(August-September 1953)

Lev Gleason, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Lev Gleason Publications, Inc.
Brand
Lev Gleason Publications
Editing
Charles Biro; Bob Wood
Color
full color
Dimensions
Standard silver age U.S.
Paper Stock
newspring
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

3 Feature-length Thrillerstories Starring Black Diamond (Table of Contents)

Black Diamond / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Fujitani [as Fuje]
Inks
Bob Fujitani [as Fuje]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Black Diamond

Free Valuable Gift Coupons With all Lev Gleason Comics (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Treacherous Railroad War (Table of Contents: 2)

Black Diamond / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernard Case
Inks
Bernard Case
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Black Diamond [Bob Vale]; Bumper; Blade Kerrell (gambler and crook); Sheriff Gates
Synopsis
Black Diamond and Bumper are about to be hanged by a mob led by Kerrell, but are saved by the sheriff.
Reprints

Win This Cute Pedigreed Puppy! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Western Oddities / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jim Murphy who operated the "El Dorado" saloon...
Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Jim Murphy (sloonkeeper); Prunes (burro); John Portugee Phillips (guide)

Why Dream About Fun... (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Fury of the Wild Brahma (Table of Contents: 6)

Buck Roper / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Belfi (signed)
Inks
John Belfi (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Buck Roper; Hotfoot; Monty
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Headlines of Yester West / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Joaquin Murrieta offers reward for own capture
Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Joaquin Murietta; Francisco Lopez; Wyatt Earp; Ben Thompson

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Sure as Shootin / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Claude Moore
Pencils
Claude Moore
Inks
Claude Moore
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lucky Ike panned for gold...
Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Lucky Ike (prospector); Julius Cesar (restaurant owner)

Indexer Notes

Claude Moore is credited on this filler feature series 1948-50 by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

"Do it again, Shorty!" (Table of Contents: 9)

The Chucle Wagon / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Moore (signed)
Inks
Ed Moore (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier

At Last! The New Burgess All-Purpose Electric Sprayer (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Ruthless Renegade (Table of Contents: 11)

Red Fire / comic story / 6.6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Brown ?
Inks
Bob Brown ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Red Fire; Little Elk; Blue Foot; Fire Spark
Synopsis
Who was this mysterious fiend who terrorized Indians and white men alike?

Indexer Notes

JVJ has Bob Brown as most probable artist. He is not credited on Lev Gleason.

2 Way Electronic Intercom System (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.4 page (report information)

Chew Improved Formula Chewing Gum! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

American Healthaids Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Free Valuable Gift Coupons... (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Giant Beach Ball (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Young Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hey You Skinny..." (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Look at These 4 Wonder Bargains (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. 3 Feature-length Thrillerstories Starring Black Diamond
    Black Diamond
  2. 1. Free Valuable Gift Coupons With all Lev Gleason Comics
  3. 2. Treacherous Railroad War
    Black Diamond
  4. 3. Win This Cute Pedigreed Puppy!
    Lev Gleason Comics
  5. 4. ["Jim Murphy who operated the "El Dorado" saloon..."]
    Western Oddities
  6. 5. Why Dream About Fun...
    Dilly Duncan Comics
  7. 6. Fury of the Wild Brahma
    Buck Roper
  8. 7. ["Joaquin Murrieta offers reward for own capture"]
    Headlines of Yester West
  9. 8. ["Lucky Ike panned for gold..."]
    Sure as Shootin
  10. 9. "Do it again, Shorty!"
    The Chucle Wagon
  11. 10. At Last! The New Burgess All-Purpose Electric Sprayer
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  12. 11. Ruthless Renegade
    Red Fire
  13. 12. 2 Way Electronic Intercom System
  14. 13. Chew Improved Formula Chewing Gum!
    American Healthaids Co.
  15. 14. Free Valuable Gift Coupons...
    Lev Gleason Publications
  16. 15. Giant Beach Ball
    Young Products
  17. 16. Hey You Skinny..."
    Jowett Institute
  18. 17. Look at These 4 Wonder Bargains
    Novelty Mart
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