Four Color #779 - Lee Hunter, Indian Fighter
(March 1957)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Indicia title is "LEE HUNTER, INDIAN FIGHTER, No. 779." Code number is I.F.O.S. #779-573. Copyright 1957 by Western Printing & Lithographing Co. First of two Lee Hunter Indian Fighter Four Colors.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Lee Hunter Indian Fighter / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sam Savitt (painting)
Inks
Sam Savitt (painting)
Colors
Sam Savitt (painting)
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lee Hunter; Reb Stuart

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Lee Hunter Indian Fighter / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They traveled westward...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lee Hunter; Reb Stuart; Col. Frost
Synopsis
Introduction to series.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Illustrations surrounding typeset text.

War Drums at the Peace Council (Table of Contents: 2)

Lee Hunter Indian Fighter / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Bailey
Inks
Ray Bailey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lee Hunter (intro); Reb Stuart (intro); Col. Frost (intro)
Synopsis
Shortly after the Civil War, Lee Hunter, a former Union cavalry officer, and Reb Stuart, former Confederate cavalry horseman, take civilian positions at Fort Defiance, near Indian Territory. In a meeting of several tribes for a peace council, Hunter and Stuart must keep Sioux warrior Standing Bear from starting a war with the Snake tribe.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First story of the series.

Ambushed (Table of Contents: 3)

Lee Hunter Indian Fighter / comic story / 16.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Bailey
Inks
Ray Bailey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lee Hunter; Reb Stuart; Col. Frost
Synopsis
The Cavalry must move Red Bird's Cheyenne tribe to a new reservation; but are under orders to disarm the warriors during the trip. The rival Pawnees see this as an opportunity to ambush the travelers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black and white and concludes on the back cover in color. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."

[Fury!... The Stallion that Only an Orphan Boy Could Ride.] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Lee Hunter Indian Fighter
  2. 1. ["They traveled westward..."]
    Lee Hunter Indian Fighter
  3. 2. War Drums at the Peace Council
    Lee Hunter Indian Fighter
  4. 3. Ambushed
    Lee Hunter Indian Fighter
  5. 4. [Fury!... The Stallion that Only an Orphan Boy Could Ride.]
    Fury
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