(May 1955)

Dell, 1948 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell
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

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Roy Rogers / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Roy Rogers
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Photo cover

The Coyote - Prairie Wolf (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (1 illustration) painted
Inks:
? (1 illustration) painted
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

Roy Rogers King of the Cowboys and the Cowbell Clue (Table of Contents)

Roy Rogers King of the Cowboys / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Mario Aquaviva
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Roy Rogers
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The art credits come from the John Buscema checklist compiled by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr and Michel Maillot.
The script credit comes from the book "Roy Rogers: a biography, radio history, television career chronicle ..." by Robert W. Phillips.

Trail the Pack (Table of Contents)

Roy Rogers King of the Cowboys / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Mario Aquaviva
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Roy Rogers
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The art credits come from the John Buscema checklist compiled by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr and Michel Maillot.
The script credit comes from the book "Roy Rogers: a biography, radio history, television career chronicle ..." by Robert W. Phillips.

Sure Enough Man (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al McKimson [Peter Alvarado; Chuck McKimson] (3 illustrations)
Inks:
Al McKimson [Peter Alvarado; Chuck McKimson] (3 illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Al McKimson is pen name for Peter Alvarado and Charles (Chuck) McKimson.
The Writer and art infos come from the book "Roy Rogers: a biography, radio history, television career chronicle ..." by Robert W. Phillips.

["Ohhh! What is that..."] (Table of Contents)

Chuckwagon Charlie's Tales / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Ray Thayer
Inks:
Ray Thayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The script credit comes from the book "Roy Rogers: a biography, radio history, television career chronicle ..." by Robert W. Phillips.
The artist Ray Thayer had most of the Chuckwagon Charley's Tales. In Jerry Bails' Who's Who, he is credited to Zane Grey FC#449 Tappan's Burro. Using that as a start, it is easy to pick out the rest of his work in the 50's, and this is one. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

The Indians of New York State (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chief Red Thunder Cloud of the Catawbas
Pencils:
? (1 illustration)
Inks:
? (1 illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Lower half of page with illustration of cover for Dale Evans Comics.

The Gourd and its value for the Indian (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chief Red Thunder Cloud of the Catawbas
Pencils:
? (2 illustrations)
Inks:
? (2 illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

Be Original! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Roy Rogers

Indexer Notes

Back cover promotional ad for Roy Rogers Comics. Two third page showing the pocket printer offered if you subscribe. Roy Rogers head drawn.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    Roy Rogers
  2. 1. The Coyote - Prairie Wolf
  3. 2. Roy Rogers King of the Cowboys and the Cowbell Clue
    Roy Rogers King of the Cowboys
  4. 3. Trail the Pack
    Roy Rogers King of the Cowboys
  5. 4. Sure Enough Man
    Breed of the Pioneers
  6. 5. ["Ohhh! What is that..."]
    Chuckwagon Charlie's Tales
  7. 6. The Indians of New York State
  8. 7. The Gourd and its value for the Indian
  9. 8. Be Original!
    Roy Rogers comics
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Steinar Ådland
  • Michel Maillot
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Robert W Phillips (R.I.P.)
  • Craig Delich
  • Michel Maillot