(August 1949)

Lev Gleason, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1949
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Authorized A. C. M. P. Conforms to the Comics Code
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Lev Gleason Publications Inc.
Brand
Lev Gleason Publications
Editing
Bob Wood

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Diamond / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Biro
Inks
Charles Biro
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Fire Your Own V-2 Model Rocket (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Faro Kid (Table of Contents: 2)

Black Diamond / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Black Diamond [Bob Vale]; Bumper; Faro Kid

Horse Has Been Named (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Given Premiums or Cash... (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Company Cloverine Brand Salve / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

"The only bull fight in the United States..." (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Pedro Busamente; Lucy Rider; John F. Duthie
Synopsis
About bullfight in the United States and a Mexican horsethief.
Keywords
bullfighting

Pay Less-Get the Best! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Fibre Seat Covers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Who Says Kids Don't Know... (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Scoop! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Western Wackies / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the last game...
Genre
humor; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Centerspread. Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. has Perry as most probable, and the art is similar to one signed page in #11. Perry is credited to work for Lev Gleason by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Rubber Masks (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Rubber-for-Molds Masks / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mike Carrel vs. James Trumbull and Sylvester Cain (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
U.S. Marshal Mike Carrel; James Trumbull; Sylvester Cain

2 Sensational Baseball Offers!! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Mark Steele / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Koala Bear (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Stamp Page / advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

Get This Big 10 Unit Super Stamp Outfit (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Metro Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Frontier Weapons (Table of Contents: 15)

Black Diamond's Page of Western Lore / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
William Overgard
Inks
William Overgard
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Black Diamond

The Widow of Angel's Gulch (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Keywords
Angel's Gulch

Fighting Sheriff Jack Queen (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier

Amazing 16 mm Home Movie Projector Bargain! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

16mm Movie Projector / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Talk-Sing-Play (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Seyco Mike Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Lose Weight... (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Spot Reducer / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Greatest Value Ever Offered to Comic Readers! (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Diamond
  2. 1. Fire Your Own V-2 Model Rocket
    Empire Merchandising Co.
  3. 2. The Faro Kid
    Black Diamond
  4. 3. Horse Has Been Named
  5. 4. Given Premiums or Cash...
    Wilson Chemical Company Cloverine Brand Salve
  6. 5. "The only bull fight in the United States..."
    Sure as Shootin'
  7. 6. Pay Less-Get the Best!
    Fibre Seat Covers
  8. 7. Who Says Kids Don't Know...
  9. 8. Scoop!
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  10. 9. ["This is the last game..."]
    Western Wackies
  11. 10. Rubber Masks
    Rubber-for-Molds Masks
  12. 11. Mike Carrel vs. James Trumbull and Sylvester Cain
  13. 12. 2 Sensational Baseball Offers!!
    Mark Steele
  14. 13. The Koala Bear
    Stamp Page
  15. 14. Get This Big 10 Unit Super Stamp Outfit
    Metro Publications
  16. 15. Frontier Weapons
    Black Diamond's Page of Western Lore
  17. 16. The Widow of Angel's Gulch
  18. 17. Fighting Sheriff Jack Queen
  19. 18. Amazing 16 mm Home Movie Projector Bargain!
    16mm Movie Projector
  20. 19. Talk-Sing-Play
    Seyco Mike Inc.
  21. 20. Lose Weight...
    Spot Reducer
  22. 21. Greatest Value Ever Offered to Comic Readers!
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jim Van Dore