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Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) comic books 1950-1959

  • Issue #1
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 1
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    Stories and art by Frank Frazetta, Art Helfant, and Leon Winik. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. Billy steps in when villainous Bart Barton resorts to forgery to steal land from settlers. True facts about gunfighting and slang terms of the Old West, featuring early art by fantasy and comics legend Frank Frazetta. Billy is reminded of an old debt when he is contacted by the brother of a man who once saved his life. Prospector Pete; Seymour Meets the Boys; Two-Gun Promise!; Guns - Facts about Firearms. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 2

    Stories and art by Jack Sparling, Art Helfant, and Leon Winik. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. When Billy stumbles on two owlhoots bushwhacking Russ Clayton, he gets involved in the effort to free Mesa Valley from terror. Billy is a target when he rides into town with a price on his head, but those he has helped try to keep him safe. Prospector Pete gives up prospecting for acting, and gets cast in a movie... as a prospector. Plus the legend of the Lost Adams gold. Outlaw's Code; Owl Hoot Trail; Somebody Gets Caught; Lost Gold, the True Story of the Lost Adams Diggin's; Coward's Bluster; Prospector Pete. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 3

    Stories and art by Stan Campbell, Al Williamson and Frank Frazetta. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. In Rock Ridge, a gung-ho sheriff's deputy wants to end Billy the Kid once and for all. After greed divides a band of prospectors, Billy the Kid is suspected of murder. Heroic "Rock Hudson" battles outlaw Blackie and his trained mountain lion, in a 4-page action classic featuring beautiful early art by comics and fantasy legends Al Williamson and Frank Frazetta. The Last Bullet; The Mantle of Suspicion; The Claws of Death; The Prince Albert Kid; The Honor of Billy the Kid. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 4
    • Lateral spine tears. Cover detached at one staple.

    Stories and art by Jack Sparling, Jimmy Thompson, Leon Winik and Art Helfant. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. Billy helps a boy make a stand against a corrupt town banker. A madman hunts Billy for sport, in a Most Dangerous Game scenario. Prospector Pete gives his opinion of the new railroad. Outlaws Hang Together; The Mustang; Manhunt; Ambush in Carson City; Prospector Pete. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 5

    Stories and art by Jack Sparling and Elmer Wexler. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. To prove his own innocence, Billy sets out to bring in a killer, but the weather and the wolves are against him. Billy tries to prevent a boy driven by vengeance from committing murder. Young would-be cowhands get lectured by the Oldtimer on how to treat a lady. Wolfbait; Revenge Fever; Ten-Gallon Allen; Buffaloing the Buffalo; Oldtimer: Women Haters. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 6

    Stories and art by Jack Sparling and Leon Winik. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. Billy helps a town stand up to the Black Diamond Boys - but there are more Boys than he thought. Billy has a nightmare of fighting with a gorilla, in a dream sequence that may be early work by fantasy and comics legend Frank Frazetta. Billy is on a stagecoach that is transporting a gold shipment, joining forces with the sheriff in a tense standoff against marauding outlaws. The Black Diamond Boys; Nightmare!; White Courage; Stagecoach; Ten-Gallon Allen; Oldtimer. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 7

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    Stories and art by Jack Sparling and others. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. Town vigilantes try to hang Billy and anyone else who crosses them, but he is saved by a young orphan with vengeance on his mind. Billy gets caught up in a range war after rescuing a rancher from a horse-whipping. Billy finds trouble after saving a little girl from a stampede. Hangman's Nemesis; The Maverick Factory; At the Drop of a Hat; Hepsibar's Pal Joey; Oldtimer: Chief Cackleberry. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 8

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    Stories and art by Leon Winik and Art Helfant. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. Billy learns the truth about a legendary cave full of treasure, haunted by the ghost of a conquistador. Billy helps a trapped man, and gets caught up in the battle against outlaw Kurt Stiletto. Billy finds trouble after joining a group of Native American teens for a game of football. The Haunted Cave; The Weeper; Ten-Gallon Allen; Hot Air Throws the Bull; Bad Medicine!; Prospector Pete. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 9

