(May July 1953)

Dell, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
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)
Format:
Standard Silver Age U.S.; Full Color; Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior; Saddle-Stitched; was On-Going Series; Quarterly

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Preston Of The Yukon / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sergeant Preston; Yukon King (dog)

Indexer Notes

This is a Morris Gollub cover: It exhibits his careful detail to expression for both the Sergeant and the Dog. Moe also liked to trace the path of the bullet to heighten the tension in a scene. See Korak Son of Tarzan #10 and an illustration of his inside story in Lone Ranger number 15 "Ranger Captain of the Lone Star State."

The Arctic Owl (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Thorne
Inks:
Frank Thorne
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
The life and behavior of the arctic owl.

Indexer Notes

Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011. Other fillers in this series is signed FT, Frank Thorne, and this is similar art. He made Ghita and Red Sonja.

The Trial of Gold (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Preston / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sergeant Preston; Yukon King; Tom Gordon (prospector); Buffalo (robber); Jack (robber)
Synopsis:
An old prospector is taking his gold dust to White Horse. As there are too many thieves on the trail to travel safely alone, Sergeant Preston is trailing along.

Indexer Notes

Alberto Giolitti drew most of the Preston stories, and he did not use assistants, but did both pencil and inking himself. Info from interview on Angelo Todaro's web site. Gaylord Du Bois is credited script on Sergeant Preston in Jerry Bails' Who's Who. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

Yukon King Returns (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Preston / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sergeant Preston; Yukon King (dog); Chief Atanisk; Peter Ravenwing; Buck (robber); Badger (robber)
Synopsis:
Bringing serum to an isolated Indian village, Sergeant Preston is hindered by breaking ice and has to send along his dog, Yukon King, with the serum tied to it's body.

Indexer Notes

Alberto Giolitti drew most of the Preston stories, and he did not use assistants, but did both pencil and inking himself. Info from interview on Angelo Todaro's web site. Gaylord Du Bois is credited script on Sergeant Preston in Jerry Bails' Who's Who. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

King Proves his Worth (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Preston / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sergeant Preston; Yukon King (dog); Gill (bank robber); Jay (bank robber); Constable Barker
Synopsis:
Two bankrobbers on the run by dog team with Preston on their trail in the snow. He is ambushed and Yukon King set off for help.

Indexer Notes

Alberto Giolitti drew most of the Preston stories, and he did not use assistants, but did both pencil and inking himself. Info from interview on Angelo Todaro's web site. Gaylord Du Bois is credited script on Sergeant Preston in Jerry Bails' Who's Who. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011. Story continues to back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Sergeant Preston Of The Yukon
  2. 1. The Arctic Owl
  3. 2. The Trial of Gold
    Sergeant Preston
  4. 3. Yukon King Returns
    Sergeant Preston
  5. 4. King Proves his Worth
    Sergeant Preston
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Richard Richmond
  • Steinar Ådland
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas