(April 1951)

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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)

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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
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