(July-August 1950)

Lev Gleason, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Lev Gleason Publications, Inc.
Brand
Lev Gleason Publications
Editing
Charles Biro; Bob Wood
Color
full color
Dimensions
Standard silver age U.S.
Paper Stock
newspring
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Diamond / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Outstanding bargains (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Charles McManus / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Meets Billy the Kid in Lincoln County War! (Table of Contents: 2)

Black Diamond / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Black Diamond; Billy the Kid; Bumper; Sheriff Marion Turner; O'Fallaher
Synopsis
Black Diamond meets up with Billy the Kid.

Amazing Fun! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Learn How to Hypnotize (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Wise Guy Contest Winners! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Daredevil Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Outstanding Saga of Dangerous Dan (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Inks
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Dangerous Dan; Mr. Bailey

If You Can Whistle... (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Hopkinson Harmonica Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Straight as an Arrow / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Tipi of the Great Plains Indians!
Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Moore is credited both writing and art on fillers at Lev Gleason by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Electronic Walkie Talkies (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

The Robin Hood Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

And the Death of Billy the Kid (Table of Contents: 10)

Black Diamond / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Black Diamond [Bob Vale]; Bumper; Billy the Kid; Pat Garrett
Reprints

Pay Less-Get the Best! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Luxury Seat Cover Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Sure As Shootin / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
5149
First Line of Dialogue or Text
In 1859, the Stagecoach Line...
Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Ascension Charlie; John Smith; Trigger Frank; Wild Bill

Indexer Notes

Moore is credited both writing and art on fillers at Lev Gleason by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Georgia (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Stamp Page / advertisement / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Straight as an Arrow / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wooden blankets...
Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier

Wild Bill Hickok (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Wild Bill Hickok; Jack McCall; McCanles

Panorama of Baseball Values (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Phenix Enterprises / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Double Switcheroo (Table of Contents: 17)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Bingbang Buster And His Horse Hedy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Basil Wolverton
Pencils
Basil Wolverton [as Basil Zipdrip Wolverton]
Inks
Basil Wolverton [as Basil Zipdrip Wolverton]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, crush my conk...
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Binbang Buster; Hedy (horse)
Synopsis
Buster finds a flying saucer in the desert.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Left-Over Laws of the Old West / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The law-abiding fathers...
Genre
humor; non-fiction; western-frontier

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

You Make Money Fast... (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

T.V. Bank Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Most Amazing Tool Set Ever Offered (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Senne Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

New Silk-Finish Enlargement... (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Hollywood Film Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Diamond
  2. 1. Outstanding bargains
    Charles McManus
  3. 2. Meets Billy the Kid in Lincoln County War!
    Black Diamond
  4. 3. Amazing Fun!
    Novelty Mart
  5. 4. Learn How to Hypnotize
  6. 5. Wise Guy Contest Winners!
    Daredevil Comics
  7. 6. The Outstanding Saga of Dangerous Dan
  8. 7. If You Can Whistle...
    Hopkinson Harmonica Co.
  9. 8. ["The Tipi of the Great Plains Indians!"]
    Straight as an Arrow
  10. 9. Electronic Walkie Talkies
    The Robin Hood Co.
  11. 10. And the Death of Billy the Kid
    Black Diamond
  12. 11. Pay Less-Get the Best!
    Luxury Seat Cover Co.
  13. 12. ["In 1859, the Stagecoach Line..."]
    Sure As Shootin
  14. 13. Georgia
    Stamp Page
  15. 14. ["Wooden blankets..."]
    Straight as an Arrow
  16. 15. Wild Bill Hickok
    Black Diamond's Page of Western Lore
  17. 16. Panorama of Baseball Values
    Phenix Enterprises
  18. 17. The Double Switcheroo
  19. 18. ["Well, crush my conk..."]
    Bingbang Buster And His Horse Hedy
  20. 19. ["The law-abiding fathers..."]
    Left-Over Laws of the Old West
  21. 20. ["Let's go, pal!"]
    Jowett Institute
  22. 21. You Make Money Fast...
    T.V. Bank Co.
  23. 22. The Most Amazing Tool Set Ever Offered
    Senne Co.
  24. 23. New Silk-Finish Enlargement...
    Hollywood Film Studios
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