Four Color #731 - Max Brand's Silvertip and the Fighting Four
(October 1956)

Dell, 1942 Series
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36
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Issue Notes

Indicia title is "Max Brand's SILVERTIP AND THE FIGHTING FOUR, No. 731." Code number is SILVERTIP O.S. #731-5610. Copyright 1956 by Dodd, Mead & Company, Inc. Sixth of nine Silvertip Four Colors.

Max Brand's Silvertip and the Fighting Four (Table of Contents)

Max Brand's Silvertip / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Silvertip; Parade (horse); Frosty (wolf)

Indexer Notes

Art credit from "Sam Savitt Checklist" in Illustration Magazine Vol 1, #4 (August 2002).

[Cast of Characters] (Table of Contents: 1)

Max Brand's Silvertip / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Inks
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Silvertip; Oliver Wayland; Jimmy Lovell (villain); Bray (villain)
Synopsis
Introduction of main characters and preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Four illustrations with brief typeset text.

Silvertip and the Fighting Four (Table of Contents: 2)

Max Brand's Silvertip / comic story / 32.7 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Inks
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Silvertip; Oliver Wayland; Jimmy Lovell (villain); Bray (villain); Parade (horse; Frosty (wolf)
Synopsis
Four outlaws hold up Elkdale's bank and take a half-million dollars. Three are captured but a fourth escapes with the money. Oliver Wayland, the bank teller who lost his courage, tries to find it by tracking down Jimmy Lovell,the escaped outlaw who failed to keep a bargain. Bray, the gang's chief, leads a jailbreak to get revenge, but runs afoul of Silvertip, who finds he's been tricked into protecting Lovell.

Indexer Notes

Story concludes on the inside back cover in black and white. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Adapted from the 1933 novel "The Fighting Four" by Max Brand.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The Happy Cereal (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Trix; General Mills / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Max Brand's Silvertip and the Fighting Four
    Max Brand's Silvertip
  2. 1. [Cast of Characters]
    Max Brand's Silvertip
  3. 2. Silvertip and the Fighting Four
    Max Brand's Silvertip
  4. 3. ["Caught!... In the crackling crossfire..."]
  5. 4. The Happy Cereal
    Trix; General Mills
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