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    Stories and art by Jack Sparling, C.C. Beck and Harvey Kurtzman. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. Billy befriends Native warrior Killer of Eagles, earning the enmity of the tribal leader whose tyranny Killer opposes. Billy encounters the Purple Back gang and their extortion racket. A classic Harvey Kurtzman Pot-Shot Pete comedy short, as Pete sets out to bring in the McYetnit Boys against all odds. Plus a Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie and the Return of Captain Narsty," with art by Shazam creator C.C. Beck. Killer of Eagles; The Purple Back; The Last Extra; Pot-Shot Pete vs. The McYetnit Boys. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 10

    Stories and art by Jack Sparling, Leon Winik, Ed Smalle, Lorence Bjorklund and Tom Gill. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. Billy finds a body in the creek that turns out to be a dummy, accidentally getting caught up in a wanted killer's plot to fake his own death. Billy investigates when the kid he met on the stagecoach is kidnapped, even though his ranch land is supposed to be worthless. When Dan Magee is sentenced to hang, his sister comes gunning for Billy the Kid, thinking he's to blame, but the real killer is someone else entirely. Stand-In for Death; Masquerade; Tex Keeler's Cowboy Lingo; Ten-Gallon Allen; The Hanging of Dan Magee; The Crooked Deck; Clay Allison, Terror of the Washita!; Foolin' Around. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 11

    Stories and art by Art Helfant and Tom Gill. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. Billy comes across a dying man who entrusts him with the map to a hidden treasure. Billy learns the local bartender is behind a robbery ring. Prospector Pete takes his gold with him to the laundromat. Plus the true story of Western legends Doc Holliday and the Earp brothers. The Treasure of Death; Jack Slade of the Overland; Death in Falling Rock Canyon; The Stagecoach's Last Ride; The Hidden Brand; Doc Holliday the Fast Draw Dentist; Prospector Pete. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 12

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    Stories and art by Art Helfant and others. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. Billy and his sidekick Tar Woods get caught up in a town's strange traditions around their annual horse race. Billy aids a woman who's been claiming Billy the Kid as her brother to scare off outlaws seeking her lost gold mine. Billy gets a job as a sharpshooter in a Wild West show, but his skills may give away his true identity. The Brazos Beauty; The Mark of Z; Sure-Shot; Pony Express Rider; Prospector Pete; Tumbleweed Tim and Chuck. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 13

    Stories and art by Harvey Kurtzman and Vic Herman. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. Billy investigates reports of a ghostly stagecoach haunting the trail when a beautiful woman fears it will mean the end of her father's coach line. Judy, a rancher's beautiful daughter, falls for Billy, but that causes trouble with the jealous ranch foreman, whose name is "Pete Parker." Nerdy boxer Kid Science faces a dirty fighter in the ring, but he's got psychology on his side. Plus a one-page comedy short by Mad creator Harvey Kurtzman. The Phantom Stagecoach; The Taming of Shugrue; The Bow and Arrow Kid; Genius; The Case of the Bullet in the Leg; Kid Science: The Pug With the Perfect Profile. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 14

    Stories and art by Frank Frazetta and Art Helfant. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. After Billy gets involved in a range war, everyone believes he is dead...which is just the way he wants it. True facts about gunfighting and slang terms of the Old West, featuring early art by fantasy and comics legend Frank Frazetta. Prospector Pete gives up prospecting for acting, and gets cast in a movie... as a prospector. The Cave on Suicide Mountain; Billy's Round Trip - To Death and Back; Billy the Kid Meets 'Monk'; Guns - Facts About Firearms; Somebody Gets Caught; Prospector Pete. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 15

    Stories and art by Vic Herman and others. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. Billy takes on Ton O'Toole, a Kingpin-like outlaw leader who uses his massive size as a weapon. Billy realizes that a tribe's magical "river of fire" is actually an oil deposit. Teen Tookie finds a creative solution when she realizes she has two dates on the same night. Plus a vintage ad for Lionel Trains. The Ton of Evil!; The River of Fire; Border Duel; Tookie's Double Date; Billy Spoke First. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 16

