([Fall ? 1951])

Bell Features, 1951 Series
Price:
0.10 CAD
Pages:
36 ?
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Bell Features and Publishing Company Limited
Editing:
?
Color:
colour
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Most likely contains a reprint of an American comic from the same period. Information for this partial index added based on photos from an eBay auction. Date has to be after July based on the inclusion of at least one story from July 1951.


Featuring the Texas Kid (Table of Contents)

Texas Kid / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Texas Kid
Reprints:
  • from ? (Marvel, ? series) #?

Indexer Notes

Appears to be a reprint of part of a splash page used as the cover. If it is the Texas Kid, it would have originally appeared in The Texas Kid, Two Gun Western or Wild Western.

[blank inside front cover] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

The Phantom Rider! (Table of Contents)

Texas Kid / comic story / 5 ? pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Maneely
Inks:
Joe Maneely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Texas Kid
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Middle page of story shown in auction had multiple mentions of the Phantom Rider, so it assumed to be this story.

Play Piano the First Day... (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for automatic chord selector.

Indexer Notes

Coupon has been blanked out. Presumably this comic was printed using the American plates but the coupon was blanked out to prevent Canadians from ordering the product.

[inside back cover blank] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Suspense - Action - Thrills (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for other comics by Bell: War, Spy Fighters, Spy Cases, Secret Agent, Spy Secrets. Unknown if all were actually published. Includes reprints of artwork from two comics that were reprinted.

Indexer Notes

On back cover of comic. Note that the same ad appears on the back of Amazing Animals #17 which is published by Elhil.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Featuring the Texas Kid
    Texas Kid
  2. 1. [blank inside front cover]
  3. 2. The Phantom Rider!
    Texas Kid
  4. 3. Play Piano the First Day...
  5. 4. [inside back cover blank]
  6. 5. Suspense - Action - Thrills
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome