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Issue Details

Issue #17
Published August-September 1960
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 36
Editing ?
Notes Based on the "Cheyenne" TV series.

Cover Details

Characters Cheyenne Bodie [as played by Clint Walker] (photo)
Genre western
Pencils ? (photo)
Inks ? (photo)
Colors ? (photo)
Letters typeset

1 page Art Instruction, Inc. advertisement "Test Your Talent"

Letters typeset
Notes Inside front cover. Black and white. Ad for Art Instruction, Inc., Minneapolis, Minn.

13 page Cheyenne story "The Saddlebag"

Characters Cheyenne Bodie
Genre western
Pencils Tom Gill
Inks Tom Gill; assistants

1 page text story "The Drifter"

Characters Matt Dobie; Joe Baker
Synopsis In the badlands, a drifter meets up with a young man who had left home because he was bored and wanted to be on his own. The drifter subtly convinces the homesick youth to return to his parents' ranch.
Genre western
Letters typeset
Notes Text story with 1/4 page illustration.

4 page Small Bear story "The Peace Bride"

Characters Small Bear; Long Lance
Synopsis Small Bear escorts a girl to a rival camp for a wedding that will end the conflict between two bands of Cheyenne.
Genre western
Pencils Jon Small
Inks Jon Small

13 page Cheyenne story "The Crooked Wheel"

Characters Cheyenne Bodie
Synopsis Cheyenne takes an undercover job as a bouncer in a casino to try to get evidence that the games are rigged.
Genre western
Script Paul S. Newman
Pencils Tom Gill
Inks Tom Gill; assistants
Notes Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents". Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's personal records.

1 page promo (ad from the publisher) "Now...Subscribe to 2 of your favorite Dell Comics..."

Notes Promo for subscriptions to Dell Comics. Premium is vinyl plastic wallet. Two one-year subscriptions to bi-monthly titles for $1.

1 page Junior Sales Club of America advertisement "Most Popular Prizes For You"

Letters typeset
Notes Inside back cover. Color. Ad for Junior Sales Club of America, Springfield, Mass. for selling greeting cards.

1 page Kraft Fudgies advertisement "Win a $20,000 Baseball Park"

Notes Back cover. Color illustrated ad for Kraft Caramels and Kraft Fudgies candies contest. First prize is a $20,000 fully-equipped baseball park.