Four Color #739 - Luke Short's Bounty Guns
(October 1956)

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

Indicia title is "Luke Short's Bounty Guns." Code number is B.G. O.S. #739-5610. Copyright 1956 by Frederick D. Glidden.

Luke Short's Bounty Guns (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sam Savitt (painted)
Inks
Sam Savitt (painted)
Colors
Sam Savitt (painted)
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Sheriff Ball; Tip Woodring; Buck Shields; Rig Holman
Synopsis
Introduction of main characters in the story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Four illustrations with brief typeset text. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Luke Short's Bounty Guns (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 32.7 pages (report information)

Script
Luke Short (original story); Paul S. Newman (comic adaptation)
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Sheriff Ball; Tip Woodring; Buck Shields; Rig Holman
Synopsis
After losing his ranch and stock to a drought, Tip Woodring comes to the cow town of Hagen, where he is hired to find out which of two feuding clans killed a prospector for his gold strike.

Indexer Notes

Story concludes on inside back cover in black and white. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Adapted from the 1939 novel "Bounty Gun" by Luke Short. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

The Bounty Hunter (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Back cover. This sequence is replaced by an ad in some issues. See sequence 5.

The Happy Cereal (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Trix; General Mills / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Luke Short's Bounty Guns
  2. 1. [Cast of Characters]
  3. 2. Luke Short's Bounty Guns
  4. 3. ["They galloped off with a saddlebag full of greenbacks..."]
    Silvertip
  5. 4. The Bounty Hunter
  6. 5. The Happy Cereal
    Trix; General Mills
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