Four Color #890 - Wyatt Earp
(February 1958)

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 "WYATT EARP, No. 890." Code number is W.EARP O.S. #890-582. Copyright 1958 by Wyatt Earp Enterprises, Inc. Based on the "Wyatt Earp" TV series.

Tin Star Trouble (Table of Contents)

Wyatt Earp / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wyatt Earp (photo of Hugh O'Brian)
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The Twelve-Inch Law (Table of Contents: 1)

Wyatt Earp / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Wyatt Earp (photo of Hugh O'Brian)
Synopsis
How Wyatt Earp received his special gun from writer Ned Buntline.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Photo and typeset text.

Tin Star Trouble (Table of Contents: 2)

The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Colors
?
Letters
Russ Manning

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wyatt Earp; Hal; Jeff Moore
Synopsis
Deputy Marshal Jeff Moore, who is looking to make a name for himself, is sent to Dodge City for some training under Wyatt Earp.
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Indexer Notes

Script credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

The Last of the Buffalo Hunters (Table of Contents: 3)

The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Colors
?
Letters
Russ Manning

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wyatt Earp; Hal
Synopsis
Three former buffalo hunters are trying to start a freight line in Dodge, but a competitor tries to frame them as arsonists and vandals in order to force them out of business.
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Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Sign in panel three of page five of the story says "Manning Freight Co."

Fire! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
How fires were fought in the Old West.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Three illustrations with typeset text. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

The Buntline Special (Table of Contents: 5)

The Man Behind the Gun / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Ned Buntline; Buffalo Bill Cody (cameo)
Synopsis
The varied careers of Ned Buntline, whose dime novels made Wyatt Earp and Buffalo Bill famous.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Panels with typeset text underneath. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Tin Star Trouble
    Wyatt Earp
  2. 1. The Twelve-Inch Law
    Wyatt Earp
  3. 2. Tin Star Trouble
    The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp
  4. 3. The Last of the Buffalo Hunters
    The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp
  5. 4. Fire!
  6. 5. The Buntline Special
    The Man Behind the Gun
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