(May 1949)

Lev Gleason, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Lev Gleason Publications, Inc.
Brand
Lev Gleason Publications
Editing
Charles Biro; Bob Wood

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Diamond / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier

Scoop! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Illinois Merchandise Mart. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Black Diamond / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
William Overgard (signed)
Inks
William Overgard (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stop Redban!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Black Diamond; Redban's Raiders

Fire Your Own V-2 Model Rocket (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Empire Merchandising Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Claude Moore
Pencils
Claude Moore
Inks
Claude Moore
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
John Ringos walked into a saloon...
Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier

Jack Williams (Table of Contents: 5)

A True Wild West Story / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

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

Straight as an Arrow / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Claude Moore [as C. H. Moore] (signed)
Pencils
Claude Moore [as C. H. Moore] (signed)
Inks
Claude Moore [as C. H. Moore] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The original League of Nations...
Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
About the Iroquois Indians, sign language, round boats and combined tomahawks.

West Jests (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

JVJ has Perry as most probable, and the art is identical to the other gags in this issue, western Whackies signed by RAP.

Bob Grady (Table of Contents: 8)

A True Wild West Story / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

Stamps (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

Laff These Off (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Gladiolus (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Michigan Bulb Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Blazing Houses and Poisoned Cattle... (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

JVJ has Al Bare as most probable artist. He is credited on Lev Gleason by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Claude Moore
Pencils
Claude Moore
Inks
Claude Moore
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Roy Bean used to place...
Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Western Whackies / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Perry [as RAP] (signed)
Inks
Robert Perry [as RAP] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How'll ya have your eggs, Jeb?
Genre
humor; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

JVJ has Perry as most probable, and the signing should indicate it too. He worked for Lev Gleason at the end of the 1940's.

Desperadoes in Disguise (Table of Contents: 15)

A True Wild West Story / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Moore
Inks
Ed Moore
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Straight as an Arrow / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Claude Moore [as C. H. Moore] (signed)
Pencils
Claude Moore [as C. H. Moore] (signed)
Inks
Claude Moore [as C. H. Moore] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Smoking and tobacco...
Genre
western-frontier
Synopsis
Smoking and tobacco, underground temples, Natchez Indians and some other short facts.

Color-Keyed Piano (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

The Harbert Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Take Pictures Day or Night (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Martins-David Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Amazing New Toy Gun (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Specialties MFG. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Beauty Trix Wallet (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Scope Sales Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Diamond
  2. 1. Scoop!
    Illinois Merchandise Mart.
  3. 2. ["Stop Redban!"]
    Black Diamond
  4. 3. Fire Your Own V-2 Model Rocket
    Empire Merchandising Co.
  5. 4. ["John Ringos walked into a saloon..."]
    Sure as Shootin'
  6. 5. Jack Williams
    A True Wild West Story
  7. 6. ["The original League of Nations..."]
    Straight as an Arrow
  8. 7. West Jests
  9. 8. Bob Grady
    A True Wild West Story
  10. 9. Stamps
  11. 10. Laff These Off
  12. 11. Gladiolus
    Michigan Bulb Co.
  13. 12. Blazing Houses and Poisoned Cattle...
  14. 13. ["Roy Bean used to place..."]
    Sure as Shootin'
  15. 14. ["How'll ya have your eggs, Jeb?"]
    Western Whackies
  16. 15. Desperadoes in Disguise
    A True Wild West Story
  17. 16. ["Smoking and tobacco..."]
    Straight as an Arrow
  18. 17. Color-Keyed Piano
    The Harbert Co.
  19. 18. Take Pictures Day or Night
    Martins-David Co.
  20. 19. Amazing New Toy Gun
    Specialties MFG. Co.
  21. 20. Beauty Trix Wallet
    Scope Sales Co.
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