(September 1948)

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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
On-sale Date
1948-06-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The Parents' Magazine Press Division of The Parents' Institute, Inc.
Editing
Kenneth L. Hall

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Vol. 2, Part 2, No. 1, Periodicals, January-June 1948.

Bandits of the Badlands! (Table of Contents)

Tex Granger / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lorence Bjorklund
Inks
Lorence Bjorklund
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tex Granger
Keywords
train

Indexer Notes

Artwork identical to Bjorklund originals found on the net, especially faces, horses, hats and gunbelts.

Kit Carson (Table of Contents: 1)

Famous Fighters of the Frontier / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lorence Bjorklund
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Kit Carson
Synopsis
Pencil drawing of Kit Carson with horse riders in background. First in a series to save till you have the complete set.

Indexer Notes

Horses and face points to Bjorklund. Continues on page 26 and 27.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Charles Verral
Pencils
Lorence Bjorklund
Inks
Lorence Bjorklund
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jackknife's got no place for edjicated dudes!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tex Granger; Jeb Harker
Synopsis
How Tex Granger arrives in Jackknife as teacher sent from Harward.

Indexer Notes

Artwork identical to Bjorklund originals found on the net, especially faces, horses, hats and gunbelts.

Script credit suggested by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

The Story of Cattle Brands (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ferris Weddle (credited)
Pencils
Lorence Bjorklund
Inks
Lorence Bjorklund
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
The custom of branding as it came to America with the Spaniards.

Indexer Notes

Horses and hats are sure signs of Bjorklund.

Tex Granger vs. Bandits of the Badlands (Table of Contents: 4)

Tex Granger / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Verral
Pencils
Lorence Bjorklund
Inks
Lorence Bjorklund
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tex Granger; Faro Blake (banditleader); Clemens (journalist)
Synopsis
How Tex the teacher becomes the sheriff of Jackknife.

Indexer Notes

Artwork identical to Bjorklund originals found on the net, especially faces, horses, hats and gunbelts.

Script credit suggested by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Get on the Right Track (Table of Contents: 5)

Coach's Corner / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Irving "Moon" Mondschein (credited)
Pencils
? [as EJE.]
Inks
? [as EJE.]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
sports
Characters
Irv Mondschein (track and field star)
Synopsis
Some advices from Irv if your goal is the Olympics, New York University track and field star.

Indexer Notes

At the bottom three small ads for Hunting Knife, Saddle Ring and Radio Microphone.

Kit Carson (Table of Contents: 6)

Famous Fighters of the Frontier / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lorence Bjorklund
Inks
Lorence Bjorklund
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Kit Carson
Synopsis
A short story of the deeds of Kit Carson.

Indexer Notes

Famous Fighters of the Frontier, continued from the inside of the front cover. Plus three small ads for Record Book, Stenso Stencils and Model Planes.

Novelty Park Thrill-Spills-Chills (Table of Contents: 7)

Hector / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vic Herman
Inks
Vic Herman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Hector; Bertie
Synopsis
Hector takes his cousin Bertie to the Novelty Park to scare away his hiccups.

Indexer Notes

Vic Herman is credited to Hector by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Mail Call / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Will Johanson (signed)
Pencils
Will Johanson (signed)
Inks
Will Johanson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
New name is Great Idea
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Letters page with a small gag panel, and some small ads and offers.

The West on Wheels (Table of Contents: 9)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lorence Bjorklund
Inks
Lorence Bjorklund
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Nice drawings of twelve different western wagons by Bjorklund.

Hi Pardner (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Parents' Magazine Press, Inc. / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Talk-Sing-Play (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Bandits of the Badlands!
    Tex Granger
  2. 1. Kit Carson
    Famous Fighters of the Frontier
  3. 2. ["Jackknife's got no place for edjicated dudes!"]
    Tex Granger
  4. 3. The Story of Cattle Brands
  5. 4. Tex Granger vs. Bandits of the Badlands
    Tex Granger
  6. 5. Get on the Right Track
    Coach's Corner
  7. 6. Kit Carson
    Famous Fighters of the Frontier
  8. 7. Novelty Park Thrill-Spills-Chills
    Hector
  9. 8. ["New name is Great Idea"]
    Mail Call
  10. 9. The West on Wheels
  11. 10. Hi Pardner
    Parents' Magazine Press, Inc.
  12. 11. Talk-Sing-Play
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