(May-July 1961)

Dell, 1960 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
On-sale date:
1961-02-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell
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

Issue Notes

last issue. On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.


[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

Six-Guns for San Rio (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nat Edson
Inks:
Nat Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
COLT .45 #9-616

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chris Colt; Jeff Mack; Blacksmith; Swanson (baker); Dave (outlaw); Frank (outlaw); Captain Kimble; Sam Carney; Soldiers; Outlaws
Synopsis:
Outlaws smuggle guns to San Rio to stage a prison break.

Indexer Notes

Just by looking at the leg lifting of the horse on page 10, you have Nat Edson. Long sharp hooves. Also his faces with narrow eyes. Art ID by Steinar Ådland.

Mortgage Due (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jim Morrison; Cal Everson (banker); Amos Krim (rancher)
Synopsis:
A wealthy man pays the mortgage for an old rancher hit by hard times.

Indexer Notes

Faces and hats are clues to Edson.

Gunshot Miracle (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Red Kilpatrick; Lady Stage Passenger; Two Male Stage Passengers; Dave (stage driver); Stage Driver's Partner; Indian Warriors
Synopsis:
Red saves the stage coach from an Indian war party by setting fire to the prairie grass.

Indexer Notes

Page 2 has some smiling faces with narrow eyes and horses with long sharp hooves and high lifting of legs, all signs of Edson. Art ID by Steinar Ådland.

The Colonel's Revenge (Table of Contents)

Colt .45 / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chris Colt; Dan Wade; Rick Wade; Clem Brown (storekeeper); Colonel Cyrus Parker; Yancy (Colonel's gunman); Gunman; Pete (Colonel's gunman); Phil (Colonel's gunman)
Synopsis:
A former Army Colonel and his gang of gunmen terrorize a remote community.

Indexer Notes

All the narroweyed faces are signs of Edson. On page 9 are some of his very special horses with large pointed hooves, jagged manes and long pointed ears. Art ID by Steinar Ådland.

The Telltale Trail (Table of Contents)

Colt .45 / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chris Colt
Synopsis:
A horse's trail tells much about its situation.

Indexer Notes

Face of Chris points clearly to Edson.

Quick Thinking (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chris Colt; Soldier; Two Outlaws
Synopsis:
Two outlaws hijack Chris's Army supply wagon.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover
Faces and hats are all Edson, and he has illustrated the whole of this issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Colt .45
  2. 1. Six-Guns for San Rio
    Colt .45
  3. 2. Mortgage Due
  4. 3. Gunshot Miracle
  5. 4. The Colonel's Revenge
    Colt .45
  6. 5. The Telltale Trail
    Colt .45
  7. 6. Quick Thinking
    Colt .45
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kathryn Wright
  • Steinar Ådland
  • Pat Conolly