(September 1948)

Lev Gleason, 1948 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Lev Gleason Publications, Inc.
Brand
Lev Gleason Publications
Editing
Charles Biro; Bob Wood
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Crazy Sam Brown / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Charles Biro (signed)
Inks
Charles Biro (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Sam Brown
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Sure as Shootin' / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Claude Moore (signed)
Pencils
Claude Moore (signed)
Inks
Claude Moore (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sheriff William Breakenridge
Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Sheriff William Breakenridge; Bill Longley; Sheriff Sawyer

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Hole-in-the-Wall Gang and Its Leader 'Kid' Curry (Table of Contents: 2)

A True Wild West Story / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Kida ?
Inks
Fred Kida ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Kid Curry (outlaw); Sheriff Hazen; Butch Cassidy (outlaw(; Sundance Kid (outlaw); Sheriff Doc Sherman; Sheriff Newton
Synopsis
The Hole-in-the-Wall gang was the last of the big western mobs to travel on horseback.

Indexer Notes

Art credits suggested by the Who's Who.

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

Sure as Shootin' / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Claude Moore (signed)
Pencils
Claude Moore (signed)
Inks
Claude Moore (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
John Selman shot Wes Hardin in the back of the head!
Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
John Selman; Wes Hardin; Sheriff Bass Outlaw [sic]; Geronimo; Tom Dula
Synopsis
Some small facts about the old west.

Crazy Sam Brown (Table of Contents: 4)

A True Wild West Story / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Bare
Inks
Al Bare
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Sam Brown (killer)
Synopsis
The self-appointed "sheriff" of Carson City.

Indexer Notes

Art is identical to Al Bare's work credited by JVJ in Desperado #5 and #6, and Black Diamond Western #13. Rounded and varied brushlines. He is credited on work for Lev Gleason by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Western Wackies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Perry
Inks
Robert Perry
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Looks like Dude's horse got tired...
Genre
humor; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Humor strip.
JVJ has Perry as most probable, and the art is identical to the other gags in this feature signed by RAP. The noses are very special.

Rowdy Bob Hackett (Table of Contents: 6)

A True Wild West Story / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Bob Hackett (outlaw); John Lane (express manager); Ed Moffatt (mail clerk); Frank Thompson

Johnny Ringo (Table of Contents: 7)

A True Wild West Story / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Roy (signed)
Inks
John Belfi (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Johnny Ringo (outlaw); Ted Bruce (sheep herder); Jimmy Ringo; Tom Hawks (sheepherder); Wyatt Earp; Curly Bill
Synopsis
Johnny Ringo had the cunning and cruelty of a cornered tiger.

Indexer Notes

Signed "Roy and Belfi".

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Crazy Sam Brown
  2. 1. ["Sheriff William Breakenridge"]
    Sure as Shootin'
  3. 2. The Hole-in-the-Wall Gang and Its Leader 'Kid' Curry
    A True Wild West Story
  4. 3. ["John Selman shot Wes Hardin in the back of the head!"]
    Sure as Shootin'
  5. 4. Crazy Sam Brown
    A True Wild West Story
  6. 5. ["Looks like Dude's horse got tired..."]
    Western Wackies
  7. 6. Rowdy Bob Hackett
    A True Wild West Story
  8. 7. Johnny Ringo
    A True Wild West Story
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