(August-October 1956)

Dell, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tonto / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Don Spaulding (painting)
Inks
Don Spaulding (painting)
Colors
Don Spaulding (painting)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tonto
Synopsis
Full-page color illustration depicts Tonto ducking a bullet that shatters a hanging lamp.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

The Dugout Canoe of the Southern Indians (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Red Thundercloud
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Article with one black and white illustration about the construction and use of an Indian dugout canoe.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Flood Water (Table of Contents: 2)

Tonto / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Newman
Pencils
Alberto Giolitti
Inks
Alberto Giolitti
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
TONTO #24-568
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tonto; Scout; Doctor; Tim (settler); Settlers
Synopsis
Tonto helps a doctor cross a raging river during a storm to treat settlers suspected of having contracted typhoid.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland December 2010

The Hero Worshipper (Table of Contents: 3)

Tonto / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Newman
Pencils
Alberto Giolitti
Inks
Alberto Giolitti
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tonto; Scout; Stone Bear; Thunder Cloud; Tonto's Companions; Crow Youths
Synopsis
Fourteen-year-old Tonto is followed about by a hero worshipping boy called Thunder Cloud. Crow youths attempt to steal horses from Stone Bear's camp.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland December 2010

Dig-in-the-Sand (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (header illustration)
Inks
? (header illustration)
Colors
? (header illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Sun Cloud; Zuni Boys; Zuni Chief; Zuni Tribesmen
Synopsis
Zuni boy Sun Cloud saves his people when he finds an underground stream during a drought.

The Valley That Shook (Table of Contents: 5)

The Painted Pony / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Newman
Pencils
Alberto Giolitti
Inks
Alberto Giolitti
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
animal; western-frontier
Characters
The Painted Pony; Mustang Leader; Wolves; Herd of Wild Horses
Synopsis
The herd enters an unknown valley and is threatened by an earthquake. The Painted Pony and the Mustang Leader guide the herd to safety.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland December 2010

The Fabulous Hunter (Table of Contents: 6)

Tonto / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Newman
Pencils
Alberto Giolitti
Inks
Alberto Giolitti
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tonto; Scout; Stone Bear; Lord Cecil; Guide; Ned (outlaw); Outlaw Gang
Synopsis
Tonto and Scout rescue an English aristocrat from outlaws holding him in the badlands for ransom.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Steinar Ådland December 2010

Indian War Records (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Article with one black and white illustration about Indian pictographs and petroglyphs.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tonto
  2. 1. The Dugout Canoe of the Southern Indians
  3. 2. Flood Water
    Tonto
  4. 3. The Hero Worshipper
    Tonto
  5. 4. Dig-in-the-Sand
  6. 5. The Valley That Shook
    The Painted Pony
  7. 6. The Fabulous Hunter
    Tonto
  8. 7. Indian War Records
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kathryn Wright
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Steinar Ådland
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig