Four Color #807 - Luke Short's Savage Range
(June 1957)

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 SAVAGE RANGE, No. 807." Code number is S.R.O.S. #807-576. Copyright 1957 by Frederick D. Glidden. Picturized edition adapted from "Trouble Fighter" by Luke Short, copyright, 1938, by Frederick D. Glidden. Fifth of eight Luke Short Four Color issues.
This issue has variants:

Luke Short's Savage Range (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Luke Short's Savage Range] (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
Jim Wade; Max Bonsell
Synopsis
Preview of the story.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Luke Short's Savage Range (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Jim Wade; Max Bonsell; Cope; Will-John Cruver; Bonsell; Sheriff Haynes; Macumber; Ben Beauchamp; Mary Brucker; Scoville; Boyd Slocum
Synopsis
Jim Wade becomes foreman of Max Bonsell's ranch, which puts him in the middle of a range war involving an ancient Spanish land grant.
Reprints
Keywords
range war

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the 1938 novel "Frontier Fighter" by Luke Short.

Western Houses (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Different types of houses in the Old West.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Wagons of the West (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Different types of wagons used in the Old West.
Keywords
covered wagon; stagecoach

Indexer Notes

Back cover. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Luke Short's Savage Range
  2. 1. [Luke Short's Savage Range]
  3. 2. Luke Short's Savage Range
  4. 3. Western Houses
  5. 4. Wagons of the West
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