Four Color #38 - Roy Rogers
(April 1944)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale Date
1944-02-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Magazine
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

• In the indicia the title is "ROY ROGERS, No. 38." No Western Printing code number is present in the pamphlet. The printed copyright is 1944 by Roy Rogers.
• The on-sale date (February 15, 1944) is the date of publication as per Copyright Entries 1944 Pamphlets. (Per page 10 and page 175.) That is the date Roy Rogers Four Color #38 was published: February 15, 1944. (The 1944 Copyright Entries code for this entry is AA 450120.)
• Per Robert W. Phillips' "Roy Rogers" (MacFarland, 1995, 446pp), copyright expired February, 1972, not renewed.
• This was the first photo cover western comic published (as noted by Robert Phillips).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Roy Rogers / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Roy Rogers (photograph)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Roy Rogers posed publicity shot.

[Roy Rogers Trivia] (Table of Contents: 1)

Roy Rogers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Trigger (horse)
Synopsis
Drawings of Trigger, and Roy's gear with brief text details.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white. Text and illustrations.

Blazing Guns (Table of Contents: 2)

Roy Rogers / comic story / 49 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Burris Jenkins
Inks
Burris Jenkins
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Roy Rogers; Trigger (horse)
Synopsis
Roy comes to the aid of a rancher being forced by crooks to sell out.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story was originally submitted by writer Gaylord Du Bois untitled. The story concludes on the inside back cover in black, red, and white.

[Roy Astride Trigger] (Table of Contents: 3)

Roy Rogers / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Roy Rogers (photograph); Trigger (horse) (photograph)

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Roy Rogers
  2. 1. [Roy Rogers Trivia]
    Roy Rogers
  3. 2. Blazing Guns
    Roy Rogers
  4. 3. [Roy Astride Trigger]
    Roy Rogers
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