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    Cover by Tom Gill. Stories and art by Tom Gill, Jack Sparling and Ed Winiarski. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. Billy helps a beautiful doctor's daughter menaced by outlaws. Billy gets swept up in the Lincoln County Wars. Billy faces tests of strength and endurance to rescue a boy captured by Paiute warriors. The Sheriff's Young'un; The Doctor's Daughter; Draw and Die; Billy Fights the Great Spirit; Li'l Tales from the Big Top as Told by Sawdust Trails. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 17
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • Cover oxidation.

    Stories and art by Jim McArdle and E. J. Smalle. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. While everyone believes Billy is dead, a masked highwayman claims to be Billy the Kid, setting the real Billy on his trail. While in the hoosegow, Billy meets Luke, a young rancher falsely accused of murder, and realizes he's telling the truth. Billy and his pal Saddle Sam help medicine-show doctor Doc Hoskins and his beautiful salesgirl Kathy claim a medicinal spring during a land rush. Plus a vintage Popsicle ad in comics form featuring Major Mars ("America's #1 Space Soldier") and an offer for a "Real Rocket Water Pistol." The Crying Judge; The Ghost of Billy the Kid; The Great Land Rush; Little Guy. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 18

    A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. The cover says it best: "To speak out against the Brand Brothers was to stake out a claim for yourself on Boot Hill...Vicious sidewinders who'd as soon drygulch a man as drink a second cup of coffee..." They don't write 'em like that anymore. After a young kid takes a shot at him, Billy gets involved in protecting his beautiful widowed mother from the outlaws who killed her husband for his gold mine. Mitzy Malloy, a female Marine, thinks a military training film will be her big break into showbiz, but the subject is camouflage. The Brand Brothers; Dead Mans Gold; Mitzi Malloy: The Best Film on Camouflage; There Is a Man; Gunsmoke Justice. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 19

    A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. Billy seeks revenge on the strange skull-masked figure who gunned down his young friend Tom, but everyone else thinks the killer is Death itself. Billy is the sole survivor of a dynamite attack on a stagecoach, but the bandits left two things behind: a horse and a telltale cigarette case. Billy stumbles on a train robbery in progress. Death Travels Northward!; Stagecoach Blow-Up!; Dry-Gulch Terror!; The Crooked Deck. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 20

    Cover by Jack Sparling. Stories and art by Jack Sparling and others. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. Billy saves stagecoach passengers from a flood, but the only shelter nearby is a house that is supposed to be haunted. Billy trails ghostly train robbers into a cave, where they promptly disappear - but he suspects shenanigans. Billy tries to help Chief Ten Bears prevent Yellow Coyote from leading his people into a massacre. Plus the legend of the Lost Adams gold. The House in the Flood; The Haunted Cavern; Somebody Gets Caught; Warpath!; Lost Gold. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 21

    Stories and art by Art Helfant and Charles Kuhn. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. Billy the Kid heads for Silver City, gunning for Simon Black, who "dry-gulched" his pal Al Morgan. Billy encounters female prospector Katie O'Donnell, who looks like Granny Goodness, and is just as tough. Prospector Pete takes his gold with him to the laundromat. The Gun-Fight!; The Murderer and the Lady; Billy Spoke First; I Am Black Bear!; Prospector Pete; The Good Old Days. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 22

    Stories and art by Frank Frazetta, Jack Sparling, Art Helfant and Leon Winik. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. Billy gets mixed up with a town's annual race and finds all is not on the up-and-up. Billy stops a mob from hanging an innocent man, and sets out to find the real bank robber. True facts about gunfighting and slang terms of the Old West, featuring early art by fantasy and comics legend Frank Frazetta. Four O'Clock Noose; The Thousand Mile Race; Owl Hoot Trail; Sunrise Orders the Blue Plate Special; Prospector Pete; Guns Facts about Firearms; Ten-Gallon Allen. 32 pages, Full Color.n/Frazetta Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 23

