Four Color #870 - Little Beaver
(January 1958)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
Editing
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Issue Notes

Indicia title is "LITTLE BEAVER, No. 870." Code number is L.B.O.S. #870-581. Copyright 1957 by Red Ryder Enterprises, Inc. Twelfth of twelve Little Beaver Four Color issues.

Masquerade Raiders (Table of Contents)

Little Beaver / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Little Beaver
Keywords
American Indians; arrows; bows; cacti; canteens; deserts; Native Americans; prospecting; shovels

Navaho Warrior Training (Table of Contents: 1)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony DiPaola [as Tone] (signed)
Inks
Tony DiPaola [as Tone] (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
How the Navaho trained their boys to become warriors.

Indexer Notes

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

The Masquerade Raiders (Table of Contents: 2)

Little Beaver / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony DiPaola
Inks
Tony DiPaola
Colors
?
Letters
Tony DiPaola

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Little Beaver; Papoose (horse)
Synopsis
Little Beaver finds that Apaches are disguising themselves as Navahos to steal Army horses. With the help of a turncoat Army scout, the Apaches hope to lure the soldiers into an ambush.

Indexer Notes

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

Feline Folly (Table of Contents: 3)

Little Beaver / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sparky Moore
Inks
Sparky Moore
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Little Beaver; Papoose (horse)
Synopsis
The Army fort is overrun by mice. Little Beaver gets a cat from an traveling salesman, but on the way back the cat scares a band of Apaches who were planning on attacking the fort.

Indexer Notes

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

Better Late Than Never (Table of Contents: 4)

Little Beaver / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nat Edson
Inks
Nat Edson
Colors
?
Letters
Nat Edson

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Little Beaver; Papoose (horse); Sheriff Newt
Synopsis
When outlaws rob the bank and make for the border, Little Beaver fools them by altering the mileage on a signpost.

Indexer Notes

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

Dog Town (Table of Contents: 5)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony DiPaola
Inks
Tony DiPaola
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; animal
Characters
Little Beaver (cameo)
Synopsis
Life in a prairie dog town.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Craftint shading. Panels with typeset text underneath. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Volunteer War Parties (Table of Contents: 6)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony DiPaola [as Tone] (signed)
Inks
Tony DiPaola [as Tone] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
How Sioux women encouraged their relatives to volunteer for war parties.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Panels with typeset text underneath. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Masquerade Raiders
    Little Beaver
  2. 1. Navaho Warrior Training
  3. 2. The Masquerade Raiders
    Little Beaver
  4. 3. Feline Folly
    Little Beaver
  5. 4. Better Late Than Never
    Little Beaver
  6. 5. Dog Town
  7. 6. Volunteer War Parties
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