Four Color #1262 - The Rebel
(December 1961-February 1962)

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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1961-09-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell [stamp]
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 "THE REBEL, No. 1262." Code number is THE REBEL O.S. #1262-6111. Copyright 1961 by The Rebel Company. Cover title is "Johnny Yuma's Journal The Rebel." Fourth of four "The Rebel" Four Colors. Based on "The Rebel" TV series. On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.
This issue exists in ad and non-ad versions. See the index for Four Color #1262 [ad].


[The Frightened Town] (Table of Contents)

The Rebel / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Johnny Yuma (photo of Nick Adams)

The Frightened Town / Cloud of Danger (Table of Contents: 1)

The Rebel / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky; ? (photo)
Inks
?; ? (photo)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Johnny Yuma (photo of Nick Adams)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Script submitted on April 13, 1961. 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 with a promo in some copies.

The Frightened Town (Table of Contents: 2)

The Rebel / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
George Roussos ?; Mike Peppe ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Johnny Yuma
Synopsis
Yuma fights off robbers as he takes a stage. When the stage arrives at its destination, a fellow passenger learns that her father, the town's sheriff, had been killed three months earlier. The woman had seen one of the bandits' unmasked face and Yuma has to protect her from retribution. Later Yuma overhears a conversation that deepens the mystery regarding the woman's father.

Indexer Notes

Script submitted on March 28, 1961. 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).

The Flying Norseman (Table of Contents: 3)

The Rebel / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Mike Peppe ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Script submitted on April 13, 1961. 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). This sequence is replaced by a centerfold ad in some copies.

Cloud of Danger (Table of Contents: 4)

The Rebel / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Frank Giacoia ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Johnny Yuma
Synopsis
Yuma is ambushed by Wolf Yorick during a blizzard and is forced to guide the man to the Big Nugget mining camp. At the camp, Yorick holds a young girl captive to force the miners to give him her weight in gold.

Indexer Notes

Script submitted on April 11, 1961. 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). Half of the last page is replaced by an ad in some copies.

Sierra Gold (Table of Contents: 5)

The Rebel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Facts about finding gold in the Sierra Nevada mountains.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Sequence has The Rebel logo, but the characters do not appear. Script submitted on April 13, 1961. 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 credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

The "Long Tom" (Table of Contents: 6)

The Rebel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Script submitted on April 13, 1961. 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 credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). This sequence is replaced by an ad in some copies.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Frightened Town]
    The Rebel
  2. 1. The Frightened Town / Cloud of Danger
    The Rebel
  3. 2. The Frightened Town
    The Rebel
  4. 3. The Flying Norseman
    The Rebel
  5. 4. Cloud of Danger
    The Rebel
  6. 5. Sierra Gold
    The Rebel
  7. 6. The "Long Tom"
    The Rebel
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