(February 1949)

Ace Magazines, 1948 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
A. A. Wyn, Inc.
Editing:
A. A. Wyn (publisher)
Format:
Golden Age US Size; Glossy Cover; Full Color; Saddle Stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bud Steele, The Cross-Draw Kid / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Max Elkan
Inks:
Max Elkan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Cross-Draw Kid [Bud Steele]

Indexer Notes

Elkan is credited on both pencil and ink on "Cross-Draw Kid" by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. He is best spotted by heavy brush inking, faces and an abundance of wavy hair on the head.

The Hoax of the Jester (Table of Contents)

Bud Steele, The Cross-Draw Kid / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Cross-Draw Kid [Bud Steele]; Thunder (horse); Sheriff Shickins; Lip Hawkins [Jake Bellum] (killer)
Synopsis:
A ventriloquist uses his talent against the law, and robs and kills prospectors.

The Snake of Socorro (Table of Contents)

True Western Story / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Zansky
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Joe Fowler

Trouble Comes in Threes! (Table of Contents)

Sheriff Sal / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
King Ward
Inks:
King Ward
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sally Starr (Sheriff); Red (horse); Blackie Evans

Indexer Notes

Artwork similar to Ward's signed "Sheriff Sal" in the first issue.

Sur-Prize Contest (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Win a cash prize for writing 50 words or less on which character you like the best and why.

Death's Trail to Deer Lodge (Table of Contents)

A True Western Action Story / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Colonel Charles A. Broadwater; W. Y. Pemberton (Chief of Justice); John Cooper (outlaw); George Ives (outlaw)
Synopsis:
The fate of some of the Plummer gang of outlaws in Montana, 1863.

The Clanton Boys' Last Stand (Table of Contents)

True Western Story / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Zansky
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Marshall Wyatt Earp; Ike Clanton; Doc Halliday
Synopsis:
Wyatt Earp brings justice to Tombstone. The gunfight at OK Corral.

Indexer Notes

Doc Holliday is mis-spelled Halliday in the story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Bud Steele, The Cross-Draw Kid
  2. 1. The Hoax of the Jester
    Bud Steele, The Cross-Draw Kid
  3. 2. The Snake of Socorro
    True Western Story
  4. 3. Trouble Comes in Threes!
    Sheriff Sal
  5. 4. Sur-Prize Contest
  6. 5. Death's Trail to Deer Lodge
    A True Western Action Story
  7. 6. The Clanton Boys' Last Stand
    True Western Story
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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