Four Color #599 - Ben Bowie and His Mountain Men
(November 1954)

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

Indicia title is "BEN BOWIE AND HIS MOUNTAIN MEN, No. 599." Code number is M.MEN O.S. #599-5411. Copyright 1954 by Western Printing & Lithographing Company. Fourth of six Ben Bowie Four Colors.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ben Bowie and his Mountain Men / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
historical
Characters
Ben Bowie
Reprints
Keywords
lanterns; raccoon-skin caps

Snowshoe Making (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Directions on making frontier-style snowshoes.

Indexer Notes

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

Surrounded (Table of Contents: 2)

Ben Bowie and his Mountain Men / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
William Overgard
Inks
William Overgard
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Ben Bowie; Jim Prentice
Synopsis
Ben and Jim visit Jed Turner's trading post, which is located on an island in a lake. They find the post deserted and upon investigation find Jed's wife and child in a canoe. Jed has been captured by hostile Huron Indians. Later Ben and Jim narrowly escape capture by an Algonquian war party. Late in the night, Ben and Jim rescue Ned and in the morning the Hurons and Algonquians engage in a battle.

Indexer Notes

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

Ben Bowie and his Mountain Men and The Earth Mounds (Table of Contents: 3)

Ben Bowie and his Mountain Men / comic story / 16.7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
William Overgard
Inks
William Overgard
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Ben Bowie; Jim Prentice; Zeke Moss; Nakah
Synopsis
Ben and his men escort two government surveyors into the uncharted Northwest Territory to reach the 82nd Meridian.

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)

Three Brand New Dell Comics... (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Ben Bowie and his Mountain Men
  2. 1. Snowshoe Making
  3. 2. Surrounded
    Ben Bowie and his Mountain Men
  4. 3. Ben Bowie and his Mountain Men and The Earth Mounds
    Ben Bowie and his Mountain Men
  5. 4. Three Brand New Dell Comics...
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