Bonanza #6
(February 1964)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1963-12-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
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Issue Notes

Cover number 10036-402. On-sale date from 1964 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bonanza / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is the Cartwrights' guest the gallant caballero he seems to be or a wanted bandido?
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Little Joe Cartwright (photo of Michael Landon); Ben Cartwright (photo of Lorne Greene); Adam Cartwright (photo of Pernell Roberts); Hoss Cartwright (photo of Dan Blocker)
Reprints
Keywords
Cowboy; family; six-gun

Indexer Notes

Black-and-white photos of the characters; color background.

Roads and Vehicles Number 32: Mormon Hand Carts (Table of Contents: 1)

Keys of Knowledge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Mormon immigrants
Synopsis
A group of Mormon immigrants, trying to reach Utah with hand carts, suffers tragedy in 1856.
Keywords
Educational; fact; Mormon; transportation

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Caballero (Table of Contents: 2)

Bonanza / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Ben; Little Joe; Lucy Mather; John Mather; Rudolfo Chavez [Tiburico Vasquez]
Synopsis
Escorting a neighbor girl, Ben Cartwright barely saves them from a forest fire. Escaping with them is Rudolfo Chavez, who joins a posse hunting down bank robber Tiburico Vasquez and kills two of the bandits. He later holds Lucy Mather and Little Joe for ransom. The Cartwrights run him down and wound him, upon which he confesses that he is Tiburico Vasquez.
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Keywords
Bank robber; cowboy; gunfight; Hispanic; kidnap; Mexican-American

The Lost Riches of Tayopa (Table of Contents: 3)

Bonanzas of the West / text article / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
From 1632 to 1646, gold and silver mined at Tayopa in the Sierra Madre were stored on site, rather than being exported. During a great Indian uprising the location of the cache was lost. Hopeful explorers still search for the lost wealth of Tayopa.
Keywords
American Indian; Apache; Chihuahua; educational; fact; gold; Native American; Sierra Madre; silver; treasure

Indexer Notes

Header illustration

Debt of Gold (Table of Contents: 4)

Bedrock Barnes, Prospector / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
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Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Bedrock Barnes; Apache family; saddle tramps
Synopsis
Bedrock Barnes encounters an Apache family; the father has been gratuitously shot by a pair of saddle tramps. Bedrock Barnes renders aid, finds and pummels the shooters, then turns their horses over to the family. He helped the strangers because he has a debt to the Golden Rule.
Keywords
American Indian; Apache; Golden Rule; Native American

-- And Threat of War (Table of Contents: 5)

Bonanza / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Ben Cartwright; Hoss Cartwright; Jack Swilling; Winnemucca; Rawson
Synopsis
Three miners have been killed, and the community is riled up against nearby Paiutes. Hoss and Jack Swilling capture a band of Apaches, proving that they, not the Paiutes, are responsible. Jack, the Cartwrights, and the sheriff cut off angry miners riding against the Paiutes, preventing a frontier war.
Keywords
American Indian; Apache; bear; cowboy; Native American

Wild Animals of North America Number 22: The Zebu (Table of Contents: 6)

Keys of Knowledge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Genre
non-fiction; animal
Keywords
Cattle; educational; fact; zebu

Indexer Notes

Facts about the zebu. Inside back cover.

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

Bonanza Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
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Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Hoss Cartwright (photo of Dan blocker); Adam Cartwright (photo of Pernell Roberts); Little Joe Cartwright (photo of Michael Landon); Ben Cartwright (photo of Lorne Greene)
Keywords
Cowboy; horse

Indexer Notes

Back cover black-and-white photo (on colored field) of the actors and their horses in a western mountainside scene.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Is the Cartwrights' guest the gallant caballero he seems to be or a wanted bandido?"]
    Bonanza
  2. 1. Roads and Vehicles Number 32: Mormon Hand Carts
    Keys of Knowledge
  3. 2. The Caballero
    Bonanza
  4. 3. The Lost Riches of Tayopa
    Bonanzas of the West
  5. 4. Debt of Gold
    Bedrock Barnes, Prospector
  6. 5. -- And Threat of War
    Bonanza
  7. 6. Wild Animals of North America Number 22: The Zebu
    Keys of Knowledge
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Bonanza Pin-Up
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