(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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