    Cover by Jack Sparling. Stories and art by Jack Sparling and Jack O'Brien. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. Billy sets out to avenge his prospector friend Jeb, murdered by his partner after they struck gold. Billy rescues a boy from a stampede and gets caught up in a murderous plot on a ranch. When Billy swears to give up his guns, outlaws see their chance. Hatred Made the Desert Hotter; The Maverick; The Prince Albert Kid; The Silver Tongue of Death; The Loan Arranger. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 24
    • Cover detached. Water damage.

    Cover by Jack Sparling. Stories and art by Jack Sparling, John Forte and Mell Lazarus. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. Billy saves a man chained to a boulder, and gets mixed up in the strange killings involving masked men and a Baskervillian "phantom wildcat." Billy wants to help a woman save her lumber camp, but he's got a price on his head and a hunter on his trail. Billy gets involved in preventing a war between Comanches and Arapahoes. Plus an early cartoon by Mell Lazarus, creator of the Momma and Miss Peach comic strips. The Phantom Attacker; Man-Hunt; The Kidnappers!; Friendship's a Wonderful Thing; The Saga of the Sun Dance; Facts About the Wild, Wooly, Crazy, Mixed-Up West. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 25
    • INCOMPLETE. Page missing. Interrupts art and story.

    Stories and art by Jack Sparling, John Forte and Mell Lazarus. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. Bookish Dick Hendrix attacks Billy, but instead gains an ally in his struggle against the corrupt foreman who's terrorizing his father's ranch. Stalking the killer of his sweetheart into the Everglades, Billy the Kid wrestles a copperhead and an alligator along the way. Billy gets caught up in a round of poker that turns deadly. Showdown!; Terror of the Everglades; The Trap!; The Last Deal; The Hidden Brand. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 26
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Cover by Jack Sparling. Stories and art by Jack Sparling and others. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. An aging sheriff is still a threat to an outlaw gang, so they try to arrange a fatal run-in with Billy the Kid. Billy meets a dying prospector and learns the truth about a hidden vein of gold that brings death to all who see it. Billy must talk fast when a woman wants to kill him to avenge her brother's death. The Sheriff's Pride!; Diggings of Death!; The Water Poisoner; End of the Trail!; Sunrise Orders the Blue Plate Special. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 27

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    Stories and art by Don Heck, Jack Sparling, Ray Forest and Art Kenik. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. Billy searches for a missing man, in a story with early art from future Marvel legend Don Heck. Billy seeks refuge in Mexico, but instead finds himself the target of revenge. Man Missing!; South of the Border; Leatherneck Laffs; To Take a Hand!; TV Time; Hot Air Throws the Bull. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 28

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    Stories and art by Don Heck and Mike Sekowsky. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. After his father the Sheriff is gunned down, a tenderfoot tries to strap on his guns and find his killers. Billy's lone stand against Mort Wallner's gang persuades the cowering townspeople to back him up. Amnesiac Billy is in danger of being turned in for the reward on his head. The No-Gun Sheriff; Braveheart; The Town That Forgot!; A Brother; Crying Is for Cowards. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine (1950) 29

    Stories and art by Nat Johnson, Marty Elkin and Mike Sekowsky. A Western adventure comic that turns the notorious real-life outlaw into a folk hero wandering the Old West. After Billy saves an aged rancher from a stampede, he gets a new job as the man's bodyguard. Aspiring cowhand Tom wants to ride a bucking horse to prove his worth to the other cowboys, but "the bronc's got a belly full of bed springs." Billy is a wanted man after freeing his friend Big Elk from a military escort. Plus a beautifully illustrated nature feature about the golden eagle, and a vintage ad for the "Howdy Doody Color Television Set." The Land; Western Lore: The Golden Eagle; Crossfire; The Cheat; Mighty Mabel; The Strange Story of Jesse James. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.