(March-April 1951)

Lev Gleason, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1951
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

The Sand Creek Massacre (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Al Luster
Inks
Al Luster
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Wessler credit per biblio in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol. 19, No. 10, October 2008.

Uncle Sam Has a Green Thumb (Table of Contents: 2)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Uncle Sam

Indexer Notes

Public Service strips

The Astounding Tale of the Twenty-Dollar Gold Piece (Table of Contents: 3)

Black Diamond / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Al Luster
Inks
Al Luster
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Black Diamond

Indexer Notes

Wessler credit per biblio in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol. 19, No. 10, October 2008.

The Legend of the Lake (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier

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

Sure as Shootin' / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Winfield Stratton dreamed that he struck a rich vein of gold...
Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Winfield Stratton

[Statement of Ownership] (Table of Contents: 6)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

The Ghost Dance War (Table of Contents: 7)

Black Diamond / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Rockwell
Inks
Dick Rockwell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

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

Bingbang Buster / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They're off!
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Bingbang Buster
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Diamond
  2. 1. The Sand Creek Massacre
    Black Diamond
  3. 2. Uncle Sam Has a Green Thumb
  4. 3. The Astounding Tale of the Twenty-Dollar Gold Piece
    Black Diamond
  5. 4. The Legend of the Lake
  6. 5. ["Winfield Stratton dreamed that he struck a rich vein of gold..."]
    Sure as Shootin'
  7. 6. [Statement of Ownership]
  8. 7. The Ghost Dance War
    Black Diamond
  9. 8. ["They're off!"]
    Bingbang Buster
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