Four Color #346 - Zane Grey's Hideout (Wanderer of the Wasteland)
(August-October 1951)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Editing
George T. Delacorte, Jr. (president); Helen Meyer (vice-president); Albert P. Delacorte (vice-president)
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 HIDEOUT (WANDERER OF THE WASTELAND), No. 346." (Indicia title does not match cover title, no hyphen in hideout.) Code number is Z.G.O.S. #347-518. (Code number does not match issue number.) Copyright 1951 by Zane Grey, Inc.


Zane Grey's Hide-Out (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Saguaro-Giant of the Desert (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Jenney
Inks
Bob Jenney
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Facts about Saguaro cactus.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Text with two illustrations. Pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Originally credited "Bob Jenney ?". It is Jenney, his face and his inking is with clear brushlines, as in many western fillers, and the early Cisco Kid comics. Confirming art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

Hide-Out (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Adam Larey [Wansfell]
Synopsis
Adam Larey, thinking he has killed his brother, flees to the desert, where he spends the next 12 years helping people as the wanderer Wansfell.

Indexer Notes

Adapts Zane Grey's 1923 novel "Wanderer of the Wasteland."

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 artwork is by the same as in Tappan's Burro FC # 346, and in most of the Chuckwagon Charley's Tales in Roy Rogers. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

The Cowboy's Lament (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
[traditional song]
Pencils
Ernest Nordli [as E. N.] (signed)
Inks
Ernest Nordli [as E. N.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Synopsis
Song about a dying cowboy.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover in black and white continued on the back cover in color. Song lyrics and two large illustrations. Initialed "E.N." on the back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Zane Grey's Hide-Out
  2. 1. Saguaro-Giant of the Desert
  3. 2. Hide-Out
  4. 3. The Cowboy's Lament
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