(March-May 1959)

Dell, 1958 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

All information for this issue from Karl Wilcox, January 2008.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wyatt Earp / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wyatt Earp (photo of Hugh O'Brian)
Reprints

Prime Target (Table of Contents: 1)

Wyatt Earp / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wyatt Earp (photo of Hugh O'Brian)
Synopsis
Wyatt's badge is the target as he walks a treacherous path between the lawless elements of Dodge City.
Medicine Guns... Wyatt is caught in a crossfire...
Danger in Dodge...It takes a stampede to shake the town's citizens...

Indexer Notes

Photo of Hugh O'Brian. Printed in black-and-white on inside front cover.
A short introduction of the stories.

Medicine Guns (Table of Contents: 2)

Wyatt Earp / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Manning (signed)
Inks
Russ Manning (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wyatt Earp; Hal Ripe (deputy); Jim Slawson (outlaw); Danny Miller (doctor and Jim's brother)
Synopsis
Jim Slawson is wounded by Wyatt, but escapes. He later shows up at the doctor's office to get him to sign a death certificate so the law won't look for him anymore. Nobody knows he is the doc's brother.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Signed Russ Manning on the Dixie Bell Saloon on page 11.

Trailtown Trickery (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Ushler
Inks
John Ushler
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Slow-Draw Simpson (freighter); Jim Towers (mine owner)
Synopsis
The freighter hides the gold in a big cake, but the outlaws don't believe him when told, and leave empty-handed.

The Promise (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rod Vernon) (deputy); Sheriff; Bill Asher [Cash Daniels] (phony bank robber and sheriff)
Synopsis
Two sheriffs stage a rigged capture of a phony bank robber to test the new deputy.

Danger in Dodge (Table of Contents: 5)

Wyatt Earp / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Manning [as Doe Rus] (signed)
Inks
Russ Manning [as Doe Rus] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wyatt Earp; Hal (deputy); Mr. Parsons (businessman); Zack Castle (rancher)
Synopsis
It takes a stampede to make the town's citizens into making a stand with fists and guns against the rowdies who threaten the safety of Dodge City.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Russ Manning signed his work on signboards on buildings, and often used his wife's name, Doe Manning.

Gunman's Hide-and-Seek (Table of Contents: 6)

Wyatt Earp / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wyatt Earp
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last panel a pledge to parents from Dell Comics.

The Bullfight (Table of Contents: 7)

It Happened in Dodge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Manning [as Manning] (signed)
Inks
Russ Manning [as Manning] (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Printed in black-and-white on inside back cover.
Notice sign on hotel; Manning Hotel.

Indian Chase (Table of Contents: 8)

It Happened in Dodge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wyatt Earp
Synopsis
About one of the favorite passtimes for pranksters in Dodge City as told by Wyatt.

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wyatt Earp
  2. 1. Prime Target
    Wyatt Earp
  3. 2. Medicine Guns
    Wyatt Earp
  4. 3. Trailtown Trickery
  5. 4. The Promise
  6. 5. Danger in Dodge
    Wyatt Earp
  7. 6. Gunman's Hide-and-Seek
    Wyatt Earp
  8. 7. The Bullfight
    It Happened in Dodge
  9. 8. Indian Chase
    It Happened in Dodge
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