(February 1952)

Fawcett, 1950 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
M. Hull
Color
Full Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing

The Spider's Web (Table of Contents)

Tex Ritter / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Pete Riss (inset); ? (photography)
Inks
Pete Riss (inset); ? (photography)
Colors
? (photography)
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tex Ritter (photograph)

Hey Kids! (Table of Contents: 1)

View-Master / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis
See these amazing color pictures come to life in 3 dimensions.

Bullet Blackout (Table of Contents: 2)

Tex Ritter / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Riss
Inks
Pete Riss
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tex Ritter; White Flash (horse); Catamount Harlan (outlaw); Sheriff Collins; Judge Frille; John Hopple (prosecutor)
Synopsis
An escaped outlaw is heading for Axmore to kill the sheriff, prosecutor and judge who sent him to jail. In pursuit, Tex is knocked on the head and loses his memory and is told by the outlaws that he too is wanted by the law.

Indexer Notes

The movement of the figures, and the small narrow eyes far apart are identical to the credited Pete Riss story in Adventures into the Unknown (American Comics Group, 1948 series) #21.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Quiz / activity / 0.34 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Riding the Range with Tex Ritter / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Riss (illustrations)
Inks
Pete Riss (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If any of you saw a pile of wood strewn all over Butternut Road, that's what comes of losing your temper.
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tex Ritter; Mike Cassi
Synopsis
When a mule loses its temper.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art like the main story.

Dear Santa I Want a Roadmaster (Table of Contents: 5)

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Santa Claus
Synopsis
The bicycle with bumpers.

The Kid Comes Back (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Reed [as Westbrook Wilson] (signed)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Dave Spangler; Bess; Pop
Synopsis
Dave gets a letter from Pop to come home and settle a rustler problem at the ranch.
Reprints

The Coward (Table of Contents: 7)

Tex Ritter / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Riss
Inks
Pete Riss
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tex Ritter; White Flash (horse); Sheriff Block; Shale Dawson (killer); Piney Mosher (killer); Johnny; Nancy Olson
Synopsis
A young kid afraid of gunplay has teamed up with two killers, and Tex wants to find out why.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art notes as for the first story.

What Sparks a Champion Sparks You! (Table of Contents: 8)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Johnny Lujack (quarterback)
Synopsis
Breakfast of Champions.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Pudgy and Muscles / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Holy Moley...
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Pudgy; Muscles
Synopsis
Muscles wants to learn Pudgy about exercising.

The Spider's Web (Table of Contents: 10)

Tex Ritter / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Riss
Inks
Pete Riss
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tex Ritter; White Flash (horse); John Duke; Doc Crull [The Spider]
Synopsis
Tex is called upon to help the sheriff round up a masked killer called The Spider.

Indexer Notes

Art notes as for the first story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Quiz / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Now You Can Get Tex Ritter Western Every Other Month, By Mail (Table of Contents: 12)

Tex Ritter Western / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Subscription advertisement for Tex Ritter Western.

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

Fleers Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Ray Thompson (signed as Ray T.)
Pencils
Ray Thompson (signed as Ray T.)
Inks
Ray Thompson (signed as Ray T.)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I want a big story about Dubble Bubble...
Characters
Pud
Synopsis
Pud and the kids are testing different bubble gums.

Cracker Jack Has a Surprise Novelty For You... (Table of Contents: 14)

Cracker jack / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
The more you eat, the more you want of Cracker Jack.

New Double Gift Idea! (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Pencils
Fred Harman (signed)
Inks
Fred Harman (signed)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Red Ryder; Little Beaver
Synopsis
The famous Red Ryder Cowboy Carbine for Christmas.

Getting an Erector is like having your own Toy Factory (Table of Contents: 16)

Erector / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Comic strip ad for the world's greatest construction toy.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Spider's Web
  2. 1. Hey Kids!
    View-Master
  3. 2. Bullet Blackout
  4. 3. ["See how many you can answer..."]
    Quiz
  5. 4. ["If any of you saw a pile of wood strewn all over Butternut Road, that's what comes of losing your temper."]
  6. 5. Dear Santa I Want a Roadmaster
    Roadmaster
  7. 6. The Kid Comes Back
  8. 7. The Coward
    Tex Ritter
  9. 8. What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
    Wheaties
  10. 9. ["Holy Moley..."]
    Pudgy and Muscles
  11. 10. The Spider's Web
    Tex Ritter
  12. 11. ["See how many you can answer..."]
    Quiz
  13. 12. Now You Can Get Tex Ritter Western Every Other Month, By Mail
    Tex Ritter Western
  14. 13. ["I want a big story about Dubble Bubble..."]
    Fleers Dubble Bubble Gum
  15. 14. Cracker Jack Has a Surprise Novelty For You...
    Cracker jack
  16. 15. New Double Gift Idea!
    Daisy Air Rifles
  17. 16. Getting an Erector is like having your own Toy Factory
    Erector
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