World Distributors, 1956 Series
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Price
7/6 0-7-6 GBP
Pages
96
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
World Distributors (Manchester) Limited
Brand
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Television Favourites comic annual / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Howarth (painting)
Inks
Walt Howarth (painting)
Colors
Walt Howarth (painting)
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Matt Dillon; Roy Rogers; Range Rider; Rex Allen; Silver; Lassie; Rin Tin Tin

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Walt Howarth (signed as WALT)
Inks
Walt Howarth (signed as WALT)
Colors
Walt Howarth (signed as WALT)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Matt Dillon; Roy Rogers; Range Rider; Rex Allen; Silver; Lassie; Rin Tin Tin

Indexer Notes

Front endpapers showing Matt Dillon in foreground on horseback, Roy Rogers and the One Ranger in background on horseback, Rex Allen sitting on fence holding a lasso with Lassie in front of him running and Rin Tin Tin peering through the fence from the other side.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

statement of ownership / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Matt Dillon

Indexer Notes

Table of contents with Matt Dillon below holding his revolver pointing upwards.

Freight War (Table of Contents: 5)

Gunsmoke / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Jim McDonald
Inks
Jim McDonald
Colors
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Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As Matt Dillon watches a freight stage swing out of Dodge City, suddenly...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Matt Dillon; Chester; Kitty
Synopsis
Matt suspects that Curry, the area's largest freight hauler, is having his men sabotage his rivals' stages to put them out of business, but has to find evidence to make the charges stick.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

The Hunter's Prey (Table of Contents: 6)

Lassie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Mayo
Inks
Ralph Mayo
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
LASSIE #25-5511
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cheers, Lassie's jaguar friend, is teaching her half-grown cub how to hunt,
Genre
animal; jungle
Characters
Lassie; Cheena (jaguar); Rocky; Gerry; Mark Gorin
Synopsis
Mark Gorin, a trophy hunter, visits the homestead with plans to shoot a jaguar. Having his eyes set on Cheena and her cub, he doesn't count on Lassie being a friend of the jaguar.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits for this issue from David A. Roach via Steve Whitaker.

Old Cheyenne (Table of Contents: 7)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Tom Gill
Inks
Tom Gill
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As the Lone Ranger's nephew, Dan Reed, purchases supplies in Old Cheyenne's general store...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lone Ranger; Tonto; Dan Reid; Silver (horse); Scout (horse); Peg Leg Prindle; Laura (store owner)
Synopsis
A bandit named Dirk forces Pegleg Prindle and Dan Reid to do some blasting so he can recover bank loot.
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Indexer Notes

Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's personal files.

Silver and the Wings of the Wind (Table of Contents: 8)

Silver / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Editing
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Out of a threatening brassy sky looms that terror of the western plains --- a tornado!
Genre
animal; western-frontier
Characters
Silver; Lone Ranger (cameo); Lonnie (cameo); Jeanne (cameo)
Synopsis
Silver and a strange pinto take advantage of a tornado to escape Cheyenne hunters.
Reprints
Keywords
horses; wild horses

Double Danger (Table of Contents: 9)

Roy Rogers and Trigger / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Spiegle
Inks
Dan Spiegle
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It is early summer in Benton City and the townsfolk gather for the annual fair and rodeo...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Roy Rogers; Trigger (horse); Sarah Benton; Jim & Jud Brant (twins)
Synopsis
One of the twins holds up the stage, while the other gives him alibi
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ã…dland December 2010

The Threat (Table of Contents: 10)

Rex Allen / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ziegler
Inks
Bill Ziegler
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
R.A.#25-576
First Line of Dialogue or Text
We'll stop in Big Creek to say howdy to Clem Miller, Koko!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rex Allen; Koko (a horse); Sheriff Clem Miller; Bob Jones; Gail Jones; Pete Rabb (villain); Si Bond (villain)
Synopsis
Bob Jones hears of Pete Rabb's plans to ambush the stage and goes to the sheriff. After the gang is caught, Rabb and his foreman break out of jail and go after Jones and his sister.
Reprints

Ramrod (Table of Contents: 11)

Rin Tin Tin / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Sparky Moore
Inks
Sparky Moore
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Sergeant -- Corporal -- what are you doing?
Genre
animal; western-frontier
Characters
Rusty; Rin Tin Tin; Sergeant O'Hara; Lt. Ripley 'Rip' Masters; General Cummings
Synopsis
A new general is arriving and he doesn't seems to like dogs and boys, or anything else.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Walt Howarth (signed as WALT)
Inks
Walt Howarth (signed as WALT)
Colors
Walt Howarth (signed as WALT)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Roy Rogers; Matt Dillon; Range Rider; Rex Allen; Silver Lassie; Rin Tin Tin

Indexer Notes

Rear endpapers showing Matt Dillon in foreground on horseback, Roy Rogers and the One Ranger in background on horseback, Rex Allen sitting on fence holding a lasso with Lassie in front of him running and Rin Tin Tin peering through the fence from the other side. Identical to front endpapers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Back cover

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Television Favourites comic annual
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Freight War
    Gunsmoke
  7. 6. The Hunter's Prey
    Lassie
  8. 7. Old Cheyenne
    The Lone Ranger
  9. 8. Silver and the Wings of the Wind
    Silver
  10. 9. Double Danger
    Roy Rogers and Trigger
  11. 10. The Threat
    Rex Allen
  12. 11. Ramrod
    Rin Tin Tin
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
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