(May-July 1960)

Dell, 1960 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell Western Adventure
Editing:
George T. Delacorte (Publisher); Helen Meyer (President); Paul R. Lilly (Executive Vice President); Harold Clark (Vice President-Advertising Director); Albert P. Delacorte (Treasurer)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Colt .45 / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chris Colt [as portrayed by Wayde Preston]

Indexer Notes

front cover

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

Colt .45 / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (black and white photos)
Inks:
? (black and white photos)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chris Colt [as portrayed by Wayde Preston]
Synopsis:
Table of contents with synposes for the issue's two Colt .45 stories. Two black and white photos depicting Chris Colt.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Cannon Town (Table of Contents)

Colt. 45 / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Ushler
Inks:
John Ushler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
COLT .45 #5-605

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chris Colt; Colonel Butler; Soldiers; Miners; Sheriff; Rolf Johnson; Maude (Townswoman); Storekeeper; Telegraph Clerk; Friendly Miner
Synopsis:
A dishonorably discharged soldier stirs up trouble between miners and the Army.

Indexer Notes

Faces are Ushler, and the hat in sideview on page 3, also the swinging blow at page 4 and horses on page12. Art ID by Steinar Ådland.

Lighthouse in the Desert (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (header illustration)
Inks:
? (header illustration)
Colors:
? (header illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hank Sims (stage line manager); Jonathon Hoyt (station manager)
Synopsis:
A lantern raised on a pole guides lost travelers to a remote stagecoach station.

Iron Horse Cowpuncher (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sparky Moore
Inks:
Sparky Moore
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jack (engineer); Earle (Jack's brother, trail boss); Fireman; Bobo (cowboy)
Synopsis:
Jack uses his locomotive to stop a stampeding herd of cattle.

Indexer Notes

Face with white hat on top of page 3 is Sparky, with pointed nose and jaw, and marked eyebrow. Also the running cowboy at bottom. Art ID by Steinas Ådland.

Stallion Trail (Table of Contents)

Colt .45 / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Ushler
Inks:
John Ushler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chris Colt; Two Cavalry Officers; Three Outlaws; Army Captain; Old-Timer; Two Boys; Danny Simms (storekeeper); Ed (storekeeper); Townsman
Synopsis:
Colt searches for a runaway Army stallion carrying important information in a specially designed horseshoe.

Indexer Notes

Head of horses with line in middle are Ushler, as are faces. Most typical on both horses, faces and hats in sideview is page 4. Art ID by Steinar Ådland.

The "Peacemaker" of the Old West (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Illustrated article about .45 Colt.

Indexer Notes

Faces and hats are all Ushler. Art ID by Steinar Ådland.

Bad Luck Below Ground (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Ushler
Inks:
John Ushler
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Illustrated article about the dangers of mining in the Old West.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

[Candy Ad] (Table of Contents)

Kraft Caramels / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
? (painting)
Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Illustrated ad for Kraft Caramels.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Colt .45
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
    Colt .45
  3. 2. Cannon Town
    Colt. 45
  4. 3. Lighthouse in the Desert
  5. 4. Iron Horse Cowpuncher
  6. 5. Stallion Trail
    Colt .45
  7. 6. The "Peacemaker" of the Old West
  8. 7. Bad Luck Below Ground
  9. 8. [Candy Ad]
    Kraft Caramels
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kathryn Wright
  • Steinar Ådland