(February-April 1955)

Dell, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell Comic
Editing:
George T. Delacorte, Jr. (president); Helen Meyer (vice-president); Albert P. Delacorte (vice-president)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going series

Issue Notes

Copyright, 1954, by Gene Autry.
Designed and produced by Western Printing & Lithographing Co.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Champion / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sam Savitt (painting); ? (photo)
Inks:
Sam Savitt (painting); ? (photo)
Colors:
Sam Savitt (painting); ? (photo)

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Champion; Gene Autry (photo, inset)
Synopsis:
Champion, center, running toward the reader, on a rocky snow-covered slope, is chased by two wolves, one on either side.

Indexer Notes

Painted cover

Old Whitey, Warhorse in Three Armies (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illo)
Inks:
? (illo)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Whitey served on both sides in the Mexican-American War (for Gen. Zachary Taylor on the U.S. side), and for the Union Army in the Civil War.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

Champion and The Trap (Table of Contents)

Champion / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Morris Gollub
Inks:
Morris Gollub
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Champion
Synopsis:
Ricky, Champion, and Rebel thwart horse thieves who use an old-fashioned water trap (pen-up a water-hole with cut trees, and a narrow opening) to capture horses.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Dave Porta, December 31, 2012.

Champion and Trouble at Coyote Ridge (Table of Contents)

Champion / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Morris Gollub
Inks:
Morris Gollub
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Champion
Synopsis:
Bank robbers on the run waylay a stranger, leaving him unconscious in the brush. Ricky and Champ rescue him, and recover incriminating evidence. The robbers assume the stranger's reservation at a dude ranch; they are found out.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Dave Porta, December 31, 2012.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Champion
  2. 1. Old Whitey, Warhorse in Three Armies
  3. 2. Champion and The Trap
    Champion
  4. 3. Champion and Trouble at Coyote Ridge
    Champion
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dave Porta
  • Richard Richmond
  • Gregory Fischer
  • David Porta
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • David Porta
  • Tony R. Rose