(December 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)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Gene Autry / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? photo; Arnold Holeywell (painted background)
Inks:
? photo; Arnold Holeywell (painted background)
Colors:
? photo; Arnold Holeywell (painted background)

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits from owner of original art, Don Mangus, 4/19/2007.

Attention all Children and Moms and Dads too! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?; Typeset

Characters:
Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Drawing of Santa Claus with an Extra Bonus Gift!

The Man From Jackrabbit Hill (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nicholas Firfires
Inks:
Nicholas Firfires
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G.A.#94-5412

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Lowell; Nevada; Abe Davitt
Synopsis:
On the road, Gene picks up a stranger who has lost his memory, and then run into counterfeiters...

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.22)

The Pefect Pipe (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Old Andy; Stranger
Synopsis:
Old Andy whittles corncob pipes, and finds out they can be good for something beside smoking...

The Waterfall Cache (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Cooke ?
Inks:
Tom Cooke ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Panhandle Pete; Tommy; Janey
Synopsis:
Pete is back from Arizona with a new yarn, about a slope full of gold nuggets in the Grand Canyon...

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.22)

Commodore Owens (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Till Goodan
Pencils:
Till Goodan (signed)
Inks:
Till Goodan (signed)
Letters:
?; Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Commodore Perry Owens

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. Commodore Owens; the long-haired sheriff of Navajo County. (In Gene Autry comics, Dec. 1954, p. [2] of cover) Appl. Author: Western Print. & Litho. Co., employer for hire of Till Goodan. © Western Print. & Litho. Co.; 9Nov54; B5-29236." ~Dave Porta

Alan Ladd Says:"No Wonder Building with Block City is such Fun!" (Table of Contents)

Block City / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Alan Ladd; Young Ladd

Indexer Notes

Comic strip in full color showing Alan Ladd and son

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    Gene Autry
  2. 1. Attention all Children and Moms and Dads too!
  3. 2. The Man From Jackrabbit Hill
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. The Pefect Pipe
  5. 4. The Waterfall Cache
    Panhandle Pete
  6. 5. Commodore Owens
  7. 6. Alan Ladd Says:"No Wonder Building with Block City is such Fun!"
    Block City
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