(November 1960-January 1961)

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 Exciting Adventure
Editing:
George T. Delacorte (Publisher); Helen Meyer (President); William F. Callahan, Jr. (Executive Vice President); Paul R. Lilly (Executive Vice President); Harold Clark (Vice President-Advertising Director); Bryce L. Holland (Vice President); 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]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

front cover

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nat Edson
Inks:
Nat Edson
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Chris Colt [as portrayed by Wayde Preston]
Synopsis:
Table of the issue's two Colt .45 stories with synopses, four black and white panels, and one black and white photo of Christ Colt.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Cheyenne Pursuit (Table of Contents)

Colt .45 / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nat Edson
Inks:
Nat Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
COLT .45 #7-6011

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chris Colt; Lt. David Chandler; Colonel; Hotel Clerk; General Store Clerk; Cheyenne Warriors; US Cavalry; Captain Parker
Synopsis:
Colt is assigned to find a lieutenant charged with desertion, but, to do so, he must trespass on Cheyene land.

Indexer Notes

The sharp pointed hooves and ears of the horses, and faces too, are all Edson work. Notice also the leg movement of horses on page 2. Art ID by Steinar Ådland.

Big Day for Worthless (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal; western-frontier
Characters:
Worthless; Mr. Carter; Bank Clerks; General Store Clerk; Customer; Two Bank Robbers; Sheriff
Synopsis:
Mr. Carter wants to rid the town of Worthless, a homeless dog everyone loves, but changes his mind when the dog captures two bank robbers.

Indexer Notes

Faces on page 2 panel 3 with sharp eyes, pointed nose, and clearly drawn ear, all are signs of Sparky Moore. Art ID by Steinar Ådland.

Once a Barber (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Ramsey Cole (sheriff); Stage Driver; John (barber)
Synopsis:
A barber holds up a stage coach.

Indexer Notes

The face and the eyes of the Sheriff are clearly Sparky Moore. Art ID by Steinar Ådland.

The Prisoner (Table of Contents)

Colt. 45 / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nat Edson
Inks:
Nat Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chris Colt; Lieutenant; Blacker; Four Miners; Captain at Fort Sill
Synopsis:
Colt is assigned to escort a murderer to Fort Sill but is ambushed by four vengeful miners.

Indexer Notes

Horse on page 7, with pointed hooves, jagged mane, long ears and high leg movement is typical of Edson, as all the squinting faces. Art ID by Steinar Ådland.

Mission Accomplished (Table of Contents)

Colt .45 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nat Edson
Inks:
Nat Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chris Colt; Raftsman; Colonel
Synopsis:
A raftsman tries to rob Colt of the money he's carrying to pay for Army horses.

Indexer Notes

The man with black mustache a is certain sign of Nat Edson.

Post Pastimes (Table of Contents)

Colt .45 / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Article with five black and white panels about pastimes among soldiers at lonely outposts.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover
Horse with long pointed ears is by Edson.

Measures of Justice (Table of Contents)

Colt .45 / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Article with five color illustraions about disciplinary measures at frontier outposts.

Indexer Notes

back cover
The smiling man with lines for eyes is by Edson. Art ID by Steinar Ådland.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Colt .45
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
    Colt .45
  3. 2. Cheyenne Pursuit
    Colt .45
  4. 3. Big Day for Worthless
  5. 4. Once a Barber
  6. 5. The Prisoner
    Colt. 45
  7. 6. Mission Accomplished
    Colt .45
  8. 7. Post Pastimes
    Colt .45
  9. 8. Measures of Justice
    Colt .45
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kathryn Wright
  • Steinar Ådland