Four Color #299 - Buck Jones and the Iron Horse Trail
(October 1950)

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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
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 "BUCK JONES and the IRON HORSE TRAIL, No. 299." Code number is B.J.O.S. #299-5010. Copyright 1950 by Mrs. Odille D. Jones. Continues as Buck Jones #2 (April-June 1951).


Buck Jones and the Iron Horse Trail (Table of Contents)

Buck Jones / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nicholas Firfires (painting)
Inks
Nicholas Firfires (painting)
Colors
Nicholas Firfires (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Buck Jones

Indexer Notes

Cover artist ID taken from the back cover, which is signed.

Winning the West (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
August Lenox [as Lenox] (signed)
Inks
August Lenox [as Lenox] (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Brief overview of the settling of the American West.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover and inside back cover; black and white. Illustrations and typeset text.

Buck Jones and the "Iron Horse Trail" (Table of Contents: 2)

Buck Jones / comic story / 48 pages (report information)

Script
Phillip Evans ?
Pencils
Mike Arens
Inks
Mike Arens
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Buck Jones; Silver-B (horse); Sage Hotchkiss; Dan Hotchkiss; John Ogden; Melissa Ogden; Rush Morgan (villain)
Synopsis
Buck gets involved in a plot by the owner of a stagecoach line to extort money from a competing railroad to buy out his now-obsolete business.

Indexer Notes

Script credit suggested by "Who's Who in American Comics Books 1928-1999" website.

Art identification by Steinar Ådland December 2010

[Buck Roping a Steer] (Table of Contents: 3)

[Buck Jones] / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nicholas Firfires (signed) (painting)
Inks
Nicholas Firfires (signed) (painting)
Colors
Nicholas Firfires (signed) (painting)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Buck Jones; Silver-B (horse)
Synopsis
Buck Jones astride Silver-B, roping a steer.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Buck Jones and the Iron Horse Trail
    Buck Jones
  2. 1. Winning the West
  3. 2. Buck Jones and the "Iron Horse Trail"
    Buck Jones
  4. 3. [Buck Roping a Steer]
    [Buck Jones]
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