(October 1948)

Fawcett, 1948 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

Introducing Monte Hale (Table of Contents)

Monte Hale / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Monte Hale; Pardner (horse)
Reprints

Build and Fly MI Models (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Mechanix Illustrated / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Contents Monte Hale (Table of Contents: 2)

Monte Hale / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Pfeufer
Inks
Carl Pfeufer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Monte Hale; Pardner (horse)

The Ghost Town (Table of Contents: 3)

Monte Hale / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Pfeufer
Inks
Carl Pfeufer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Monte Hale; Pardner (horse); Sourdough Simms (prospector); Carson (villain); Blackie (villain)
Synopsis
Monte Hale enters a ghost town and encounters ghosts able to handle six-guns and set off dynamite blasts.

Indexer Notes

The art here is identical to the Mix story in Western Hero #105 credited in the GCD to Pfeufer. Pfeufer also did work on Don Winslow Comics, and the faces and inking is similar.

Ralph Kiner (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Smart like a Fox (Table of Contents: 5)

Big Bow and Little Arrow / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Big Bow; Little Arrow; Pale Face (game warden)

Railroad Ruckus (Table of Contents: 6)

Monte Hale / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Pfeufer
Inks
Carl Pfeufer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Monte Hale; Pardner (horse); J.B Benson (railroad owner); Tom Coyle (villain)
Synopsis
Someone on the inside are wrecking and dynamiting the railroad.

Indexer Notes

Art similar to the first story.

The Man with the Purple Hand (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Adventures of Sam Spade / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Monte's Double (Table of Contents: 8)

Monte Hale / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Pfeufer
Inks
Carl Pfeufer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Monte Hale; Pardner (horse); Wichita (outlaw); Sheriff Flint Daly
Synopsis
Mistaken for a hated outlaw, Monte Hale is on the verge of being hung by a mob.

Indexer Notes

Same artist as on the other stories.

New News (Table of Contents: 9)

Cactus Brain / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Cactus Brain (cowboy)

Sling Away (Table of Contents: 10)

Li'l Buck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Zere ?
Inks
Al Zere ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Li'l Buck
Synopsis
Li'l Buck wants to buy garters for a sling shot

The Raiders (Table of Contents: 11)

A Son of the Chief Story / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Kraus (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Gray Eagle (Otapi Chief); Gray Hawk (son of chief); Little Fox

Makes His Point (Table of Contents: 12)

Li'l Buck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Zere ?
Inks
Al Zere ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Li'l Buck
Synopsis
To play a harp makes you a harpoonist.

Informed (Table of Contents: 13)

Cactus Brain / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Cactus Brain (cowboy)

Right Makes Might (Table of Contents: 14)

Whitey Whiskers and Daniel Boone Jr. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Whitey Whiskers; Daniel Boone Jr.; Gruffy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Quiz! / activity / 0.66 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
See how many you can answer...

Comix Cards (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Trail-Blazers Showdown (Table of Contents: 17)

Monte Hale / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Pfeufer
Inks
Carl Pfeufer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Monte Hale; Pardner (horse); Mrs. Brown; bart Denton (landgrabber);
Synopsis
Landgrabbers are trying to drive the new settlers off their new land.

Indexer Notes

Same artist as on the other stories.

Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Old Sweet Songs... (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Kodak Film / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Stan Musial (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Winthrop Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Introducing Monte Hale
    Monte Hale
  2. 1. Build and Fly MI Models
    Mechanix Illustrated
  3. 2. Contents Monte Hale
    Monte Hale
  4. 3. The Ghost Town
    Monte Hale
  5. 4. Ralph Kiner
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Smart like a Fox
    Big Bow and Little Arrow
  7. 6. Railroad Ruckus
    Monte Hale
  8. 7. The Man with the Purple Hand
    Adventures of Sam Spade
  9. 8. Monte's Double
    Monte Hale
  10. 9. New News
    Cactus Brain
  11. 10. Sling Away
    Li'l Buck
  12. 11. The Raiders
    A Son of the Chief Story
  13. 12. Makes His Point
    Li'l Buck
  14. 13. Informed
    Cactus Brain
  15. 14. Right Makes Might
    Whitey Whiskers and Daniel Boone Jr.
  16. 15. ["See how many you can answer..."]
    Quiz!
  17. 16. Comix Cards
  18. 17. Trail-Blazers Showdown
    Monte Hale
  19. 18. Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear
    Tootsie Roll
  20. 19. Old Sweet Songs...
    Kodak Film
  21. 20. Stan Musial
    Winthrop Shoes
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