Four Color #1005 - Maverick
(July-September 1959)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
Editing
Helen Meyer

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "MAVERICK, No. 1005." Code number is MAVERICK.O.S. #1005-597. Copyright 1959 by Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. Sixth of six Maverick Four Colors. Continues as Maverick (Dell, 1959 series) with #7 (October-December 1959). Based on the 1957-62 ABC TV series "Maverick."

Gunfight Election! (Table of Contents)

Maverick / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Bret Maverick (photo of James Garner); Bart Maverick (photo of Jack Kelly)
Reprints

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

Maverick / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Even while minding our own business...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Bret Maverick (photo of James Garner); Bart Maverick (photo of Jack Kelly)
Synopsis
Preview of first story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Four photos and typeset text.

Gunfight Election (Table of Contents: 2)

Maverick / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Dan Spiegle [as D. S.] (signed)
Inks
Dan Spiegle [as D. S.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Bret Maverick; Bart Maverick; Smiling Jim Caffrey (villain)
Synopsis
Smiling Jim Caffrey, the corrupt mayor of Rimfire, talks about welcoming competition in the mayoral election, but has his henchmen rough up anyone who tries to run against him. Bret and Bart get involved with challenger Jeff Connors' campaign against Caffrey.
Reprints
Keywords
election

Indexer Notes

Script credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Loan (Table of Contents: 3)

Maverick / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Dan Spiegle [as D. S.] (signed)
Inks
Dan Spiegle [as D. S.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Bret Maverick; Bart Maverick; Lucy Tanner
Synopsis
Bret is upset when Bart loans a pretty girl $2,000 for a doctor for her sick mother and the girl leaves town suddenly. Bart and Bret go to Powder City to check out the girl's story.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Script credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Sporting Bandit (Table of Contents: 4)

Maverick / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Dan Spiegle
Inks
Dan Spiegle
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Bart Maverick
Synopsis
Bart Maverick is on a stage that is held up by a masked bandit. The bandit allows Bart to play cards to win back the passengers' and his money, which he does. The bandit then leaves, with a comment that Bart has beaten him in cards before.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Panels with the story told in the first person by Bart Maverick in typeset text underneath.

Sound the Alarm! (Table of Contents: 5)

Maverick / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Dan Spiegle
Inks
Dan Spiegle
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Bret Maverick (cameo)
Synopsis
Facts about fire-fighting in the old west, told in the first person by Bret Maverick.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Monochrome color in each panel. Panels with typeset text underneath. Script credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Gunfight Election!
    Maverick
  2. 1. ["Even while minding our own business..."]
    Maverick
  3. 2. Gunfight Election
    Maverick
  4. 3. The Loan
    Maverick
  5. 4. The Sporting Bandit
    Maverick
  6. 5. Sound the Alarm!
    Maverick
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