Four Color #255 - Zane Grey's The Ranger
(November 1949)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "Zane Grey's The Ranger". "Published by arrangement with the Hawley Publications, Inc." Code number is Z.G.O.S. #255-4911. Copyright 1949 by Zane Grey, Inc.


Zane Grey's The Ranger (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Buck Duane
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The "Six-Shooter" (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Till Goodan
Inks
Till Goodan
Letters
Till Goodan

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Facts about the Colt Single-Action Army Revolver.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Hand-lettered article with one large and two small illustrations.

The Ranger (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois (adaptation); Zane Grey (novel)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Buck Duane; Cheseldine; Ray Longstreth; Jim Laramie; Floyd Lawson; Bo Snecker; Jim Fletcher
Synopsis
Pardoned outlaw Buck Duane, now a Texas Ranger, goes undercover to find out the identity of the criminal mastermind known as Cheseldine.
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Indexer Notes

Adaptation of book two of the 1915 novel "The Lone Star Ranger" by Zane Grey.

Gaylord Du Bois script credit as per page 181, Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books, Sorted by Title, compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott. Gaylord Du Bois script identification by David Porta.

The 30-30 Carbine (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Till Goodan
Inks
Till Goodan
Letters
Till Goodan

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Facts about the Winchester Model 94 rifle.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Hand-lettered article with one large and two small illustrations.

The Stagecoach (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Till Goodan
Inks
Till Goodan
Colors
?
Letters
Till Goodan

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Facts about stagecoach travel in the old West.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Hand-lettered article with one large and two small illustrations.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Zane Grey's The Ranger
  2. 1. The "Six-Shooter"
  3. 2. The Ranger
  4. 3. The 30-30 Carbine
  5. 4. The Stagecoach
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