Bumper Western Comic #50

Published
February 1972
Page count
52
Cover price
0.20 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/577622

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

"Blazing stories of the old west"

Featuring

Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Art
, painter
Show/hide 1. Tomahawk's Battle Song! (Tomahawk) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Genre
Historical; western-frontier
Characters
Tomahawk [Tom Hawk]

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Fred Ray, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor
 
Mort Weisinger, original Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Story Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #67 (November-December 1953)
Tomahawk's Battle Song!
Also printed
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #137 (November-December 1971)
Tomahawk's Battle Song!
Show/hide 2. The Death that Walked Like a Man! (The Durango Kid) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Durango Kid
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Fred Guardineer, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Raymond C. Krank, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Charles Starrett as the Durango Kid (Magazine Enterprises, 1949 series) #21 (February-March 1953)
The Death That Walked Like a Man!
Also printed
United States
Best of the West (AC, 1998 series) #54 (2006)
The Death That Walked Like a Man!
Show/hide 3. The Death Saw (Bobby Benson's B-Bar-B Riders) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Bobby Benson's B-Bar-B Riders
Genre
Western-frontier
Characters
Bobby Benson; Belinda "Flutter" Bryane; Pomeroy; Amigo (Bobby's Horse); Tex Mason; Irish; Windy Wales

Credits

Writing
Al Schutzer , scripter
Art
Bob Powell, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Raymond C. Krank, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Bobby Benson's B-Bar-B Riders (Magazine Enterprises, 1950 series) #4 (November-December 1950)
The Death Saw
Also printed
Australia
Bumper Western Comic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #50 ([February 1972])

Synopsis

Pomeroy tries to swindle ranch owner Belinda Bryane out of the oil rights to her land.

Show/hide 4. The Sun-Dance of the Crow Indians! Comic story, 3 pages
Show/hide 5. Cowboy Kid Posse! (Bobby Benson's B-Bar-B Riders) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Bobby Benson's B-Bar-B Riders
Genre
Western-frontier
Characters
Matt Watkins; Sheriff Warren; Wilkins; Windy Wales; Bobby Benson; Crisco; Diego

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bob Powell, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Raymond C. Krank, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Bobby Benson's B-Bar-B Riders (Magazine Enterprises, 1950 series) #4 (November-December 1950)
The Cowboy Kid Posse!

Synopsis

When Matt Watkins escapes from jail Bobby Benson and his classmates help recapture him.

Show/hide 6. Six-Gun Empire (The Durango Kid) Comic story, 7 pages
Show/hide 7. The Haunted Tomb! (Ghost Rider) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ghost Rider

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Dick Ayers, penciller
 
, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Ghost Rider (Magazine Enterprises, 1950 series) #7 (1951)
The Haunted Tomb
Show/hide 8. Weirdo House of Fun! (Weirdo Pty. Ltd.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Weirdo Pty. Ltd.
Show/hide 9. Make Money--Collect Coins (Mosman Coin Company) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Mosman Coin Company
Code
KGM.BW.2.72

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 2783

Entry created

  • 27/10/2005

Cover added

  • 22/09/2010

Index completed

  • 15/05/2011

Last updated

  • 18/06/2016