(October 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 US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched

[The Nightmare Empire] (Table of Contents)

Young Eagle / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Young Eagle

The Nightmare Empire Chapter One The River of Flame (Table of Contents)

Young Eagle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Peddy
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Young Eagle; Colonel Scott; Captain Price; Lieutenant Santoro (Mexican Military Intelligence); General Blaine (phony soldier)
Synopsis:
Two military supply trains have been bushwacked and the wagons stolen, and south of the border, phony U.S. soldiers rob and kill. In his search of the bandits, Young Eagle is trapped in a cave, which is set on fire with burning oil.

Indexer Notes

Peddy is credited on pencil on Young Eagle by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the art here matches his credited work on Explorer Joe, especially the faces with broad mouth.

Bathing Blues (Table of Contents)

Mule Ears / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Mule Ears
Synopsis:
Mule and a friend are gone fishing.

Overtime Sheriff (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Roy Jeffers (Sheriff); Newt Robie (cattleman); Clint Houghton (rustler); Blackjack Houghton (gunman)
Synopsis:
The brother of a jailed rustler is out to kill the Sheriff who put him there.
Reprints:

Safety Alarm (Table of Contents)

Buckshot / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Buckshot
Synopsis:
Buckshot has invented a new burglar alarm.

Indexer Notes

Very probable Bolle art. He made a few western gag strips, like Pistol Pakin' Patty, and the inklines on Buckshot is very similar to his Tim Holt stories, also the hats, trousers and faces are matching.

Coming Comic Attractions (Table of Contents)

Lash LaRue Western / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lash LaRue

The Nightmare Empire Chapter Two Death's Horsemen (Table of Contents)

Young Eagle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Peddy
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Young Eagle; Colonel Scott; Captain Price; Lieutenant Santoro (Mexican Military Intelligence); General Blaine (phony soldier); Spider (phony soldier)
Synopsis:
Young Eagle escapes from the burning oil in the cave, and gets back to warn Captain Price of an ambush.

Indexer Notes

Notes as for chapter one.

Moment Musical (Table of Contents)

Old Smokey / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Old Smokey; Higgle
Synopsis:
Old Smokey has been at a concert led by Beethoven, he thinks.
Reprints:

The Nightmare Empire Chapter Three Traitor's Trap (Table of Contents)

Young Eagle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Peddy
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Young Eagle; Colonel Scott; Captain Price; Lieutenant Santoro (Mexican Military Intelligence); General Blaine (phony soldier)
Synopsis:
Young Eagle escapes from Blaine's army of murderers, and leads the cavalry back to wipe them out.

Indexer Notes

Notes as for chapter one.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Nightmare Empire]
    Young Eagle
  2. 1. The Nightmare Empire Chapter One The River of Flame
    Young Eagle
  3. 2. Bathing Blues
    Mule Ears
  4. 3. Overtime Sheriff
  5. 4. Safety Alarm
    Buckshot
  6. 5. Coming Comic Attractions
    Lash LaRue Western
  7. 6. The Nightmare Empire Chapter Two Death's Horsemen
    Young Eagle
  8. 7. Moment Musical
    Old Smokey
  9. 8. The Nightmare Empire Chapter Three Traitor's Trap
    Young Eagle
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