Red Mask #54
(September 1957)

Magazine Enterprises, 1954 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Sussex Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
ME
Editing
Raymond Krank ?

Issue Notes

Indexed from a scan from http://goldenagecomics.co.uk/.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Presto Kid / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Ayers
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
The Presto Kid; Red Mask (as part of logo)

Indexer Notes

Ayers credit per Nick Caputo, May 2014.

The Luck of Major Hanley (Table of Contents: 1)

Red Mask / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Bolle (signed)
Inks
Frank Bolle (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
western-frontier
Synopsis
A calvary officer's "bad luck" imperils the troops under him.
Reprints

The Substitute Sheriff (Table of Contents: 2)

Red Mask / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Bolle (signed)
Inks
Frank Bolle (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
western-frontier
Synopsis
When Sheriff Gage of Bullet takes a vacation, his clumsy and not particularly bright cousin Billy takes over for him.
Reprints

The Floating Renegade! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Presto Kid / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Memling
Pencils
Dick Ayers
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
Dick Ayers

Genre
western-frontier
Synopsis
To stop the vicious Marlow from inciting Indians to violence, the Presto Kid must prove his "magic" is stronger than their firepower.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Presto Kid is given a new black costume in his final appearance.

Western Dictionary (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
? (illustrations)
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Explains terms and expressions, and tells of people and items of the Old West that readers may come across in this and other western comic books. In this issue: Abilene, bunkhouse, chuckwagon, dogie, ewe, freighter, (Pat) Garrett, and (the) Hole-in-the-Wall Gang.

The Unknown Treasure! (Table of Contents: 5)

Red Mask / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Bolle (signed)
Inks
Frank Bolle (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Black Phantom
Synopsis
Red Mask and the Black Phantom battle outlaws inexplicably seeking to rob a penniless rancher.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Presto Kid
  2. 1. The Luck of Major Hanley
    Red Mask
  3. 2. The Substitute Sheriff
    Red Mask
  4. 3. The Floating Renegade!
    The Presto Kid
  5. 4. Western Dictionary
  6. 5. The Unknown Treasure!
    Red Mask
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