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Favorite Westerns of Filmland (1960 Magazine) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Favorite Westerns of Filmland (1960 Magazine) 1

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    Edited by Harvey Kurtzman, working as Remuda Charlie Stringer. Stories and art by Harvey Kurtzman, Sheb Wooley, and Forrest J. Ackerman. A real one-of-a-kind comics curiosity. After Mad and before Help!, Jim Warren hired Kurtzman to edit this Famous Monsters-style tribute to the Western. The result mixes real coverage of TV Westerns with classic Kurtzman foolishness, including write-your-own-Western pages, immigration from the Native American point of view, and a pinup of Barbara Luna, the Comanche Brigitte Bardot. 8 1/2 in. x 11 in. 52 pages, B&W. NOTE: This title becomes Wildest Westerns (1960) at issue #3. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #2
    Favorite Westerns of Filmland (1960 Magazine) 2

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    Cover by Jack Davis. Edited by Harvey Kurtzman and Sam Sherman, working as Remuda Charlie Stringer. Stories and art by Harvey Kurtzman, Paul Laikin, Basil Wolverton and Far West (Forrest) Ackerman. After Mad and before Help!, Jim Warren hired Kurtzman to edit this Famous Monsters-style tribute to the Western. The result mixes real coverage of TV Westerns with classic Kurtzman foolishness. A profile of screen legend John Wayne and his 1960 film The Alamo; a look at the Gunfight at the OK Corral; Basil Wolverton draws cowboys (!). Final issue under this title; continued, with a new editor, as Wildest Westerns. 8 1/2 in. x 11 in. 52 pages, B&W. NOTE: This title becomes Wildest Westerns (1960) at issue #3. Cover price $0.35.