(March 1950)

Fawcett, 1949 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
Virginia Provisiero

Fool's Gold Fiasco (Table of Contents)

Rocky Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photography)
Inks
? (photography)
Colors
? (photography)
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rocky Lane (photograph of Allan Lane); Black Jack (photograph of Anndy Pershing [sic])
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Photo from unknown Republic Pictures' movie.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fool's Gold Fiasco (Table of Contents: 2)

Rocky Lane / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Carlson
Inks
Ralph Carlson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rocky Lane; Black Jack (horse); Jug (rustler boss)
Synopsis
Three rustlers discover a gold on the property of the Rockin' R Ranch, and make a plan to use loco weed to scare off the owner and his cattle.

Indexer Notes

Carlson is credited on Rocky Lane by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. The very lively horses are typical Carlson, especially the outstretched frontlegs.

Rocky Lane Rounds Up the Redskins (Table of Contents: 3)

Rocky Lane; Carnation / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rocky Lane; Blackjack (his horse)
Synopsis
Rocky Lane captures six Indians single-handed after they kidnap the ranch owner's son.

Indexer Notes

Intro to strip mentions the movie "Powder River Rustlers".

The Witless Duo (Table of Contents: 4)

Gopherface / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lit-Win ?
Pencils
Lit-Win ?
Inks
Lit-Win ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier

Guilty (Table of Contents: 5)

Rocky Lane / comic story / 6.66 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Doyle
Inks
Frank Doyle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rocky Lane; Black Jack (horse); Denson (storekeeper)
Synopsis
The storekeeper has been robbed three times, and now the Sheriff sends for undercover Marshal Rocky Lane to investigate.

Indexer Notes

Frank Doyle is credited on Rocky Lane by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. His extremely unrealistic horses are not to be mistaken.

Rod Cameron (Table of Contents: 6)

Comix Cards / illustration / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Clem Weisbecker
Inks
Clem Weisbecker
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rod Cameron

Indexer Notes

Two trading cards featuring Rod Cameron.

Art resembles work credited by Vadebonceur to Weisbecker on Buck Roper in Black Diamond #47.

The Sparkling Case (Table of Contents: 7)

Slim Pickens / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier

The Evil Shadow! (Table of Contents: 8)

Rocky Lane / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Carlson
Inks
Ralph Carlson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rocky Lane; Black Jack (horse); Bill Tyler (millionaire); sheriff; Downey (foreman); Buck (crook); Roper (crook)
Synopsis
A retired millionaire is trailed by a stranger who later kidnaps his foreman.

Indexer Notes

Last 1/8 of a page is an offer for an autographed picture.

Notes on art same as for the other Carlson story.

Both for 15 Cents (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Tom Mix; Ralston / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sagebrush is Broken Up (Table of Contents: 10)

Sagebrush / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lit-Win ?
Pencils
Lit-Win ?
Inks
Lit-Win ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier

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

Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

One at a Time (Table of Contents: 12)

Brilliant Bixby / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Bill Bixby

Border Badmen (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Reed [as Walter Farmer]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
western-frontier

A Moving Story (Table of Contents: 14)

Big Bow and Little Arrow / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Stereotypical depiction of Indians.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Roping 'N' Riding with Allan "Rocky" Lane / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Allan "Rocky" Lane (signed)
Pencils
Ralph Carlson
Inks
Ralph Carlson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now that Old Man Winter...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rocky Lane; Black Jack (horse)

Indexer Notes

Letter to the readers from Rocky Lane. Mentions the movies "The Wyoming Bandit" and "Navajo Trail".

Buffalo Bullwhackers' Showdown! (Table of Contents: 16)

Rocky Lane / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Carlson
Inks
Ralph Carlson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rocky Lane; Black Jack (horse); RUSTLERS: Keno; Slim
Synopsis
A gang of rustlers intend to sell buffaloes as draught-animals to some tenderfoot settlers.

Indexer Notes

Notes on art as for the first Carlson story.

?!?!? Quiz (Table of Contents: 17)

activity / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

True or False quiz.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Prizes For You (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Fool's Gold Fiasco
    Rocky Lane
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Fool's Gold Fiasco
    Rocky Lane
  4. 3. Rocky Lane Rounds Up the Redskins
    Rocky Lane; Carnation
  5. 4. The Witless Duo
    Gopherface
  6. 5. Guilty
    Rocky Lane
  7. 6. Rod Cameron
    Comix Cards
  8. 7. The Sparkling Case
    Slim Pickens
  9. 8. The Evil Shadow!
    Rocky Lane
  10. 9. Both for 15 Cents
    Tom Mix; Ralston
  11. 10. Sagebrush is Broken Up
    Sagebrush
  12. 11. ["Hurry up, slow-poke!"]
    Dubble Bubble
  13. 12. One at a Time
    Brilliant Bixby
  14. 13. Border Badmen
  15. 14. A Moving Story
    Big Bow and Little Arrow
  16. 15. ["Now that Old Man Winter..."]
    Roping 'N' Riding with Allan "Rocky" Lane
  17. 16. Buffalo Bullwhackers' Showdown!
    Rocky Lane
  18. 17. ?!?!? Quiz
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
  20. 19. Prizes For You
    American Seed Co.
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