(July 1950)

Dell, 1948 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Comic
Editing:
George T. Delacorte, Jr. (president); Helen Meyer (vice-president); Albert P. Delacorte (vice-president)
Color:
Four color interiors; full color covers
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint interior; glossy cover
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Roy Rogers / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Roy Rogers (Photo)
Reprints:

[Roy Rogers Pin-Up] (Table of Contents)

Roy Rogers / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Roy Rogers; Trigger (horse)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Roy Rogers and the "Knight Errant" (Table of Contents)

Roy Rogers / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Albert Micale (signed)
Inks:
Albert Micale (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Roy Rogers; Trigger (horse); James Bledsoe; Penelope Shotwell; Percy Edward Algernon Blankensmythe
Synopsis:
A young man from England playing toreador on the range. Feeling like a Knight Errant, he rescues a lady from a tin-horn gambler turned rancher.

Dangerous Loot (Table of Contents)

Roy Rogers / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al McKimson team
Inks:
Al McKimson team
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Roy Rogers; Trigger (horse); Mr. Hall; Miss Archer; FBI Agent Tom Guthrie
Synopsis:
Camping out on the range at night, Roy watch as an aircraft crash nearby. A man with a suitcase full of money gets away and takes miss Archer along as an hostage.

Indexer Notes

Al McKimson was pen name for several artists, Chuck and Tom McKimson, Pete Alvarado, John Ushler, Randy Steffen, Andrew Bensen, Tony Sgroi, Hi Mankin, Mike Arens, and possibly Jesse Marsh and Nat Edson.

Kit Carson Fights a War, part 2 (Table of Contents)

Pioneers of the Old West / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Kit Carson; General Fremont; Tlamath Indian
Synopsis:
Kit Carson is scouting for General Fremont in Tlamath Indian territory

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1950 by Western Printing & Litho. Co. Art identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

["Watch me rope Trigger's saddle"] (Table of Contents)

Trigger / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Parks
Inks:
Harry Parks
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Trigger (horse); Uncle Mike; Pete; Pat
Synopsis:
How Trigger helped catch a money thief at a rodeo

Indexer Notes

Artwork similar to Trigger in Roy Rogers # 25, credited to Harry Parks.

Roy Roger's free special offer! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Roy Rogers (photo)

Indexer Notes

Small drawings of Dell Comics characters and small photo of Roy Rogers

Roy Rogers, star of Republic Pictures. (Table of Contents)

Roy Rogers / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Roy Rogers; Trigger (horse)

Indexer Notes

Full back cover pin-up of Roy and Trigger

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Roy Rogers
  2. 1. [Roy Rogers Pin-Up]
    Roy Rogers
  3. 2. Roy Rogers and the "Knight Errant"
    Roy Rogers
  4. 3. Dangerous Loot
    Roy Rogers
  5. 4. Kit Carson Fights a War, part 2
    Pioneers of the Old West
  6. 5. ["Watch me rope Trigger's saddle"]
    Trigger
  7. 6. Roy Roger's free special offer!
  8. 7. Roy Rogers, star of Republic Pictures.
    Roy Rogers
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