Four Color #519 - Milton Caniff's Steve Canyon
(December 1953)

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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1953
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Comic
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
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Issue Notes

Indicia title is "Milton Caniff's STEVE CANYON, No. 519." Code number is S.C.O.S. #519-5312. Copyright 1953 by Field Enterprises, inc. Based on the "Steve Canyon" newspaper strip by Milton Caniff.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Steve Canyon / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (painting)
Inks
? (painting)
Colors
? (painting)

Genre
adventure
Characters
Steve Canyon
Reprints
Keywords
airplanes; machine guns

[Introduction of characters] (Table of Contents: 1)

Steve Canyon / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Overgard
Inks
Bill Overgard; Milton Caniff (see notes)
Letters
Bill Overgard

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Trouble shooter for the United States Air Force Intelligence...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Steve Canyon; Tuck Tucker; Tanker Tucker; Senorita Espan; Senor Viento
Synopsis
Introduction of characters in the story.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.
Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).
According to information in the foreword of "Milton Caniff's Steve Canyon: The Complete Series (Hermes Press, 2011) #1", Milton Caniff inked the heads of the Steve Canyon character.
A typo of O'Tucker was made for the names but was corrected in the story and in subsequent Steve Canyon issues.

[Mission in South America] (Table of Contents: 2)

Steve Canyon / comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff
Pencils
Bill Overgard; Milton Caniff ? (see notes)
Inks
Bill Overgard; Milton Caniff (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Overgard

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Try and relax, Senor Espan...I've sent for a good trouble shooter...
Feature Logo
Steve Canyon
Genre
adventure
Characters
Steve Canyon; Tuck Tucker; Tanker Tucker; Senorita Espan; Senor Espan; Senor Viento; Lieutenant Regas
Synopsis
Steve Canyon is sent on an undercover mission to a communist-infiltrated South American country. The task is complicated when the owner of the plane Canyon is to fly down decides to go along for the ride, and to take his kid brother along.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black and white and concludes on the back cover in color.
According to Alberto Becattini, Caniff only drew the heads of the character Steve Canyon in this story. All pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence are from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).
According to information in the foreword of "Milton Caniff's Steve Canyon: The Complete Series" (Hermes Press, 2011) #1, Milton Caniff inked the heads of the Steve Canyon character.
Title from "Milton Caniff's Steve Canyon: The Complete Series" (Hermes Press, 2011) #1.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Steve Canyon
  2. 1. [Introduction of characters]
    Steve Canyon
  3. 2. [Mission in South America]
    Steve Canyon
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