Four Color #1033 - Milton Caniff's Steve Canyon
(September-November 1959)

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 "Milton Caniff's STEVE CANYON." Code number is S.C.O.S. #1033-599. Copyright 1959 by Field Enterprises, Inc. Seventh of seven Steve Canyon Four Colors. Based on the Steve Canyon newspaper strip. Photos from the 1958-59 NBC TV series "Steve Canyon."

Milton Caniff's Steve Canyon (Table of Contents)

Steve Canyon / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Steve Canyon (photo of Dean Fredericks)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Steve Canyon / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Bailey; ? (photo)
Inks
Ray Bailey; Milton Caniff (see notes); ? (photo)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mayday! Mayday!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Steve Canyon (photo of Dean Fredericks); Nurse Maggie Gallagher
Synopsis
Preview of the first story in the issue.
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Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. One photo and five panels with text underneath.
According to information in the foreword of "Milton Caniff's Steve Canyon: The Complete Series" (Hermes Press, 2011) #1, Milton Caniff inked the heads of the Steve Canyon character.

The Mystery of the Missing Jet (Table of Contents: 2)

Steve Canyon / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Ray Bailey
Inks
Ray Bailey; Milton Caniff (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Up from the long runway of the West Coast Big Thunder Air Force Base roars an F-105 on a goodwill south of the border...
Feature Logo
Steve Canyon
Genre
adventure
Characters
Steve Canyon; Nurse Maggie Gallagher
Synopsis
When a top secret Air Force jet develops engine trouble, the pilot bails out over Baja California in Mexico. Steve Canyon and Nurse Maggie Gallagher fly to the crash area to prevent spies from discovering the plane's experimental hardware.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).
According to information in the foreword of "Milton Caniff's Steve Canyon: The Complete Series" (Hermes Press, 2011) #1, Milton Caniff inked the heads of the Steve Canyon character.

The Daredevil (Table of Contents: 3)

Steve Canyon / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Ray Bailey
Inks
Ray Bailey; Milton Caniff (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And at nearby Big Thunder Air Force Base, the phones begin to ring...
Feature Logo
Steve Canyon
Genre
adventure
Characters
Steve Canyon; Nurse Maggie Gallagher; Buzz Waller
Synopsis
Civilian test pilot Buzz Waller delivers a new model jet to Canyon's base. After nearly causing the death of a pilot in a jet-style game of "follow the leader," Waller is given a lesson in stunt flying by Canyon himself.
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Indexer Notes

Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."
Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).
According to information in the foreword of "Milton Caniff's Steve Canyon: The Complete Series" (Hermes Press, 2011) #1, Milton Caniff inked the heads of the Steve Canyon character.

Air Force Helicopters (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
U.S. Air Force (photos)
Inks
U.S. Air Force (photos)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the jet age, side by side with the fast flying jets...
Genre
non-fiction; aviation
Synopsis
Short article about Air Force helicopters.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Three photos credited as "Official U.S. Air Force Photos" plus typeset text.

Lieutenant Colonel Stevenson B. Canyon (Table of Contents: 5)

Steve Canyon / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photos)
Inks
? (photos)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Commanding officer of Big Thunder Air Force Base, California, Steve Canyon is not content to be a chair-borne flyer.
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Steve Canyon (photo of Dean Fredericks)
Synopsis
Short profile of Steve Canyon.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Two black and white photos from TV series with yellow and blue background.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Milton Caniff's Steve Canyon
    Steve Canyon
  2. 1. ["Mayday! Mayday!"]
    Steve Canyon
  3. 2. The Mystery of the Missing Jet
    Steve Canyon
  4. 3. The Daredevil
    Steve Canyon
  5. 4. Air Force Helicopters
  6. 5. Lieutenant Colonel Stevenson B. Canyon
    Steve Canyon
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