(August 1953)

Fawcett, 1949 Series
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Volume
8
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Lash LaRue / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lash LaRue

Ambush (Table of Contents: 1)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Reed [as Walter Farmer] (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Hezekiah Green (nester); Zack Purdy (postmaster); Red Whiskers; Clem Good
Synopsis
A fight in the post office between a nester and a cowboy.

Indexer Notes

Inside front and back cover.

The Carnival of Death (Table of Contents: 2)

Lash LaRue / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Campbell
Inks
Stan Campbell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lash LaRue; Red Devlin (outlaw); Croyden (outlaw); Kutch (outlaw); Sheriff; Laydon (outlaw boss); Deputy
Synopsis
During a carnival, an outlaw masquerading as a brown bear tries to get his two imprisoned gang members out of jail, but the sheriff refuses to give him the keys. So he takes the sheriff with him and leaves a note for Lash LaRue, telling him to set the prisoners free or the sheriff will be killed.

Aw, Sit Down! (Table of Contents: 3)

Molasses Mouth / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Molasses Mouth; Son
Synopsis
To tell a mushroom from a toadstool, Molasses checks the toadstools to see if they are shiny on top from the toads sitting on them.

The Mousy Type! (Table of Contents: 4)

Big Bow and Little Arrow / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Big Bow; Little Arrow
Synopsis
To tell a Hippopotamus from a Hippopota-mouse.

The Stagecoach Riddle (Table of Contents: 5)

Lash LaRue / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Campbell
Inks
Stan Campbell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lash LaRue; Driver; Bob Digsby (salesman); Harlen (crook); Clerk
Synopsis
A pack of money is found in a Laredo-bound stagecoach. Everyone questioned claims that the money is his, then suddenly denies it. It is counterfeit money.

Indexer Notes

Last panel an ad Funny Animals Comics.

In Training! (Table of Contents: 6)

Wagonwheels / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Wagonwheels
Synopsis
Wagonwheels is training the fish to eat off a hook.

Indexer Notes

The art on Wagonwheels varies in these issues, but this one is very similar to original Boughner scan from "Jed & Ned" in Jerry Bails' Who's Who. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

A Wholesome Fellow! (Table of Contents: 7)

Trader Tom / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Trader Tom; Blakely

Indexer Notes

This filler seems a little different from the original Boughner scan from "Jed and Ned," but both have such simple style that it could be the same artist. Art ID by Steinar Ådland January 2011.

Back Home on the Farm (Table of Contents: 8)

Dusty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Dusty; Charlie
Synopsis
Dusty brags about his farm.

No Cost (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Mrs. Ruth Long / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Lash LaRue
  2. 1. Ambush
  3. 2. The Carnival of Death
    Lash LaRue
  4. 3. Aw, Sit Down!
    Molasses Mouth
  5. 4. The Mousy Type!
    Big Bow and Little Arrow
  6. 5. The Stagecoach Riddle
    Lash LaRue
  7. 6. In Training!
    Wagonwheels
  8. 7. A Wholesome Fellow!
    Trader Tom
  9. 8. Back Home on the Farm
    Dusty
  10. 9. No Cost
    Mrs. Ruth Long
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Steinar Ådland
  • Tony R. Rose
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