Four Color #418 - Rusty Riley, a Boy, a Horse, and a Dog
(August 1952)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Editing
?
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

Issue Notes

Official title in indicia is "Rusty Riley, a Boy, a Horse, and a Dog".


A Boy, a Horse, and a Dog (Table of Contents)

Rusty Riley / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sam Savitt (painting)
Inks
Sam Savitt (painting)
Colors
Sam Savitt (painting)
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Rusty Riley; Flip (dog)

Indexer Notes

Cover artist identification from Sam Savitt index by Leo Pando in Illustration Magazine #4 (2002).

[Rusty becomes a stable boy at Milestone Farm] (Table of Contents: 1)

Rusty Riley / comic story / 35 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Reed
Pencils
Frank Godwin
Inks
Frank Godwin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Rusty Riley; Flip (dog); Patty Miles; Quentin Miles; Tex Purdy; Junior Norton; Dr. Turnbull
Synopsis
Rusty Riley, an orphan, loves horses and, after preventing a ex-jockey from injuring one of Quentin Miles' thoroughbreds, gets a job as a stable boy at the Miles horse farm.
Reprints
  • from Rusty Riley (King Features Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1948.

Indexer Notes

Appears to be first story of the newspaper strip. Story starts on inside front cover (black and white) continues on inside back cover (black and white) and concludes on back cover in color. Three tiers of panels per page. Script credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Boy, a Horse, and a Dog
    Rusty Riley
  2. 1. [Rusty becomes a stable boy at Milestone Farm]
    Rusty Riley
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