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Indian Chief (1951) comic books

  • Issue #3
    Indian Chief (1951) 3
    Published Sep 1951 by Dell.

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    Painted cover art. "El Tigre" text story. "White Wolf Trails the Pack," script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Alberto Giolitti; Moon Maiden the Onondaga is proud of her Pawnee husband White Wolf being a good trapper in his adopted Iroquois tribe; White Wolf kills a buck, fights off a wolf pack. Meanwhile, Abenaki raiders steal his pelts, and make off with Moon Maiden; Moon Maiden believes in her husband; White Wolf tracks the pack of Abenaki and beats them with Moon Maiden's help; He declares that without a single pelt to their names they should be rich in each other. "The Mission," art by Jon Small. "Indian Method of Breaking a Pony" illustration on back cover; reproduction of Fredric Remington painting. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Indian Chief (1951) 4
    Published Dec 1951 by Dell.

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    Painted cover art. "The Cayman" text story by George Haas. "White Owl--Black Fish," script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Alberto Giolitti; Micmac life is shaped by spiritual beliefs; Deaf Nolmi kills a white owl, a sin; Lame Mah-Leet defends him. Nolmi offends another tribe; This means war! Nolmi offers his life for the injury to their chief; he paddles, Mah-leet jumps in the water, Nolmi saves her; Blackfish flee to the shallow of the river where Nolmi drives them ashore; The bandaged Passamaquoddy chief receives them as a gift, and rewards Nolmi with gifts. "Vengeance," art by Alberto Giolitti; Chief Silver Fox vs. Wahopthon. "An Old Time Plains Fight" illustration; reproduction of Fredric Remington painting. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Indian Chief (1951) 5
    Published Mar 1952 by Dell.

    Painted cover art. "Caribou!" text story by George Haas. "The Sacred Fire," script by Paul S. Newman, art by Alberto Giolitti; Creek warriors put out the sacred flame of the Natchez while it is being guarded by Black Crow and Painted Thunder; Black Crow attempts to hide their failure. Painted Thunder ends up with the task of replacing the sacred flame. "The False Face," script by Paul S. Newman; When Huron warriors overthrow an Iroquois camp, a young boy is taken as hostage in exchange for allowing the women to live; After ten years of peace, war breaks out again; A masked warrior comes to defend the Iroquois against the Huron. "On the Southern Plains in 1860" illustration; reproduction of Fredric Remington painting. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Indian Chief (1951) 6
    Published Jun 1952 by Dell.

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    Painted cover art. "Prairie Hunt" text story by George Haas. "The Rain Maker," art by Rex Maxon; When jealous Blackbird ridicules Long Lance, the Zuni rain maker, his son, Eagle, must challenge Blackbird. "The Talisman"; Two young warriors shoot the same deer and become friends, even though their tribes are at war. "The Apache" illustration; reproduction of Fredric Remington painting. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Indian Chief (1951) 7
    Published Sep 1952 by Dell.

    Painted cover art by Sam Savitt. "Bear Trap" text story by George Haas. "The Warrior"; Otter of the Dakota tribe faces the challenges necessary to become a warrior. "Sacrifice to the Morning Star"; The Pawnee intend to sacrifice a captive Cheyenne girl to the Morning Star; One brave disagrees with this ritual and interferes. "Howl of the Weather" illustration; reproduction of Fredric Remington painting. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Indian Chief (1951) 8
    Published Dec 1952 by Dell.
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.
    • 3 1/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Painted cover art by Sam Savitt. "Split Pine" text story by George Haas. "Bear Medicine"; Crippled warrior Crooked Knife seeks ways to be a warrior again so he might wed Willow Fern; After a cliff fall pushes his broken leg bone back into place, he travels to the Blackfoot camp to rescue his fellow warriors. "A Chief is Made"; Strong Pine loves Raven Eye, but a Chief's daughter may only marry a Chief's son, such as Gray Porpoise, the son of Chief Whale Fin. Photograph of a skunk family with commentary. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Indian Chief (1951) 9
    Published Mar 1953 by Dell.
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split. Cover detached.

