(September 1951)

Fawcett, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Fawcett Publication
Editing:
B. J. Heyman
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[The Mysterious Visitors] (Table of Contents)

Cob colt / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bob Colt [Bob Holland]

Indexer Notes

Fawcett hired male model Bob Holland to pose for the covers of their new comics as “sensational new western star” Bob Colt.

The Copper Killers (Table of Contents)

Bob Colt / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob McCarty
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bob Colt; Buckskin (horse); Pablo Sanchez (foreman); Senator Brady; Ezra Ferguson (miner); Jayne Burns; Brad Derrick (foreman)
Synopsis:
A written message sent from Washington to the Ferguson Copper Mine is interupted and stolen on its way west.

Indexer Notes

Formerly credited to George Evans. Evans worked on Fawcett’s “Captain Video”.
McCarty is a bit of a lookalike and was assigned to draw “Bob Colt”.
Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. pointed out the difference to me.

For Bet-Ter or Worse (Table of Contents)

Rawhide Hotchkiss / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Rawhide Hotchkiss
Synopsis:
Rawhide has to improve his appearance if he wants to hold on to his job.

Deep Thinker (Table of Contents)

Chuck Waggin / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Chuck Waggin
Synopsis:
No way to cross the stream by wagon but stop and think it over.

Scarecrow Justice (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Kraus (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jesse Berry; Spad Kruger (gamler and killer)
Synopsis:
Jesse is searching for the gambler who killed his brother.

Loud Ailment (Table of Contents)

Sappy Nappy / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Sappy Nappy
Synopsis:
Sappy's uncle is ailing from exclamatory rheumatism.

Coming Comic Attractions (Table of Contents)

Capt. Marvel Jr. / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Masvel Jr.
Synopsis:
For 10 cents at your favorite newsstand.

["Howdy Pards!"] (Table of Contents)

Romancing the Range With Bob Colt / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob McCarty
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bob Colt; Long Charlie (guide)
Synopsis:
Prospectors lost in the hills.

Indexer Notes

Formerly credited to George Evans. Evans worked on Fawcett’s “Captain Video”.
McCarty is a bit of a lookalike and was assigned to draw “Bob Colt”.
Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. pointed out the difference to me.

The Mysterious Visitors (Table of Contents)

Bob Colt / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob McCarty
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bob Colt; Buckskin (horse); Pablo Sanchez (foreman); Ben Carter (rancher)
Synopsis:
Bob is rescuing a captive ranch hand from aliens in a flying saucer.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Formerly credited to George Evans. Evans worked on Fawcett’s “Captain Video”.
McCarty is a bit of a lookalike and was assigned to draw “Bob Colt”.
Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. pointed out the difference to me.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Mysterious Visitors]
    Cob colt
  2. 1. The Copper Killers
    Bob Colt
  3. 2. For Bet-Ter or Worse
    Rawhide Hotchkiss
  4. 3. Deep Thinker
    Chuck Waggin
  5. 4. Scarecrow Justice
  6. 5. Loud Ailment
    Sappy Nappy
  7. 6. Coming Comic Attractions
    Capt. Marvel Jr.
  8. 7. ["Howdy Pards!"]
    Romancing the Range With Bob Colt
  9. 8. The Mysterious Visitors
    Bob Colt
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