Four Color #804 - Milton Caniff's Steve Canyon [15¢]

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Pages:
36
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Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Polar Peril (Table of Contents)

Steve Canyon / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (painting)
Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Steve Canyon
Keywords:
Arctic; fighter planes; Grumman F9F Panther

The Dew Line (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Brief description of the Distant Early Warning stations spread across the Arctic in Alaska and Canada.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Six photos and brief text.

The Polar Peril (Table of Contents: 2)

Steve Canyon / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Milton Caniff
Pencils:
Ray Bailey; Milton Caniff (see notes)
Inks:
Ray Bailey; Milton Caniff (see notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Steve Canyon; Tuck O'Tucker
Synopsis:
Steve and Tuck escort a top secret piece of equipment to a secret base in Alaska. Tuck is set to work on organizing a chapter of the Civil Air Patrol, while Steve tests a new rocket plane in arctic conditions.

Indexer Notes

According to Alberto Becattini, Caniff only drew Steve Canyon's heads, the rest of the art was by Bailey. (May 14, 2007)

Arctic Air Force (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Bailey
Inks:
Ray Bailey
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; aviation
Synopsis:
Facts about aviation equipment used in bringing in material for the DEW Line.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

Workhorses of the Arctic (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Bailey
Inks:
Ray Bailey
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Heavy equipment used in the Arctic.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Next to last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Polar Peril
    Steve Canyon
  2. 1. The Dew Line
  3. 2. The Polar Peril
    Steve Canyon
  4. 3. Arctic Air Force
  5. 4. Workhorses of the Arctic
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