(December 1953)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Dell Comic
Editing
?
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
? (painting)
Inks
? (painting)
Colors
? (painting)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Red Ryder

Davy and the Indian Attack! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Lincoln Logs / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Red Ryder / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
R.R.C. # 125-5312
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Red Ryder, look!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Red Ryder; Little Beaver; Snake Oil Sam (medicine showman); Mule (outlaw); Belton (outlaw); Sheriff
Synopsis
Red Ryder and Little Beaver team up with a medicine show to catch some bank robbers.

Indexer Notes

The ghost artist with the small heads on horses, very large gun cylinders and long handles of holstered guns.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lilly Beaver, you wantee fireclackers?
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Little Beaver; Po-ko; Woo-Ling; Sheriff Newt; Joe Smogg (crooked foreman); Nelson (rancher); Book (teacher); Jake (rustler); Long John (rustler);
Synopsis
The teacher stumbles on the rustler's hideout, and now they are after him, but Little Beaver helps him hide.

Indexer Notes

Uncredited ghost artist.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Auntie Duchess / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Outlaw huntin' again, eh, Newt?
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Auntie Duchess; Sheriff Newt; Pete Moss (wanted outlaw)
Synopsis
The wanted outlaw Pete Moss and his bunch are around. He is a killer and it is best to keep the doors barred.

Indexer Notes

Another uncredited ghost artist.

Calamity jane (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Fred Harman (signed)
Pencils
Nicholas Firfires
Inks
Nicholas Firfires
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Calamity Jane
Synopsis
The story of Calamity 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 feature. Info "Comics of the American West" by Maurice Horn. The art of Firfires with his fine horses and stiff people is not difficult to spot. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Red Ryder / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As soon as we get this bell up...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Red Ryder; Little Beaver; Sheriff Newt; Jangles Butler (jailbird)
Synopsis
The bell for the new school was made by Butler, the blacksmith, just before he was sent to jail for bank robbery. He hid the stolen money in the hollow bell clapper and it will sure break the first time it hits the bell. He must get out of jail before it happens.

Indexer Notes

The ghost artist with the large handles on holstered guns.

Indian Snow Goggles (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
August Lenox [as Lenox] (signed)
Inks
August Lenox [as Lenox] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
How to make your own snow goggles.

When Indians were Cowboys (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
August Lenox
Inks
August Lenox
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Not signed, but the horses are by Lenox, with their marked line under the nostrils. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

Exciting Adventures (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Get a New Daisy (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Foreign License Plate (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Red Ryder
  2. 1. Davy and the Indian Attack!
    Lincoln Logs
  3. 2. ["Red Ryder, look!"]
    Red Ryder
  4. 3. ["Lilly Beaver, you wantee fireclackers?"]
    Little Beaver
  5. 4. ["Outlaw huntin' again, eh, Newt?"]
    Auntie Duchess
  6. 5. Calamity jane
    The West that lives Forever
  7. 6. ["As soon as we get this bell up..."]
    Red Ryder
  8. 7. Indian Snow Goggles
  9. 8. When Indians were Cowboys
  10. 9. Exciting Adventures
    Red Ryder Comics
  11. 10. Get a New Daisy
    Daisy Air Rifles
  12. 11. Foreign License Plate
    Wheaties
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steinar Ådland
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Timothy L. Stroup
  • Craig Delich
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson