(May-June 1956)

Dell, 1954 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell
Editing:
George T. Delacorte, Jr. (president); Helen Meyer (vice-president); Albert P. Delacorte (vice-president)
Format:
Standard US dimensions; color; saddle-stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rin Tin Tin / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; animal
Characters:
Rin Tin Tin (photo)

Another Outstanding Award for Dell Comics (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Award from the Civil Air Patrol to Dell Comics.

Stampede (Table of Contents)

Rin Tin Tin / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sparky Moore
Inks:
Sparky Moore
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R.T.T. # 13-565

Genre:
adventure; animal
Characters:
Rin Tin Tin; Red Johnson; Mukluk; Black Eagle; Mr. Adams; Rod (villain); Vince (villain); Gunsmoke (horse)
Synopsis:
At the rodeo two men are trying to steal the best race horse, Gunsmoke.

Indexer Notes

Most of the faces are unmistakably Sparky Moore, ears with few lines, frowning eyebrows, close up panels with heads in backview. And movement of horses ans people. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

The Heirloom (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Mary Franklin; Shaman
Synopsis:
A Nootka Indian Shaman has seen a cuckoo bird and makes an astounding speach about the magic wooden bird.

["Paul...and his cub..."] (Table of Contents)

Paul Bunyan, Jr. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Paul Bunyan, Jr.
Synopsis:
Paul makes his canoe and ends up in a forest-fire, rescuing several small animals.

Indexer Notes

Not signed Lenox, but many clues points to him from the whole series, horses with broad chest, building details of wigwams, boats and other artifacts, and some faces. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011

The Deserted Lake (Table of Contents)

Rin Tin Tin / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sparky Moore
Inks:
Sparky Moore
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; animal
Characters:
Rin Tin Tin; Red Johnson; Mukluk; Pete French; Blake (gunman); Billy (boyscout)
Synopsis:
Landing on a lake in Canada, Red and friends find a deserted village at the shore with a shotgunman claiming to own the place and the lake.

Indexer Notes

The face on page 12, with big eyes and frowning eyebrows is very Sparky. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011. Story continues on back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Rin Tin Tin
  2. 1. Another Outstanding Award for Dell Comics
    Dell Comics
  3. 2. Stampede
    Rin Tin Tin
  4. 3. The Heirloom
  5. 4. ["Paul...and his cub..."]
    Paul Bunyan, Jr.
  6. 5. The Deserted Lake
    Rin Tin Tin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steinar Ådland