(November 1953)

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:
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; Trigger (horse)
Reprints:

Keeps 'em on good spookin' terms (Table of Contents)

Milky Way / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Candy ad inside front cover.

The Flying Butcher (Table of Contents)

Roy Rogers / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Roy Rogers; Basil Q. Pomeroy; Game Ranger Barney Wright
Synopsis:
Roy and Barney are spotting poachers from the air, when they are shot at.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland December 2010

Apache Justice (Table of Contents)

Roy Rogers / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Roy Rogers; Trigger (horse); Bullet (dog); Luke Barlow; Black Ears; Sheriff Bing; Long Knife
Synopsis:
The Apache renegade, Black Ears, is a jailbreaker on the loose. He kills and robs the storekeeper, and then rides away with Roy and the Sheriff on his trail.
Reprints:
  • on the loose,

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland December 2010

Bullet Holds the Fort (Table of Contents)

Roy Rogers / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Pat Brady; Bullet (dog); Tommy Vaughn; Bill Vaughn
Synopsis:
Bullet and a kid set off in a runaway buckboard, and are surrounded by wolves.

Indexer Notes

Al McKimson was pen name for several artists. Chuck and Tom McKimson, Pete Alvarado, Randy Steffen, Andrew Bensen, and others which are not involved here.

Partner's Win (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bud Walton; Kyle Broome
Synopsis:
Bud Walton shot beavers with a camera, when somebody took a shot at the beaver with a gun.
Reprints:

"Buckhorn Hunt" (Table of Contents)

Chuckwagon Charley's Tales / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Thayer
Inks:
Ray Thayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chuckwagon Charley; Pete; Pat; Slim Burkett
Synopsis:
Charley tells of the time he was a Deputy Sheriff in pursuit of a wanted man.

Mustang Runner (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Till Goodan (signed)
Inks:
Till Goodan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier

"There's everything every boy wants in..." (Table of Contents)

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for Lionel Trains with Magne Traction.

"You sure are getting lots of mail these days, Roy!" (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Roy Rogers; Postman

Indexer Notes

Drawings of Roy Rogers, Trigger, a Postman, and a ball point pen.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Roy Rogers
  2. 1. Keeps 'em on good spookin' terms
    Milky Way
  3. 2. The Flying Butcher
    Roy Rogers
  4. 3. Apache Justice
    Roy Rogers
  5. 4. Bullet Holds the Fort
    Roy Rogers
  6. 5. Partner's Win
  7. 6. "Buckhorn Hunt"
    Chuckwagon Charley's Tales
  8. 7. Mustang Runner
  9. 8. "There's everything every boy wants in..."
    Lionel Trains
  10. 9. "You sure are getting lots of mail these days, Roy!"
    Dell Comics
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