(May 1955)

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
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

Red Ryder Ranch (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Harman (signed)
Pencils
Fred Harman (signed); Romer Zane Grey (photos)
Inks
Fred Harman (signed); Romer Zane Grey (photos)
Letters
Fred Harman (signed)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Fred Harman; Little Beaver
Synopsis
Here the credit is Fred Harman, as he wrote the letter and made drawings. Inside front and back covers.

The Rainmaker (Table of Contents: 2)

Red Ryder / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Red Ryder; Little Beaver; Sheriff Sloan; Morton Oates (rain maker); Mr. Snide (assistant)
Synopsis
It has not rained for months when a rain maker and his assistant ride into town with a big rain cannon. For $5000 they will get rain with their magic formula.

False Alarm (Table of Contents: 3)

Little Beaver / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Little Beaver; Sheriff Newt; Teacher Simmons; Hank (bankrobber)
Synopsis
A bankrobber hides in the school's belltower, and Little Beaver catch-um.

Indexer Notes

The artwork in some ways resemble several stories in Annie Oakley and Range Rider, especially the head of the teacher in sideview, with protuding forehead. Maybe Bud Thompson imitating Fred Harman?

Perilous Journey (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Elizabeth Smith; Cornelius Smith
Synopsis
A story of simple pioneer folk whose lives are an inspiration to all.

Indexer Notes

The face of the woman, though very small looks much like Sgroi, and he illustrated many of these stories by Fred Harman. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

The Silent Accuser (Table of Contents: 5)

Red Ryder / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Red Ryder; Little Beaver; Clay Grant (newspaper man); Sheriff; Jerd (crook); Tap (crook); White Buffalo (witness)
Synopsis
The newspaper man has an Indian witness hidden out that saw Jerd and Tap hold up the stage.

Indexer Notes

One of the so far unknown ghost artists working on the Red Ryder Comics.

Buffalo Hunter (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
Synopsis
Professional hunters of the Western Plains.

Cutting a Tree (Table of Contents: 7)

Wigwam Ways / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Wood was a great necessity, used for boats, bows, tentpoles and stockades.

Indian Quiz (Table of Contents: 8)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Five questions about Indian life and their tabus about animals, with answers below.

Indexer Notes

Most probably Lenox. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

Exciting Stories (Table of Contents: 9) (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. The Rainmaker
    Red Ryder
  4. 3. False Alarm
    Little Beaver
  5. 4. Perilous Journey
    The West that lives Forever
  6. 5. The Silent Accuser
    Red Ryder
  7. 6. Buffalo Hunter
  8. 7. Cutting a Tree
    Wigwam Ways
  9. 8. Indian Quiz
  10. 9. Exciting Stories
    Red Ryder Comics
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steinar Ådland
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  • Timothy L. Stroup
  • Craig Delich
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  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Walls
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