([April 1980] ?)

K. G. Murray, 1972 Series
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Price
0.90 AUD
Pages
100
On-sale Date
1980-04 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Murray Publishers Pty Ltd
Brand
Murray Comics
Editing
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? [as SA ?] (signed) (painted)
Inks
? [as SA ?] (signed) (painted)
Colors
? [as SA ?] (signed) (painted)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ways of the mighty west
Genre
western-frontier

Stockade Intrigue (Table of Contents: 1)

Frontier Scout Dan'l Boone [Daniel Boone] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Dick Giordano ?
Inks
Dick Giordano
Letters
Jon D'Agostino
Editing
Al Fago (original executive editor)

Job Number
[S-492]
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Daniel Boone; lieutenant; colonel; indians
Synopsis
During the French–Indian war in 1759, Daniel Boone prevents the murder of an Indian and finds himself a prisoner of the British as a traitor. As an ally of the Indians, he discovers information about an impending attack.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Bounty Hunter / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil (credited as Sergius O'Shaughnessy)
Pencils
Sanho Kim (credited)
Inks
Sanho Kim (credited)
Letters
Sanho Kim
Editing
Sal Gentile (credited, original editor)

Job Number
[C-101]
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Shawn O'Meara; Hugh Laffrty; Reg Smythe; Harry Pound
Synopsis
Shawn arrives in St. Louis and finds himself in the middle of an English/Irish dispute, followed by a murder.
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Silvertip Killer (Table of Contents: 3)

Black Fury / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Vince Alascia
Letters
?
Editing
Pat Masulli (original editor)

Job Number
A-4845
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Black Furty; Silvertip bear; Vince Wollman
Synopsis
A mare strays too close to a bear's cave and Black Fury must defend her against the Silvertip, but Black Fury is willing to defend the bear when humans arrive to kill it.
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Horse Thief (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio (as Mastroserio) (signed)
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio (as Mastroserio) (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
Pat Masulli (original executive editor)

Job Number
A-4905
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Ben Dolan; Hobie Carr
Synopsis
When Hobie Carr steals Ranger Ben Dolan's horse, Ben is determined to bring him in.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Jesse James / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
Ken Battefield
Letters
?
Editing
Charles Santangelo (original editor); Charles J. Levy

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The James Gang's lightning raid on the Corydon Bank left the townspeople infuriated.
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Jesse James [as Cal Brown]; posse
Synopsis
After robbing Billson's Bank, Jesse James claims to be Cal Brown and rides anonymously with the posse looking for his gang.
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Episode VI: The Fugitive (Table of Contents: 6)

Vandalia West / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
George Dollart
Pencils
Edmundo Marculeta (signed as Marculeta)
Inks
Edmundo Marculeta (signed as Marculeta)
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor

Job Number
VI
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Vandalia West; Shep; Farrell; Cubine; Rufus Buck; McCoy; pa; Sam
Synopsis
Vandalia is in a prison for playing poker in Tacoma. On the day of her release, other prisoners violently break out of the jail. Vandalia decides to pursue them and ultimately only one is left alive--a man whose mad dreams of subterranean monsters lead him to violent murder.
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Indexer Notes

Vandalia West was printed in varous issues of Chile's Far West [Zig-Zag/Quimantú/Gabriela Mistral] from issue 155 onwards. Episodes were generally split across two issues.

Death Was Waiting (Table of Contents: 7)

Texas Rangers in Action / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas [as Nicholas] (signed)
Inks
Vince Alascia (as Alascia) (signed)
Letters
typeset
Editing
Pat Masulli (original editor)

Job Number
A-5136
Genre
western-frontier; detective-mystery
Characters
Coake Fuller; Rico Ramon; Captain Seth Lucas; nurse
Synopsis
A Comanchero woman predicts Rico Ramon will kill Ranger Coake Fuller. When he survives being shot by Ramon, Captain Lucus commands him to go back and capture the outlaw.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Geronimo Jones / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Tony Tallarico
Pencils
José Delbo
Inks
Tony Tallarico
Letters
?
Editing
Sal Gentile (original editor)

Job Number
[D-2932]
First Line of Dialogue or Text
...I had ridden through the newly opened western territory many a time...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Geronimo Jones; Sara
Synopsis
Geronimo returns to Virginia and a small sea port village, which is deserted. He finds one young woman who tells him the entire town has been raided and taken into slavery by pirates.
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Indexer Notes

This story is told in four parts (Part I; Part II The Story; Part III; Part IV).

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

Annie Oakley / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Orlando ?
Inks
Joe Orlando ?
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Darn it, Frank. I knew we were on the wrong road!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Annie Oakley; Frank Butler; Bull Black;
Synopsis
Annie and Frank arrive in Dry Gulch just as Bull Black's gang is about to raid the bank. Her precise shooting of a lock frees the townsfolk to reclaim their town from the gang.
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Lady in Distress! (Table of Contents: 10)

Billy the Kid / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
José Delbo
Inks
José Delbo
Letters
?
Editing
George Wildman (original editor)

Job Number
[D-4004]
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
William Bonney; Ross Louden; Betty Hines; Dave King; Kip Faro; Roy Roberts; Josh Eggers; Walter Hines; Margarita Hines
Synopsis
Bonney protects Betty Hines from powerful men trying to drive her off her ranch. He soon discovers she has claimed the only water in the valley and is looking for trouble.
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Ways of the mighty west"]
  2. 1. Stockade Intrigue
    Frontier Scout Dan'l Boone [Daniel Boone]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bounty Hunter
  4. 3. Silvertip Killer
    Black Fury
  5. 4. Horse Thief
  6. 5. ["The James Gang's lightning raid on the Corydon Bank left the townspeople infuriated."]
    Jesse James
  7. 6. Episode VI: The Fugitive
    Vandalia West
  8. 7. Death Was Waiting
    Texas Rangers in Action
  9. 8. ["...I had ridden through the newly opened western territory many a time..."]
    Geronimo Jones
  10. 9. ["Darn it, Frank. I knew we were on the wrong road!"]
    Annie Oakley
  11. 10. Lady in Distress!
    Billy the Kid
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