(March 1950)

Quality Comics, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines
Brand
A Quality Comic Publication
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Harry Stein (editor)

Arizona Ames Tramples on Trouble (Table of Contents)

Arizona Ames / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Arizona Ames
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr at Digital Comics Museum has Gustavson on this cover.

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Arizona Ames / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
New lands -- never before settled...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Arizona Ames; Spurs; Colonel Reed; Lou Reed; Buckskin (villain, claim-jumper); Loft (villain); Shaggy (villain)
Synopsis
The government has opened the Concho Valley Territory for settlement and a colonel and his daughter get into trouble when staking their claim.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from JVJ.

Bill Ward ? pencils credit from Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. revised to Gustavson by Craig Delich.

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

The Dance Hall of Death (Table of Contents: 2)

Two-Gun Lil / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Bryant ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lil Peters [Two-Gun Lil]; Clinton (undercover US Marshal); Higgins (piano player); Weland (proprietor; villain)
Synopsis
A US Marshal has been murdered when investigating crooked games in a dance hall. Lil takes a job as a singer to find out who killed the Marshal.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

JVJ has a doubtful Bryant as penciller.

The Man Afraid of a Saddle (Table of Contents: 3)

Dead Canyon Days / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Shaw (blacksmith); Jennie Holden; Pierce Egan (villain); Bullet Bayliss (villain)
Synopsis
The blacksmith is a strong and fearless man, but he is afraid of riding horses.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

JVJ has Crandall only on pencils, but the inking is so similar to Crandall's inked stories in the Warren magazines of the 60s that this is most probably all his work.

The Other Gun (Table of Contents: 4)

Arizona Ames / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Arizona Ames; Spurs; Lip Groff (villain); Augie Gurger (villain)
Reprints

The Day of Empty Holsters (Table of Contents: 5)

Frontier Marshal / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jill Elgin ?; Bill Kriegstein ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Bob Allen (US Marshal); Andy Jackson (judge); Amy Jackson (daughter); Curly (villain); Magpie (villain)
Synopsis
At the anniversary of the town's founding all guns are layed aside and outlaws take advantage of this.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

JVJ notes at Digital Comics Museum have these two doubtful pencilers. Inking looks much like the work on many of the Manhunter stories, especially faces.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Arizona Ames Tramples on Trouble
    Arizona Ames
  2. 1. ["New lands -- never before settled..."]
    Arizona Ames
  3. 2. The Dance Hall of Death
    Two-Gun Lil
  4. 3. The Man Afraid of a Saddle
    Dead Canyon Days
  5. 4. The Other Gun
    Arizona Ames
  6. 5. The Day of Empty Holsters
    Frontier Marshal
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