    Painted cover art by Sam Savitt. "The Rock Dam" text story by George Haas, art by Jon Small. "The Haunted Pueblo"; Several Taos Indians brave a haunted pueblo to learn that it is only haunted by Apaches. "The Trapper," art by Jon Small; Several Sauk warriors are captured spying near the Chippewa camp; Turtle is tasked to watch over them; When they escape, his trapping skills are put to the test. "The Last Cavalier" illustration; reproduction of Fredric Remington painting. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Indian Chief (1951) 10
    Published Jun 1953 by Dell.
    • Interior complete. Full length spine split.Back cover missing. Cover detached at one staple(glued). Staple rust with migration.

    "Arrows of Fire," art by Jon Small; Pawnee Indians attack the Kiowa with flaming arrows. "War Trail," art by Jon Small; The Arikara attack the village of the Mandan. "The Dead Men" illustration; reproduction of Fredric Remington painting. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Indian Chief (1951) 11
    Published Sep 1953 by Dell.

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    Painted cover art. "The Trail of the Wolverine" text story by George Haas. "Son of the Sea Chief," art by Albert Micale; The Kwakiutl seek revenge on the "Siwash." "A Warrior's Choice"; When Wild Horse is injured falling from his horse, he is nursed back to health by the peaceful basket weavers of the mesa; But his Apache brothers want him to betray the basket weavers. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Indian Chief (1951) 12
    Published Dec 1953 by Dell.
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Indian Chief stars in "White Eagle." Back-up stories: "The Journey of Standing Bear" and "The Outlander." Painted cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Indian Chief (1951) 13
    Published Mar 1954 by Dell.
    • 2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    Painted cover art. "The Deadfall" text story, art by Rex Maxon. "White Eagle and the Hostag," art by John Buscema; Chief White Eagle and Chief Grey Owl meet to talk peace, but some prefer war and Grey Owl is kidnapped. "The Copper Knife," script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Chief Red Hand travels to the Great Salt Water to see if monsters really dwell there; He rescues Diving Gull from attackers and is befriended by the Kwakiutl tribe. Ad for a free wallet for subscribing to Indian Chief. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Indian Chief (1951) 14
    Published Jun 1954 by Dell.
  • Issue #15
    Indian Chief (1951) 15
    Published Sep 1954 by Dell.
    • 4" cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached.
    • Heavy water damage, staple rust and migration.

    "Wild Stallion" text story, art by Tom Gill. "Indian Chief White Eagle and the Traitor," art by John Daly; White Eagle returns home to find his people controlled by the Coyote people. "Red Wing, Son of the Chief," art by John Daly; When the Zuni attack the Navaho hogan (village), the children take up arms to defend it, led by the son of the Chief; Red Wing is taken captive, but leaves a trail for his people to follow. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Indian Chief (1951) 16
    Published Dec 1954 by Dell.
    • Staple rust with migration.

    "Winter Hunt" text story, art by Tom Gill. "Indian Chief White Eagle: the Treacherous Mission," art by John Daly; Winnebagoes attack the Sioux, but they are supposed to be at peace; Gray Wolf asks for a peace powwow, but has evil plans. "Red Wing, Son of the Chief: the Raid," art by John Daly; Red Wing's friends are captured by the Hopi. Ad for a free pen for subscribing to Indian Chief. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Indian Chief (1951) 17
    Published Mar 1955 by Dell.

    Painted cover art by Bill Burnett. "A Badge of Honor" article; The meaning of various feather arrangements as worn by Indians. "Indian Chief White Eagle: the Hunted," art by John Daly; While Crow are hunting on Sioux land, they offer young Deer Horn as hostage to show their good will; But the Crow then try to kill Deer Horn because they want an excuse for war; White Eagle tells Deer Horn the story of Red Cloud (Seminole) being hunted by Raven Foot (Creek). "The Thunder Bird" text story. "Red Wing, Son of the Chief: the War Drums," art by John Daly; Red Wing sees a band of fleeing rabbits which lead him to discover a band of masked Zuni warriors preparing to attack. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Indian Chief (1951) 18
    Published Jun 1955 by Dell.

