Rex Allen #23
(December 1956-February 1957)

Dell, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
Editing
George T. Delacorte, Jr. (president); Helen Meyer (vice-president); Albert P. Delacorte (vice-president)

Issue Notes

Designed, produced, and © 1956, by Western Printing & Lithographing Company.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rex Allen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rex Allen (photo)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Photo cover.

The Great Cowboy Race (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Lucky Baldwin; Dick Fox; Frank Hopkins
Synopsis
Article about a horse race from Galveston, Texas, to Burlington, Vermont, held in 1886.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Black and white. Large illustration with typeset text. See Walt Disney Comics Digest (Gold Key, 1968 series) #42.

Treasure of the Ancients (Table of Contents: 2)

Rex Allen / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Arens
Inks
Mike Arens
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
R.A.#23-5612
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rex Allen; Koko (horse)
Synopsis
Prof. Gibbs accidently uncovers some ancient Indian writing in a cliff dwelling that mentions treasure. Accompanied by Rex and several other patrons of a trading post, they set out for the "Fortress of the Cat" However, two of the group are escaped convicts, who have their own plans.

The Big Decision (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Little Petey; Judd
Synopsis
Ten-year-old Petey must decide whether to keep a gem that has fallen from a saddle or return it to its owner.

Indexer Notes

Text story with unusual design for 1/4 page title and title illustration.

A Mountainous Mistake (Table of Contents: 4)

Tales of the Roaring West / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Spiegle
Inks
Dan Spiegle ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Synopsis
A prospector doctors a map to fool two claim jumpers who want to steal his gold mine.

The Perfect Alibi (Table of Contents: 5)

Rex Allen / comic story / 12.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Arens
Inks
Mike Arens
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rex Allen; Koko (horse)
Synopsis
Trigger Larson plans an perfect alibi by using a partner whose voice sounds the same as his to stay in a bathhouse while Larson robs a stage.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Dell Comic Christmas Gift Subscriptions Bring Joy All Year! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Dell / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Have Mom and Dad Take You Down to See the Keen New Toys in Toyland! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Monsanto / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Rex Allen
  2. 1. The Great Cowboy Race
  3. 2. Treasure of the Ancients
    Rex Allen
  4. 3. The Big Decision
  5. 4. A Mountainous Mistake
    Tales of the Roaring West
  6. 5. The Perfect Alibi
    Rex Allen
  7. 6. ["We love those cough drops..."]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  8. 7. Dell Comic Christmas Gift Subscriptions Bring Joy All Year!
    Dell
  9. 8. Have Mom and Dad Take You Down to See the Keen New Toys in Toyland!
    Monsanto
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