(March 1951)

Fawcett, 1948 Series
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Volume
10
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
B.J. Heyman
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

Monte Meets the Minstrel Man (Table of Contents)

Monte Hale / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Monte Hale

Shoot Safe Buddy! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Verse of Death (Table of Contents: 2)

Monte Hale / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Edmond Good
Inks
Edmond Good
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Monte Hale; Pardner (horse); Minstrel Man; Sheriff; Clem Claiborne (outlaw); Ben Claiborne (outlaw)
Synopsis
Monte has to find out the last verse of a song to locate a band of killers.

Indexer Notes

Edmond Good is best spotted by his quite rounded faces with very visible eyes and lively layout with much movement.

Captive's Return (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Gray Hawk; Bad Crow; Red Snake; Colonel Forsby

Make a Treasure Chest (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Scotch Cellophane Tape / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

"See how many you can answer correctly" (Table of Contents: 5)

Quiz / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Fake Brand (Table of Contents: 6)

Gabby Hayes / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Gabby Hayes; Corker (horse); Bigger Oaff (rustler); Fred (cowboy)
Synopsis
Gabby traces cattle rustlers to the ranch of Bigger Oaff.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is Pfeufer's work with a little comic style, but his gunsmoke with hole in the middle and WHAM! action is evident.

Rounded up in Glory (Table of Contents: 7)

Monte Hale's Cowboy Songs / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Edmond Good
Inks
Edmond Good
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Monte Hale

Indexer Notes

Rounded face with bright eyes are all Edmond Good.

When It Comes To Blowing Bubbles... (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Fleer's Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Big Talk! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Old Slick

Monte Hale Battles the Human Fort! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Edmond Good
Inks
Edmond Good
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Monte Hale; Pardner (horse); Ned Pounder [The Human Fort] (outlaw); Sheriff
Synopsis
Monte uses a swarm of bees to overcome an ironclad outlaw.

Indexer Notes

Notes as for the first story.
Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Talented Twosome (Table of Contents: 11)

Moar and Les / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Moar; Les

The Boy Editor of Faro City (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Max Elkan ?
Inks
Max Elkan ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Monte Hale; Pardner (horse); Jimmy Morgan; Hank Morgan (editor); Crooked Gambler
Synopsis
Freedom of the press in a town run by gamblers.
Reprints
  • Uncertain art, but some faces a bit similar to Elkan's work on "Stormy Foster" in Hit Comics #20. He is credited on Monte Hale by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Prankish Pat / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, oh, hyar comes Jasper Busybody!
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Prankish Pat; Jasper Busybody

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Quiz / activity / 0.33 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
See how many you can answer correctly.

For the First Time in a Comic Magazine! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Mipps, Pipps and Twaddle / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are yuh sure no one will find me up here, Pipps?
Genre
humor
Characters
Mipps; Pipps; Twaddle

Monte Hale Tackles the Rodeo Terror! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Edmond Good
Inks
Edmond Good
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Monte Hale; Pardner (horse); Dude Baker (crooked rodeo owner); Champ Morgan; Jigger Davis (rodeo clown)
Synopsis
Baker and Morgan had two black horses and a trick chute. They always switched them so Morgan rode the easy one, and the local rider the killer. That way Baker always cleaned up on bets.

Indexer Notes

Notes as for the first story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Whole back cover missing from scan.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Monte Meets the Minstrel Man
    Monte Hale
  2. 1. Shoot Safe Buddy!
  3. 2. The Verse of Death
    Monte Hale
  4. 3. Captive's Return
    A Gray Hawk Story
  5. 4. Make a Treasure Chest
    Scotch Cellophane Tape
  6. 5. "See how many you can answer correctly"
    Quiz
  7. 6. The Fake Brand
    Gabby Hayes
  8. 7. Rounded up in Glory
    Monte Hale's Cowboy Songs
  9. 8. When It Comes To Blowing Bubbles...
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  10. 9. Big Talk!
    Old Slick
  11. 10. Monte Hale Battles the Human Fort!
    Monte Hale
  12. 11. Talented Twosome
    Moar and Les
  13. 12. The Boy Editor of Faro City
    Monte Hale
  14. 13. ["Oh, oh, hyar comes Jasper Busybody!"]
    Prankish Pat
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Quiz
  16. 15. For the First Time in a Comic Magazine!
    Captain Video
  17. 16. ["Are yuh sure no one will find me up here, Pipps?"]
    Mipps, Pipps and Twaddle
  18. 17. Monte Hale Tackles the Rodeo Terror!
    Monte Hale
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
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