Four Color #541 - Johnny Mack Brown
(March 1954)

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

Indicia title is "JOHNNY MACK BROWN, No. 541." Code number is J.M.B.O.S. #541-543. Copyright 1954 by Johnny Mack Brown. Fourth of 13 Johnny Mack Brown Four Colors. This would be #13 if the numbering had continued from the Johnny Mack Brown (Dell, 1950 series).

Johnny Mack Brown (Table of Contents)

Johnny Mack Brown / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Johnny Mack Brown (photo)

Indexer Notes

Cover is cropped photo with drawn background.

Western Songs (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
August Lenox [as Lenox] (signed)
Inks
August Lenox [as Lenox] (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Facts about the history of western songs.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Three illustrations with typeset text.

Johnny Mack Brown and the Disappearing Cattle (Table of Contents: 2)

Johnny Mack Brown / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Phil Evans
Pencils
Sparky Moore
Inks
Sparky Moore
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Johnny Mack Brown; Rebel (horse); Green Tree; Luke Henderson; Larry Henderson
Synopsis
Johnny saves an Indian, Green Tree, and his wife from a pair of cowboys. Later the Indians help Johnny as he investigates the rustling of cattle from the Henderson ranch.

Indexer Notes

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

The Rimrock Robbery (Table of Contents: 3)

Johnny Mack Brown / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Phil Evans
Pencils
Sparky Moore
Inks
Sparky Moore
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Johnny Mack Brown; Rebel (horse)
Synopsis
Johnny rides the stage to Cottonbluff with Paul Jonathon's daughter Peggy as she goes to make a payment on the mortgage. On the way two fellow passengers pull guns, rob them, and shoot the driver. Johnny and Peggy trail the robbers to a cabin and are able to overcome them and get the mortgage money to the bank at the last minute.

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. Johnny Mack Brown
    Johnny Mack Brown
  2. 1. Western Songs
  3. 2. Johnny Mack Brown and the Disappearing Cattle
    Johnny Mack Brown
  4. 3. The Rimrock Robbery
    Johnny Mack Brown
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