Four Color #397 - Sergeant Preston of the Yukon
(May 1952)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
?
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 "SERGEANT PRESTON OF THE YUKON, No. 397." Code number is S.P.O.S. #397-525. Copyright 1952 by Sergeant Preston of the Yukon, Inc. Third of Four Sergeant Preston Four Colors.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Preston of the Yukon / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Sgt. Preston; Yukon King (dog)
Reprints
Keywords
huskies; Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Indexer Notes

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

The Mounties (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Jenney
Inks
Bob Jenney
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Facts about the modern-day Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Two illustrations and hand-lettered text. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Forgotten Grubstake (Table of Contents: 2)

Sergeant Preston / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Alberto Giolitti
Inks
Alberto Giolitti
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Sgt. Preston; Yukon King (dog)
Synopsis
When Bobby Piggot's father dies and leaves him an orphan, he goes with Sgt. Preston to Sulphur City in the Yukon to live with his aunt and uncle. Later, two broke prospectors lure Bobby away from his uncle's trading post in order to rob it. When Bobby realizes their intentions, he breaks away and is shot. The prospectors go to the trading post, but Sgt. Preston has heard the shot and ends up there, too.

Indexer Notes

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

Reward for Shiloh (Table of Contents: 3)

Sergeant Preston / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Alberto Giolitti
Inks
Alberto Giolitti
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Sgt. Preston; Yukon King (dog)
Synopsis
Ben Yates takes Jed Norris's daughter hostage in order to force him to take $5,000 for a gold mine that's worth $75,000. Unknown to Yates, Sgt. Preston is escorting the man who is making the $75,000 offer.

Indexer Notes

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

Snowslide (Table of Contents: 4)

Sergeant Preston / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Alberto Giolitti
Inks
Alberto Giolitti
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Sgt. Preston; Yukon King (dog)
Synopsis
When Sgt. Preston is caught in a snowslide, Yukon King brings help from the nearest cabin. An outlaw named Buck Croyden brings Preston back to his cabin and takes care of him until he recovers two days later. Preston leaves, not knowing the true identity of his rescuer. Later Preston is sent to search for Croyden, who has murdered at least two men, and is part of a gang that has stolen a fortune in gold bullion.

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black and white and concludes on back cover in color. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Sergeant Preston of the Yukon
  2. 1. The Mounties
  3. 2. Forgotten Grubstake
    Sergeant Preston
  4. 3. Reward for Shiloh
    Sergeant Preston
  5. 4. Snowslide
    Sergeant Preston
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