(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
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