(August-September 1958)

Dell, 1957 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. (publisher); Helen Meyer (president); Paul R. Lilly (executive vice- president); Harold Clark (vice-president); Albert P. Delacorte (treasurer)
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Eyewitness! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
animal; western-frontier
Characters:
Rin Tin Tin (photo, a dog); Lee Aaker [as Rusty] (photo)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

What do Alligator-wrestlers drink...? (Table of Contents)

7up / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Fresh up Freddie; Alligator
Synopsis:
Freddie wrestles with an alligator, and then they take a 7up.

The Eyewitness (Table of Contents)

Rin Tin Tin / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal; western-frontier
Characters:
Rusty; Rin Tin Tin; Lt. Ripley 'Rip' Masters; Corporal Kit Boone; Ed Whitmore (prorietor); Walt Coles; Connie
Synopsis:
The nephew of the warehouse proprietor is trying to increase profits by cheating. Such as removing cans from the cartons before delivering them to the Army. He is fired imediately.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Many close up panels with angry eyebrows, pointed noses and some big eyes, are all marks of Sparky. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

["Heading west..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Paul Bunyan Jr.; Paiute Smith
Synopsis:
Paul and Paiute build a bullboat from buffalo hides.

Indexer Notes

The framework on the bullboat is exactely like a wigwam frame in one of Lenox's signed fillers in Western Roundup #5. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

Survival (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Orville Brewster; Indian
Synopsis:
The Indian told Orville how the forest provide everything of food and herbs. For those who know where to look.

Indexer Notes

The face of the hunter is like Sparky Moore. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

The Wild, Wild West (Table of Contents)

Rin Tin Tin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal; western-frontier
Characters:
Rusty; Rin Tin Tin; Lt. Ripley 'Rip' Masters; Edward Peabody (reporter)
Synopsis:
Mr. Peabody is mad at the blinkety-blank town. It is dead and nothing ever happens there. He is looking for news, and when he ends up in jail, he finally finds his news.

Indexer Notes

The eyes and eyebrows of Peabody on page one is very Sparky artwork. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

The Brindles (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
How Custer gave each troop of soldiers horses of a uniform color.

Indexer Notes

Linework and horses are Sparky art. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

Pocket Picture Holder (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Subscription form for Dell Comics, and a picture holder as gift.

Have Fun Safely (Table of Contents)

Wrigley Juicy Fruit / advertisement / pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
How to have fun the smart way and the silly way in two small lessons.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Eyewitness!
    Rin Tin Tin and Rusty
  2. 1. What do Alligator-wrestlers drink...?
    7up
  3. 2. The Eyewitness
    Rin Tin Tin
  4. 3. ["Heading west..."]
    Paul Bunyan, Jr.
  5. 4. Survival
  6. 5. The Wild, Wild West
    Rin Tin Tin
  7. 6. The Brindles
  8. 7. Pocket Picture Holder
    Dell Comics
  9. 8. Have Fun Safely
    Wrigley Juicy Fruit
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Gregory Fischer
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