Zane Grey's King Of The Royal Mounted Comics

 
King of the Royal Mounted is a fictional series featuring the character Dave King, created by Stephen Slesinger in 1936. Slesinger licensed popular Western writer Zane Grey's byline and marketed the character as Zane Grey's King of the Royal Mounted.Corporal, and later Sergeant, Dave King is a Canadian Mountie who always gets his man. King has appeared in newspaper strips, comics, Big Little Books and movies.  

Zane Grey's son Romer and Slesinger collaborated on many of the stories, and the artwork was produced by Allen Dean, Charles Flanders and Jim Gary in Slesinger's New York studio.

King of the Royal Mounted started as a Sunday comic strip from King Features Syndicate in, 1935.   The strip was initially drawn by the comics artist Allen Dean.

Between 1948 and 1952, King appeared in Four Color Comics (Dell's catch-all title) #207,265,283,310,340,363,384, all of these consisting of newspaper comic strip reprints, with Jim Gary cover art. Beginning in 1952, King appeared under his own numbering with King of the Royal Mounted #8 (June, 1952) through #28 (March, 1958). King's final Dell comic book issue was Four Color #935 (April, 1958). Dell's King of the Royal Mounted #8-19 were drawn in the Jim Gary style. All of the non-reprint issues were written by Gaylord Du Bois.
 

Four (4) Movies were made of King of the Royal Mounted (see posters above):

  1. King of the Royal Mounted, 20th Century Fox, (1936), starred Robert Kent. The feature was retitled Romance of the Royal Mounted when it was released on video.
  2. King of the Royal Mounted, Republic, (1940), 12-part serial, starred Allan "Rocky" Lane [See link to serial below]
  3. The Yukon Patrol, Republic, (1942), Republic 12-part serial released as a feature starring Allan "Rocky" Lane
  4. King of the Mounties, Republic, (1942), 12-part serial, also starring Allan "Rocky" Lane [See link to serial below]


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King of the Royal Mounted - Big Little Book

  


King of the Royal Mounted - Famous Features Short Story


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King of the Royal Mounted # 935

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