(October 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); Bullet (photo)

[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)

Short cut to Showdown (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); Sheriff Jim; Dan Cummings; Randy Boyd; Marna Cummings
Synopsis:
Roy is after some mail robbers who crash their car and set out on foot. In the shack of Marna they are in for a scary and explosive surprise.

Man's Oldest Weapon (Table of Contents)

Roy Rogers / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Roy Rogers; Trigger (horse); Francisco Gallegos;
Synopsis:
Roy meets up with a young sheep herder who scares off wild hogs by exellent stone throwing. When a smuggler plane crashes nearby, his ability is put to good use.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland December 2010

The Boomtown Boss (Table of Contents)

Roy Rogers / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Roy Rogers; Trigger (horse); Dave Handley; Clip Handley; Mick; Matt Deming; Boss Nekker; Whitey Bain; Lou Gartley
Synopsis:
Boss Nekker's hired gunmen fail to kill Dave Hendley before the election. Now they plan to win by forging messages to keep voters away from the polls.

Indexer Notes

Al McKimson was pen name for several artists. In this story some of these may have contributed, Chuck and Tom McKimson, Randy Steffen and Andrew Bensen.
Art identification by Steinar Ådland December 2010

Pioneers of the Old West (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Kit Carson; Captain Bridger; Shuman
Synopsis:
In Bridger's Camp on Snake River, Kit Carson and a camp bully have a gun duel on horseback.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland December 2010

["Escaped Convict"] (Table of Contents)

Trigger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Parks (signed)
Inks:
Harry Parks (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Trigger (horse); Uncle Mike; Pete; Pat
Synopsis:
Trigger and Charley capture an escaped convict.

Indexer Notes

Harry Parks, or Harry L. Parkhurst has signed the last panel.
Last half page subscription form for Dell Comics.

Yours FREE! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Short comic strip with two kids, and one photo of Roy Rogers.
Inside back cover

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 (photo)

Indexer Notes

Back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Roy Rogers
  2. 1. [Roy Rogers Pin-Up]
    Roy Rogers
  3. 2. Short cut to Showdown
    Roy Rogers
  4. 3. Man's Oldest Weapon
    Roy Rogers
  5. 4. The Boomtown Boss
    Roy Rogers
  6. 5. Pioneers of the Old West
  7. 6. ["Escaped Convict"]
    Trigger
  8. 7. Yours FREE!
    Dell Comics
  9. 8. Roy Rogers, star of Republic Pictures.
    Roy Rogers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steinar Ådland
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Robert W Phillips (R.I.P.)
  • Craig Delich
  • Michel Maillot