Four Color #791 - The 77th Bengal Lancers
(April 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

Indicia title is "THE 77th BENGAL LANCERS, No. 791." Code number is B.LANCERS O.S. #791-574. Copyright 1957 by Screen Gems, Inc. Based on the 1956-57 "Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers" TV series.


The 77th Bengal Lancers (Table of Contents)

The 77th Bengal Lancers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photos)
Inks
? (photos)
Colors
? (photos)

Genre
historical
Characters
Lt. Michael Rhodes (photo of Philip Carey); Lt. William Storm (photo of Warren Stevens)

[Intro] (Table of Contents: 1)

The 77th Bengal Lancers / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photos)
Inks
? (photos)
Letters
typeset

Genre
historical
Characters
Lt. Michael Rhodes (photo of Philip Carey); Lt. William Storm (photo of Warren Stevens)
Synopsis
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Four photos from the TV series with typeset text.

The Traitor (Table of Contents: 2)

The 77th Bengal Lancers / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Spiegle ?
Inks
Dan Spiegle ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Lt. Michael Rhodes; Lt. William Storm; Yakoob Ali (villain)
Synopsis
The Lancers go to Landibari, in mountainous northwest India, to receive a present of gold for Queen Victoria. When they arrive they find that the town has been sacked and the gold stolen by the bandits of Yakoob Ali.

The Pawn (Table of Contents: 3)

The 77th Bengal Lancers / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Spiegle ?
Inks
Dan Spiegle ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Lt. Michael Rhodes; Lt. William Storm; Col. Standish
Synopsis
The Lancers go to Ranigunj, under the pretense of playing a polo match, in order to take the young nephew of an ailing maharajah, who is in line to become ruler but has a deadly enemy in his adult cousin who wants to be the choice for the throne.

Indexer Notes

Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."

Hockey on Horseback (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; sports
Synopsis
Brief description of the history and rules of polo.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Panels with typeset text underneath.

The Reign of the Bengal Lancers (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; historical
Synopsis
Short history of the Bengal Lancers.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Hand-drawn map of India with typeset text underneath.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The 77th Bengal Lancers
    The 77th Bengal Lancers
  2. 1. [Intro]
    The 77th Bengal Lancers
  3. 2. The Traitor
    The 77th Bengal Lancers
  4. 3. The Pawn
    The 77th Bengal Lancers
  5. 4. Hockey on Horseback
  6. 5. The Reign of the Bengal Lancers
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