Four Color #1113 - Tales of Wells Fargo
(July-September 1960)

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

Indicia title is "TALES OF WELLS FARGO, No, 1113." Code number is WELLS F.O.S. #1113-607. Copyright 1960 by Overland Productions, Inc. Based on the "Tales of Wells Fargo" TV series.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tales of Wells Fargo / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Jim Hardie (photo of Dale Robertson)

The Trail of "Burro Sam" / Avalanche Pass (Table of Contents: 1)

Tales of Wells Fargo / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alberto Giolitti
Inks
Alberto Giolitti
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Jim Hardie (photo of Dale Robertson)
Synopsis
Previews of the stories in the issue.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Photo and two-panel previews of the stories.

The Trail of "Burro Sam" (Table of Contents: 2)

Tales of Wells Fargo / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Alberto Giolitti
Inks
Alberto Giolitti
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Jim Hardie; Jubilee (horse)
Synopsis
When a stage is robbed and the driver killed, all the evidence points to an old prospector named Burro Sam. Hardie thinks the evidence is too obvious and does his own investigation.

Indexer Notes

Script submitted on October 9, 1959. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985). Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Avalanche Pass (Table of Contents: 3)

Tales of Wells Fargo / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Alberto Giolitti
Inks
Alberto Giolitti
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Jim Hardie; Jubilee (horse)
Synopsis
Hardie is helping guard a shipment of old currency that is being sent back to the mint to be destroyed. The train carrying the shipment is partially buried in an avalanche and then is attacked by robbers.

Indexer Notes

The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Script sent November 14, 1959. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985). Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Stagecoach Hazards (Table of Contents: 4)

Tales of Wells Fargo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Alberto Giolitti
Inks
Alberto Giolitti
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Hazards of stagecoach travel in the old West.

Indexer Notes

Script submitted on November 30, 1959. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985). Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

How Wells Fargo Captured Black Bart (Table of Contents: 5)

Tales of Wells Fargo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Script submitted on November 30 1959. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985). This sequence is replaced by an ad in some copies. See Sequence 6.

New and First Air Rifle Shooting "Ricochet Sound" (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tales of Wells Fargo
  2. 1. The Trail of "Burro Sam" / Avalanche Pass
    Tales of Wells Fargo
  3. 2. The Trail of "Burro Sam"
    Tales of Wells Fargo
  4. 3. Avalanche Pass
    Tales of Wells Fargo
  5. 4. Stagecoach Hazards
    Tales of Wells Fargo
  6. 5. How Wells Fargo Captured Black Bart
    Tales of Wells Fargo
  7. 6. New and First Air Rifle Shooting "Ricochet Sound"
    Daisy Air Rifles
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