(October 1952)

Dell, 1946 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1952-09-09
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 US
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On sale date from the on stand date reported in the Comic Magazine Publishing Report (George W. Dougherty, 1942 series), #129 (October 1952).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Gene Autry / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Gene Autry (photo)

My Favorite "Pin-Up"... (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Dell / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Twin Killers (Table of Contents: 2)

Gene Autry / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nicholas Firfires
Inks
Nicholas Firfires
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
G.A.#68-5210
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Widge Dunphy; Doc Algernon Chesney; Louis; Louise
Synopsis
A masked robber in Spanish costume, kills an express agent, and Gene finds a clue leading to Chesney's Circus

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

The Plot That Failed (Table of Contents: 3)

Gene Autry / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Sgroi
Inks
Tony Sgroi
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Gene Autry; Champion (horse); Lanky; Clara Eardley; Jim Eardley
Synopsis
Gene is taken prisoner by two men who are planning to hold up an Army weapon wagon, kill the soldiers, and make it look like an accident by collapsing a bridge...

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

Famous Riders of the West (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
August Lenox
Inks
August Lenox
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
John Phillip; Chief Red Cloud
Synopsis
John Phillip slipped through the Indian cordon besieging Fort Kearney, and headed for Fort Laramie for help

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (23 November 2010).

The Kidnapped Deputy (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Sheriff Walt Korrigan; Lafe Searles; Bobby; Garrett
Synopsis
Little Bobby tries to tell the Sheriff where some Bad Men are hiding, but he doesn't believe his story...
Reprints

The Copper Plates (Table of Contents: 6)

Panhandle Pete / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Sgroi
Inks
Tony Sgroi
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Panhandle Pete; Tommy; Janey
Synopsis
Panhandle Pete is telling Tommy and Jeany about the Treasure of the San Saba Mission...

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland (2010.11.23)

The Ballad of Jesse James (Table of Contents: 7)

Gene Autry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Billy Gashade
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
Typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Gene Autry (photo); Jesse James; Frank James; Robert Ford
Synopsis
After robbing the Glendale train, Jesse was shot in his home by Bob Ford

Indexer Notes

Last verse begins with: "This song was made by Billy Gashade."

Photo of Gene Autry with guitar

10,000 Voit Footballs to Win! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gene Autry
  2. 1. My Favorite "Pin-Up"...
    Dell
  3. 2. The Twin Killers
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. The Plot That Failed
    Gene Autry
  5. 4. Famous Riders of the West
  6. 5. The Kidnapped Deputy
  7. 6. The Copper Plates
    Panhandle Pete
  8. 7. The Ballad of Jesse James
    Gene Autry
  9. 8. 10,000 Voit Footballs to Win!
    Wheaties
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Steinar Ådland
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Walls
  • Gregory Fischer