(October 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

["This lasso is our only hope, Reliapon!"] (Table of Contents)

Black Diamond / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

What You Can do About Pimples (Table of Contents)

Dornol Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Seven Deadly Deeds (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; Rufe Ellison (outlaw); Jed Carey (outlaw)

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.

Here's Real Fun for You! (Table of Contents)

Waverly Books, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Pastures of Death (Table of Contents)

Black Diamond / comic story / 10 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; Strong Bow; Stryker (villain)
Reprints:

Walkie Talkies (Table of Contents)

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

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

Major League Uniform (Table of Contents)

Major League Suppliers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Now you can own part of a Major League uniform.

Downer's Downfall (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Rockwell
Inks:
Dick Rockwell
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Downer Hatch (prospector)

Indexer Notes

Not signed, but similar art to signed illustrations in other text stories.

Skinny Girls Are Not Glamour Girls! (Table of Contents)

U.S. Nature Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Learn to Dance in 5 Days... (Table of Contents)

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

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

Outstanding Bargains (Table of Contents)

Charles McManus / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

New Figure Mold Hide-A-Waist (Table of Contents)

S.J. Wegman Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Girl from Hermit Hill (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Correa
Inks:
Bob Correa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Black Diamond [Bob Vale]; Reliapon (horse); Bumper; Digger Malone; Maggie Malone

Indexer Notes

JVJ has Correa as most probable artist. Correa is not credited on Black Diamond by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Many Hollywood Stars... (Table of Contents)

R-P Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Reduce weight with the new Luz-Wate Suit.

["What I like about you, Hedy..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Why Save Stamps? (Table of Contents)

Stamp Page / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
About saving stamps, and several small advertisements, mostly for stamps.

Hey, You Skinny Bag of Bones! (Table of Contents)

Jowett Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Terrific Prize Smash (Table of Contents)

Consumers Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Buy rings or watches by mail order.

Gorgeous Dresses (Table of Contents)

Harford Frocks / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

How Joe's Body Brought Him Fame Instead of Shame (Table of Contents)

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Charles Roman
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["This lasso is our only hope, Reliapon!"]
    Black Diamond
  2. 1. What You Can do About Pimples
    Dornol Products
  3. 2. The Seven Deadly Deeds
    Black Diamond
  4. 3. Quick, Start Your Collection Now!
    Picture Set Division
  5. 4. Here's Real Fun for You!
    Waverly Books, Inc.
  6. 5. Pastures of Death
    Black Diamond
  7. 6. Walkie Talkies
    The Robin Hood Co.
  8. 7. Major League Uniform
    Major League Suppliers
  9. 8. Downer's Downfall
  10. 9. Skinny Girls Are Not Glamour Girls!
    U.S. Nature Products Corp.
  11. 10. Learn to Dance in 5 Days...
    Pioneer Publications Inc.
  12. 11. Outstanding Bargains
    Charles McManus
  13. 12. New Figure Mold Hide-A-Waist
    S.J. Wegman Co.
  14. 13. The Girl from Hermit Hill
    Black Diamond
  15. 14. Many Hollywood Stars...
    R-P Products
  16. 15. ["What I like about you, Hedy..."]
    Bingbang Buster
  17. 16. Why Save Stamps?
    Stamp Page
  18. 17. Hey, You Skinny Bag of Bones!
    Jowett Institute
  19. 18. Terrific Prize Smash
    Consumers Mart
  20. 19. Gorgeous Dresses
    Harford Frocks
  21. 20. How Joe's Body Brought Him Fame Instead of Shame
    Charles Atlas
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