(February 1937)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comics Magazine Company, Inc.
Editing
William Cook ?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard pre-Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Story descriptions that follow are taken from the contents page.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Allison
Inks
Bill Allison
Colors
?
Letters
?

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Treachery on the Trail (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
H. Mulheim
Pencils
H. Mulheim
Inks
H. Mulheim
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
A white renegade plotted trouble.
Reprints

Windy Parks' Kettle of Gold (Table of Contents: 3)

Windy Parks / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Victor Dowling
Pencils
Victor Dowling
Inks
Victor Dowling
Letters
?

Synopsis
An old-timer spins a yarn that's too good to be true

Weapons of the West (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Allison [as W. M. Allison]
Pencils
Bill Allison [as W. M. Allison]
Inks
Bill Allison [as W. M. Allison]
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Plain talk from a straight-shooter.
Reprints

Guns of Revenge (Table of Contents: 5)

Phantom of the Hills / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Arthur Pinajian
Pencils
Arthur Pinajian
Inks
Arthur Pinajian
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
The "Phantom of the Hills" talks with six-guns.

Blood and Iron (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
H. David
Pencils
W. M. Allison
Inks
W. M. Allison
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Lanky, a railroad scout, knew how to deal with a bad man.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to W. A. Allison (note middle A. instead of M.) but this is almost certainly an error. W. M. Allison was a frequent contributor to this publisher, while no W. A. Allison is known.

A Tense Moment (Table of Contents: 7)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rodney Thompson
Pencils
W. M. Allison (signed)
Inks
Rodney Thompson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Centerfold drawn especially for Western Picture Stories.

Top Hand (Table of Contents: 8)

'Wild Tex' Martin / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Blood flows when a "sheep" man meets a "cattle" man.
Reprints

A Killer's Conscience (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Tom McNamara [as G. G. Lewis]
Pencils
Tom McNamara [as G. G. Lewis]
Inks
Tom McNamara [as G. G. Lewis]
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Rattlesnake was known as a killer-and proved it.

Famous Frontiersmen (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Burley
Pencils
Ray Burley
Inks
Ray Burley
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Buffalo Bill Cody. The first of a series.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

The Lucifer Trail (Table of Contents: 11)

Tex Maverick / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Milt Wilcox
Pencils
Milt Wilcox
Inks
Milt Wilcox
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Western justice shoots first and talks later.

Tracks in the Snow (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
H. L. Hastings
Pencils
H. L. Hastings
Inks
H. L. Hastings
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
In the Northwest the poacher doesn't stand a chance.
Reprints

Punchers (Table of Contents: 13)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Allison [as W. M. Allison]
Pencils
Bill Allison [as W. M. Allison]
Inks
Bill Allison [as W. M. Allison]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Homeward bound on the prairie.

Indexer Notes

Data taken from Howard Keltner's Golden Age Index & the existing GCD index. Color illustration. No text except for title and art credit.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
  3. 2. Treachery on the Trail
  4. 3. Windy Parks' Kettle of Gold
    Windy Parks
  5. 4. Weapons of the West
  6. 5. Guns of Revenge
    Phantom of the Hills
  7. 6. Blood and Iron
  8. 7. A Tense Moment
  9. 8. Top Hand
    'Wild Tex' Martin
  10. 9. A Killer's Conscience
  11. 10. Famous Frontiersmen
  12. 11. The Lucifer Trail
    Tex Maverick
  13. 12. Tracks in the Snow
  14. 13. Punchers
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