(April 1950)

Toby, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1950-01-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Toby Press, Inc.
Brand
Toby Press
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US, later issues Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date as reported to the U.S. Copyright Office in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Volume 4, Part 2, Number 1, Periodicals, January-June 1950. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B229122.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

John Wayne / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
?; ? (photograph)
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
John Wayne (photograph)
Reprints

Strengthen Liberty (Table of Contents: 1)

Boy Scouts of America / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
? (public service announcement copy)
Pencils
Lawrence Wilbur (painting, signed)
Inks
Lawrence Wilbur (painting, signed)
Letters
?; typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Public service announcement for the 50th Anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America.

Lawrence Wilbur's painting reproduced in black and white. Signature in lower right corner is nearly unreadable as a result.

The Battle of the Giants (Table of Contents: 2)

John Wayne / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Certa ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
John Wayne; Bonanza Bill; Tom; Hank Howell; Gib Horn; Gib's manager; several unidentified cowboys
Synopsis
As a last minute substitution, John Wayne fights boxing champ Gib Horn.
Reprints

Horses of the Old West (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Synopsis
Tells the history of horses and Native Americans.
Reprints

The Vanishing Stagecoach (Table of Contents: 4)

John Wayne / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
John Wayne; Bonanza Bill; Monica; Monica's Sheriff father (death); Judge Ray Bilban; Marshal Green
Synopsis
John finds himself investigating a missing U.S. Marshal and a stagecoach full of gold bullion.
Reprints

A Man Called Bat (Table of Contents: 5)

John Wayne / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ern Stanley
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
John Wayne; Bat (villain); Roscoe (villain)
Synopsis
John Wayne takes down Bat and his partner Roscoe.

Navajo Nonsense (Table of Contents: 6)

cartoon / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Mel Lazarus
Pencils
Mel Lazarus
Inks
Mel Lazarus
Colors
Mel Lazarus ?
Letters
Mel Lazarus ?

Genre
humor
Keywords
Indians; stereotypes

Indexer Notes

Five cartoons involving Navajo Native Americans.

Don't Miss the Next Issue of John Wayne Adventure Comics... (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.2 page (report information)

Draw! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Frazetta
Inks
Frank Frazetta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Synopsis
Items of interest involving gun fighting.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Greg Theakston, 29 May 2002 (Per Sandell, edited).

The Blue Lightnin' Twins (Table of Contents: 9)

John Wayne / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Frazetta ?; Al Williamson ?
Inks
Frank Frazetta ?; Al Williamson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
John Wayne; Jeb Rackely (villain); Bonanza Bill; Johnny Montana
Synopsis
Jeb Rackely takes on John Wayne in a duel over Johnny Montana's notorious six-shooters.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Greg Theakston, 29 May 2002 (Per Sandell, editor).

John Wayne's Fighting Face! (Table of Contents: 10)

John Wayne / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph of John Wayne)
Inks
? (photograph of John Wayne)
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
John Wayne

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Photograph of John Wayne from one of his Western movies.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

John Wayne / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
John Wayne in a scene from his latest picture...
Genre
war
Characters
Sergeant John M. Stryker (photo of John Wayne)
Synopsis
Back cover. In black and white.

Promotion illustration of John Wayne as Sergeant John M. Stryker in the movie (Sands of Iwo Jima, 1949).
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    John Wayne
  2. 1. Strengthen Liberty
    Boy Scouts of America
  3. 2. The Battle of the Giants
    John Wayne
  4. 3. Horses of the Old West
  5. 4. The Vanishing Stagecoach
    John Wayne
  6. 5. A Man Called Bat
    John Wayne
  7. 6. Navajo Nonsense
  8. 7. Don't Miss the Next Issue of John Wayne Adventure Comics...
  9. 8. Draw!
  10. 9. The Blue Lightnin' Twins
    John Wayne
  11. 10. John Wayne's Fighting Face!
    John Wayne
  12. 11. ["John Wayne in a scene from his latest picture..."]
    John Wayne
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Per Sandell
  • Lou Mougin
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Randy Scott
  • Gary L. Watson