(September 1951)

Fawcett, 1949 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
Virginia Provisiero
Color
Full Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing

The Land of Missing Men! (Table of Contents)

Rocky Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rocky Lane (photograph of Allan Lane)

Hey Gang! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Mechanix Illustrated / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Land of Missing Men Chapter One Tombstone Gunplay (Table of Contents: 2)

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); Scholar (outlaw leader); Bull (outlaw); Tad Sawyer (kid)
Synopsis
A band of four outlaws fleeing from prison take refuge in the Tombstone Hills, and Rocky Lane is summoned to bring them back. On his way he gets the company of a young kid who is searching for his two missing elder brothers. The kid and Rocky are surprised by the outlaws and taken through a waterfall to a hidden valley.
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Indexer Notes

Carlson is credited on Rocky Lane by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. The very lively horses are typical Carlson.

Sooner Sorrows (Table of Contents: 3)

Gopherface / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Gopherface; Rancher
Synopsis
Gopherface is fired for clumsiness.
Reprints

Coming Comic Attractions (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Lash LaRue Western / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

Jet Fighter Planes (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Kellogg's Raisin Bran / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Ghost (Table of Contents: 6)

Dee Dickens / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Dee Dickens; Sheriff
Synopsis
Dickens meets a ghost in the hills near town, and the ghost sees a scary face.
Reprints

The Land of Missing Men Chapter Two Vengeance of Centuries (Table of Contents: 7)

Rocky Lane / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rocky Lane; Black Jack (horse); Scholar (outlaw leader); Bull (outlaw); Tad Sawyer (kid); Ray Sawyer; Dan Sawyer
Synopsis
In the hidden valley they come upon an old pyramid city, and are attacked by the Toltec inhabitants. Rocky's shooting scare them away. Rocky and the kid are then tied up and left in a cave by the outlaws, who will hunt for jewels in the Toltec temples. Rocky and the kid manage to escape and finds the kid's brothers.
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Indexer Notes

Same artist as in first chapter.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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
Howdy, pardners
Characters
Rocky Lane; Black Jack (horse)

Indexer Notes

Art notes as for the main story.

What Builds a Champion Builds You! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Three Deuces (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Reed [as Walt Farmer] (signed)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rex Canyon (U.S. Marshal); Mayor Baldwin; OUTLAWS: Spade Deuce; Diamond Deuce; Club Deuce
Synopsis
The Marshal is on the trail of three dangerous outlaws.
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Just Wait (Table of Contents: 11)

Sagebrush / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Howard Boughner
Pencils
Howard Boughner
Inks
Howard Boughner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Sagebrush; Fellers
Synopsis
Sagebrush is a waiter at the dog pound, and serves soup to mutts.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script and art credits for this feature identified by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

The Land of Missing Men Chapter Three Idol of Doom (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rocky Lane; Black Jack (horse); Scholar (outlaw leader); Bull (outlaw); Tad Sawyer (kid); Ray Sawyer; Dan Sawyer
Synopsis
Rocky manages to set free the two brother. The outlaws are captured by the Toltecs, who want to sacrifice them to a strange idol of wood and stone. Rocky finds a hollow in the back of the idol, and crawls into it and uses his voice to scare the Toltecs to set the outlaws free. They all now escape the hidden valley.
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Indexer Notes

Whole story by same artist.

Special Offer (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Rocky Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Fleer's Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Be Sure to Have Cracker Jack... (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Cracker Jack / advertisement / pages (report information)

A Big, New Book For Model Builders (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Fawcett Books / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Timber! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Royal Crown Cola / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Land of Missing Men!
    Rocky Lane
  2. 1. Hey Gang!
    Mechanix Illustrated
  3. 2. The Land of Missing Men Chapter One Tombstone Gunplay
    Rocky Lane
  4. 3. Sooner Sorrows
    Gopherface
  5. 4. Coming Comic Attractions
    Lash LaRue Western
  6. 5. Jet Fighter Planes
    Kellogg's Raisin Bran
  7. 6. The Ghost
    Dee Dickens
  8. 7. The Land of Missing Men Chapter Two Vengeance of Centuries
    Rocky Lane
  9. 8. ["Howdy, pardners"]
    Roping 'N' Riding with Allan "Rocky" Lane
  10. 9. What Builds a Champion Builds You!
    Wheaties
  11. 10. The Three Deuces
  12. 11. Just Wait
    Sagebrush
  13. 12. The Land of Missing Men Chapter Three Idol of Doom
    Rocky Lane
  14. 13. Special Offer
    Rocky Lane
  15. 14. ["Step right up, folks..."]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  16. 15. Be Sure to Have Cracker Jack...
    Cracker Jack
  17. 16. A Big, New Book For Model Builders
    Fawcett Books
  18. 17. Timber!
    Royal Crown Cola
This issue was most recently modified by:
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