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Gene Autry's Champion (1952) comic books

  • Issue #3
    Gene Autry's Champion (1952) 3

    See Four Color # 287 and 319 for first two issues. "Fight in the Night" and "Renegade." Painted cover. Adventures with Champion, the "Wonder Horse of the West" and the "World's Wonder Horse," who appeared with the legendary film, radio and television cowboy Gene Autry. Issue features "The Great Loan Robbery" in which Champion goes after some crooks who robbed a loan office and "The Big Storm" in which Champion faces all sorts of obstacles and trouble during a raging storm. Issue also has some features on horses on the inside covers and a pinup on the back cover. Entire issue is comic story and related features; no advertisements. Story & art credits: Unknown. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Gene Autry's Champion (1952) 4

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    Adventures with Champion, the "Wonder Horse of the West" and the "World's Wonder Horse," who appeared with the legendary film, radio and television cowboy Gene Autry. Issue features "Fight in the Night" in which Champion tries to rescue a herd tracked by timber wolves and "Renegad" in which Champion battles a renegade stallion. Issue also has a feature on "Buffalo and War Ponies on the inside front cover. Entire issue is comic story and related features; no advertisements. Story & art credits: Unknown. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Gene Autry's Champion (1952) 5

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    Painted cover. Adventures with Champion, the "Wonder Horse of the West" and the "World's Wonder Horse," who appeared with the legendary film, radio and television cowboy Gene Autry. Issue features "The Owl Ridge Owlhoots," "Champ Comes Through," and "Champion at the Rodeo." Issue also has a feature on "The Mule in Peace and War" on the inside front cover. Entire issue is comic story and related features; no advertisements. Story & art credits: Unknown. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Gene Autry's Champion (1952) 6

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    Adventures with Champion, the "Wonder Horse of the West" and the "World's Wonder Horse," who appeared with the legendary film, radio and television cowboy Gene Autry. Issue features "Rampage at Wildcat Canyon" in which Champion goes after some rustlers and "The Poacher" in which Champion goes after a villain who has snuck into the ranch. Issue also has a feature on "Sports of the Vaqueros" on the inside front cover. Entire issue is comic story and related features; no advertisements. Story & art credits: Unknown. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Gene Autry's Champion (1952) 7

    Painted Cover by Sam Savitt. Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Champion in "Champion and the Ghosts of Red Dog" and "Waterfall Hide-Out"! Plus: 1-page text article "Learn to Speak Blackfoot - Sik-Sik-A"! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Gene Autry's Champion (1952) 8
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Comic book featuring stories focusing on famous singing cowboy hero Gene Autrys horse. Painted cover art by Sam Savitt. Night Horse non-fiction story; How horses are used at night during a cattle drive. "Blizzard Bound," art by Morris Gollub; Ricky and Champion get caught out in a blizzard. "Two-Way Roundup," script and pencils by Morris Gollub; A couple of outlaws attempt to hide at the Flying A. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Gene Autry's Champion (1952) 9

    Painted Cover by Sam Savitt. Stories by unknown. Art by Morris Gollub and unknown. Champion in "Champ Strikes Gold" and "Ricky's Pals Come Through"! Plus: 1-page text article "The Cowbird" on the inside front cover! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Gene Autry's Champion (1952) 10

    Adventures with Champion, the "Wonder Horse of the West" and the "World's Wonder Horse," who appeared with the legendary film, radio and television cowboy Gene Autry. Issue features "The Sure-Fire Deal" in which Champion helps out a neighbor from a deceitful relative and "The Fugitive Bank Robber" in which Champion takes a train ride and foils a robber. Issue also has a feature on the "Colt .45" on the inside front cover. Entire issue is comic story and related features; no advertisements. Story & art credits: Unknown. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Gene Autry's Champion (1952) 11

    Painted cover. Adventures with Champion, the "Wonder Horse of the West" and the "World's Wonder Horse," who appeared with the legendary film, radio and television cowboy Gene Autry. Issue features "The Rustler Stallion" in which Champion battles some rustlers and "Road to Revenge" in which Champion battles a foe from the past. Issue also has a feature on "Wild Cow Milking" on the inside front cover. Entire issue is comic story and related features; no advertisements. Story & art credits: Unknown. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Gene Autry's Champion (1952) 12

    Painted Cover by Sam Savitt. Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Champion in "Roundup Trouble" and "Champion Proves His Point"! Plus: 1-page text article "American War Horses" on the inside front cover! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Gene Autry's Champion (1952) 13

