(April 1951)

Dell, 1942 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Color
Color cover
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Red Ryder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fred Harman (signed) ?
Inks
Fred Harman (signed) ?
Colors
Fred Harman (signed) ?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Red Ryder; Little Beaver

Indexer Notes

Cover signed Fred Harman, but he used ghost writers as well as artists in the comic books.

Red Ryder Ranch (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Harman (signed)
Pencils
Fred Harman (signed); ? (photos)
Inks
Fred Harman (signed); ? (photos)
Letters
Fred Harman (signed)

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Fred Harman; Little Beaver; Harper Simms; Wilma Vaugh
Synopsis
Fred Harman and Little Beaver are at a rodeo and fair in Albuquerque.

Indexer Notes

Here the credit is Fred Harman, as he wrote the letter and made drawings. Inside front and back covers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Red Ryder / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Heap good cow country, you betch-um!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Red Ryder; Little Beaver; Mrs. Jones; Goldie Glenn (boss crook); Jeb (grocery man)
Synopsis
Jones tells Red how Goldie Glenn has tried everything from bushwacking to starving them out in order to get his ranch.

Indexer Notes

Signed Fred Harman, but he used ghost writers as well as artists in the comic books.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Red Ryder / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Recon those cows don't know that they might as well try to fly...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Red Ryder; Little Beaver; Jake (rustler); Pete (rustler); Rustler
Synopsis
Red is held locked up in a deep well by three rustlers.

Indexer Notes

Signed Fred Harman, but he used ghost writers as well as artists in the comic books.

The legend of the Grand Canyon (Table of Contents: 4)

The West that lives Forever / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Harman
Pencils
Bill Lignante [as L.] (signed)
Inks
Bill Lignante [as L.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
The legend of the Grand Canyon as told by Fred Harman.

Indexer Notes

Fred Harman used ghost writers and artists on most in the comic books, but he is supposed to have done some features himself, like the script on Wigwam Ways and this one. Info "Comics of the American West" by Maurice Horn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Little Beaver / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Navajo hunting party got lost from us, Po-Ko!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Little Beaver; Po-ko
Synopsis
Little Beaver and Po-Ko scare off two silver thieves from the Navajo land.

Indexer Notes

Another story drawn by the artist with the small, cute horses. Even the people are quite small, with large heads and short bodies. If he was named, there would be many more stories with artist credits.

Weaterford (Table of Contents: 6)

Wigwam Days / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Harman
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Creek Chief Weatherford ; General Andrew Jackson
Synopsis
The story of the Creek Indians and general Jackson as told by Fred Harman.

Indexer Notes

Fred Harman used ghost writers and artists on most in the comic books, but he is supposed to have done some features himself, like the script on Wigwam Ways. Info "Comics of the American West" by Maurice Horn.

Exciting Adventures (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Red Ryder
  2. 1. Red Ryder Ranch
  3. 2. ["Heap good cow country, you betch-um!"]
    Red Ryder
  4. 3. ["Recon those cows don't know that they might as well try to fly..."]
    Red Ryder
  5. 4. The legend of the Grand Canyon
    The West that lives Forever
  6. 5. ["Navajo hunting party got lost from us, Po-Ko!"]
    Little Beaver
  7. 6. Weaterford
    Wigwam Days
  8. 7. Exciting Adventures
    Red Ryder Comics
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steinar Ã…dland
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Timothy L. Stroup
  • Craig Delich
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson