(July-August 1951)

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:
Lev Gleason Publications
Editing:
Charles Biro; Bob Wood
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US?
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

["I told you to mind your own business, Black Diamond!"] (Table of Contents)

Black Diamond / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Biro (signed)
Inks:
Charles Biro (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

Outstanding Bargains (Table of Contents)

Charles McManus / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Camping gear from U.S. Army war surplus.

The Silver-Mad Slayers (Table of Contents)

Black Diamond / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Luster (signed)
Inks:
Al Luster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Black Diamond [Bob Vale]; Reliapon (horse); Bumper; Tad Grimsby (villain)

Quick, Start Your Collection Now! (Table of Contents)

Picture Set Division / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Get a complete set of Lev Gleason Comics Picture Trading Cards for free.

Miracle Values! (Table of Contents)

Miss Lee-Fashions / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Cheaters, Incorporated (Table of Contents)

Black Diamond / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Rockwell (signed)
Inks:
Dick Rockwell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Black Diamond [Bob Vale]; Reliapon (horse); Bumper; Buck Riker (villain); Jigger Riker (villain); Charley Riker (villain)

Uncle Bernie's Toy Shop (Table of Contents)

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Inadvertent Stagecoach Adventure (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Rockwell [as DR] (signed) (illo)
Inks:
Dick Rockwell [as DR] (signed) (illo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Rick Reardon

Walkie Talkies (Table of Contents)

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

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

Anyone Can Learn to Dance (Table of Contents)

Pioneer Publications Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Men! Appear Slimmer Instantly! (Table of Contents)

Ward Green Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Case of the Haunted Horse (Table of Contents)

Black Diamond / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Luster
Inks:
Al Luster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Black Diamond [Bob Vale]; Reliapon (horse); Bumper; Felsher (horsethief); Durelles (horsethief); Blue Panther; Trooper Habler

Indexer Notes

Not signed, but identical art to the signed one in this issue.

Reduce Your Appearence! (Table of Contents)

Figure-Adjuster Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

["The pioneers traveling west..."] (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:
Belle Starr; Judge Parker; "Pegleg" Smith; Bill Wescot

Indexer Notes

Claude Moore is credited to both writing and drawing fillers for Lev Gleason by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Sensational Precision-Jeweled Wrist-Watch (Table of Contents)

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

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

["Look, neighbor..."] (Table of Contents)

Bingbang Buster / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Bingbang Buster; Hedy (horse); McLice

["One of South America's greatest liberators..."] (Table of Contents)

Stamp Page / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sidney M. Elias (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Stamps of South America, and several small advertisements for stamps.

Which of the 2 Weaklings... (Table of Contents)

Jowett Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Blackheads Pet Hate (Table of Contents)

Ballco Products Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Hi, Fellers... (Table of Contents)

Uncle Jerry / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Uncle Jerry's page of sensational bargains.

36-Piece Electric Work Kit (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I told you to mind your own business, Black Diamond!"]
    Black Diamond
  2. 1. Outstanding Bargains
    Charles McManus
  3. 2. The Silver-Mad Slayers
    Black Diamond
  4. 3. Quick, Start Your Collection Now!
    Picture Set Division
  5. 4. Miracle Values!
    Miss Lee-Fashions
  6. 5. Cheaters, Incorporated
    Black Diamond
  7. 6. Uncle Bernie's Toy Shop
    Novelty Mart
  8. 7. Inadvertent Stagecoach Adventure
  9. 8. Walkie Talkies
    The Robin Hood Co.
  10. 9. Anyone Can Learn to Dance
    Pioneer Publications Inc.
  11. 10. Men! Appear Slimmer Instantly!
    Ward Green Co.
  12. 11. The Case of the Haunted Horse
    Black Diamond
  13. 12. Reduce Your Appearence!
    Figure-Adjuster Co.
  14. 13. ["The pioneers traveling west..."]
    Sure as Shootin'
  15. 14. Sensational Precision-Jeweled Wrist-Watch
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  16. 15. ["Look, neighbor..."]
    Bingbang Buster
  17. 16. ["One of South America's greatest liberators..."]
    Stamp Page
  18. 17. Which of the 2 Weaklings...
    Jowett Institute
  19. 18. Blackheads Pet Hate
    Ballco Products Co.
  20. 19. Hi, Fellers...
    Uncle Jerry
  21. 20. 36-Piece Electric Work Kit
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
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