(July 1949)

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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Commended Comics, Inc.
Editing
Harold Schwartz

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "Tex Granger Adventure Magazine (formerly Calling All Boys)."

Tex Granger vs. Billy the Kid (Table of Contents)

Tex Granger / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tex Granger; Billy the Kid

Buffalo Bill (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Buffalo Bill Cody
Synopsis
Brief outline of the life of Buffalo Bill Cody.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Tex Granger Meets Billy the Kid! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tex Granger; Flapjack; Billy the Kid; Cactus Joe
Synopsis
After Tex runs Billy the Kid's sidekick out of town, The Kid decides to rob the town's bank. Tex tracks the Kid down, but he escapes when Tex has to rescue a drowning man.
Keywords
bank robbery; drowning

Animals of the West (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; nature

Indexer Notes

Illustrations of puma, bighorn mountain sheep, mule deer, bison, coyote, pronghorn antelope, and grizzly bear.

Buffalo Bill (Table of Contents: 4)

Famous Fighters of the Frontier / text story / 2.4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Buffalo Bill Cody

Indexer Notes

Text article with one large illustration. Concludes on last interior page.

[Tim Holt] (Table of Contents: 5)

My Most Interesting True Experience / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tim Holt
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Tim Holt
Synopsis
RKO western star Tim Holt recounts an experience as a bombardier during the last bombing run to Japan of World War II.
Keywords
bombardier; Guam; Japan; World War II

Indexer Notes

Text article with illustration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Tex Granger / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Watch out...stranger! That horse is a runaway!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tex Granger; Ehto Morales; Conchita (mule); Slim Yancey (villain); Red Anderson (villain)
Synopsis
A Mexican, Ehto Morales, and his mule come to Jacknife and make an enemy of an abusive cowboy. The cowboy and a friend rob a bank and try to frame Morales.
Keywords
animal abuse; bank robbery; lynching; Mexican; mule

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Betty Crocker; General Mills / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Truth About the Golden West (Table of Contents: 8)

Did You Know? / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Facts about incidents in the Old West involving gold.
Keywords
gold; Gold Rush; Mormons; San Francisco; Utah

Hector Goes West! (Table of Contents: 9)

Hector / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vic Herman (signed)
Inks
Vic Herman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Hector Hipple; Smoky (dog)
Synopsis
Hector finds that the only "wild" part of the wild West is when they shoot movies.
Keywords
movie-making

Indexer Notes

Signed in last panel. Movie poster in next-to-last panel has "Tex Herman" as its star.

[Classified Ads] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

cartoon / 0.27 page (report information)

Script
? [as Schmittice] ?
Pencils
? [as Schmittice] ?
Inks
? [as Schmittice] ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sailing, sailing, over the bounding 'mane'!
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Synopsis
A cowboy sings while a fellow cowboy is bucked off a horse.

Indexer Notes

Signature is hard to read, so credit may not be accurate. Part of a page with ads and the conclusion of a text article from earlier in the issue.

Remember the Alamo! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Davy Crockett
Synopsis
Brief summary of the events leading up to the battle at the Alamo in Texas in 1836.
Keywords
Alamo; Texas

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Take Your Pick of These Wonderful Magazines (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Tex Granger vs. Billy the Kid
    Tex Granger
  2. 1. Buffalo Bill
    Famous Fighters of the Frontier
  3. 2. Tex Granger Meets Billy the Kid!
    Tex Granger
  4. 3. Animals of the West
  5. 4. Buffalo Bill
    Famous Fighters of the Frontier
  6. 5. [Tim Holt]
    My Most Interesting True Experience
  7. 6. ["Watch out...stranger! That horse is a runaway!"]
    Tex Granger
  8. 7. ["Betty Crocker Soup is souper!"]
    Betty Crocker; General Mills
  9. 8. The Truth About the Golden West
    Did You Know?
  10. 9. Hector Goes West!
    Hector
  11. 10. [Classified Ads]
  12. 11. ["Sailing, sailing, over the bounding 'mane'!"]
  13. 12. Remember the Alamo!
  14. 13. Take Your Pick of These Wonderful Magazines
    Parents' Magazine Press
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