(September 1954)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
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

The Indian Languages (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
The many different Indian languages.

Indexer Notes

Page 1496 of Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series: 1954: July-December BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, SERIALS, CONTRIBUTIONS TO PERIODICALS states, "WESTERN PRINTING AND LITHOGRAPHING COMPANY. The Indian languages. (In Red Ryder comics, Sept. 1954, p. [2] of cover) Appl. Author: Western Print. & Litho. Co., employer for hire of August Lenox. © Western Print. & Litho. Co.; 5Aug54; B5-28496." ~Dave Porta

Double Bluff (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Red Ryder; Little Beaver; Sheriff Newt; Fred Stanton (killer); Mace (killer); Charlie Stanton (miner); Jeb Peters (miner)
Synopsis
Fred Stanton and his partner are escaped killers on their way to hide out at the mine of Fred's uncle. The partner kills Fred, and from now on uncle Charlie's got a new nephew.

Indexer Notes

Unidentified ghost artist.

The Rainbow's End (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Little Beaver; Po-ko; Sheriff Newt; Jeff Davis (banker); Augie Zadra; Jim Zadra; Chief White Cloud
Synopsis
Little Beaver and Po-ko discover a wrecked wagon loaded with gold at the end of the rainbow. The two drivers are bankrobbers, and take them to the hide out in an old cave dwelling.

Indexer Notes

Unidentified ghost artist with clumsy barrel body horses

Courage of the Red Man (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Fred Harman (signed)
Pencils
Bill Lignante ?
Inks
Bill Lignante ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
A story of unknown Indian heroes 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 series. Info "Comics of the American West" by Maurice Horn. The drawing has similarities with others by Lignante in this series.
Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

The Strange Invention (Table of Contents: 5)

Wigwam Ways / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Harman ?
Pencils
Bill Lignante
Inks
Bill Lignante
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
An Indian submarine story.

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. Similar to signed artwork by Bill Lignante in this series. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

Bill Bevin's Amazing Feat (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Bill Bevin
Synopsis
Stoty of an unusual feat by a horse thief.

Indexer Notes

Not signed, but horses, people, faces and inklines are all by Lenox. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

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

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

Stampede (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Fineline Pen / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Red Ryder
  2. 1. The Indian Languages
  3. 2. Double Bluff
    Red Ryder
  4. 3. The Rainbow's End
    Little Beaver
  5. 4. Courage of the Red Man
    The West that lives Forever
  6. 5. The Strange Invention
    Wigwam Ways
  7. 6. Bill Bevin's Amazing Feat
  8. 7. Exciting Stories
    Red Ryder Comics
  9. 8. Stampede
    Fineline Pen
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dave Porta
  • Steinar Ådland
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