(March-May 1965)

Dell, 1964 Series
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell [post-split]
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Based on the ABC TV series of the same name; photo cover; cover code number is 12-085-505.


The Strange Case of the Hollywood Monsters! (Table of Contents)

Burke's Law / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Amos Burke (as played by Gene Barry)

[Smuggling] (Table of Contents)

Burke's Law / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Gene Colan
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Amos Burke (cameo)
Synopsis:
Short article on methods of smuggling.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white; hand-lettered article with large illustration.

Who Killed the Hollywood Hopefuls? (Table of Contents)

Burke's Law / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Frank McLaughlin
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Amos Burke; Tim Tilson
Synopsis:
Two young actors are killed off-camera by a "bog monster" and a "headless horseman."

Indexer Notes

Chapter one (not designated as such). "Who Killed" was the first phrase in each episode title of the TV series. Art credits from Karl Wilcox, January 2008. Pencils previously tentatively credited to Sal Trapani.

The Third Victim (Table of Contents)

Burke's Law / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Frank McLaughlin
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Amos Burke; Tim Tilson
Synopsis:
Someone in a "fanged monster" costume attempts to kill another actor in the studio.

Indexer Notes

Chapter 2 (not designated) of "Who Killed the Hollywood Hopefuls?". Art credits from Karl Wilcox, January 2008.

The Fatal Attempt (Table of Contents)

Burke's Law / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Frank McLaughlin
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Amos Burke; Tim Tilson
Synopsis:
Burke unmasks the killer at Hollywood masquerade party.

Indexer Notes

Chapter 3 (not designated) of "Who Killed the Hollywood Hopefuls?". Art credits from Karl Wilcox, January 2008.

The Miracle of Make-up (Table of Contents)

Burke's Law / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vince Colletta ?
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about use of make-up in show business.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white; despite the feature title, Amos Burke does not appear.

"It's a Daisy" (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color; Illustrated ad for Daisy B-B guns. Various models shown. Daisy Manufacturing Co., Rogers, Ark.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Strange Case of the Hollywood Monsters!
    Burke's Law
  2. 1. [Smuggling]
    Burke's Law
  3. 2. Who Killed the Hollywood Hopefuls?
    Burke's Law
  4. 3. The Third Victim
    Burke's Law
  5. 4. The Fatal Attempt
    Burke's Law
  6. 5. The Miracle of Make-up
    Burke's Law
  7. 6. "It's a Daisy"
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