(February-April 1961)

Dell, 1960 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
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); 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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chris Colt [as portrayed by Wayde Preston]
Synopsis:
Synopses of the two Colt .45 stories in the issue. Photo portrait of Chris Colt and four black and white panels.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover
Notice horse in last panel, with long ears, pointed hoove and lifing of leg and you have Nat Edson.

Showdown at Indian Rock Mesa (Table of Contents)

Colt. 45 / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nat Edson
Inks:
Nat Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
COLT .45 #8-612

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chris Colt; Steve Wade; Two Outlaws; Crandall; Colonel
Synopsis:
Colt and Wade are robbed of valuable Army information.

Indexer Notes

Squinting faces and ears with few lines are Edson faces, and also the long pointed ears of horses, and large sharp hooves. Art ID by Steinar Ådland.

The New Commander (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Dan Spiegle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Colonel Bradley; Lieutenant; Orderly; Blackie (crow)
Synopsis:
Colonel Bradley's pet crow steals his ring and watch.

Indexer Notes

Dan Spiegle is credited to Colt .45 by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and this is one of his stories. Art ID by Steinar Ådland.
Just look at the relaxed way the two men sit on their horses on the last page. His horses have rather large bodies and small heads.

Night Race (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
animal; western-frontier
Characters:
Weasel; Snowshoe Rabbit; Snowy Owl
Synopsis:
A weasel chases a rabbit through the snow.
Reprints:

Renegade Rebels (Table of Contents)

Colt .45 / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chris Colt; Jeff Hoyt; Commanding Officer; Denton; Dwayne Porter Jackson; Townsmen; Cafe Counterman; Two Thugs
Synopsis:
Chris and Jeff capture a renegade Confederate General planning a revolution.

Indexer Notes

Faces on page 3, with narrow eyes and quite simple drawn ears are certain Edson work, as are the long pointed ears of horses. Also to notice is the leg movement of horses on page 10. Art ID by Steinar Ådland.

Retarded Gold Rush (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:
Illustrated article about the gold rush in the Dakotas.

Indexer Notes

The horses gives Edson away in this one, sharp hooves and the lifting of leg.

Madstones (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Illustrated article about old-time methods for treating snake bites.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

[Daisy Rifle Ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (spot illustrations)
Inks:
? (spot illustrations)
Colors:
? (spot illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Full-page illustrated ad for Daisy Air Rifles.

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Colt .45
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
    Colt. 45
  3. 2. Showdown at Indian Rock Mesa
    Colt. 45
  4. 3. The New Commander
  5. 4. Night Race
  6. 5. Renegade Rebels
    Colt .45
  7. 6. Retarded Gold Rush
    Colt .45
  8. 7. Madstones
    Colt .45
  9. 8. [Daisy Rifle Ad]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kathryn Wright
  • Steinar Ådland