Four Color #574 - The Hand of Zorro
(August 1954)

Dell, 1942 Series
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0.10 USD
Pages
36
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Dell Comic
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The Hand of Zorro (Table of Contents)

Zorro / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (painted)
Inks
? (painted)
Colors
? (painted)

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Zorro [Don Diego Vega]
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Keywords
flintlock pistols; swords

Flags of California (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
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Indexer Notes

Inside front cover, feature page.

California was explored and colonized by Franciscan monks and Spanish soldiers. Each military expedition flew a different flag, usually the personal banner of the nobelman commanding the expedition. Five such flags are illustrated and discussed in detail.

The Hand of Zorro (Table of Contents: 2)

Zorro / comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Inks
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Colors
? (one page black and white)
Letters
?

Job Number
O.S. #574-548
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Zorro [Don Diego Vega]; Bernardo; Don Alejandro Vega; Governor of California; Panchita Conchola; Don Vincente Conchola; Marquis Esteban de Rigos (villain, tax collector); the highwaymen (villains)
Synopsis
A group of very cunning and crafty highwaymen are attacking the coaches carying tax money from the locals of Alta California, as well as gold from the mines. The local tax collector, de Rigos, fresh from Spain, cannot believe this is the case, while all the while being the brains behind the highwaymen. When the highwaymen seize control of all the roads and capture Panchita, Diego vows to rescue her.
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Keywords
Alta California; Caliente Pass; Camino de Nord; Casa Conchola; Castle Angelo

Indexer Notes

Zorro wears a red mask in the story.

Page 33 appears on the inside back cover and is printed in black and white, while the final page is found on the back cover in color.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Hand of Zorro
    Zorro
  2. 1. Flags of California
  3. 2. The Hand of Zorro
    Zorro
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