Four Color #1286 - The Untouchables
(February-April 1962)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
?
On-sale date
1961-12-07
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 Untouchables, No. 1286." Code number is UNTOUCHABLES O.S. #1286-621. Copyright 1961 by Desilu Productions, Inc. and Langford Productions, Inc. Second of two Untouchables Four Colors. Based on the 1959-63 TV series "The Untouchables." On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date. Continues as The Untouchables #01-879-207 (May-July 1962).


[The Man Who Played Dead] (Table of Contents)

The Untouchables / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
crime; historical
Characters
Eliot Ness (photo of Robert Stack)

[Contents] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Spiegle; ? (photo)
Inks
Dan Spiegle; ? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; historical
Characters
Eliot Ness (photo of Robert Stack)
Synopsis
Previews of the two stories in the issue.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Photo of Robert Stack and four panels reprinted from the stories with typeset text underneath. Pencils and inks credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (July 3, 2007)

The Man Who Played Dead (Table of Contents: 2)

The Untouchables / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Spiegle
Inks
Dan Spiegle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; historical
Characters
Eliot Ness; Lee Hobson; Rico Rossi; William Goodfellow; Frank Nitti (villain)
Synopsis
Eliot Ness and his men investigate rumors that mobster Gagger Garth, believed drowned in a boating accident, is alive and engaging in a gang war with mob boss Frank Nitti.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (July 3, 2007)

The Hunter and the Hunted (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Spiegle
Inks
Dan Spiegle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; historical
Characters
Eliot Ness; Lee Hobson; Rico Rossi; William Goodfellow; Frank Nitti (villain); Boy Mason (villain)
Synopsis
Professional killer Boy Mason, who has left a string of deaths in his wake, always with an iron-clad alibi, is in Chicago and Eliot Ness and his men have to find out who his target will be.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (July 3, 2007)

A School for Policemen (Table of Contents: 4)

The Untouchables / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nat Edson
Inks
Nat Edson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Description of the training beginning agents undergo at the FBI National Academy.

Indexer Notes

Panels with typeset text underneath. The "Untouchables" logo appears, but there is no connection to the series. Pencils and inks credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (July 3, 2007)

Fugitives (Table of Contents: 5)

The Untouchables / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nat Edson
Inks
Nat Edson
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
A description of how the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted" list is determined.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Panels with typeset text underneath. The "Untouchables" logo appears, but there is no connection to the series.
Pencils and inks credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (July 3, 2007)

Basic Requirements (Table of Contents: 6)

The Untouchables / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nat Edson
Inks
Nat Edson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Description of the requirements for becoming a member of the modern day Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Panels with typeset text underneath. The "Untouchables" logo appears, but there is no connection to the series. Pencils and inks credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (July 3, 2007)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Man Who Played Dead]
    The Untouchables
  2. 1. [Contents]
    The Untouchables
  3. 2. The Man Who Played Dead
    The Untouchables
  4. 3. The Hunter and the Hunted
    The Untouchables
  5. 4. A School for Policemen
    The Untouchables
  6. 5. Fugitives
    The Untouchables
  7. 6. Basic Requirements
    The Untouchables
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