(March 1950)

Fawcett, 1949 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Fawcett Publication
Editing:
Virginia Provisiero
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing

Fool's Gold Fiasco (Table of Contents)

Rocky Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (Photograph)
Inks:
? (Photograph)
Colors:
? (Photograph)
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Rocky Lane

Indexer Notes

Photo from unknown Republic Pictures' movie.

[Unknown] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Indexed from a scanned copy missing inside front and inside rear covers. Presumed to be an ad.

Fool's Gold Fiasco (Table of Contents)

Rocky Lane / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ralph Carlson
Inks:
Ralph Carlson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Rocky Lane; Black Jack (horse); Jug (rustler boss)
Synopsis:
Three rustlers discover a gold on the property of the Rockin' R Ranch, and make a plan to use loco weed to scare off the owner and his cattle.

Indexer Notes

Carlson is credited on Rocky Lane by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. The very lively horses are typical Carlson, especially the outstretched frontlegs.

Rocky Lane Rounds Up the Redskins (Table of Contents)

Rocky Lane; Carnation / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Rocky Lane; Blackjack (his horse)
Synopsis:
Rocky Lane captures six Indians single-handed after they kidnap the ranch owner's son.

Indexer Notes

Intro to strip mentions the movie "Powder River Rustlers".

The Witless Duo (Table of Contents)

Gopherface / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lit-Win ?
Pencils:
Lit-Win ?
Inks:
Lit-Win ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Guilty (Table of Contents)

Rocky Lane / comic story / 6.66 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Doyle
Inks:
Frank Doyle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Rocky Lane; Black Jack (horse); Denson (storekeeper)
Synopsis:
The storekeeper has been robbed three times, and now the Sheriff sends for undercover Marshal Rocky Lane to investigate.

Indexer Notes

Frank Doyle is credited on Rocky Lane by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. His extremely unrealistic horses are not to be mistaken.

Rod Cameron (Table of Contents)

Comix Cards / filler / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Clem Weisbecker
Inks:
Clem Weisbecker
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Rod Cameron

Indexer Notes

Two trading cards featuring Rod Cameron.
Clem is credited on Rod Cameron by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and art resembles credited art by Vadebonceur on Buck Roper in Black Diamond #47.

The Sparkling Case (Table of Contents)

Slim Pickens / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier

The Evil Shadow! (Table of Contents)

Rocky Lane / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ralph Carlson
Inks:
Ralph Carlson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Rocky Lane; Black Jack (horse); Bill Tyler (millionaire); Sheriff; Downey (foreman); Buck (crook); Roper (crook)
Synopsis:
A retired millionaire is trailed by a stranger, who later kidnaps his foreman.

Indexer Notes

Last 1/8 of a page is an offer for an autographed picture.
Notes on art same as for the other Carlson story.

Both for 15 Cents (Table of Contents)

Tom Mix; Ralston / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Tom Mix
Synopsis:
Ad for two premiums (a bullet-shaped telescope and a magic-tone birdcall) from Ralston.

Sagebrush is Broken Up (Table of Contents)

Sagebrush / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lit-Win ?
Pencils:
Lit-Win ?
Inks:
Lit-Win ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; western-frontier

["Hurry up, slow-poke!"] (Table of Contents)

Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Ray Thompson [as Ray T]
Pencils:
Ray Thompson [as Ray T]
Inks:
Ray Thompson [as Ray T]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Pud
Synopsis:
Pud is a great ice skater when he chews Dubble Bubble bubble gum.

One At A Time (Table of Contents)

Brilliant Bixby / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Bill Bixby

Border Badmen (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Rod Reed [as Walter Farmer]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
western-frontier

A Moving Story (Table of Contents)

Big Bow and Little Arrow / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Stereotypical depiction of Indians.

["Now that Old Man Winter..."] (Table of Contents)

Roping 'N' Riding with Allan "Rocky" Lane / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Allan "Rocky" Lane (signed)
Pencils:
Ralph Carlson
Inks:
Ralph Carlson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Rocky Lane; Black Jack (horse)

Indexer Notes

Letter to the readers from Rocky Lane. Mentions the movies "The Wyoming Bandit" and "Navajo Trail".

Buffalo Bullwhackers' Showdown! (Table of Contents)

Rocky Lane / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ralph Carlson
Inks:
Ralph Carlson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Rocky Lane; Black Jack (horse); RUSTLERS: Keno; Slim
Synopsis:
A gang of rustlers intend to sell buffaloes as draught-animals to some tenderfoot settlers.

Indexer Notes

Notes on art as for the first Carlson story.

?!?!? Quiz (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

True or False quiz.

[Unknown] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover missing in scanned copy. Presumed to be an ad.

Prizes For You (Table of Contents)

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for prizes for selling seeds for the American Seed Company. On back cover of comic.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Fool's Gold Fiasco
    Rocky Lane
  2. 1. [Unknown]
  3. 2. Fool's Gold Fiasco
    Rocky Lane
  4. 3. Rocky Lane Rounds Up the Redskins
    Rocky Lane; Carnation
  5. 4. The Witless Duo
    Gopherface
  6. 5. Guilty
    Rocky Lane
  7. 6. Rod Cameron
    Comix Cards
  8. 7. The Sparkling Case
    Slim Pickens
  9. 8. The Evil Shadow!
    Rocky Lane
  10. 9. Both for 15 Cents
    Tom Mix; Ralston
  11. 10. Sagebrush is Broken Up
    Sagebrush
  12. 11. ["Hurry up, slow-poke!"]
    Dubble Bubble
  13. 12. One At A Time
    Brilliant Bixby
  14. 13. Border Badmen
  15. 14. A Moving Story
    Big Bow and Little Arrow
  16. 15. ["Now that Old Man Winter..."]
    Roping 'N' Riding with Allan "Rocky" Lane
  17. 16. Buffalo Bullwhackers' Showdown!
    Rocky Lane
  18. 17. ?!?!? Quiz
  19. 18. [Unknown]
  20. 19. Prizes For You
    American Seed Co.
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