Four Color #166 - Roy Rogers Comics
(October 1947)

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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
On-sale date
1947-08-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Magazine [circle]
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

Indicia title is "ROY ROGERS COMICS, No. 166." Code number is R.R.O.S. #166-4710. Copyright 1947 by Roy Rogers. Some information for this index from Robert Phillips.

On sale date is date of publication per Copyright Entries 1947. Cover date would have been November.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Roy Rogers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Roy Rogers (photo)

Indexer Notes

Color, pre-1947, close-up, publicity, bust shot of Roy.

[Roy and Wanted Poster] (Table of Contents: 1)

Roy Rogers / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Roy Rogers (photo)
Synopsis
Posed-for-comics photo shows Roy in action scene, as if a film still, observing wanted poster.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

The Basin Ranch Mystery (Table of Contents: 2)

Roy Rogers / comic story / 48 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Albert Micale
Inks
Albert Micale
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Roy Rogers; Trigger (horse); Pa Pendleton; Ma Pendleton; Hattie Pendleton; Bill Lassiter; Dude Van Norden; Pancho
Synopsis
Roy comes to Belmore to search for the murderer of the son of a good friend, Pa Pendleton. On his way to the Basin Ranch, he finds Pa Pendleton, killed in the same manner as his son, with many knife slashes but no sign of his attackers.

Indexer Notes

Imaginative panels used throughout.(Comment by Robert Phillips.) Gaylord Du Bois submitted this story on September 11, 1946.

[Roy with Saddle and Rifle] (Table of Contents: 3)

Roy Rogers / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Roy Rogers (photo)
Synopsis
Photo, posed-for-comics, shows Roy in action scene, as if film still, lying over saddle, rifle in hand. Facsimile signed "Roy Rogers."

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

[Roy and Two Daughters] (Table of Contents: 4)

Roy Rogers / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Roy Rogers (photo); Cheryl Rogers (photo); Linda Lou Rogers (photo)
Synopsis
Color candid-like photo has Roy with daughters Cheryl and Linda Lou on horse-drawn coach. Roy is wearing a black hat.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Roy Rogers
  2. 1. [Roy and Wanted Poster]
    Roy Rogers
  3. 2. The Basin Ranch Mystery
    Roy Rogers
  4. 3. [Roy with Saddle and Rifle]
    Roy Rogers
  5. 4. [Roy and Two Daughters]
    Roy Rogers
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