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Issue Details

Issue #1
Published January 1947
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 52
Editing ?
Notes Indicia title: Cowpuncher Comics.

Cover Details

Genre western
Notes Indicia title: Cowpuncher Comics.

1 page advertisement "Lonesome Joe Finds the Tune to Popularity!!"

Synopsis a comic strip ad for Casper Garber's "Hot Lick" Slide Flute and Clariflute musical instruments
Notes inside front cover

10 page The Texas Ranger story "The White Comanche"

Characters Clint Cortland; Pronto; Grey Lightning; Sam; Mort Meagher
Synopsis Clint goes "undercover" in a Comanche tribe.
Genre western
Pencils E. Balter ?
Inks E. Balter ?

7 page Knight of the North story "The Arctic Assassin!!"

Characters Ken Knight; Johnson; Nukuhdlah
Synopsis Ken tracks down a fur thief.
Genre adventure
Pencils Jon Small (signed) [as Bob Jannsen]
Inks Jon Small (signed) [as Bob Jannsen]

9 page Alabam story "Split-Second Stand In!"

Characters Alabam; Mike Mantee; John Hyler; Mrs. Hyler
Synopsis Alabam comes to Broken Creek to avenge his uncle and become the sheriff.
Genre western
Pencils Joe Kubert
Inks Joe Kubert

4 page Dead-eye Dude story "Throwing the Bull!"

Characters Randy Range
Synopsis A real cowboy is determined to make a real cowboy out of Randy.
Genre humor; western

2 page text story "The Jealous Lover!"

Letters typeset
Reprinted in Wild Bill Hickok (Avon, 1949 series) #4

8 page Kit West story "Spitting Snake's Revenge!!"

Characters Spitting Snake; Kit West; Little Snake
Synopsis An Indian chief attempts to get revenge on Kit for killing his son.
Genre western
Pencils Gus Schrotter ?
Inks Gus Schrotter ?

8 page The Fighting Parson story "Poisoned Pipers!!"

Characters John Watkins; Claude Piper; the Piper Brothers
Synopsis John learns to use a gun when going up against the Piper Brothers.
Genre western
Pencils Jon Small [as Jack Ross] (signed)
Inks Jon Small [as Jack Ross] (signed)
Reprinted in Custer's Last Fight (Avon, 1950 series) #[nn]; in Wild Bill Hickok (Avon, 1949 series) #19; in Wild Bill Hickok (I. W. Publishing; Super Comics, 1958 series) #11

1 page advertisement "Be a Movie Producer!"

Synopsis an ad for Projector Sales Co.'s Comicscope projector
Notes inside back cover

1 page advertisement "Now Get Bursting Strength Fast!"

Synopsis an ad for Muscle Power Co.'s exercise equipment
Notes back cover