Four Color #915 - Casey Jones
(July 1958)

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

Indicia title is "CASEY JONES, No. 915." Code number is C.J.O.S. #915-587. Copyright 1958, by Screen Gems, Inc. Adapted from the 1957-58 "Casey Jones" TV series.

Outlaw Ambush! (Table of Contents)

Casey Jones / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
historical
Characters
Casey Jones (photo of Alan Hale, Jr.); Casey Jones, Junior (photo of Bobby Clark); Cinder (dog, photo)
Reprints

The Cannonball Express (Table of Contents: 1)

Casey Jones / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
historical
Characters
Casey Jones (photo of Alan Hale, Jr.)
Synopsis
Introduction with two photos, one of the Cannonball Express engine, boxcar, and caboose, and one of Casey Jones at the controls of the engine.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

Prison Train (Table of Contents: 2)

Casey Jones / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Bill Ziegler
Inks
Bill Ziegler
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Casey Jones; Casey Jones, Junior; Cinder (dog); Wallie Simms; Red Rock (conductor)
Synopsis
Casey has to take a train of Army prisoners to Leavenworth and also is carrying a secret shipment of gold bullion.
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Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Great Mail Race (Table of Contents: 3)

Casey Jones / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Bill Ziegler
Inks
Bill Ziegler
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Casey Jones; Casey Jones, Junior; Cinder (dog); Alice Jones (Casey's wife); Wallie Sims; Sam
Synopsis
With the Midwest and Central Railroad in financial trouble, Casey and the Cannonball Express have to race a train from the Southern and Panhandle Railroad to Ft. Worth to win a contract to carry mail.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents". Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Teakettles That Moved the World (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Facts about steam locomotives.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

True Train Tales (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ziegler ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; historical

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). This sequence was replaced by an ad for Juicy Fruit Gum on some copies.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Outlaw Ambush!
    Casey Jones
  2. 1. The Cannonball Express
    Casey Jones
  3. 2. Prison Train
    Casey Jones
  4. 3. The Great Mail Race
    Casey Jones
  5. 4. Teakettles That Moved the World
  6. 5. True Train Tales
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