    Painted Cover by Sam Savitt. Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Champion in "Champion Sees Red" and "Killer at Bay"! Plus: 1-page Range Law text article "The Skinning War" on the inside front cover! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Gene Autry's Champion (1952) 14

    #14, 5-7/54, 10c. Comic book featuring adventures with youngster Ricky and his pals, Champion, the horse for the famous singing cowboy hero Gene Autry, and Rebel, the dog. In this issue, the trio rescue some kidnapped animals in "Monkey Business" and track down some robbers terrorizing the area in "The Rawhide Clue." Story and art credits: unknown. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Gene Autry's Champion (1952) 15

    Painted Cover by Sam Savitt. Stories by unknown. Art by Morris Gollub. Champion in "Champion Plays Good Samaritan" and "Highjacker's Hide-Out"! Plus: 1-page text article "How to Sit Your Horse" on the inside front cover! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Gene Autry's Champion (1952) 16

    Comic book featuring stories focusing on famous singing cowboy hero Gene Autrys horse. Painted cover art by Sam Savitt. Ride 'em Cowboy article by George Haas. "Champion and The Lost Gold Mine," art by Morris Gollub; While Champ is scheduled for shoeing, the boys go exploring, stumble across a cave, an old abandoned Spanish gold mine. They take some gold out, are accosted by western thugs. Rebel-dog races home, fetches Champion from the corral; The grown-ups soon follow. "Champion and the Rodeo Robber," art by Morris Gollub; Smoky and nephew Ricky take Champion to the benefit Rodeo where Champion is billed "Extra Added Attraction Champion the Wonder Horse" A second-story burglar, The Phantom Thief, has been plaguing the event. Our protagonists stay at the Barstow Ranch; Ricky hears a prowler, fetches Champ; The thief flees on horseback with Ricky hostage. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Gene Autry's Champion (1952) 17
    • Paper: Off white

    Comic book featuring stories focusing on famous singing cowboy hero Gene Autrys horse. Painted cover art by Sam Savitt. Old Whitey, Warhorse in Three Armies article; Whitey served on both sides in the Mexican-American War (for Gen. Zachary Taylor on the U.S. side), and for the Union Army in the Civil War. "Champion and The Trap," art by Morris Gollub; Ricky, Champion, and Rebel thwart horse thieves who use an old-fashioned water trap (pen-up a water-hole with cut trees, and a narrow opening) to capture horses. "Champion and Trouble at Coyote Ridge," art by Morris Gollub; Bank robbers on the run waylay a stranger, leaving him unconscious in the brush; Ricky and Champ rescue him, and recover incriminating evidence; The robbers assume the stranger's reservation at a dude ranch; they are found out. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Gene Autry's Champion (1952) 18

    Comic book featuring stories focusing on famous singing cowboy hero Gene Autrys horse. Painted cover art by Sam Savitt. "Champion and the Young Rustlers," script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Morris Gollub; 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. "Champion Finds the Lobos of Lost Canyon," script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Morris Gollub; After the train jumps the track, Ricky and Champion wander lost, and encounter horse thieves. Plus: the inside front cover features a picture of a bronze plaque awarded to Dell Publishing by Newsdealers Post Number 1169 of the American Legion. The plaque, presented on November 14, 1954, was received by George T. Delacorte, Jr., President of the Dell Publishing Company, "in recognition of his efforts in establishing and maintaining the Dell Comics line as clean and wholesome juvenile entertainment, and because in doing so he has set an example for the entire comics publishing industry to follow." 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Gene Autry's Champion (1952) 19

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    Comic book featuring stories focusing on famous singing cowboy hero Gene Autrys horse. Painted cover art by Sam Savitt. The Flash Flood article. "Champion in Dangerous Waters," script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Morris Gollub; Champion and Rebel dog are in the high country, watching over the herd; A mare and her colt stray, and Champ rescues them from a cougar; The colt stumbles into an arroyo, trapped; Coudburst, downpour; Champ leads the colt out of the arroyo; As a flash flood rushes forth, Champ descends again into the arroyo, grabs a fawn by the nape, and leaps to safety; Rancher Tex: his jeep has stalled in floodwater; He rides Champ back to save the ranch from the storm and dam-burst. "Champion in Fire Trap," art by Morris Gollub; Dan Brady Traveling Grocery crashed his wagon during the morning run. Pinned; Axle broken; Ricky and Champ rescue him; They will carry groceries to Sue Hall, Forest Service lookout at Tower Rock, and send a repairman back; On the way, they smell smoke: Mr. Houser and his boys (one a scout) are vacationing, camp-out. Dell Comics A Pledge to Parents. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.