Bumper Western Album #73

Published
April 1979
Page count
100
Cover price
0.90 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size (170mm x 255mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Murray Publishers
 
Murray Publishers
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/63791

Credits

Editing
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Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

"Blazing tales of the old west"

Featuring

Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Art
, painter
Show/hide 1. The Hangman Never Loses (Outlaw) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Outlaw
Genre
Western-frontier
Code
J-1074
Characters
Outlaw [Rick Wilson]

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter [credited]
Art
Jim Aparo, line art [signed]
Text
Jim Aparo, letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
All-Star Western (DC, 1970 series) #5 (April-May 1971)
The Hangman Never Loses!
Also printed
United States
Showcase presents Jonah Hex (DC, 2005 series) #Volume 1 (2005)
Hangman Never Loses!

Notes

Conclusion to the Rick Wilson Outlaw strip.

Show/hide 2. The Renegade Fur-Traders (Davy Crockett) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 3. Rodeo of Death (The Vigilante) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Vigilante
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-1596
Characters
The Vigilante; Pappy Simms; Phoenix Simms

Credits

Writing
Bill Meredith, scripter
Art
Gray Morrow, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #422 (August 1972)
Rodeo of Death
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #93 ([January 1973?])
Rodeo of Death
Show/hide 4. Rustler's Range (The Durango Kid) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Durango Kid
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox , scripter
Art
Joe Certa, penciller
 
John Belfi, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Raymond C. Krank, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Charles Starrett as the Durango Kid (Magazine Enterprises, 1949 series) #5 (June-July 1950)
Rustler's Range!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #41 ([September 1968?])
Rustler's Range
Show/hide 5. The Unknown Hero of Rocky City (The Trigger Twins) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 6. The Tenderfoot Caravan (Buffalo Bill) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Buffalo Bill
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
David Wood, scripter [as Dave Wood]
Art
Joe Kubert, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Frontier Fighters (DC, 1955 series) #1 (September-October 1955)
The Tenderfoot Caravan
Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #26 ([July 1958?])
The Tenderfoot Caravan
 
United States
All-Star Western (DC, 1970 series) #7 (August-September 1971)
The Tenderfoot Caravan

Notes

This printing is probably sourced from the reprint in All-Star Western #7.

Show/hide 7. Billy the Kid… Killer (Billy the Kid) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Billy the Kid
Genre
Western-frontier
Code
J-1141
Characters
Billy the Kid

Credits

Writing
John Albano, scripter
Art
Tony DeZuñiga, line art
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
All-Star Western (DC, 1970 series) #6 (June-July 1971)
Billy the Kid... Killer!
Also printed
United States
Jonah Hex and Other Western Tales (DC, 1979 series) #2 (November-December 1979)
Billy the Kid...Killer
 
United States
Showcase presents Jonah Hex (DC, 2005 series) #Volume 1 (2005)
Billy the Kid... Killer!
Show/hide 8. Turnabout Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Western-Frontier
Code
J-3251

Credits

Writing
Sergio Aragonés, plotter
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, line art
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, original Editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Weird Western Tales (DC, 1972 series) #20 (November-December 1973)
Turnabout!
Also printed
United States
Jonah Hex and Other Western Tales (DC, 1979 series) #3 (January-February 1980)
Turnabout
Show/hide 9. Julius Langbein (Medal of Honor) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Medal of Honor
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
Norman Maurer, scripter
Art
Norman Maurer, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Joe Kubert, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #138 (January-February 1972)
Julius Langbein
Also printed
Australia
Bumper Western Comic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #54 ([February 1973?])
Julius Langbein
Show/hide 10. The Barbed Wire Barricade (Matt Savage, Trail Boss) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Matt Savage, Trail Boss
Genre
Western-frontier
Characters
Matt Savage

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
Morris Waldinger, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor
 
Julius Schwartz, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #77 (September-October 1959)
The Barbed Wire Barricade
Also printed
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #437 (July 1974)
The Barbed Wire Barricade!
 
Australia
Bumper Western Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #60 ([October 1974?])
The Barbed Wire Barricade
 
Australia
Trail Blazers of the West (Murray, 1981?) ([1981?])
The Barbed Wire Barricade!

Notes

This printing is probably sourced from the reprint in Action Comics #437.

Show/hide 11. Night of the Living Dead (El Diablo) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
El Diablo
Genre
Western-frontier
Code
J-1627
Characters
El Diablo [Lazarus Lane]; Lucifer; Juanita; Wise Owl; Slate (dies); Clint (dies); Kid (dies)

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter
Art
Neal Adams, line art
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, original Editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Weird Western Tales (DC, 1972 series) #13 (August-September 1972)
Night of the Living Dead!

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Mark Muller
  • Grand Comics Database

AusReprints ID

  • 2771

Entry created

  • 26/10/2005

Cover added

  • 07/12/2019

Index completed

  • 05/11/2005

Last updated

  • 07/12/2019