(July 1950)

Fawcett, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
C. V. Woods

The Frontier Phantom (Table of Contents)

Lash LaRue / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lash LaRue
Reprints

Yes, We Have No Bananas (Table of Contents: 1)

Molasses Mouth / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Molasses Mouth
Synopsis
How to spell banana without stopping.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Artwork very similar to original scan from "Jed & Ned" in Jerry Bails' Who's Who. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

The Frontier Phantom (Table of Contents: 2)

Lash LaRue / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Sgroi
Inks
Tony Sgroi
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lash LaRue; Banker Tilson; Sheriff; Deputy Hyar; Big Tim Crone (gambler); Frank (gunman); Sandy (gunman); Doctor Fred Kure; Frontier Phantom (twin brother)
Synopsis
Has Lash LaRue, the roving marshal turned outlaw? If not, who is the man in the doctor's office? The answer can be found in the nearby hills where the real Lash lies battered and unconscious in the brush. He has been drygulched and his clothes stolen.
Reprints

The Post Card (Table of Contents: 3)

Dusty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Dusty; Buster

The Gold Mine Murder (Table of Contents: 4)

Lash LaRue / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lash LaRue; Whitey (miner); Jud (miner); Bill Shotten (crooked lawyer);
Synopsis
The two miners borrow money from Lawyer Shotten to fix their mine, but the crooked lawyer intends to take over the mine by framing Jed for murdering his partner.

Indexer Notes

Compared with artwork in Ranger Comics # 41, credited to Doyle, this is identical on his incredibly awful horses. Just that is enough, but the awkward movement of people running is also identical to his art in other credited comics in GCD. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

Wounded Cowman (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Whitman Marsh (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Doc Steed had his problems, and they were not all medical by any means.
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Doc Steed; Doc Millingham; Rex Monarch; Mary Lou; Ephraim Teller
Reprints

The Fantastic Mail Robberies (Table of Contents: 6)

Lash LaRue / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Sgroi
Inks
Tony Sgroi
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mail robbers were among the worst menaces of the old West. All lawmen, including the fearless Roving Marshal Lash LaRue, were always on the look out for these dangerous outlaws.
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lash LaRue; Chief Mashal; Raige (outlaw); Cinner (outlaw); Jack Distler; Stranger

Complaints Galore! (Table of Contents: 7)

Wagonwheels / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Wagonwheels; Chuck
Reprints

Lash LaRue, star of Western Adventure Productions (Table of Contents: 8)

Lash LaRue / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lash LaRue
Synopsis
Photo of Lash with his lash, listing some of his movies.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Frontier Phantom
    Lash LaRue
  2. 1. Yes, We Have No Bananas
    Molasses Mouth
  3. 2. The Frontier Phantom
    Lash LaRue
  4. 3. The Post Card
    Dusty
  5. 4. The Gold Mine Murder
    Lash LaRue
  6. 5. Wounded Cowman
  7. 6. The Fantastic Mail Robberies
    Lash LaRue
  8. 7. Complaints Galore!
    Wagonwheels
  9. 8. Lash LaRue, star of Western Adventure Productions
    Lash LaRue
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Gary L. Watson (R.I.P.)
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
  • Steinar Ådland