Four Color #520 - Wild Bill Elliott
(December 1953)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Comic
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "WILD BILL ELLIOTT, No. 520." Code number is B.E.O.S. #520-5312. Copyright 1953 by Stephen Slesinger. Continues as Wild Bill Elliott (Dell, 1954 series) #13 (April-June 1954).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wild Bill Elliott / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?; ? (photo)
Inks
?; ? (photo)
Colors
?; ? (photo)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wild Bill Elliott

Famous Marksmen (Table of Contents: 1)

Wild Bill Elliott's Western Scrapbook / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Annie Oakley; Wyatt Earp; Buffalo Bill Cody
Synopsis
Short anecdotes about Buffalo Bill Cody, Wyatt Earp, and Annie Oakley's expert marksmanship.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Text article with three illustrations.

Wild Bill Elliott and Death on Black Mesa (Table of Contents: 2)

Wild Bill Elliott / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Cary]
Inks
? [as Cary]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wild Bill Elliott; Hazy Dimmitt; Stormy (horse)
Synopsis
Bill finds a Hopi Indian, apparently dead from a rattlesnake bite. Upon investigation, he discovers a plot by white men to attack a wagon train disguised as Hopis.

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Hy Mankin ? by Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)
Art is the same as in Four Color #278, which is signed "Cary." Art identification by Steinar Ådland December 2010

Wild Bill Elliott and the Lone Wolf Killer (Table of Contents: 3)

Wild Bill Elliott / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Cary]
Inks
? [as Cary]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wild Bill Elliott; Stormy (horse)
Synopsis
Three days before Christmas, Bill is summoned by Sheriff Conner of Stirrup Gulch to help him capture a lone wolf killer there. On the way Bill comes across the outlaw as he holds up an old prospector and steals his gold dust. The killer gets away, but not before the prospector sees a rising-sun tattoo on his arm.

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Hy Mankin ? by Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)
Art is the same as in Four Color #278, which is signed "Cary." Art identification by Steinar Ådland December 2010

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Wild Bill Elliott / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Horses, like people, appreciate reassurance and praise.
Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Wild Bill Elliott (photos); Stormy (horse, photo)
Synopsis
Photos of Bill patting his horse, lifting a hay bale, and cleaning his six-gun.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Three photos with typeset text.

[Wild Bill with Saddle on Fence] (Table of Contents: 5)

Wild Bill Elliott / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wild Bill Elliott (photo)
Synopsis
Posed studio photo of Bill leaning on a saddle that is draped over a fence.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wild Bill Elliott
  2. 1. Famous Marksmen
    Wild Bill Elliott's Western Scrapbook
  3. 2. Wild Bill Elliott and Death on Black Mesa
    Wild Bill Elliott
  4. 3. Wild Bill Elliott and the Lone Wolf Killer
    Wild Bill Elliott
  5. 4. ["Horses, like people, appreciate reassurance and praise."]
    Wild Bill Elliott
  6. 5. [Wild Bill with Saddle on Fence]
    Wild Bill Elliott
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