Four Color #996 - Zane Grey's Stories of the West
(June-August 1959)

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 "Zane Grey's STORIES OF THE WEST, Nevada, No. 996." Code number is Z.G.O.S. #996-596. Copyright 1959 by Zane Grey, Inc.


Nevada (Table of Contents)

Zane Grey's Stories of the West / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sam Savitt (painting)
Inks
Sam Savitt (painting)
Colors
Sam Savitt (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Nevada
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Cowboy's Saddle Gun (Table of Contents: 1)

The Cowboy - at Work, at Play / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Albert Micale
Inks
Albert Micale
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
How a cowboy uses his saddle gun, a 30/30 caliber Winchester carbine.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Cattle War (Table of Contents: 2)

Zane Grey's Stories of the West / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Albert Micale
Inks
Albert Micale
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Nevada; Chuckwalla; Horrocks; Major Doone; Hetty; Raidy; California Red (horse)
Synopsis
Major Doone buys a ranch and immediately works on expansion, by hook or crook. Nevada gets involved when Doone's crew threatens a neighbor, an old rancher named Chuckwalla. After Nevada works over the foreman in a fistfight, he and Chuckwalla are ambushed in town, with Chuckwalla being killed. Doone tries to frame Nevada for the killing, but Nevada escapes. He must elude a posse as he tries to find out Doone's real identity.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Old Sheriff (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Albert Micale
Inks
Albert Micale
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Johnny Keto; Sheriff Cole
Synopsis
Old Sheriff Cole turns in his badge when he learns that gunslinger Pony Carter is coming to town.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with 1/6 page illustration. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[The Inspector's Wife] (Table of Contents: 4)

True Western Adventures / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Albert Micale
Inks
Albert Micale
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Dave Allison; H. L. Roberson; Mrs. Roberson
Synopsis
When cattle rustlers kill two brand inspectors in a hotel in Seminole, Texas, the wife of one of the men killed takes a gun, tracks them down in town, and shoots them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

James Mason Peck (Table of Contents: 5)

Pioneers of the West / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Albert Micale
Inks
Albert Micale
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
James Mason Peck
Synopsis
The story of James Mason Peck, who produced guidebooks for settlers going west on wagon trains.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

George Reynolds of Texas (Table of Contents: 6)

Famous Westerners / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Albert Micale
Inks
Albert Micale
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
George Reynolds
Synopsis
How cowboy George Reynolds survived being struck in the back by an arrow in 1867.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Panels with text underneath. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). JV - This story is signed "AM".

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Nevada
    Zane Grey's Stories of the West
  2. 1. The Cowboy's Saddle Gun
    The Cowboy - at Work, at Play
  3. 2. The Cattle War
    Zane Grey's Stories of the West
  4. 3. The Old Sheriff
  5. 4. [The Inspector's Wife]
    True Western Adventures
  6. 5. James Mason Peck
    Pioneers of the West
  7. 6. George Reynolds of Texas
    Famous Westerners
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