeo (Table of Contents)

Gene Autry / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry (photo)

The Mad Partner's Gold (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
August Lenox
Pencils:
August Lenox (signed)
Inks:
August Lenox (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lemon; Blackjack

Indexer Notes

Copyright, 1954, by Western Printing & Litho. Co.
On inside front cover in black and white.

Page 1496 of Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series: 1954: July-December BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, SERIALS, CONTRIBUTIONS TO PERIODICALS states, "WESTERN PRINTING AND LITHOGRAPHING COMPANY. The mad partner's gold. (In Gene Autry comics, Oct. 1954, p. [2] of cover) Appl. Author: Western Print. & Litho. Co., employer for hire of August Lenox. © Western Print. & Litho. Co.; 14Sep54; B5-28616." ~Dave Porta

Gene Autry and the Secret of Lost Cause (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nicholas Firfires
Inks:
Nicholas Firfires
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G.A.#92-5410

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion [Champ] (horse); Lee Allison; Paul Green; Chet Steele (villain); Artie (villain); Lowry (villain)
Synopsis:
First line: "Gene! I...I´ve inherited a ghost town!

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

Mr. Flagg (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Reverend Amos Beedle; Dandy Flagg [Simon Matthew Flagg] (villain); Fred Maxon (villain)

Indexer Notes

Copyright, 1954, by Western Printing & Litho. Co.

The Blue Bucket Placer (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Panhandle Pete; Tommy Travis; Janey; Jughead (mule); Zack (death); Johnny; Martha (death); Joe (death); Dr. Drane; Ned
Synopsis:
First line: "Yonder´s the Rockies, paw! ´Twont be long now afore we´re.."

Indexer Notes

Copyright, 1954, by Western Printing & Litho. Co.
Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

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 Blue Bucket Placer. (In Gene Autry comics, Oct. 1954, p. [27-32]) Appl. Author: Western Print. & Litho. Co., employer for hire of Elizabeth Beecher. © Western Print. & Litho. Co.; 14Sep54; B5-28619." ~Dave Porta

["Here's a pen any cowhand would be glad to own..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry (photo)

Indexer Notes

Subscription page for Gene Autry Comics.
On inside back cover in black and white.

Delicious for Folks of Action! (Table of Contents)

Curtiss Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Rodeo
    Gene Autry
  2. 1. The Mad Partner's Gold
  3. 2. Gene Autry and the Secret of Lost Cause
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. Mr. Flagg
  5. 4. The Blue Bucket Placer
    A Panhandle Pete Yarn
  6. 5. ["Here's a pen any cowhand would be glad to own..."]
    Dell
  7. 6. Delicious for Folks of Action!
    Curtiss Baby Ruth
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