(March-May 1959)

Dell, 1958 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

All information for this issue from Karl Wilcox, January 2008.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wyatt Earp / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wyatt Earp (photo of Hugh O'Brian)

Prime Target (Table of Contents)

Wyatt Earp / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wyatt Earp (photo of Hugh O'Brian)
Synopsis:
Wyatt's badge is the target as he walks a treacherous path between the lawless elements of Dodge City.
Medicine Guns... Wyatt is caught in a crossfire...
Danger in Dodge...It takes a stampede to shake the town's citizens...

Indexer Notes

Photo of Hugh O'Brian. Printed in black-and-white on inside front cover.
A short introduction of the stories.

Medicine Guns (Table of Contents)

Wyatt Earp / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Manning (signed)
Inks:
Russ Manning (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wyatt Earp; Hal Ripe (deputy); Jim Slawson (outlaw); Danny Miller (doctor and Jim's brother)
Synopsis:
Jim Slawson is wounded by Wyatt, but escapes. He later shows up at the doctor's office to get him to sign a death certificate so the law won't look for him anymore. Nobody knows he is the doc's brother.

Indexer Notes

Signed Russ Manning on the Dixie Bell Saloon on page 11.

Trailtown Trickery (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Slow-Draw Simpson (freighter); Jim Towers (mine owner)
Synopsis:
The freighter hides the gold in a big cake, but the outlaws don't believe him when told, and leave empty-handed.

The Promise (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Rod Vernon) (deputy); Sheriff; Bill Asher [Cash Daniels] (phony bank robber and sheriff)
Synopsis:
Two sheriffs stage a rigged capture of a phony bank robber to test the new deputy.

Danger in Dodge (Table of Contents)

Wyatt Earp / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Manning [as Doe Rus] (signed)
Inks:
Russ Manning [as Doe Rus] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wyatt Earp; Hal (deputy); Mr. Parsons (businessman); Zack Castle (rancher)
Synopsis:
It takes a stampede to make the town's citizens into making a stand with fists and guns against the rowdies who threaten the safety of Dodge City.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Russ Manning signed his work on signboards on buildings, and often used his wife's name, Doe Manning.

Gunman's Hide-and-Seek (Table of Contents)

Wyatt Earp / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Manning
Inks:
Russ Manning
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wyatt Earp
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Last panel a pledge to parents from Dell Comics.

The Bullfight (Table of Contents)

It Happened in Dodge / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Manning [as Manning] (signed)
Inks:
Russ Manning [as Manning] (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Printed in black-and-white on inside back cover.
Notice sign on hotel; Manning Hotel.

Indian Chase (Table of Contents)

It Happened in Dodge / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Manning
Inks:
Russ Manning
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wyatt Earp
Synopsis:
About one of the favorite passtimes for pranksters in Dodge City as told by Wyatt.

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wyatt Earp
  2. 1. Prime Target
    Wyatt Earp
  3. 2. Medicine Guns
    Wyatt Earp
  4. 3. Trailtown Trickery
  5. 4. The Promise
  6. 5. Danger in Dodge
    Wyatt Earp
  7. 6. Gunman's Hide-and-Seek
    Wyatt Earp
  8. 7. The Bullfight
    It Happened in Dodge
  9. 8. Indian Chase
    It Happened in Dodge
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