(June 1971)

Skywald, 1971 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Skywald Publishing Corporation
Brand:
Skywald Comics
Editing:
Sol Brodsky; Herschel Waldman (associate)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
John Tartaglione ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jean Izzo ?

Genre:
western-frontier

Thunder Across the Border (Table of Contents)

Butch Cassidy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Friedrich
Pencils:
Tom Sutton
Inks:
John Tartaglione
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Butch Cassidy; Lance Carter

The Man Who Came Back (Table of Contents)

Ranger Gordon / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jim Gordon (Texas Ranger); Flash (horse); the Sheriff; Sue Merriwether (his daughter); unnamed outlaw
Synopsis:
An outlaw gets revenge on a sheriff by kidnapping his daughter-not knowing who she really is. It's up to Ranger Jim Gordon and Flash to rescue her.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

This is not from Two Gun Kid (Marvel, 1953 series) #35.

The Man Who Lost Yesterday (Table of Contents)

Maverick / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Maverick (originally Red Mask); the Pillowcase Gang; Bronc (Maverick's horse)
Synopsis:
When Maverick falls victim to a masked band of outlaws, he not only loses his prisoners but his memory as well! And when a number of false Red Masks appear in Bullet - looting and robbing, the real Red Mask discovers that he is blamed for it!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A modified Tim Holt story, with the lead character's name changed from Redmask to Maverick.

Vikings Out West (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

The No-Gun Sheriff (Table of Contents)

Billy Nevada / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Heck (same as in Wild Western Action #1)
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sheriff; Billy Nevada; Big Mike Scanlon
Synopsis:
A tenderfoot out west to take over the Sheriff's job that had belonged to his Father, who was gunned down, has to learn that there is a time and place when guns must be used for good.
Reprints:
  • from ? [Billy the Kid? 1950s?]

Indexer Notes

There is no Billy Nevada logo on the first page of the story.

"Wanted For Murder!" (Table of Contents)

Dalton Boys / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

"Butch Cassidy in Paradise" (Table of Contents)

Butch Cassidy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Sutton
Pencils:
Tom Sutton
Inks:
John Tartaglione
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jean Izzo

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
A peculiar adventure for Butch who rides into the town of Paradise where his every move or gesture seems to violate a city ordinance. When finally sentenced for his multitude of offenses - Butch must escape jail, only to come up against the "Marshal" who enforces the law in his own way.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Thunder Across the Border
    Butch Cassidy
  3. 2. The Man Who Came Back
    Ranger Gordon
  4. 3. The Man Who Lost Yesterday
    Maverick
  5. 4. Vikings Out West
  6. 5. The No-Gun Sheriff
    Billy Nevada
  7. 6. "Wanted For Murder!"
    Dalton Boys
  8. 7. "Butch Cassidy in Paradise"
    Butch Cassidy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Richard Arndt
  • Lou Mougin
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gene Reed
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gene Reed
  • Martin O'Hearn