(October-December 1952)

Dell, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Editing
George T. Delacorte, Jr. (president); Helen Meyer (vice-president); Albert P. Delacorte (vice-president)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Designed, produced, and copyright 1952, by Western Printing & Lithographing Co.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Indian Chief / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sam Savitt (painting)
Inks
Sam Savitt (painting)
Colors
Sam Savitt (painting)

Job Number
I.C. #8-5210
Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Art credit from "Sam Savitt Checklist" in Illustration Magazine Vol 1, #4, August 2002.

Split Pine (Table of Contents: 1)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Haas
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Laughing Fox; Small One
Synopsis
After his canoe is destroyed by an unseen rock, Laughing Fox and his woman must find material to build a new one.

Indexer Notes

This story is printed on the inside front and back cover.

Bear Medicine (Table of Contents: 2)

Indian Chief / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Chief Spotted Fox; Crooked Knife; Willow Fern (all Sioux)
Synopsis
Crippled warrior Crooked Knife seeks ways to be a warrior again so he might wed Willow Fern. After a cliff fall pushes his broken leg bone back into place, he travels to the Blackfoot camp to rescue his fellow warriors.

A Chief is Made (Table of Contents: 3)

Indian Chief / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Chief Black Otter; Strong Pine; Seal Tooth; Raven Eye (all of the Nootka tribe of fishermen); Chief Whale Fin; Gray Porpoise (Kwakiutl)
Synopsis
Strong Pine loves Raven Eye, but a Chief's daughter may only marry a Chief's son, such as Gray Porpoise, the son of Chief Whale Fin.

[Skunk Family] (Table of Contents: 4)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Photograph of a skunk family with commentary.

Indexer Notes

Photograph courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History, N.Y.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Indian Chief
  2. 1. Split Pine
  3. 2. Bear Medicine
    Indian Chief
  4. 3. A Chief is Made
    Indian Chief
  5. 4. [Skunk Family]
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