(October-December 1956)

Dell, 1952 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Western Roundup (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

This is a floating heads cover. The main picture is surrounded by head-shots of Gene Autry, Roy, Rogers, Dale Evans, Rex Allen, Johnny Mack Brown, Bill Elliott and Jock Mahoney.

The Ghost Comes Back (Table of Contents: 1)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Brief account of the most populous mining camp in California.

SHowdown at Apache Pass (Table of Contents: 2)

Gene Autry / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Gene Autry; Mickey; Chad Devlin
Synopsis
Gene goes after a gang of gun-runners.

The Tenderfeet (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ziegler ?
Inks
Bill Ziegler ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Synopsis
Brief essauy about Pop Haver and his trading in Death Valley.

Deadly Destination (Table of Contents: 4)

Roy Rogers / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Arens
Inks
Mike Arens
Colors
?
Letters
Mike Arens

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Roy Rogers; Trigger; Professor Dunlap; Kathy Dunlap
Synopsis
Roy aids an archaeologist.

Indexer Notes

Lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

Teamwork (Table of Contents: 5)

Tirgger and Bullet / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Arens
Inks
Mike Arens
Colors
?
Letters
Mike Arens

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Trigger; Bullet; Uncle Mike; Lee Pierce; Joe Pierce
Synopsis
Uncle Mike tells how Trigger and Bullet helped foil a bank robbery.

Indexer Notes

Art and lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

Double-Barreled Plot (Table of Contents: 6)

Range Rider / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Range Rider; Dick West; Hardrock
Synopsis
The Range Rider and Dick help an old friend protect his mining claim.

The Indians' Wireless (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ziegler ?
Inks
Bill Ziegler ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Synopsis
How the indians used mirrors to signal each other.

The False Alarm (Table of Contents: 8)

Rex Allen / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Synopsis
Outlaws use a fire alarm to lure everyone out of town.
Reprints

Two-Scalper's Great Coup (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ziegler ?
Inks
Bill Ziegler ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier

The Clock (Table of Contents: 10)

Wild Bill Elliott / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sparky Moore
Inks
Sparky Moore
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Bill Elliott; Randy Mack
Synopsis
Bill helps an orphan and exposes prevents two crooks from stealing the kid's mine.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New art identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

Jim Beckwourth (Table of Contents: 11)

The Frontiersmen / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Ushler
Inks
John Ushler
Colors
?
Letters
John Ushler

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Jim Beckwourth; Captain Fetterman; Chief Red Cloud
Synopsis
Short story about the exploits of Scout Jim Beckwourth.

Indexer Notes

Art and lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

The Buffalo bison bison americanus (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Synopsis
Essay on the American buffalo.

Priceless Possession (Table of Contents: 13)

Johnny Mack Brown / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Johnny Mack Brown; Wes Norbin; Elvin Quigg
Synopsis
Johnny investigates the disappearance of a bank examiner.

Why Animals Buck (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ziegler ?
Inks
Bill Ziegler ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Synopsis
An explanation of hy bucking broncos buck.

The Courage of Benny Bowen (Table of Contents: 15)

Dale Evans / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Dale Evans; Pat Brady; Benny Bowen; Coyote Sam
Synopsis
Dale teaches a timid young man how to stand up to a bully.

Indexer Notes

Dell's A Pledge to Parents appears as a panel on the last page of this story.

Placer Prank (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ziegler ?
Inks
Bill Ziegler ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Dan McFadden
Synopsis
Short story about Dan McFadden's claim.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover. Art identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Dale Evans / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dale Evans
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)
Letters
Dale Evans

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Keep Smiling
Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Western Roundup
  2. 1. The Ghost Comes Back
  3. 2. SHowdown at Apache Pass
    Gene Autry
  4. 3. The Tenderfeet
  5. 4. Deadly Destination
    Roy Rogers
  6. 5. Teamwork
    Tirgger and Bullet
  7. 6. Double-Barreled Plot
    Range Rider
  8. 7. The Indians' Wireless
  9. 8. The False Alarm
    Rex Allen
  10. 9. Two-Scalper's Great Coup
  11. 10. The Clock
    Wild Bill Elliott
  12. 11. Jim Beckwourth
    The Frontiersmen
  13. 12. The Buffalo bison bison americanus
  14. 13. Priceless Possession
    Johnny Mack Brown
  15. 14. Why Animals Buck
  16. 15. The Courage of Benny Bowen
    Dale Evans
  17. 16. Placer Prank
  18. 17. ["Keep Smiling"]
    Dale Evans
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