Bonanza #29
(August 1968)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1968-05-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Dell/Western Eight-Digit Code
10036-808
Editing
?

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1968 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
This issue has variants:

The Cartwrights Befriend a Caballero Who Leads Them on a Bandido Hunt -- For Himself! (Table of Contents)

Bonanza / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Colors
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

The Caballero (Table of Contents: 1)

Bonanza / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Gill
Inks
Tom Gill
Colors
?
Letters
?

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.
Reprints
Keywords
Bank robber; cowboy; gunfight; Hispanic; kidnap; Mexican-American

Trapped in Goblin Gulch (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Gill
Inks
Tom Gill
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Bedrock Barnes; bank robber; Sheriff Barnes
Synopsis
Bedrock Barnes attempts to aid a man crazed from thirst in the desert. The stranger repeatedly shoots at Bedrock, who finally knocks him down with a thrown rock, ties him, and gives him water from a canteen. When the sheriff arrives Bedrock learns that the stranger is a dangerous wanted bank robber.
Reprints
Keywords
Bank robber; burro; desert

Vanished Bonanza (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
O'Bannion; McLeod; Breyfogle
Synopsis
Three men attempt to cross Death Valley on foot. Indians kill two, but Breyfogle stumbles on, barely getting across with his life. On the way he discovers a rich vein of gold ore, but is never able to locate it again.
Reprints
Keywords
California; Death Valley; gold; prospector

Crossfire (Table of Contents: 4)

Bonanza / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Tom Gill
Inks
Tom Gill
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Newman script per biblio in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol. 31, No. 5, May 2020.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Cartwrights Befriend a Caballero Who Leads Them on a Bandido Hunt -- For Himself!
    Bonanza
  2. 1. The Caballero
    Bonanza
  3. 2. Trapped in Goblin Gulch
    Bedrock Barnes, Prospector
  4. 3. Vanished Bonanza
  5. 4. Crossfire
    Bonanza
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