(June 1972)

Western, 1946 Series
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Price:
0.00 FREE
Pages:
20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Editing:
?
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)

Lassie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)
Letters:
?

Border Jumper (Table of Contents)

Lassie / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Dan Spiegle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Lassie; Roberto Ramos; Steve Martin; Laurie Martin; moonlight prowler; redhead Police Officer Murphy; brunette Police Officer; Tomas the newsstand magazine vendor; Mr. Ramos
Synopsis:
Vagabond Lassie pulls border-jumping Roberto from the muddy bank of the Rio Grande near Texas border town Del Rio. Lassie leads a young couple back to the exhausted boy in time to thwart a scruffy hippie stealing the boy's shoes. They feed and hear his tale: Mom dead, Dad U.S. traveling salesman; boy left in Saltillo, Mexico with aunt who does not love him. He came seeking Dad. Vindictive hippie calls the cops on the "wetback." Lassie and boy run off. Morning, cops chase, Lassie finds Dad at newsstand, reunion, boy cleared with cops, Lassie returns to vagabond freedom, satisfied she helped.

Indexer Notes

Gaylord Du Bois script credit as per page 42, Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books, Sorted by Title, compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott. Script identification and Dan Spiegle art identification by David Porta (September 2013). Account Books entry states: "Lassie and the Border Jumper. 14 half pages. For March of Comics, 1971. Sent April 176, 1971."

Lassie's Double Maze (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
bird; squirrel; Lassie
Synopsis:
Help Lassie find the right homes for her two lost friends. Navigate the maze to avoid the cactus, and lead birdie to her nest with three eggs, and squirrel to his nest in the hole in the tree.

Finish the Dog Puzzle (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Fill in with the listed names of dog breeds the crossword that already has the first and last letters filled in.

[back cover] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Lassie; feline
Synopsis:
Top third is March of Comics logo and illustration of Lassie leaping to save a striped kittly floating downriver on a short log.

Bottom two thirds is for giveaway vendor's identification.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Lassie
  2. 1. Border Jumper
    Lassie
  3. 2. Lassie's Double Maze
  4. 3. Finish the Dog Puzzle
  5. 4. [back cover]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dave Porta
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • I.N.D.U.C.K.S Project and Alberto Becattini
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Karl Wilcox