(September 1955)

Western, 1946 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.00 FREE
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Early issues standard Golden Age U.S.; 1952-1959 oblong; later half-size
Paper Stock:
most glossy cover and newsprint interior. Early issues all newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Roy Rogers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)
Job Number:
K.K.G.A#151-559

Genre:
western-frontier

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
May be left blank, or may contain sponsor ad. Poll Parrot Shoes edition shows images of penny loafer and lace-up shoe; and drawing of horse and cowboy holding its hoof; title "Good Shoes Are Shaped To Fit"

The Secret of the Rocks (Table of Contents)

Roy Rogers / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Roy Rogers; Tad Marcos; Bullet (dog); boar; Trigger (horse); Pat Brady; Dave Marcos
Synopsis:
Drought. Mortgage. Dave to sell ranch, locale of a legendary Aztec treasure the earth swallowed up. Roy visits. Tad rides with Roy. Bullet fights a wild boar. Roy, Pat, Tad treed by a herd of angry javelinas. They disperse. Bullet bays a boar in a partly collapsed limestone cavern. They move the big rock. Trigger brings rope. They descend. Bullet pursues the boar into a hole. Roy follows, kills the attacking boar, finds old human bones. Pat finds a flintlock. Tad finds the Aztec gold. Flashlight goes out. Roy replaces batteries. Roof crashes, closes exit. They blast free with cartridge powder.

Indexer Notes

Information on this story from the French magazine Back-Up and Roy Rogers: A Biography... by Robert W. Phillips, as submitted by Stephane Petit via the GCD Errors list, August 2009.
Additional infos come from the John Buscema checklist compiled by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr and Michel Maillot.

28 half pages. Script credit confirmed as per page 115, Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books, compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott (1985). Script identification confirmation by David Porta, December 2013.

[activities pages] (Table of Contents)

Roy Rogers / activity / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Buscema (illustrations)
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
page 1: Find the animals hidden in the garden
pages 2-3: Game that 2 or 3 can play; who reaches Roy first wins
page 4: Maze; reach the treasure, avoid the bear

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from the French magazine Back-Up and Roy Rogers: A Biography... by Robert W. Phillips, as submitted by Stephane Petit via the GCD Errors list, August 2009.
Additional infos and art infos come from the John Buscema checklist compiled by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr and Michel Maillot.
Four pages with games and Roy Rogers illos pencilled by John Buscema.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
May be left blank, or may contain sponsor ad. Poll Parrot Shoes edition shows images of boys and girls buckle shoes, and drawing of girl holding box tied with a bow; she is kissing squinting mouth-askew boy on cheek; title "A Fellow Can Feel Mighty Uncomfortable Even on His Birthday . . . If His Shoes Are Too Tight!"

Indexer Notes

Cover #3

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
May be blank, or may contain sponsor ad. Poll Parrot edition says, "Always Look for THIS LABEL ... Pre-Tested Poll Parrot," and shows drawing of hands holding shoe and label inside shoe.

Indexer Notes

Cover #4

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Roy Rogers
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Secret of the Rocks
    Roy Rogers
  4. 3. [activities pages]
    Roy Rogers
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
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