(December 1948)

Fawcett, 1948 Series
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Volume
6
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
Roy Ald; Will Lieberson
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

On Adventure's Trail! (Table of Contents)

Monte Hale / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Captain Marvel Wrist Watch (Table of Contents: 1)

Capt. Marvel Watch Division / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Captain Marvel

In This Issue Monte Hale... (Table of Contents: 2)

Monte Hale / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Pfeufer
Inks
Carl Pfeufer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Monte Hale

Guns against the Law (Table of Contents: 3)

Monte Hale / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Monte Hale; Pardner (horse); Clark (stage driver); Spade (outlaw)
Synopsis
Monte hits his head while chasing outlaws and ends up with amnesia. He joins the gang he was pursuing but later gets his memory back and gives himself up to the sheriff.

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.

Comix Cards (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Ozzie; Babs
Synopsis
Comix cards appear every month in Monte Hale and Ozzie & Babs Comics

Matty Bell (Table of Contents: 5)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Matty Bell (football coach)
Synopsis
Wheaties, breakfast of champions with milk and fruit.

Too Much (Table of Contents: 6)

Old Slick / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Big Brad; Old Slick

Fun-Loving Gal (Table of Contents: 7)

Bronko Betsy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children; western-frontier
Characters
Emily; Bronko Betsy

Bag of Magic Tricks (Table of Contents: 8)

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Captain Tootsie
Synopsis
Get Captain Tootsie's mystifying, baffling "Bag of Magic Tricks" for 25 cents.

Gambling Girl! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Monte Hale; Pardner (horse); Jinny Sears (gambling hall hostess); Belle Bayley (crooked gambling hall owner)
Synopsis
Monte saves a girl from a rattlesnake.

Indexer Notes

Notes on the first story apply to this one too.

Sam Takes Himself for a Ride (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Don Komisarow
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Sam Spade; Blackie; Effie Perine

Indexer Notes

One page comic strip advertising.

Forest Trail (Table of Contents: 11)

A Gray Hawk Adventure / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Kraus (signed)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Gray Hawk (son of the Otapi chief)

Song of Montana (Table of Contents: 12)

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); Professor Peabody;
Synopsis
The professor looks like the twin of J.C. Newton, head of the Farmers and Ranchers Bank, and a band of outlaws tries to kidnap him.

Indexer Notes

Same artist as on the other stories, and notes on the first story goes here too.

At Your Favorite retail Store (Table of Contents: 13)

Roy Rogers Quality Merchandise / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Roy Rogers
Synopsis
Roy Rogers belts, shirts, blue jeans, cowboy boots and much more.

It's Fun To Play Cook With "Little Dib" Appliance Toys (Table of Contents: 14)

Northwestern Products Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Popeye
Synopsis
Toys, musical pipe and games by mail order.

Dead Giveaway (Table of Contents: 15)

Bronko Betsy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children; western-frontier
Characters
Bronko Betsy; Tex

Washed Up (Table of Contents: 16)

Old Slick / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Old Slick; Pete

The Miracle Herb Cure (Table of Contents: 17)

Big Bow and Little Arrow / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Big Bow; Little Arrow; Colonel Garker

Girls! Boys! Start Collecting These President Portraits Today! (Table of Contents: 18)

Kellogg Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
George Washington; Thomas Jefferson
Synopsis
One president in every package of Kellogg's Shredded Wheat.

Cattle Drive! (Table of Contents: 19)

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); Grayson (outlaw)
Synopsis
Monte wonders why a group of ranchers are determined to drive their cattle over the high and treacherous Brazos Pass.

Indexer Notes

Art similar to the first story, and notes on that goes for this one too.

Given Premiums Given (Table of Contents: 20)

Wilson Chem. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis
Sell Cloverine Brand Salve and get premiums.

Boys! Look At All The Spectacular Buzz-With-Action Models... (Table of Contents: 21)

Gilbert Hall of Science / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Superman
Synopsis
Build action models with Erector steel girders..

Strike or Spare...It's a Snap! (Table of Contents: 22)

Kodak Film / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
?

Want a Daisy for Christmas? (Table of Contents: 23)

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Variuos ?
Inks
Variuos ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Red Ryder; Little Beaver; Captain Marvel; Robotman; Da Vinci; 2-Gun Percy; Rudolph Diesel; Boy Commandos; Ibis
Synopsis
Daisy Air Rifles Catalog.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. On Adventure's Trail!
    Monte Hale
  2. 1. Captain Marvel Wrist Watch
    Capt. Marvel Watch Division
  3. 2. In This Issue Monte Hale...
    Monte Hale
  4. 3. Guns against the Law
    Monte Hale
  5. 4. Comix Cards
  6. 5. Matty Bell
    Wheaties
  7. 6. Too Much
    Old Slick
  8. 7. Fun-Loving Gal
    Bronko Betsy
  9. 8. Bag of Magic Tricks
    Captain Tootsie
  10. 9. Gambling Girl!
    Monte Hale
  11. 10. Sam Takes Himself for a Ride
    Adventures of Sam Spade
  12. 11. Forest Trail
    A Gray Hawk Adventure
  13. 12. Song of Montana
    Monte Hale
  14. 13. At Your Favorite retail Store
    Roy Rogers Quality Merchandise
  15. 14. It's Fun To Play Cook With "Little Dib" Appliance Toys
    Northwestern Products Co.
  16. 15. Dead Giveaway
    Bronko Betsy
  17. 16. Washed Up
    Old Slick
  18. 17. The Miracle Herb Cure
    Big Bow and Little Arrow
  19. 18. Girls! Boys! Start Collecting These President Portraits Today!
    Kellogg Co.
  20. 19. Cattle Drive!
    Monte Hale
  21. 20. Given Premiums Given
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  22. 21. Boys! Look At All The Spectacular Buzz-With-Action Models...
    Gilbert Hall of Science
  23. 22. Strike or Spare...It's a Snap!
    Kodak Film
  24. 23. Want a Daisy for Christmas?
    Daisy Air Rifles
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