Four Color #804 - Milton Caniff's Steve Canyon
(June 1957)

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Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
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Dell
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Issue Notes

Indicia title is "Milton Caniff's STEVE CANYON, No. 804." Code number is S.C.O.S. #804-576. Copyright 1957 by Field Enterprises, Inc. Based on the "Steve Canyon" newspaper strip by Milton Caniff. Fifth of seven Steve Canyon Four Color issues.
This issue has variants:

Polar Peril (Table of Contents)

Steve Canyon / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (painting)
Inks
? (painting)
Colors
? (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Steve Canyon
Keywords
Arctic; fighter planes; Grumman F9F Panther

The Dew Line (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Brief description of the Distant Early Warning stations spread across the Arctic in Alaska and Canada.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Six photos and brief text.

The Polar Peril (Table of Contents: 2)

Steve Canyon / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Ray Bailey; Milton Caniff (see notes)
Inks
Ray Bailey; Milton Caniff (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Steve Canyon; Tuck O'Tucker
Synopsis
Steve and Tuck escort a top secret piece of equipment to a secret base in Alaska. Tuck is set to work on organizing a chapter of the Civil Air Patrol, while Steve tests a new rocket plane in arctic conditions.

Indexer Notes

According to Alberto Becattini, Caniff only drew Steve Canyon's heads, the rest of the art was by Bailey. (May 14, 2007)

Arctic Air Force (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Bailey
Inks
Ray Bailey
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; aviation
Synopsis
Facts about aviation equipment used in bringing in material for the DEW Line.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

Workhorses of the Arctic (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Heavy equipment used in the Arctic.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Next to last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Polar Peril
    Steve Canyon
  2. 1. The Dew Line
  3. 2. The Polar Peril
    Steve Canyon
  4. 3. Arctic Air Force
  5. 4. Workhorses of the Arctic
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