(July-August 1950)

Lev Gleason, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Lev Gleason Publications, Inc.
Brand:
?
Editing:
Charles Biro; 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

Outstanding bargains (Table of Contents)

Charles McManus / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Bargains in U.S. Army war surplus camping gear by mail order.

Meets Billy the Kid in Lincoln County War! (Table of Contents)

Black Diamond / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Black Diamond; Billy the Kid; Bumper; Sheriff Marion Turner; O'Fallaher
Synopsis:
Black Diamond meets up with Billy the Kid.

Amazing Fun! (Table of Contents)

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Exiting Wild West game, accordion, electric car and dolls by mail order.

Learn How to Hypnotize (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Several small advertisements from different companies.

Wise Guy Contest Winners! (Table of Contents)

Daredevil Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Who will be your favorite wise guy? To be announced in the next issue of Daredevil.

The Outstanding Saga of Dangerous Dan (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Inks:
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Dangerous Dan; Mr. Bailey

If You Can Whistle... (Table of Contents)

Hopkinson Harmonica Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Hoppy will show you how to play this metal harmonica in 15 minutes.

["The Tipi of the Great Plains Indians!"] (Table of Contents)

Straight as an Arrow / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Moore is credited both writing and art on fillers at Lev Gleason by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Electronic Walkie Talkies (Table of Contents)

The Robin Hood Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Two-way walkie talkies post paid.

And the Death of Billy the Kid (Table of Contents)

Black Diamond / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Black Diamond [Bob Vale]; Bumper; Billy the Kid; Pat Garrett

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

Luxury Seat Cover Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Lates style luxury genuine fibre seat covers by mail order.

["In 1859, the Stagecoach Line..."] (Table of Contents)

Sure As Shootin / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Ascension Charlie; John Smith; Trigger Frank; Wild Bill

Indexer Notes

Moore is credited both writing and art on fillers at Lev Gleason by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Georgia (Table of Contents)

Stamp Page / advertisement / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Sidney M. Elias
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Georgia on stamps, and many small ads for stamp collectors.

["Wooden blankets..."] (Table of Contents)

Straight as an Arrow / filler / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier

Wild Bill Hickok (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Wild Bill Hickok; Jack McCall; McCanles

Panorama of Baseball Values (Table of Contents)

Phenix Enterprises / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
An all-star lineup of wonderful baseball items.

The Double Switcheroo (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Well, crush my conk..."] (Table of Contents)

Bingbang Buster And His Horse Hedy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Basil Wolverton
Pencils:
Basil Wolverton [as Basil Zipdrip Wolverton]
Inks:
Basil Wolverton [as Basil Zipdrip Wolverton]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Binbang Buster; Hedy (horse)
Synopsis:
Buster finds a flying saucer in the desert.

["The law-abiding fathers..."] (Table of Contents)

Left-Over Laws of the Old West / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier

["Let's go, pal!"] (Table of Contents)

Jowett Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
George Jowett
Synopsis:
George Jowett can make you an All-Around He-Man.

You Make Money Fast... (Table of Contents)

T.V. Bank Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Most Amazing Tool Set Ever Offered (Table of Contents)

Senne Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Six handy tools in one compact unit.

New Silk-Finish Enlargement... (Table of Contents)

Hollywood Film Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
New frame for your favorite snapshot.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Diamond
  2. 1. Outstanding bargains
    Charles McManus
  3. 2. Meets Billy the Kid in Lincoln County War!
    Black Diamond
  4. 3. Amazing Fun!
    Novelty Mart
  5. 4. Learn How to Hypnotize
  6. 5. Wise Guy Contest Winners!
    Daredevil Comics
  7. 6. The Outstanding Saga of Dangerous Dan
  8. 7. If You Can Whistle...
    Hopkinson Harmonica Co.
  9. 8. ["The Tipi of the Great Plains Indians!"]
    Straight as an Arrow
  10. 9. Electronic Walkie Talkies
    The Robin Hood Co.
  11. 10. And the Death of Billy the Kid
    Black Diamond
  12. 11. Pay Less-Get the Best!
    Luxury Seat Cover Co.
  13. 12. ["In 1859, the Stagecoach Line..."]
    Sure As Shootin
  14. 13. Georgia
    Stamp Page
  15. 14. ["Wooden blankets..."]
    Straight as an Arrow
  16. 15. Wild Bill Hickok
    Black Diamond's Page of Western Lore
  17. 16. Panorama of Baseball Values
    Phenix Enterprises
  18. 17. The Double Switcheroo
  19. 18. ["Well, crush my conk..."]
    Bingbang Buster And His Horse Hedy
  20. 19. ["The law-abiding fathers..."]
    Left-Over Laws of the Old West
  21. 20. ["Let's go, pal!"]
    Jowett Institute
  22. 21. You Make Money Fast...
    T.V. Bank Co.
  23. 22. The Most Amazing Tool Set Ever Offered
    Senne Co.
  24. 23. New Silk-Finish Enlargement...
    Hollywood Film Studios
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