(October 1951)

Fawcett, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
B. J. Heyman

[The Nightmare Empire] (Table of Contents)

Young Eagle / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Young Eagle
Reprints

The Nightmare Empire Chapter One The River of Flame (Table of Contents: 1)

Young Eagle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Peddy
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Young Eagle; Colonel Scott; Captain Price; Lieutenant Santoro; General Blaine
Synopsis
Two military supply trains have been bushwacked and the wagons stolen. South of the border, phony U.S. soldiers rob and kill. In his search of the bandits, Young Eagle is trapped in a cave, which is set on fire with burning oil.

Indexer Notes

The art here matches Peddy's credited work on Explorer Joe, especially the faces with broad mouth.

Bathing Blues (Table of Contents: 2)

Mule Ears / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Mule Ears
Synopsis
Mule and a friend are gone fishing.
Reprints

Overtime Sheriff (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Roy Jeffers (Sheriff); Newt Robie (cattleman); Clint Houghton (rustler); Blackjack Houghton (gunman)
Synopsis
The brother of a jailed rustler is out to kill the Sheriff who put him there.
Reprints

Safety Alarm (Table of Contents: 4)

Buckshot / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Bolle
Inks
Frank Bolle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Buckshot
Synopsis
Buckshot has invented a new burglar alarm.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Very probable Bolle art. He made a few western gag strips, like Pistol Pakin' Patty, and the inklines on Buckshot is very similar to his Tim Holt stories, also the hats, trousers and faces are matching.

Coming Comic Attractions (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Nightmare Empire Chapter Two Death's Horsemen (Table of Contents: 6)

Young Eagle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Peddy
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Young Eagle; Colonel Scott; Captain Price; Lieutenant Santoro; General Blaine; Spider
Synopsis
Young Eagle escapes from the burning oil in the cave and gets back to warn Captain Price of an ambush.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Notes as for chapter one.

Moment Musical (Table of Contents: 7)

Old Smokey / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Old Smokey; Higgle
Synopsis
Old Smokey has been at a concert led by Beethoven, he thinks.
Reprints

The Nightmare Empire Chapter Three Traitor's Trap (Table of Contents: 8)

Young Eagle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Peddy
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Young Eagle; Colonel Scott; Captain Price; Lieutenant Santoro; General Blaine
Synopsis
Young Eagle escapes from Blaine's army of murderers and leads the cavalry back to wipe them out.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Notes as for chapter one.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Nightmare Empire]
    Young Eagle
  2. 1. The Nightmare Empire Chapter One The River of Flame
    Young Eagle
  3. 2. Bathing Blues
    Mule Ears
  4. 3. Overtime Sheriff
  5. 4. Safety Alarm
    Buckshot
  6. 5. Coming Comic Attractions
    Lash LaRue Western
  7. 6. The Nightmare Empire Chapter Two Death's Horsemen
    Young Eagle
  8. 7. Moment Musical
    Old Smokey
  9. 8. The Nightmare Empire Chapter Three Traitor's Trap
    Young Eagle
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