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Dead Eye Western Comics Vol. 1 (1948) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Dead Eye Western Comics Vol. 1 (1948) 1

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    Cover by Dan Zolnerowich. Stories and art by George Roussos and Art Peddy. Western tales both true and fictional, which, like Hillman's crime comics, are often told from the outlaw's point of view. The true story of pioneer Jim Bowie and his fate at the legendary Alamo. The history of the Nez Perce War, when Chief Joseph led his people on a fighting retreat into Canada. An outlaw murders prospectors for a fortune in gold, but a single earring gives him away. The Bowie Knife And The Alamo; The Trail Of Chief Joseph; Black Cat Finney; The Roaring Renos; Smart Indian; Stupid Manny; The Outlaw Wore Golden Earrings. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Dead Eye Western Comics Vol. 1 (1948) 2

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    Cover art by Dan Zolnerowich. The Lost Dutchman, art by Mike Suchorsky; Not one has come back searching for the Lost Dutchman Gold Mine. America's First Bank Robbers, art by Ed Smalle; The holdup of the bank in Northfield, Minnesota, by the Younger and James gang ends in disaster. Bucky O'Neill the Warrior Marshal; The exploits of Bucky O'Neill, who was Sheriff in Arizona and died in the Spanish-American war on Cuba. The Wanderer; Tim Hanley's search for his brother's killer. The Widow Maker, art by John Prentice; The story of Clay Allison, a Texas desperado after the Civil War. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Dead Eye Western Comics Vol. 1 (1948) 3

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    Cover art by Dan Zolnerowich. "The Lost Dutchman," art by Mike Suchorsky; Not one has come back searching for the Lost Dutchman Gold Mine. "America's First Bank Robbers," art by Ed Smalle; The hold-up of the bank in Northfield, Minnesota, by the Younger and James gang ends in disaster. "Bucky O'Neill the Warrior Marshal"; The exploits of Bucky O'Neill, who was Sheriff in Arizona and died in the Spanish-American war on Cuba. "Race on the Big Muddy" article; Competition between fur companies in the Rockies and upper Missouri. "The Wanderer"; Tim Hanley's search for his brother's killer. "The Man and the Mountain"; Zebulon Pike's explorations in the Rocky Mountains in 1805. "The Widow Maker," art by John Prentice; The story of Clay Allison, a Texas desperado after the Civil War. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Dead Eye Western Comics Vol. 1 (1948) 4

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    Cover by Dan Zolnerowich. Stories and art by Charles Raab, Bill Fraccio, Ed Moore, Al McWilliams and Art Helfant. Western tales both true and fictional, which, like Hillman's crime comics, are often told from the outlaw's point of view. Would-be prospectors seek fortunes in Death Valley, but the Apaches refuse to reveal the source of their gold. The legend of Tom Bell, the "Outlaw Doc" - physician, notorious outlaw, and architect of the very first stagecoach robbery. Baron Buckskin enjoys a lengthy demonstration while shopping for a yacht. The Buzzard Of Sacred Mesa; Dime Store Desperado; The Last Of The Scanlans; The Golden Kick; Frontier Columbus; The Wonderful Big Bill; Baron Buckskin; False-Face. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Dead Eye Western Comics Vol. 1 (1948) 5

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    Cover by Dan Zolnerowich. Stories and art by Al McWilliams and others. Western tales both true and fictional, which, like Hillman's crime comics, are often told from the outlaw's point of view. Outlaws plot to foment war between Natives and settlers to steal reservation land. The life of Jack Powers, champion horseman and leader of the notorious Jack Powers Gang. Former Dodge City Marshal Bill Tilghman brings down the infamous Doolin Gang in Oklahoma. The Survivor; The Well Dressed Coyote; The Rusty .44; Double Shuffle; Horse-Thief; The Locusts; Shorty Shotgun. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Dead Eye Western Comics Vol. 1 (1948) 6

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    Stories and art by Paul Parker and Bill Walton. Western tales both true and fictional, which, like Hillman's crime comics, are often told from the outlaw's point of view. This issue features a triad of biographies of famous Western oddballs: The strange true story of San Francisco eccentric Norton, who proclaimed himself Norton I, the Emperor of the United States. Sideshow performer Leon Borchardt, aka "Oofty Goofty," performed odd feats and was seemingly immune to pain. Folk hero Windwagon Thomas fitted a wagon with a sail to ride the winds across the flat prairies of Kansas. Siege; The Mad Murdocks; Emperor of the United States; Oofty-Goofty; An Even Split; The Mescalero Indians; The Sign in the Sky; Windwagon Thomas; Warwhoop. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Dead Eye Western Comics Vol. 1 (1948) 7

