(February 1937)

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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Comics Magazine Company, Inc.
Editing:
William Cook ?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard pre-Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Story descriptions that follow are taken from the contents page.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Allison
Inks:
Bill Allison
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Treachery On The Trail (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
H. Mulheim
Pencils:
H. Mulheim
Inks:
H. Mulheim
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A white renegade plotted trouble.
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Windy Parks' Kettle Of Gold (Table of Contents)

Windy Parks / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Victor Dowling
Pencils:
Victor Dowling
Inks:
Victor Dowling
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
An old-timer spins a yarn that's too good to be true

Weapons Of The West (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Allison [as W. M. Allison]
Pencils:
Bill Allison [as W. M. Allison]
Inks:
Bill Allison [as W. M. Allison]
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Plain talk from a straight-shooter.
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Guns Of Revenge (Table of Contents)

Phantom of the Hills / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Arthur Pinajian
Pencils:
Arthur Pinajian
Inks:
Arthur Pinajian
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
The "Phantom of the Hills" talks with six-guns.

Blood And Iron (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
H. David
Pencils:
W. M. Allison
Inks:
W. M. Allison
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Lanky, a railroad scout, knew how to deal with a bad man.
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Indexer Notes

Previously credited to W. A. Allison (note middle A. instead of M.) but this is almost certainly an error. W. M. Allison was a frequent contributor to this publisher, while no W. A. Allison is known.

A Tense Moment (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Rodney Thompson
Pencils:
W.M. Allison (signed)
Inks:
Rodney Thompson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Centerfold drawn especially for Western Picture Stories.

Top Hand (Table of Contents)

'Wild Tex' Martin / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Blood flows when a "sheep" man meets a "cattle" man.
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A Killer's Conscience (Table of Contents)

text story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom McNamara [as G. G. Lewis]
Pencils:
Tom McNamara [as G. G. Lewis]
Inks:
Tom McNamara [as G. G. Lewis]
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Rattlesnake was known as a killer-and proved it.

Famous Frontiersmen (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ray Burley
Pencils:
Ray Burley
Inks:
Ray Burley
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Buffalo Bill Cody. The first of a series.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

The Lucifer Trail (Table of Contents)

Tex Maverick / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Milt Wilcox
Pencils:
Milt Wilcox
Inks:
Milt Wilcox
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Western justice shoots first and talks later.

Tracks In The Snow (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
H.L. Hastings
Pencils:
H.L. Hastings
Inks:
H.L. Hastings
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
In the Northwest the poacher doesn't stand a chance.
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Punchers (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Allison [as W. M. Allison]
Pencils:
Bill Allison [as W. M. Allison]
Inks:
Bill Allison [as W. M. Allison]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Homeward bound on the prairie.

Indexer Notes

Data taken from Howard Keltner's Golden Age Index & the existing GCD index. Color illustration. No text except for title and art credit.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
  3. 2. Treachery On The Trail
  4. 3. Windy Parks' Kettle Of Gold
    Windy Parks
  5. 4. Weapons Of The West
  6. 5. Guns Of Revenge
    Phantom of the Hills
  7. 6. Blood And Iron
  8. 7. A Tense Moment
  9. 8. Top Hand
    'Wild Tex' Martin
  10. 9. A Killer's Conscience
  11. 10. Famous Frontiersmen
  12. 11. The Lucifer Trail
    Tex Maverick
  13. 12. Tracks In The Snow
  14. 13. Punchers
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