(October 1950)

Fawcett, 1950 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Fawcett Publication
Editing:
V. A. Provisiero
Color:
Color
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Locust Valley Gold Strike (Table of Contents)

Bill Boyd / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bill Boyd [William Boyd]

Fawcett Comics Wheel of Fortune (Table of Contents)

Fawcett Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Several Fawcett Comics logos.

The Locust Valley Gold Strike Part I The Hidden Mine (Table of Contents)

Bill Boyd / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Riss ?
Inks:
Pete Riss ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bill Boyd; Midnite (horse); Huck Regen; Oscar Regen
Synopsis:
Bill has discovered planted gold veins in a deserted mine, when two crooks are tipping a minetruck down the shaft to crush him.

Indexer Notes

Pete Riss is credited on pencil and ink on Bill Boyd by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the inking seems similar to his credited stories on "Kid Eternity", but few of his wedge shaped faces with eyes far apart, as in most of his credited stories in "Adventures Into the Unknown", are present in this story. The horses with large, square snouts and extremely large hooves, are identical to the horses in 4-5 issues in this series. Only Riss and Elkan are credited on Bill Boyd, so these stories could either be Riss, or some other uncredited artist. He had more realistic horses in 1953 than here.

The Big Laugh (Table of Contents)

Windy Whopper / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Windy Whopper; Rancher Jones
Synopsis:
Rancher Jones feels blue, so Windy will cheer him up.

A Friend in Need (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
R. R. Symes (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Larry Penney (U. S. Marshal); Butch Geltzer (outlaw); Red Mack (henchman)
Synopsis:
Larry is searching for the outlaw Butch Geltzer.

Explorer's Sun Watch (Table of Contents)

Carnation Malted Milk / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Rocky Lane; Black Jack (horse)
Synopsis:
Get this sensational triple-action sun watch.

Close Friends (Table of Contents)

Hammerhead / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Hammerhead; Jansen Brothers
Synopsis:
The Jansen brothers are like Siamese twins, always seen together.

Coming Comic Attractions (Table of Contents)

Bob Colt / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bob Colt [Bob Holland]
Synopsis:
A new western comic book featuring Bob Colt.

["Look, gang!"] (Table of Contents)

Fleer's Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Ray Thompson [as R.T.] (signed)
Pencils:
Ray Thompson [as R.T.] (signed)
Inks:
Ray Thompson [as R.T.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Pud; Kids

Indexer Notes

Thompson is credited by Jerry Bails' Who's Who on both writing and drawing this series.

Gazda Spring Handlebars (Table of Contents)

American Octanator Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
New bicycle handlebars.

The Locust Vallet Gold Strike Part II Death Stalks the Trail (Table of Contents)

Bill Boyd / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Riss ?
Inks:
Pete Riss ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bill Boyd; Midnite (horse); Huck Regen (fake son); Oscar Regen
Synopsis:
Bill escapes from the mine shaft and pursues the two villains, when he is caught by a lasso

Indexer Notes

Notes as for chapter one.

Kid Stuff (Table of Contents)

Whitey Whiskers / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Whitey Whiskers; Mrs. Watts; Kid
Synopsis:
Whitey is babysitting one afternoon.

The Locust Valley Gold Strike Part III The Law-Breakers (Table of Contents)

Bill Boyd / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Riss ?
Inks:
Pete Riss ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bill Boyd; Midnite (horse); Huck Regen (phony son); Oscar Regen
Synopsis:
Bill is caught by the sheriff and his posse and accused of being in cahoot with the gold mine swindlers, but escapes once more and captures the villains.

Indexer Notes

Notes as for chapter one.

Kids! See Me in Action (Table of Contents)

Topps Chewing Gum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Hopalong Cassidy
Synopsis:
Hopalong Cassidy Chewing Gum from Topps.

Hey Gang! (Table of Contents)

Mechanix Illustrated / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Full size plans of electric motor powered model cars from Mechanix Illustrated.

Earn Your Daisy (Table of Contents)

Daisy B-B Guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Harman (signed)
Inks:
Fred Harman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Red Ryder
Synopsis:
Red Ryder will show you how to earn your Daisy.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Locust Valley Gold Strike
    Bill Boyd
  2. 1. Fawcett Comics Wheel of Fortune
    Fawcett Comics
  3. 2. The Locust Valley Gold Strike Part I The Hidden Mine
    Bill Boyd
  4. 3. The Big Laugh
    Windy Whopper
  5. 4. A Friend in Need
  6. 5. Explorer's Sun Watch
    Carnation Malted Milk
  7. 6. Close Friends
    Hammerhead
  8. 7. Coming Comic Attractions
    Bob Colt
  9. 8. ["Look, gang!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  10. 9. Gazda Spring Handlebars
    American Octanator Corp.
  11. 10. The Locust Vallet Gold Strike Part II Death Stalks the Trail
    Bill Boyd
  12. 11. Kid Stuff
    Whitey Whiskers
  13. 12. The Locust Valley Gold Strike Part III The Law-Breakers
    Bill Boyd
  14. 13. Kids! See Me in Action
    Topps Chewing Gum
  15. 14. Hey Gang!
    Mechanix Illustrated
  16. 15. Earn Your Daisy
    Daisy B-B Guns
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steinar Ã…dland
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Rodney Hinkle