Four Color #856 - Buffalo Bill, Jr.
(November 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 "BUFFALO BILL, JR., No. 856." Code number is B.BILL.JR. O.S. #856-5711. Copyright 1957 by Flying A Productions, Inc. Based on the "Buffalo Bill Jr." TV series. Continues as Buffalo Bill Jr. (Dell, 1958 series) #7 (February-April 1958)


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Buffalo Bill Jr. / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Buffalo Bill Jr. (photo of Dickie Jones)

A Bronc Named Gunboat (Table of Contents: 1)

Buffalo Bill Jr. / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Mike Peppe
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Buffalo Bill Jr.; Calamity Jane
Synopsis
Preview of the first story in the issue. (Note that the title does not exactly match that of the interior story.)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

A Bronc Called Gunboat (Table of Contents: 2)

Buffalo Bill Jr. / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Mike Peppe
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Buffalo Bill Jr.; Judge Wiley; Calamity Jane
Synopsis
Buffalo Bill Jr. tries to ride a dangerous mustang to get money to buy the Judge a birthday present, but fails. After an outlaw takes Bill's horse, Bill again tries to ride the killer horse.

The Feud (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Jed Wayne; Pete Logan; Jim Colt
Synopsis
Sheriff Jim Colt tries to make two feuding cattlemen share access to a waterhole.

Indexer Notes

Text story with 1/4 page illustration.

The Big Stampede (Table of Contents: 4)

The Buffalo Hunter / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Mike Peppe
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Sandy Hill; Wise Knife
Synopsis
Sandy Hill and Wise Knife survive a buffalo stampede and follow the herd to kill enough buffalo to settle a debt.

Pawnee Stampede (Table of Contents: 5)

Buffalo Bill Jr. / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Mike Peppe
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Buffalo Bill Jr.; Judge Wiley; Calamity Jane; Rev. Palmer
Synopsis
An Indian agent extorts hides from the Pawnee in order to keep the government from opening the land to homesteaders. The townspeople get enough signatures on a petition to open the land, but the Indian agent plans on dynamiting a pass in order to claim the best land for himself and his gang.

Breaking a Bronc (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Mike Peppe
Letters
typesset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
The process of breaking a wild horse to a saddle.

Indexer Notes

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

Settling the West (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Mike Peppe
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Abraham Lincoln (cameo)
Synopsis
History of land claims in the Old West.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Panels with typeset text above. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Buffalo Bill Jr.
  2. 1. A Bronc Named Gunboat
    Buffalo Bill Jr.
  3. 2. A Bronc Called Gunboat
    Buffalo Bill Jr.
  4. 3. The Feud
  5. 4. The Big Stampede
    The Buffalo Hunter
  6. 5. Pawnee Stampede
    Buffalo Bill Jr.
  7. 6. Breaking a Bronc
  8. 7. Settling the West
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