(September 1947)

Avon, 1947 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1947-06-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Avon Comics, Inc.
Brand
An Avon Comic
Editing
Robert W. Farrell
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date is publication date in Catalog of Copyright Entries Periodicals 1946-1947, page 100


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kamen ?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints
Keywords
bondage; branding irons; fires; revolvers; torture

Indexer Notes

The possibility of Kamen pencils was suggested by Keith Chandler via the GCD Error Tracker (http://errors.comics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10175), 2015-05-20.

The Hobnailed Lion! (Table of Contents: 1)

Alabam / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Frank Frazetta ?; Joe Kubert ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Alabam (sheriff of Broken Creek); Bull Benning (villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Possibility of Frazetta inks suggested by Keith Chandler via the GCD Error Tracker (http://errors.comics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10174), 2015-05-20.

Queen of Eden! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Fighting Parson / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
John Watkins (the Fighting Parson)
Reprints

Terror Mountain (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Kida (illustration)
Inks
Fred Kida (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Amateur Night (Table of Contents: 4)

The Texas Ranger / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Fujitani
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Cal Courtland (Texas Ranger); Pill Peters (inept Texas Ranger)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Ranger's name was Clint Cortland in #1. Pencil credit per Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. via comic book plus: http://comicbookplus.com/?dlid=35887

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Boots Bradley / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Ted Dixon]
Pencils
Steve Webb
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Something new has been added to Sunburst Valley...
Characters
Boots Bradley (rootin', shootin' cactus beauty)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits per Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. via comic book plus: http://comicbookplus.com/?dlid=35887

"Ted Dixon" is presumably a pen name as he is not listed in Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Hobnailed Lion!
    Alabam
  3. 2. Queen of Eden!
    The Fighting Parson
  4. 3. Terror Mountain
  5. 4. Amateur Night
    The Texas Ranger
  6. 5. ["Something new has been added to Sunburst Valley..."]
    Boots Bradley
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