Four Color #236 - Zane Grey's Heritage of the Desert
(July 1949)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1949-06-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

On-sale date per Page 467, Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series: 1949: "GREY (ZANE), INC. ©. Zane Grey's heritage of the desert. Picturized ed. 1 v., illus. (A Dell comic, no. 236) © 14Jun49; AA127796."

Indicia title is "Zane Grey's HERITAGE OF THE DESERT, No. 236." Code number is Z.G.O.S. #236-497. Copyright 1949 by Zane Grey, Inc.

Zane Grey's Heritage of the Desert (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Morris Gollub ? (painting)
Inks
Morris Gollub ? (painting)
Colors
Morris Gollub ? (painting)

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils, inks, and colors credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Just Bein' a Buckaroo (Table of Contents: 1)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
C. Wiles Hallock (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Synopsis
Poem about being a buckaroo.

Indexer Notes

Poem and illustrations. Copyright 1948 by C. Wiles Hallock.

The Heritage of the Desert (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Zane Grey (original story); ? (comic adaptation)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Jack Hare; August Naab; Snap Naab; Mescal; Holderness; Eschtah
Synopsis
August Naab finds Jack Hare on the trail, sick and near death. He takes him in and his family nurses him back to health. Hare finds himself in the middle of a water war with Naab's neighbor Holderness and also in the middle of a love triangle with Naab's son Snap and the Indian maiden Mescal.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the 1910 novel "Heritage of the Desert" by Zane Grey.

Cupid's Convert (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
S. Omar Barker (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Synopsis
A lovesick cowboy describes his girl.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Poem and illustrations. Copyright 1947 by S. Omar Barker.

[Wild Horses Under Sandstone Arch] (Table of Contents: 4)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Morris Gollub ? (painting)
Inks
Morris Gollub ? (painting)
Colors
Morris Gollub ? (painting)

Genre
animal; western-frontier
Synopsis
Illustration of a herd of wild horses passing under large natural arch.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Same artist as front cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Zane Grey's Heritage of the Desert
  2. 1. Just Bein' a Buckaroo
  3. 2. The Heritage of the Desert
  4. 3. Cupid's Convert
  5. 4. [Wild Horses Under Sandstone Arch]
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