(November 1960-January 1961)

Dell, 1957 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell Exciting Adventure
Editing:
George T. Delacorte, Jr. (president); Helen Meyer (vice-president); Albert P. Delacorte (vice-president)
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (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); Rusty (photo of Lee Aaker)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Test your talent (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Draw your choice of any one of these heads-girl, boxer, or Puritan. Three drawings of heads.

Midnight Justice (Table of Contents)

Rin Tin Tin / comic story / 15 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; Sam Howard(hoodlum); Sheriff Kelly; Brannagan (newspaper editor)
Synopsis:
The newspaper editor, Brannagan, is attacked by two hoodlums, and Rusty runs for the Sheriff.

Indexer Notes

Many close up panels with heads and faces, a variety of noses and large ears, and open eyes, are signs of Sparky Moore. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011

Ghost Trappers (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sarah Perkins; Emily Perkins; Ma Perkins; Pa Perkins; Pete Palmer
Synopsis:
Sarah and her sister have seen ghosts over by the old Hempstead Ranch. Nobody believe it until the girls trap them.

Indexer Notes

The big eyes and close up head must be Sparky Moore. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011

Charley Sing-Song (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alex Toth

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Charley Sing-Song; Robbers; Sheriff
Synopsis:
Charley Sing-Song is robbed by two men, but uses firecrackers to scare them to surrender the loot.

Indexer Notes

Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011

The Lady From Philadelphia (Table of Contents)

Rin Tin Tin / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal; western-frontier
Characters:
Rusty; Rin Tin Tin; Roland Peabody; Duke Larson; Gertrude van Alstyne
Synopsis:
Mr. Peabody flatly refuses to sell his ranch to Duke Larson, so now Duke is going to try to drive him out.

Indexer Notes

Faces in close up and staring at each other in profile, tells of Sparky Moore. Only Dan Spiegle is credited to Rin Tin Tin in Jerry Bails' Who's Who, while all of the stories are made by Sparky Moore. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011

Rinty's Bedtime Habit (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
animal; western-frontier
Characters:
Rin Tin Tin; Rusty
Synopsis:
Rinty's habits before lying down to sleep.

Indexer Notes

Lower half of page an adverticement for Jumping-Jacks Shoes.

4 One Year Subscriptions (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Subscription form for Dell Comics.

This is a Kangarooseal! (Table of Contents)

Kraft Caramels / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A cross between kangaroo and seal with caramels in its pocket.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Rin Tin Tin and Rusty
  2. 1. Test your talent
  3. 2. Midnight Justice
    Rin Tin Tin
  4. 3. Ghost Trappers
  5. 4. Charley Sing-Song
  6. 5. The Lady From Philadelphia
    Rin Tin Tin
  7. 6. Rinty's Bedtime Habit
    Rin Tin Tin
  8. 7. 4 One Year Subscriptions
    Dell Comics
  9. 8. This is a Kangarooseal!
    Kraft Caramels
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  • Steinar Ådland
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