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Western Fighters Vol. 2 (1949) comic books 1950

  • Issue #2
    Western Fighters Vol. 2 (1949) 2

    Stories and art by Mike Suchorsky and Bob Powell. Outlaws, gunfighters, and tales of the Old West - some true, and others merely legends. Train robbers take a heavy haul from their latest job, but the bags aren't full of gold after all. The story of Thomas Custer, younger brother of George Armstrong Custer, who shared his fate at the Battle of Little Bighorn. The life of notorious outlaw John Wesley Hardin, (a different version than the one that appeared in issue #3), with art by Bob Powell. Cover (by an unknown artist) features the classic cliffhanger image of a woman on the railroad tracks as a train approaches. Death Valley Hoax; Fang; Battle; The Bad One; The Horse Comes to the Indian; Curse of the Panhandle. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Western Fighters Vol. 2 (1949) 3

    Stories and art by Paul Reinman and others. Outlaws, gunfighters, and tales of the Old West - some true, and others merely legends. The story of rancher Charles Goodnight, who bred beef cattle and buffalo to produce...the beefalo. The white man named Mickey Free becomes a military scout and bounty hunter after being raised as an Apache warrior. The lawless Horrell boys terrorize the Old West and their rivals in the Horrell-Higgins Feud, before justice finally catches up with them. Cattalo Man; Shotgun Messenger; The Land of Sleepy Joe; Saddle Pirates; Saddle Pirates; Mickey Free the Red-Haired Indian; Outlaw Code. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Western Fighters Vol. 2 (1949) 5

    Stories and art by Gerald McCann, Dick Rockwell, Vic Martin, Maurice Del Bourgo and George Roussos. Outlaws, gunfighters, and tales of the Old West - some true, and others merely legends. Scout Portugee Philips rides for help through hostile territory when a fort is besieged by Sioux forces. Harvard-educated greenhorn Tex Hardy seeks revenge on the rustling varmints who back-shot his old college buddy. A failing Chicago cattle baron decides to resume his ancestor's rustling ways, in a humorous story with art by Vic Martin. Crabbe of California; The Powder Run of Portugee Philips; Harvard Cowboy; Duels of the West; Hamburger Gauchos; Chunk's Last Fight; The Goobers. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Western Fighters Vol. 2 (1949) 8
    • 1" cumulative spine split. Oxidation.

    Stories and art by Ed Moore and others. Outlaws, gunfighters, and tales of the Old West - some true, and others merely legends. Newspaperman Horace Greeley and his entourage encounter outlaw King Fisher in San Antonio, and Madge gets a crush on the handsome killer. Old West doctor Tom Bell turns outlaw and orchestrates the very first stagecoach robbery. A Canadian Mountie doggedly pursues cop-killer The Calgary Kid all the way to El Paso. The Last of Roaring Creek; Mean Jack Emery, the Terror of the South Dakota Hills; The Sad Case of Tom Bell; Conestoga Colben, the Cash-and-Carry Rustler; Pistol City; Harold Creighton Rides Again; The Calgary Kid. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Western Fighters Vol. 2 (1949) 9

    Stories and art by John Prentice, Lawrence Dressler, and Jerry Fasano. Outlaws, gunfighters, and tales of the Old West - some true, and others merely legends. River pirates operate from hidden bases in caves along the Ohio River. The Younger Brothers target a reporter who's been covering their crimes. A ventriloquist uses his talent to bring outlaw Terrible Tex to justice. Buckskin Benson: A Good Man to Have Around; Nine Eyes and Colonel Plug; .44 Calibre Typewriter; Better Schools Make Better Communities; Funny Frankie's Revenge; The Battle of the Woolies; Son of the Shotgun. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Western Fighters Vol. 2 (1949) 10
    • Miscut.

    Outlaws, gunfighters, and tales of the Old West - some true, and others merely legends. The 5th Infantry spars with US Cavalry riders in a not-so-friendly rivalry during a mission in 1877 Montana. Pioneering pulp novelist Ned Buntline almost single-handedly invents the Buffalo Bill mythos. A Pinkerton detective pursues outlaw Butch Cassidy all the way to South America. The Bunion Cavalry; The Man Who Made Buffalo Bill; The Bola Bandit; Tobacco Tom; The Fastest Draw in the West; The Stranger; Saddle Scraps; The Badman's Mistake. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Western Fighters Vol. 2 (1949) 11

    Cover by John Prentice. Stories and art by John Prentice and John Daly. Outlaws, gunfighters, and tales of the Old West - some true, and others merely legends. Dan joins the outlaw gang of his father's killer, and waits for his chance for revenge. Buckskin Benson and his sidekick Muskrat face off against a train robber and a crooked sheriff. Outlaw Smoke Allard seeks payback on the soldier who got him kicked out of the Cavalry by going to work on his father's ranch. The Kid's Revenge; Buckskin Benson; Showdown at the Lava Beds; Across the Ocean; Enemy of Spain; Poison Allard's Last Draw; Saddle Scraps. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.