(September 1957)

Farrell, 1957 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Steinway Pub. Inc.
Brand:
AB America's Best
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Entire contents copyrighted 1957.


Apache Attack! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Battefield
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

How to Gain up to 50 lbs of Mighty Muscles! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Apache Attack! (Table of Contents: 2)

Swift Arrow / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Battefield
Inks:
Iger Shop
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Swift Arrow; Crooked Antler; Red Eagle; Colonel Moresby
Synopsis:
Swift Arrow warns the fort of Red Eagle's attack.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title: "War Whoop!"

A Date With Effie (Table of Contents: 3)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Stan works as a hospital volunteer

Indexer Notes

This sequence falls between pages 1 and 2 of sequence 1. This PSA also appears in Strange Journey (Steinway, 1957 series) #1 September 1957. This is possible evidence of business ties between Steinway and DC.

12 Real Dolls (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

100 Toy Soldiers $1.25 (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
ad for Modern Toys' toy soldiers

Indexer Notes

lower half of page between pages 4 and 5 of sequence 1.

The Sheriff's Return! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Edvard Moritz ?
Inks:
Iger Shop
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Debbie Dexter; Joe Dexter; Noonan; Louie; Sheriff Dexter's ghost
Synopsis:
Joe Dexter surprises his wife Debbie by taking her to camp in the ghost town of Salt Flats. Leaving Debbie in their camper to wander around, Joe goes exploring. The ghost of his grandfather, Sheriff Dexter, appears and warns Joe to leave. Joe passes it off as a hallucination.
Two armed bank robbers, Louie and Noonan, arrive in Salt Flats. They tell the Dexters to stay in the trailer and lock them in. The ghost of Sheriff Dexter shows up and tells the gangsters to leave. When they try to fire at the ghost, it fires back. In the morning, the unconscious gangsters are found by police.

Take My Word For It... (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

First page is between pages 1 and 2 of sequence 6 and second page is between pages 1 and 2 of sequence 9

Mystery! Magic! Science! Fun! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Triple Twist! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jim Hager; Mrs. Hager; Sheriff Dan Caldwell; Bill Benson; Judge Peabody; Howard Webb; Hank Benson; Prudence Lawlor; Marshal Petrie
Synopsis:
Identical twins use their resemblance to commit crimes but are foiled by a blind woman.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title: "Blameless Killer."

Amazing Precision Miniature Camera! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Automatic Tripod Firing Machine Gun (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

A Tribe Betrayed! (Table of Contents: 12)

Lone Eagle / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Silent Hills; Lone Eagle; Red Antelope
Synopsis:
Silent Hills betrays his people by arming them with blank ammunition in their attack on the white men.

Start to Play Real Music on the Harmonica in 15 Minutes Flat! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Skinny? (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Everything You Need to Enjoy Stamp Collecting! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Given! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Apache Attack!
  2. 1. How to Gain up to 50 lbs of Mighty Muscles!
  3. 2. Apache Attack!
    Swift Arrow
  4. 3. A Date With Effie
  5. 4. 12 Real Dolls
  6. 5. 100 Toy Soldiers $1.25
  7. 6. The Sheriff's Return!
  8. 7. Take My Word For It...
  9. 8. Mystery! Magic! Science! Fun!
  10. 9. Triple Twist!
  11. 10. Amazing Precision Miniature Camera!
  12. 11. Automatic Tripod Firing Machine Gun
  13. 12. A Tribe Betrayed!
    Lone Eagle
  14. 13. Start to Play Real Music on the Harmonica in 15 Minutes Flat!
  15. 14. Skinny?
  16. 15. Everything You Need to Enjoy Stamp Collecting!
  17. 16. Given!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Kevin Olson
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Gene Reed
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Tony R. Rose