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    Cover by Dan Zolnerowich. Stories and art by Al Ulmer, Art Peddy and Ed Smalle. Western tales both true and fictional, which, like Hillman's crime comics, are often told from the outlaw's point of view. Doc Brown (no relation to the Back to the Future character) sets up shop in a small Western town and treats anyone: cowpoke or outlaw, settler or Navajo. Immigrant settlers face a murderous outlaw gang and an Old West protection racket. A British rail engineer, seeking excitement, joins the pioneering rail lines of the Wild West. Doc Brown's Breed; The Tenderfoot; The Man With the Carpetbag; Pike's Peak Dream; The Comanches; Lappyn of the Wild West; Roped!; The Red Dog Soldiers. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Dead Eye Western Comics Vol. 1 (1948) 8

    Cover by Dan Zolnerowich. Stories and art by Dick Briefer and others. Western tales both true and fictional, which, like Hillman's crime comics, are often told from the outlaw's point of view. The town of Pecos tries to get rid of a vicious killer after he murders the sheriff, and not even Pat Garrett can stop him. A lawman swears revenge on outlaw Jim Slade after he kills his partner. Citizens of a Western town debate what to do about tough outlaw Rattler Matt, in a story with art by Dick Briefer. Cash-and-Carry Miller; Pony Pilot; No-Chance Slade; Sarsaparilla Pete; Rattler Matt; The Last Chip; Me Too; Wheel War. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Dead Eye Western Comics Vol. 1 (1948) 9

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    Cover by Dan Zolnerowich. Stories and art by Ed Moore, John Celardo and Dick Briefer. Western tales both true and fictional, which, like Hillman's crime comics, are often told from the outlaw's point of view. A cavalry soldier stands by his aged horse Two-Bits, and the faithful steed comes through in time of need. Outlaws double-cross each other after a train robbery goes awry. Dead-Eye Dan, the worst shot in the West, can only hit what he's not aiming at, in a humorous story with art by Dick Briefer. Brutal but socially relevant pre-Code cover by Dan Zolnerowich. Two-Bits; The Outsiders; Alarm Clock Evans; The Battle of Aspen; The Broadhorns; The Saga of Dead-Eye Dan; Sam Has Passed Away. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Dead Eye Western Comics Vol. 1 (1948) 10

    Stories and art by Vic Martin and others. Western tales both true and fictional, which, like Hillman's crime comics, are often told from the outlaw's point of view. After the American Revolution, a Spanish spy plots to steal land from the wilds of North America. Bart figures out how to create a fake outlaw gang with dummies, but then he gets a chance to join a real gang. A Mexican village has a surprisingly accurate way of smoking out a murderer with the help of a donkey. The Hooded Bluffer; The Northwest Push; The Fabulous Cave; The Cobra Kid; The Donkey Knows The Killer; Shorty Pampas; Cribman Of The Santa Fe; Lunch; The Brand Of Doc Morgan. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Dead Eye Western Comics Vol. 1 (1948) 11
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    The Arkansas Toothpick, art by Gerald McCann; Peters was known as a "toothpick man" as he carried no gun, just a knife. The Ironmen; The Texas Rangers' hunt for the ironclad outlaws led by Larn Cruger. The Slayer of the Grizzlies; A man in pursuit of a grizzly that killed one of his horses. The Outlaw's Kid, art by Bill Walton; John has a hard time of it as the son of an outlaw. The Best Horseman in Ohio starring Ulysses Grant and Robert E. Lee. The Man Who Didn't Know Indians; After a near disaster leading a wagon train, Walker learned the hard way that a man must be able to follow advice before he can lead. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Dead Eye Western Comics Vol. 1 (1948) 12

    Cover art by Bob Fujitani. "The Yellow Feather," art by Gerald McCann; Apache Indians seek revenge against the man responsible for the death of Geronimo. "Enemy of the Shasta Kid," art by Bill Draut; A plumber hatches a scheme to capture an outlaw. "Harrigan and the Gatling Gun"; An army lieutenant devises a plan to recapture stolen guns from the Indians. "The Loner" text story. "He's Still a Coward"; An old soldier teaches a rookie about war. "Old Ned Needs a Doc"; A frontier doctor makes a house call. "Wrestling Tonight" starring Shorty Pampas, script and art by Vic Martin. "The Cossack of Mexico"; An outlaw dispenses his own brand of justice. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.