Tim McCoy #17
(December 1948-January 1949)

Charlton, 1948 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Charlton Comics Inc.
Editing
Charles J. Levy; Charles Santangelo

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tim McCoy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
James McKell ?
Inks
James McKell ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tim McCoy; Allan Rocky Lane

Indexer Notes

The hands are the only clue to a most probable McKell credit.

Tex Ritter (Table of Contents: 1)

Western Stars / Western Aces / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mario DeMarco (signed)
Pencils
Mario DeMarco (signed)
Inks
Mario DeMarco (signed)
Letters
Mario DeMarco (signed)

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Tex Ritter
Synopsis
Short biography of Tex Ritter.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Phantom Ranger (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
James McKell
Inks
James McKell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tim Hayes; Pat Doyle; Joan Doyle; Sharp (villain); Jeff; Dan; Barton
Synopsis
A gang of counterfeiters is holding an expert government engraver, Pat Doyle, prisoner to engrave plates for phony money.

Indexer Notes

The drawing is very similar to McKell's signed story in #19 and 21.

Adapted from the Monogram Pictures film "Phantom Ranger," starring Tim Holt.

Indian Dances (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Floyd Torbert (signed as TORB)
Inks
Floyd Torbert (signed as TORB)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Tim McCoy
Synopsis
How the red man pays homage to the Great Spirit, narrated by Tim McCoy.

Al Jennings, Trainrobber-And Gentleman (Table of Contents: 4)

From the Scrapbook of Col. Tim McCoy / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Tim McCoy]
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Al Jennings
Synopsis
The story of Al Jennings, told by Tim McCoy.

John Wayne (Table of Contents: 5)

Western Stars / Western Aces / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mario DeMarco (signed)
Pencils
Mario DeMarco (signed)
Inks
Mario DeMarco (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Mario DeMarco (signed)

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
John Wayne
Synopsis
Some facts about John Wayne.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Pecos Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Clint Harmon (signed as Clinton Harmon)
Pencils
Clint Harmon (signed as Clinton Harmon)
Inks
Clint Harmon (signed as Clinton Harmon)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pecos Bill is no earthbound Joe!
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Pecos Bill; Badbreath Moe (bankrobber); Bonehead Joe (bankrobber); Sheriff; Eagle Hag
Synopsis
Pecos Bill goes up in a balloon.

Marshal of Amarillo (Table of Contents: 7)

Rocky Lane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Sherman ?
Inks
Lee Sherman ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rocky Lane; Mr. Underwood; Hiram Short; Nugget; Ben; Art Crandall; Welch; Marjorie Short
Synopsis
Nugget is framed for the murder of Hiram Short, and theft of his 50.000 dollars.

Indexer Notes

Possibly drawn by Sherman, when compared to his signed story in #19, but uncertain, since the work is so peculiar.

Adapted from the Republic Picture "Marshal of Amarillo".

Home on the Range (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Synopsis
Lyrics of the song Home on the Range.

Indexer Notes

Drawing could be DeMarco or Lee Sherman.

It's Easy to Win Him! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Stravon Publishers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)