(May-July 1955)

Dell, 1951 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
Editing
George T. Delacorte, Jr. (president); Helen Meyer (vice-president); Albert P. Delacorte (vice-president)

Issue Notes

Copyright, 1955, by Gene Autry.
Designed and produced by Western Printing & Lithographing Co.

He found Lost Canyon -- full of wolves! (Table of Contents)

Champion / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sam Savitt (painting); ?(photo)
Inks
Sam Savitt (painting); ?(photo)
Colors
Sam Savitt (painting); ?(photo)
Letters
Typeset

Genre
animal; western-frontier
Characters
Champion (horse); Gene Autry (photo)
Synopsis
Champion leaps across a wagon wreck.

Indexer Notes

Painted cover by Sam Savitt verified by the painter himself and listed in Illustration Magazine No.4 page 17. The checklist is part of the article on Sam Savitt. The checklist was completed by Leo Pando with help from the late Robert W. Phillips.

Dell Comic: A Pledge to Parents (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Champion and the Young Rustlers (Table of Contents: 2)

Champion / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Morris Gollub
Inks
Morris Gollub
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
Champion#18-555
Genre
animal; western-frontier
Characters
Champion [Champ] (horse); Ricky West; Rebel (dog)
Synopsis
Two young horse rustlers are working High Valley where Champion watches over the purebred stock. The rustlers capture Champion. Rebel frees Champion. Champion rescues Ricky from a cougar. Ricky captures the thieves, and Champ frees the colts.

Indexer Notes

Written as "Champion and the Raiders of High Valley."

The art is clearly the work of Morris Gollub, the lead characters of Uncle Smokey, Ricky and the dog Rebel are all drawn in typical Gollub style. Compare to Issue No 5 of this series.

Champion Finds the Lobos of Lost Canyon (Table of Contents: 3)

Champion / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Morris Gollub
Inks
Morris Gollub
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
animal; western-frontier
Characters
Champion [Champ] (horse); Ricky West; Rebel (dog)
Synopsis
After the train jumps the track, Ricky and Champion wander lost, and encounter horse thieves.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. He found Lost Canyon -- full of wolves!
    Champion
  2. 1. Dell Comic: A Pledge to Parents
  3. 2. Champion and the Young Rustlers
    Champion
  4. 3. Champion Finds the Lobos of Lost Canyon
    Champion
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Richard Richmond
  • David Porta
  • Katie
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer