(January 1954)

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 (photo)

The same to you... (Table of Contents)

Milky Way / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for Milky Way candy inside front cover

The Bighorn Lode (Table of Contents)

Roy Rogers / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Albert Micale
Inks:
Albert Micale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R.R.#73-541

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Roy Rogers; Trigger (horse); Slim; Skunk Eye
Synopsis:
Roy and Slim are in the mountains hunting bighorns and run into an outlaw called Skunk Eye

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland December 2010

Nester's Welcome (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; Trigger (horse); Sheriff; Milt Hoson;
Synopsis:
In snow and wind, two strangers ride into town and hold up Hopson's Store, and Roy sets out on their trail.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland December 2010

The Red Raiders (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); Bullet (dog); Sheriff Bing; Sol Morton
Synopsis:
Some young Comanche Indians have been shamed by a dumb Indian agent, and twelve of them wowed vengeance on all whites.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland December 2010

["Gary Train looked down..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Inks:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gary Train; Dora Kent
Synopsis:
The plane crashes in the mountains, and Gary set out to get help. He meets a coyote with a peach in its mouth, and finds the tree and its owner.

Indexer Notes

Three illustrations by Kinstler.

["Phantom Killer of Casitas"] (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; Snoofy (dog); George Ballard; Silas Bolles
Synopsis:
Charley has a story of a dog and a phantom

Indexer Notes

Artwork similar to Four Color #0449 Zane Grey, by Ray Thayer
Art identification by Steinar Ådland December 2010

Parents! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Santa Claus; Woody Woodpecker; Bugs Bunny; Tom & Jerry; Tarzan; Gene Autry; Roy Rogers; Lone Ranger; Little Lulu

Indexer Notes

Subscription form with drawings of Santa Claus and Dell characters

Indian Words (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1953 by Western Printing & Litho. Co.
Small drawings

Which Daisy... (Table of Contents)

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Red Ryder

Indexer Notes

Photos of Daisy Air Rifles and drawing of Red Ryder head

Free of Extra Cost... (Table of Contents)

Post's Sugar Crisp / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

3-D pictures in packages of Post's Sugar Crisp.
Drawings of Roy, Dale and Trigger.
Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Roy Rogers
  2. 1. The same to you...
    Milky Way
  3. 2. The Bighorn Lode
    Roy Rogers
  4. 3. Nester's Welcome
    Roy Rogers
  5. 4. The Red Raiders
    Roy Rogers
  6. 5. ["Gary Train looked down..."]
    Breed of the Pioneers
  7. 6. ["Phantom Killer of Casitas"]
    Chuckwagon Charley's Tales
  8. 7. Parents!
  9. 8. Indian Words
  10. 9. Which Daisy...
    Daisy Air Rifles
  11. 10. Free of Extra Cost...
    Post's Sugar Crisp
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Steinar Ådland
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Robert W Phillips (R.I.P.)
  • Craig Delich
  • Michel Maillot