(1955)

US Pictorial, 1955 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
0.00 FREE
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
U. S. Pictorial
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Date listed is copyright date.

There are two versions of this comic. The "Heinz"-version has an inside back cover listing 57 Heinz food products, and the back cover is a Junior Legionnaires Membership Certificate with a Heinz logo on it. The "non-Heinz"-version has a photo of Cuffy on the inside back cover, and the back cover is a Junior Legionnaires Membership Certificate without a Heinz logo on it.

Based on the syndicated television series which starred Buster Crabbe.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Gallant; Cuffy
Keywords
French Foreign Legion; television adaptation

Best Wishes to My Friend (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain Gallant / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
Buster Crabbe?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Buster Crabbe [as Captain Gallant]
Keywords
television adaptation

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Full-page photograph of Crabbe as Gallant.

Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Heck ?; Pete Morisi ?
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Gallant; Cuffy; Baba (pony); Fuzzy; Josephine (camel)
Synopsis
Cuffy tells the reader about the French Foreign Legion and introduces the characters.
Keywords
French Foreign Legion; television adaptation

Indexer Notes

Possible Morisi pencils per Nick Caputo.

Josie Gets Goin' (Table of Contents: 3)

Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Heck (signed)
Inks
Don Heck (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Gallant; Cuffy; Fuzzy; Josephine (camel); El Nadar (camel); Ali Ben
Synopsis
Fuzzy has Josephine entered into a camel race. Unfortunately, the locals want to win as well and are willing to do whatever it takes to disgrace the Legion.
Keywords
French Foreign Legion; television adaptation

Marcher on Crever March or Die (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical; war
Characters
Louis-Philippe (King of France); General de Poyote
Synopsis
Origins of the French Foreign Legion.
Keywords
French Foreign Legion

Desert Dee-Light (Table of Contents: 5)

Captain Gallant / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Sal Trapani ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Gallant; Cuffy; Mr. Quint; Marcia Quint; Sergeant Duval; Richard
Synopsis
An American traveling the desert has his daughter kidnapped. Captain Gallant and the Legion come to the rescue.
Keywords
French Foreign Legion; television adaptation

Last Will and Testament of Georges Bohnert (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Keywords
French Foreign Legion

A Saddle for Baba (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Heck (signed)
Inks
Don Heck (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Gallant; Cuffy; Baba (pony); Fuzzy; Yusef (death); Musseim; Yahab; Sergeant Duval
Synopsis
Robbers steal from the supply camel train and Captain Gallant has to stop them.
Keywords
French Foreign Legion; television adaptation

[Captain Gallant Television Show] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Captain Gallant / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Good Luck, Boys and Girls (Table of Contents: 9)

Captain Gallant / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
Cuffy?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Cuffy
Keywords
television adaptation

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover of the "non-Heinz" edition.

Photograph of Cuffy on a donkey.

[Heinz Products] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Heinz / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Junior Legionnaires Membership Certificate (Table of Contents: 11)

Captain Gallant / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph); ? (retouching)
Inks
? (photograph); ? (retouching)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Gallant; Cuffy
Keywords
television adaptation

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Certificate to join the Legion. Art seems to be from a retouched photograph. The "Heinz"-version has a Heinz logo on it; the "non-Heinz"-version does not.

Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion
  2. 1. Best Wishes to My Friend
    Captain Gallant
  3. 2. Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion
    Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion
  4. 3. Josie Gets Goin'
    Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion
  5. 4. Marcher on Crever March or Die
  6. 5. Desert Dee-Light
    Captain Gallant
  7. 6. Last Will and Testament of Georges Bohnert
  8. 7. A Saddle for Baba
    Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion
  9. 8. [Captain Gallant Television Show]
    Captain Gallant
  10. 9. Good Luck, Boys and Girls
    Captain Gallant
  11. 10. [Heinz Products]
    Heinz
  12. 11. Junior Legionnaires Membership Certificate
    Captain Gallant
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Nick Caputo
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