(December 1961-February 1962)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "THE REBEL, No. 1262." Code number is THE REBEL O.S. #1262-6111. Copyright 1961 by The Rebel Company. Cover title is "Johnny Yuma's Journal The Rebel." Fourth of four "The Rebel" Four Colors. Based on "The Rebel" TV series. This version has 3.5 pages of ads and a 1 page promo that replace material in the non-ad edition. See the index for Four Color #1262.


[The Frightened Town] (Table of Contents)

The Rebel / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny Yuma (photo of Nick Adams)

Hey Kids! Trade Now (Table of Contents)

Dell Trading Post / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Promo for Dell Trading Post. This sequence replaces the introduction in some copies.

The Frightened Town (Table of Contents)

The Rebel / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
George Roussos ?; Mike Peppe ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny Yuma
Synopsis:
Yuma fights off robbers as he takes a stage. When the stage arrives at its destination, a fellow passenger learns that her father, the town's sheriff had been killed three months earlier. The woman had seen one of the bandits' unmasked face and Yuma has to protect her from retribution. Later Yuma overhears a conversation that deepens the mystery regarding the woman's father.

Indexer Notes

Script submitted on March 28, 1961. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985). Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Win this Complete Home Movie Outfit (Table of Contents)

Kool-Aid / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typest

Indexer Notes

Centerspread ad for Kool-Aid drink mix, with contest to win Bell & Howell 8mm home movie outfit. This sequence replaces "The Flying Norseman" story in some copies.

Cloud of Danger (Table of Contents)

The Rebel / comic story / 14.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Frank Giacoia ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny Yuma
Synopsis:
Yuma is ambushed by Wolf Yorick during a blizzard and is forced to guide the man to the Big Nugget mining camp. At the camp, Yorick holds a young girl captive to force the miners to give him her weight in gold.

Indexer Notes

Script submitted on April 11, 1961. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985). Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). The last page is half-story, half-ad. In the non-ad edition, it is a full-page of story.

Riding Your Bike Is More Fun with a Cadet Bike Speedometer (Table of Contents)

Cadet Bike Speedometer; Stewart-Warner Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Cadet bicycle speedometers. Stewart-Warner Corporation, Chicago, Ill. This ad replaces half of the last page of "Cloud of Danger" in some copies.

Sierra Gold (Table of Contents)

The Rebel / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about finding gold in the Sierra Nevada mountains.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Sequence has The Rebel logo, but the characters do not appear. Script submitted on April 13, 1961. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985). Pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

204 Revolutionary War Soldiers Only $1.98 (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Heath [as RH] (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath [as RH] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for 204 piece set of plastic Revolutionary soldiers and equipment for $1.98 from a post office box in Carle Place, Long Island, N.Y. This ad replaces "The Long Tom" filler in some copies.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Frightened Town]
    The Rebel
  2. 1. Hey Kids! Trade Now
    Dell Trading Post
  3. 2. The Frightened Town
    The Rebel
  4. 3. Win this Complete Home Movie Outfit
    Kool-Aid
  5. 4. Cloud of Danger
    The Rebel
  6. 5. Riding Your Bike Is More Fun with a Cadet Bike Speedometer
    Cadet Bike Speedometer; Stewart-Warner Corp.
  7. 6. Sierra Gold
    The Rebel
  8. 7. 204 Revolutionary War Soldiers Only $1.98
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