(August 1949)

Lev Gleason, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Lev Gleason Publications, Inc.
Brand:
?
Editing:
Bob Wood
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US?
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Diamond / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Biro
Inks:
Charles Biro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Fire Your Own V-2 Model Rocket (Table of Contents)

Empire Merchandising Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Soar over 200 ft. in the air with jet propulsion model rocket.

The Faro Kid (Table of Contents)

Black Diamond / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
William Overgard (signed)
Inks:
William Overgard (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Black Diamond [Bob Vale]; Bumper; Faro Kid

Horse Has Been Named (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

House ad

Given Premiums or Cash... (Table of Contents)

Wilson Chem. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Get premiums for selling Cloverine Salve.

"The only bull fight in the United States..." (Table of Contents)

Sure as Shootin' / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Claude Moore (signed)
Pencils:
Claude Moore (signed)
Inks:
Claude Moore (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Pedro Busamente; Lucy Rider; John F. Duthie
Synopsis:
About bullfight in the United States and a Mexican horsethief.

Pay Less-Get the Best! (Table of Contents)

Art-Craft Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Latest style luxury genuine fibre seat covers.

Who Says Kids Don't Know... (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Scoop! (Table of Contents)

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Complete picture-taking, picture-making outfit by mail order.

["This is the last game..."] (Table of Contents)

Western Wackies / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Perry
Inks:
Robert Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Centerspread
JVJ has Perry as most probable, and the art is similar to one signed page in #11. Perry is credited to work for Lev Gleason by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Rubber Masks (Table of Contents)

Rubber-For-Molds Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Mike Carrel vs. James Trumbull and Sylvester Cain (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
U.S. Marshal Mike Carrel; James Trumbull; Sylvester Cain

2 Sensational Baseball Offers!! (Table of Contents)

Mark Steele / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

The Koala Bear (Table of Contents)

Stamp Page / advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Sidney M. Elias
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
The koala bear on stamps, and small ads for stamp collectors.

Get This Big 10 Unit Super Stamp Outfit (Table of Contents)

Metro Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Frontier Weapons (Table of Contents)

Black Diamond's Page of Western Lore / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
William Overgard
Inks:
William Overgard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Black Diamond

The Widow of Angel's Gulch (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Fighting Sheriff Jack Queen (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Moore
Inks:
Ed Moore
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Amazing 16 mm Home Movie Projector Bargain! (Table of Contents)

Mail Mart Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Talk-Sing-Play (Table of Contents)

Seyco Mike Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Lose Weight... (Table of Contents)

The Spot Reducer Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Greatest value Ever Offered to Comic Readers! (Table of Contents)

Illinois Merchandise mart. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Diamond
  2. 1. Fire Your Own V-2 Model Rocket
    Empire Merchandising Co.
  3. 2. The Faro Kid
    Black Diamond
  4. 3. Horse Has Been Named
  5. 4. Given Premiums or Cash...
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  6. 5. "The only bull fight in the United States..."
    Sure as Shootin'
  7. 6. Pay Less-Get the Best!
    Art-Craft Co.
  8. 7. Who Says Kids Don't Know...
  9. 8. Scoop!
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  10. 9. ["This is the last game..."]
    Western Wackies
  11. 10. Rubber Masks
    Rubber-For-Molds Inc.
  12. 11. Mike Carrel vs. James Trumbull and Sylvester Cain
  13. 12. 2 Sensational Baseball Offers!!
    Mark Steele
  14. 13. The Koala Bear
    Stamp Page
  15. 14. Get This Big 10 Unit Super Stamp Outfit
    Metro Publications
  16. 15. Frontier Weapons
    Black Diamond's Page of Western Lore
  17. 16. The Widow of Angel's Gulch
  18. 17. Fighting Sheriff Jack Queen
  19. 18. Amazing 16 mm Home Movie Projector Bargain!
    Mail Mart Inc.
  20. 19. Talk-Sing-Play
    Seyco Mike Inc.
  21. 20. Lose Weight...
    The Spot Reducer Co.
  22. 21. Greatest value Ever Offered to Comic Readers!
    Illinois Merchandise mart.
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