(September-October 1956)

Dell, 1950 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Dell
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Lassie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Morris Gollub (painting)
Inks:
Morris Gollub (painting)
Colors:
Morris Gollub (painting)

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Lassie
Reprints:
  • in Lassie (Golden Press, 1978 series) #11193 [as cover]

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

The Thieftakers (Table of Contents)

Lassie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Forgione
Inks:
Bob Forgione ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
569

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Gerry Lawrence; Lassie; Martinez ("thieftaker"); Matillo (bandit leader); Rocky Langford; Timbu (boy)
Synopsis:
Bandits, who have taken crop money from Rocky, take refuge in Rocky's homestead. Lassie and Timbu save the day by laying traps for the bandits to fall into.

Indexer Notes

No credits. Pencils confirmed + inks identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

Desperate Journey (Table of Contents)

Lassie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Gerry Lawrence; Lassie; Rocky Langford; Vargas (friend)
Synopsis:
Rocky and Gerry, with Lassie, bring supplies to their homestead in a canoe. A storm forces them to stop while Lassie is whisked away in the current. Fearing the worst, they then attend their housewarming party where Vargas, a friend of theirs, surprises them with Lassie.

Indexer Notes

No credits. Art identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

A Dog For Manuelo (Table of Contents)

Manuelo / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Dutchess (dog); Jaime (Manuelo's father); Manuelo (ten-year-old boy); tall man (owner of Dutchess)
Synopsis:
Manuelo, a poor boy, while selling oranges at an airport sees a beautiful dog. He then brings it back to it's owner after it had fled into the jungle and the grateful owner gives one of it's puppies to an overjoyed Manuelo.

Indexer Notes

No credits.

Reina The Black Panther (Table of Contents)

Reina / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Reina and her two cubs
Synopsis:
A heavy rain causes a river to flood and all the jungle animals search for higher ground. While doing so, one of Reina's cubs is in danger of being swept away into the rapids but she manages to save it.

Indexer Notes

No credits. Art identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

Gift From The Sea (Table of Contents)

Lassie / comic story / 9.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Gerry Lawrence; Lassie; Mahila (Yuto's bride-to-be); Mara (boat owner); Rocky Langford; the Yagans (South American Indian tribe); Yuto (Yagan fisherman)
Synopsis:
Rocky and Gerry, with Lassie, go to Cape Horn to do film sequences on the South American Yagan Indian tribe. Lassie saves the lives of two Yagans, first Yuto and then Mahila, destined to marry each other. Rocky then gives a fishing net to Yuto so that he can marry Mahila.

Indexer Notes

No credits.

Vacation Time Is All Too Short - Don't Lose Part Of Your Vacation By Having An Accident Be Smart - Play Safe! (Table of Contents)

Bill Wisdom? / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
AK-56

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Bill Wisdom?
Synopsis:
Tips on how to avoid getting hurt during vacation time.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Sponsored by Wrigley's Juicy Fruit Gum. No credits.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Lassie
  2. 1. The Thieftakers
    Lassie
  3. 2. Desperate Journey
    Lassie
  4. 3. A Dog For Manuelo
    Manuelo
  5. 4. Reina The Black Panther
    Reina
  6. 5. Gift From The Sea
    Lassie
  7. 6. Vacation Time Is All Too Short - Don't Lose Part Of Your Vacation By Having An Accident Be Smart - Play Safe!
    Bill Wisdom?
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