    Indian Chief stars in "White Eagle and Enemy Arrows." Red Wing back-up story, "The Chase." Painted cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Indian Chief (1951) 19
    Published Sep 1955 by Dell.
    • 1 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Painted cover art by Bill Burnett. "Distinguished Achievement Award" Dell comics article. "Indian Chief White Eagle: Vision of a Warrior," script by Paul S. Newman, art by John Daly; Raven Beak seeks a vision; His vision has him leading half of the Sioux tribe off to create a new tribe; This makes both groups more vulnerable to the Crow. "Blue Crawfish and his First Deer" text story by Red Thundercloud (of the Catawba Nation). "Red Wing, Son of the Chief: the Story in the Sand," script by Paul S. Newman, art by John Daly; Red Wing and White Faun uncover a plan by young Hopi braves to attack Chief Bright Feather. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Indian Chief (1951) 20
    Published Oct 1955 by Dell.

    Painted cover art. "The Land of the Aztec," script by Paul S. Newman, art by John Daly; Chief White Eagle rescues Deer Stalker from the Aztecs. "Sparkling Light's Victory" text story by Red Thunder Cloud (of the Catawba Nation). "The Spy," script by Paul S. Newman, art by John Daly; Red Wing Son of the Chief encounters White Faun. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Indian Chief (1951) 21
    Published Mar 1956 by Dell.

    "The Five Civilized Tribes" article; Brief background on the Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw and Seminole nations. "Indian Chief White Eagle: Invaders From the North," art by John Daly; During a severe winter, Eskimos travel into the Crow and Sioux lands; The Crow want to kill them; White Eagle wants to help them. "Little Big Talker's Mistake" text story by Red Thunder Cloud (of the Catawba Nation). "Red Wing, Son of the Chief: Dangerous Meeting," art by John Daly; Night Bird is branded a coward for leaving his horse behind in battle; Red Wing and White Faun help him redeem himself. "Iroquois False Face Masks" article. "Chief Tecumseh 1768-1813" article. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Indian Chief (1951) 22
    Published Apr 1956 by Dell.

    "Indian Chief White Eagle: Quest of the Chinook Chief," art by John Daly; White Eagle and his braves help Anoor regain his position as Chief of the Chinooks. "The Enemy" text story by Red Thundercloud (of the Catawba Nation), art by Tom Gill. "Red Wing, Son of the Chief: the Stone War Club," art by Albert Micale; Red Wing and White Faun uncover the truth behind Bear Hand's tales of past cliff dwellers. "Totem Poles" article. "Black Hawk 1767-1838" article. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Indian Chief (1951) 23
    Published Jul 1956 by Dell.

    "Sweet Fern, Mosquito Repellent of the Woodland Indians" article by Red Thundercloud (of the Catawba Nation). "Indian Chief White Eagle: Journey to the Sun," art by John Daly; White Eagle is tricked into attending a meeting of many Chiefs, hosted by Chief Dark Wing of the Creek; Dark Wing intends to force them to declare obedience to him. "Blue Wampum meets the English" text story by Red Thundercloud (of the Catawba Nation), art by John Daly. "Red Wing, Son of the Chief: Traitor in the Camp," art by John Daly; A Taos boy pretends injury to gain entrance to the Navaho camp and learn the best way for his people to attack. "War Shields" article. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Indian Chief (1951) 24
    Published Oct 1956 by Dell.

