Four Color #523 - Rin-Tin-Tin
(December 1953)

Dell, 1942 Series
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0.10 USD
Pages
36
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Comic
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Issue Notes

Indicia title is "RIN-TIN-TIN, No. 523." Code number is R.T.T.O.S. #5312. Copyright 1953 by Lee Duncan. Third of Three Rin Tin Tin Four Colors. Continues as Rin Tin Tin (Dell, 1954 series) #4 (March-May 1954). The name "Rin Tin Tin" is hyphenated on the cover and indicia, but has no hyphens in the interior stories. This version of Rin Tin Tin is set in contemporary times and has no connection with the later western "Rin Tin Tin" television series.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rin Tin Tin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Characters
Rin Tin Tin (photo)
Reprints

[Cast of Characters] (Table of Contents: 1)

Rin Tin Tin / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Sparky Moore
Inks
Sparky Moore
Letters
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Characters
Rin Tin Tin; Capt. Red Johnson
Synopsis
Introduction to the characters in the stories.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

Rinty Finds a Friend (Table of Contents: 2)

Rin Tin Tin / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Sparky Moore
Inks
Sparky Moore
Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Rin Tin Tin; Capt. Red Johnson: J. B. Mooney
Synopsis
When one of his best friends is murdered, J. B. Mooney sends Red and Rinty to the site of the murder to investigate.

Indexer Notes

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

Bound in Red (Table of Contents: 3)

Rin Tin Tin / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Sparky Moore
Inks
Sparky Moore
Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Rin Tin Tin; Capt. Red Johnson; J. B. Mooney
Synopsis
Thieves break into J. B. Mooney's study and steal a red-bound confidential report on his employees to use for blackmail. Mooney suspects his former personnel manager, Brad Pearson, of ringleading the crime and Red and Rinty investigate.

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black and white and concludes on back cover in color. 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]
    Rin Tin Tin
  2. 1. [Cast of Characters]
    Rin Tin Tin
  3. 2. Rinty Finds a Friend
    Rin Tin Tin
  4. 3. Bound in Red
    Rin Tin Tin
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