Four Color #816 - Brave Eagle
(July 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 "BRAVE EAGLE, No. 816." Code number is B.E.O.S. #816-577. Copyright 1957 by Roy Rogers--Frontiers, Inc. Based on the 1955-56 CBS TV series "Brave Eagle." Third of five Brave Eagle Four Color issues.

Search for the Sun (Table of Contents)

Brave Eagle / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Brave Eagle (photo of Keith Larsen)

Apology for Warpaint (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Lt. John C. Fremont
Synopsis
Retelling of an incident in 1843 in which Cheyenne and Arapaho warriors attacked a group of troops, then abruptly called off the attack when they realized that the troops weren't tribal enemies.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Craftint shading. Panels with typeset text underneath.

Search for the Sun (Table of Contents: 2)

Brave Eagle / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Brave Eagle; Smokey; Keena; Morning Star, White Cloud (horse)
Synopsis
Keena, Brave Eagle's adopted son, overhears him talking to a brave whose son had joined a group of renegades to steal gold in exchange for rifles. Brave Eagle has left the brave's son at the fort to pay for his crimes. Keena thinks Brave Eagle should not have left the youth and decides to return to the Lotas, his original tribe. There Keena finds the white gun traders have set up camp to await the return of the council to determine if the tribe will trade its gold for guns.
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The Iron Trail (Table of Contents: 3)

Brave Eagle / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Brave Eagle; Smokey; Keena; White Cloud (horse)
Synopsis
The crew boss of workers laying railroad tracks through Cheyenne territory hatches a scheme to steal the payroll and make it look like it was the work of the Cheyenne.

Indexer Notes

The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."

Choosing of the Chief (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
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Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Method of choosing a new chief of the Cheyenne Indians.
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Indexer Notes

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

Pride of the Bow (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Facts about the arrows used by the Cheyenne Indians.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Craftint shading with monochrome color for each panel. Panels with text underneath.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Search for the Sun
    Brave Eagle
  2. 1. Apology for Warpaint
  3. 2. Search for the Sun
    Brave Eagle
  4. 3. The Iron Trail
    Brave Eagle
  5. 4. Choosing of the Chief
  6. 5. Pride of the Bow
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