    "The Origin of the Clambake" article / 1 page (report information) Script: Red Thundercloud (of the Catawba Nation). "Indian Chief White Eagle: Land of the Smokes," art by John Daly; Nez Perce raiders attack using arrows made of a stone which is harder and sharper than any known to the Sioux; The Nez Perce call it obsidian; White Eagle journeys to the land of geysers to find some. "The Mighty Bow" text story. "Red Wing, Son of the Chief: Lost," art by John Daly; Bear Claw insists he knows the way home, but instead gets the group of youngsters lost. White Faun (a mere girl) shows them the way home. "Indian Fire-Kindling" article by Red Thundercloud (of the Catawba Nation). 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Indian Chief (1951) 25
    Published Jan 1957 by Dell.

    "The Sealed Cave." Red Wing back-up story, "The Eagle Feathers." Painted cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Indian Chief (1951) 26
    Published Jun 1957 by Dell.

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    Painted cover art by George Wilson. "The Passamaquoddy Indians" article by Red Thundercloud (of the Catawba Nation). "Indian Chief White Eagle: the Pale Strangers"; Vikings come to the land of the Sioux. "His First Buffalo Hunt" text story. "Red Wing, Son of the Chief: The Stolen Peace Pipe"; Red Wing is entrusted to guard the sacred peace pipe, but it disappears. "Sassafras Tea," script by Red Thundercloud (of the Catawba Nation), art by John Daly. "Osceola 1804-1838" bio. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Indian Chief (1951) 27
    Published Sep 1957 by Dell.

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  • Issue #28
    Indian Chief (1951) 28
    Published Dec 1957 by Dell.

    Painted cover art by Sam Savitt. "Indian Chief White Eagle: Prey of the Pawnees"; Prairie fire endangers the village. Fleeing, they end up in Pawnee territory and are not welcome. "Secret Remedy" text story. "Red Wing, Son of the Chief: Blue Sands"; Red Wing and White Faun seek out ritual blue sand and a herb needed to heal his sick father. "Little Warrior" filler page; A brief tribute to Little Warrior. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Indian Chief (1951) 29
    Published Mar 1958 by Dell.

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    "Wild Rice" article. "Indian Chief White Eagle: Treachery of the Sauks"; During a long, hard winter, the Sioux are harassed by the Sauks; White Eagle seeks a peace treaty. "Lost in the Dark" text story. "Red Wing, Son of the Chief: Killer of the Cave"; White Faun's father, Mighty Hand, goes hunting riding one of Bright Feather's horses; He comes back injured and without the horse, claiming to have been attacked by a white wolf. "Massasoit 1580-1661" bio. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Indian Chief (1951) 30
    Published Jun 1958 by Dell.

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  • Issue #31
    Indian Chief (1951) 31
    Published Jul 1958 by Dell.

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    Painted cover art. "Indian Chief White Eagle: The Secret of the Yellowknives"; Members of the Yellowknife clan invade Sioux territory, gathering green rock; They also get the rock from starving Inuit; White Eagle learns that the green stone holds copper within, the 'yellow stone' which is used for weapons. "War Drums" text story. "Red Wing, Son of the Chief: Sign of Courage," art by John Buscema; Setting: pre-historic America; U-Lan of the first people fails to warn his people of danger because he is distracted while helping an injured hawk; He must perform a great deed to redeem himself; He earns the name Red Wing. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Indian Chief (1951) 32
    Published Dec 1958 by Dell.

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    Painted cover art. "Apache Cowboys" text story. "Indian Chief White Eagle: The Sea Raiders"; While fishing, White Eagle and Young Bow are swept downstream; They meet the Muskogee and aid them against the Carib sea raiders. "The Brave One" text story. "Red Wing Son of the Chief: Valley of Decision," art by John Buscema; The first people learn to hunt bison; The Bear people want to take over their hunting grounds; Red Wing captured by the Bear people faint to lead them to his people; Instead he led them to the giant Bison field. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Indian Chief (1951) 33
    Published Jan 1959 by Dell.

    Painted cover art. "The Earth Trembles," art by John Buscema; At a gathering of tribes, White Eagle meets Kima a brave warrior who was outcast from his tribe. "Triumph" text story. "Fangs of Fury," art by John Buscema; Red Wing domesticates a wolf cub. "The Mystery Walls of Baboquivari" text story. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.