(March 1951)

Fawcett, 1948 Series
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Volume:
10
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Fawcett Publication
Editing:
B.J. Heyman
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going series

Monte Meets The Minstrel Man (Table of Contents)

Monte Hale / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover missing from scan.

The Verse of Death (Table of Contents)

Monte Hale / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Edmond Good
Inks:
Edmond Good
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Monte Hale; Pardner (horse); Minstrel Man; Sheriff; Clem Claiborne (outlaw); Ben Claiborne (outlaw)
Synopsis:
Monte has to find out the last verse of a song to locate a band of killers.

Indexer Notes

Edmond Good is credited on Monte Hale by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. Best spotted by his quite rounded faces with very visible eyes, and lively layout with much movement.

Captive's Return (Table of Contents)

A Gray Hawk Story / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gray Hawk; Bad Crow; Red Snake; Colonel Forsby

Make a Treasure Chest (Table of Contents)

Scotch Cellophane Tape / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
How to make a treasure chest with Scotch Cellophane Tape.

"See how many you can answer correctly" (Table of Contents)

Quiz / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

The Fake Brand (Table of Contents)

gabby Hayes / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Pfeufer
Inks:
Carl Pfeufer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gabby Hayes; Corker (horse); Bigger Oaff (rustler); Fred (cowboy)
Synopsis:
Gabby traces cattle rustlers to the ranch of Bigger Oaff.

Indexer Notes

Carl Pfeufer is credite on Gabby by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and this is his work with a little comic style, but his gunsmoke with hole in the middle and WHAM! action is evident.

Rounded Up In Glory (Table of Contents)

Monte Hale's Cowboy Songs / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Edmond Good
Inks:
Edmond Good
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Monte Hale

Indexer Notes

Rounded face with bright eyes are all Edmond Good.

When It Comes To Blowing Bubbles... (Table of Contents)

Fleer's Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Thompson (signed)
Inks:
Ray Thompson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Comic strip bubble gum adverticement.

Big Talk! (Table of Contents)

Old Slick / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Old Slick

Monte Hale Battles the Human Fort! (Table of Contents)

Monte Hale / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Edmond Good
Inks:
Edmond Good
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Monte Hale; Pardner (horse); Ned Pounder [The Human Fort] (outlaw); Sheriff
Synopsis:
Monte uses a swarm of bees to overcome an ironclad outlaw.

Indexer Notes

Notes as for the first story.
Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Talented Twosome (Table of Contents)

Moar and Les / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Moar; Les

The Boy Editor of Faro City (Table of Contents)

Monte Hale / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Max Elkan ?
Inks:
Max Elkan ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Monte Hale; Pardner (horse); Jimmy Morgan; Hank Morgan (editor); Crooked Gambler
Synopsis:
Freedom of the press in a town run by gamblers.
Reprints:
  • Uncertain art, but some faces a bit similar to Elkan's work on "Stormy Foster" in Hit Comics #20. He is credited on Monte Hale by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

["Oh, oh, hyar comes Jasper Busybody!"] (Table of Contents)

Prankish Pat / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Prankish Pat; Jasper Busybody

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Quiz / activity / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
See how many you can answer correctly.

For the First Time in a Comic Magazine! (Table of Contents)

Captain Video / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
captain Video

Indexer Notes

Photo of Al Hodge as Captain Video.

["Are yuh sure no one will find me up here, Pipps?"] (Table of Contents)

Mipps, Pipps and Twaddle / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mipps; Pipps; Twaddle

Monte Hale Tackles the Rodeo Terror! (Table of Contents)

Monte Hale / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Edmond Good
Inks:
Edmond Good
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Monte Hale; Pardner (horse); Dude Baker (crooked rodeo owner); Champ Morgan; Jigger Davis (rodeo clown)
Synopsis:
Baker and Morgan had two black horses and a trick chute. They always switched them so Morgan rode the easy one, and the local rider the killer. That way Baker always cleaned up on bets.

Indexer Notes

Notes as for the first story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Whole back cover missing from scan.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Monte Meets The Minstrel Man
    Monte Hale
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Verse of Death
    Monte Hale
  4. 3. Captive's Return
    A Gray Hawk Story
  5. 4. Make a Treasure Chest
    Scotch Cellophane Tape
  6. 5. "See how many you can answer correctly"
    Quiz
  7. 6. The Fake Brand
    gabby Hayes
  8. 7. Rounded Up In Glory
    Monte Hale's Cowboy Songs
  9. 8. When It Comes To Blowing Bubbles...
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  10. 9. Big Talk!
    Old Slick
  11. 10. Monte Hale Battles the Human Fort!
    Monte Hale
  12. 11. Talented Twosome
    Moar and Les
  13. 12. The Boy Editor of Faro City
    Monte Hale
  14. 13. ["Oh, oh, hyar comes Jasper Busybody!"]
    Prankish Pat
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Quiz
  16. 15. For the First Time in a Comic Magazine!
    Captain Video
  17. 16. ["Are yuh sure no one will find me up here, Pipps?"]
    Mipps, Pipps and Twaddle
  18. 17. Monte Hale Tackles the Rodeo Terror!
    Monte Hale
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
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