Ringo #20

Published
June 1972
Page count
68
Cover price
0.25 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size (180mm x 270mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Credits

Editing
?

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Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

"Big River Lawman"

Featuring

Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Painting
?
Letters
typeset

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First print
Germany
Western-Bestseller (Bastei Verlag, 1970? series) #243 ([1970]) —Der Mann aus dem Süden
Untitled
Also printed
United Kingdom
Killoe (Robert Hale, 1975?) ([1975?])
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Law or Justice (Ringo) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ringo
Genre
Western-Frontier
Characters
Ringo; Ray Colman; Angel Antonio Altar Muros; Nando Gomez; Sam Gazzsara; Sara Warner

Credits

Art
Jesus De La Peña Rego [as Suso] (signed)
Editing
? (original editor)
Selecciones Ilustradas (syndication)

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First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Ringo (Sport Magazine, 1967 series) #20 (June 1972)
 
Portugal
O Mundo de Aventuras (Aguiar & Dias, 1949 series) #1212 (December 1972)
Lei Ou Justiça
 
Norway
Fantomet (Nordisk Forlag, 1973 series) uke 24 1973 (uke 24 1973)
Rettferden og loven
 
Australia
Super Western Album (KG Murray, 1975 series) #4 ([July 1976?])
Law or Justice

Synopsis

Bill arrives at Indian Pass and sees Destry Jones who is returning to avenge his father's murder by Dan Stevens. Bill is taken to be a federal agent investigating the murder and is beaten and dumped out of town. Bill returns and kills Stevens in self-defense. Destry kills Steven's henchmen and arrives to find Stevens dead. The two men leave Indian Pass, having shared a saga of vengeance while barely meeting.

Notes

The signature on this story is dated 1971. This might not be the first printing of this story, but it is the earliest identified to date.

Show/hide 2. The Bison Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
History

Credits

Art
Rafael Aura León [as Auraleon] (signed)
Editing
Selecciones Ilustradas

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First print
Unknown

Synopsis

Information on the herds of bison that historically roamed the central praries of the United States, their mass slaughter and the Indian's response to the loss of the bison.

Notes

"Selecciones Ilustradas - Derechos Reservados - Espana".

Show/hide 3. Return to Kill (Bill el Sonriente) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Bill el Sonriente
Genre
Western-Frontier
Code
BS-106
Characters
Bill el Sonriente; Destry Jones; JIm; Charlie; Max; Ben; Dan Stevens

Credits

Art
Francisco Cueto Martí [as Cueto] (signed)
Editing
? (original editor)
Selecciones Ilustradas (syndication)

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Based on
Unknown
First print
Chile
El Jinete Justiciero (Zig-Zag, 1966 series) v18#881 (1967)
Regresó Para Matar
Also printed
Argentina
El Jinete Justiciero (Zig-Zag, 1970? series) #15 ([1967?])
Regreso para matar

Synopsis

Bill arrives at Indian Pass and passes Destry Jones who is returning to avenge the murder of his father by Dan Stevens. Bill is taken to be federal agent investigating the murder and is beaten and dumped out of town. Bill returns and kills Stevens in self-defense. Destry kills Steven’s henchmen and arrives to find Stevens dead. The two men leave Indian Pass, having shared a saga of vengeance while barely meeting.

Notes

Bill el Sonriente is a long-running series from Selecciones Ilustradas. This story refers to the lead character only as "Bill" without the series logo, but has a "BS" code. The majority of Bill el Sonriente episodes are seven pages.

Show/hide 4. Billy the Kid Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Biography; Western-Frontier
Code
EO-5

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First print
Spain
Apache (Anceo, 1974 series) #2 (18 June 1974)
Billy the Kid  (Possibly)

Synopsis

The real Billy the Kid was an unscrupulous, murdering thug who was imprisoned, escaped and was ultimately killed by Sheriff Pat Garret at Fort Summer on 13 July 1881—not the hero created in later mythology.

Notes

It is possible that this is the 2 page biography of Billy the Kid printed in Apache #2. The Spanish version has not been sighted to check.

Show/hide 5. Red Wolf (Ringo) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ringo
Genre
Western-Frontier
Characters
Ringo [Sid Bicking]; Lonely Puma; Black Deer; Red Wolf; Mr Norton; John; White Lily

Credits

Art
Jesus De La Peña Rego [as Suso] (signed)
Editing
? (original editor)
Selecciones Ilustradas (syndication)

Reprint history

First print
Chile
Far West (Quimantù, 1972 series) #140 (1971)
Lobo Rojo
Also printed
Australia
Ringo (Sport Magazine, 1967 series) #20 (June 1972)
 (Red Wolf)
 
Norway
Fantomet (Nordisk Forlag, 1973 series) #18/1973 (uke 36 1973)
Røde Ulv

Synopsis

Mr Norton buys a valley and ruthlessly forces the Indians out of their home through murder and alcohol. Aged 20, Red Wolf fights back and his legend begins. Norton hires Ringo to find Red Wolf, claiming he is a murder who has kidnapped White Lilly. The lie is revealed when Ringo finds them, but Norton’s men have followed. Disguised, Ringo draws them off and Red Wolf kills Norton before escaping with White Lilly.

Notes

The signature on this story is dated 1970.


Notes

Read more about Ringo.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 36708

Entry created

  • 21/08/2009

Cover added

  • 22/12/2015

Index completed

  • 21/08/2009

Last updated

  • 14/06/2016