(November 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

Missing page (Table of Contents: 1)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Page missing from my scan.

The Musical Clue (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
R.R.C. # 136-5411
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Red Ryder; Little Beaver; Tom Parks (prospector); Sarah Parks; Drake (gunman); Bert Sharps (crook); Dave Parks
Synopsis
Bert Sharps' gunmen killed Tom Parks to get his hidden gold. Tom left clues to where his gold is hidden on a piece of sheet music he sent to his niece and nephew. The crooks want it.

Hitchhike to Danger (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; Brad (robber); Turk (robber); Dan (stage driver); Sheriff Newt
Synopsis
The stage is robbed and Little Beaver and Po-ko trail the robbers in the snow, using snowballs and snowmen to catch them.

Indexer Notes

Unidentified ghost artist with simple small eyed horses, and not the usual overdone inking.

The Prairie King (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Buffalo Bill
Synopsis
The story of Buffalo Bill 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.

Calumet (Table of Contents: 5)

Wigwam Ways / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Harman ?
Pencils
Tony Sgroi
Inks
Tony Sgroi
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
The importance of the peace pipe, or the Calumet.

Indexer Notes

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. The narrow faces of Sgroi, with thin eyes and high cheekbones are easy to spot. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

Wild Bill Hickock (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Till Goodan (signed)
Inks
Till Goodan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Wild Bill Hickock
Synopsis
The story of Wild Bill Hickock.

Two pages missing (Table of Contents: 7)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Two last pages missing from scan.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Red Ryder
  2. 1. Missing page
  3. 2. The Musical Clue
    Red Ryder
  4. 3. Hitchhike to Danger
    Little Beaver
  5. 4. The Prairie King
    The West that lives Forever
  6. 5. Calumet
    Wigwam Ways
  7. 6. Wild Bill Hickock
  8. 7. Two pages missing
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