Four Color #1159 - 77 Sunset Strip
(January-February 1961)

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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale Date
1960-11-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Mystery
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "77 SUNSET STRIP, No. 1159." Code number is 77 SUNSET STRIP O.S. #1159-611. Copyright 1960 by Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. Based on the "77 Sunset Strip" TV series. Last Four Color with a 10 cent price printed on it.
On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.

[The Money Wagon] (Table of Contents)

77 Sunset Strip / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Jeff Spencer (photo of Roger Smith); Stuart Bailey (photo of Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.); Kookie (photo of Edd Byrnes)

The Money Wagon / The Night Visitor (Table of Contents: 1)

77 Sunset Strip / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Toth; ? (photo)
Inks
Alex Toth; ? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Jeff Spencer (photo of Roger Smith); Stuart Bailey (photo of Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.); Kookie (photo of Edd Byrnes)
Synopsis
Previews of the two stories in the issue.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Photo and two-panel previews of the stories in the issue. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

The Money Wagon (Table of Contents: 2)

77 Sunset Strip / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks
Alex Toth (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Alex Toth

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Stuart Bailey; Jeff Spencer; Kookie
Synopsis
Kookie buys an old car to look more sophisticated, but the car attracts unwelcome attention from some hoods who want to steal it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Night Visitor (Table of Contents: 3)

77 Sunset Strip / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks
Alex Toth (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Alex Toth

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Stuart Bailey; Jeff Spencer; Kookie
Synopsis
A young man is accused of murdering his boss. He stumbles across Bailey and Spencer's office and tells his story. The pair take him to the police, then start investigating to see if they can find the real murderer.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Clues To The Missing (Table of Contents: 4)

77 Sunset Strip / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Alex Toth
Letters
typeset

Characters
Stuart Bailey (cameo)
Synopsis
How personal habits help investigators find missing persons.

Indexer Notes

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

Kookie's Quandary (Table of Contents: 5)

77 Sunset Strip / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Alex Toth
Colors
?
Letters
Alex Toth

Characters
Kookie
Synopsis
Kookie pretends that he's a detective in order to impress a girl, but later she meets him at his real job--parking cars.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). This sequence is replaced by an ad in some copies. See Sequence 6.

My Christmas Gift to You... (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Money Wagon]
    77 Sunset Strip
  2. 1. The Money Wagon / The Night Visitor
    77 Sunset Strip
  3. 2. The Money Wagon
    77 Sunset Strip
  4. 3. The Night Visitor
    77 Sunset Strip
  5. 4. Clues To The Missing
    77 Sunset Strip
  6. 5. Kookie's Quandary
    77 Sunset Strip
  7. 6. My Christmas Gift to You...
    Daisy Air Rifles
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