The Fastest Gun Western #34

Published
December 1978
Page count
68
Cover price
0.50 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size (180mm x 265mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/823805

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Editing
?

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Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

"Ways of the mighty west"

Featuring

Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Painting
?

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First print
Unknown
Show/hide 1. The Annihilator (Billy the Kid) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Billy the Kid
Genre
Western-Frontier
Code
[B-1897]
Characters
William Bonney [Billy the Kid]; Fergus Queel; Mathilda

Credits

Script
?
Art
José Delbo
Letters
?
Editing
Sal Gentile (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Billy the Kid (Charlton, 1957 series) #71 (March 1969)
The Annihilator
Also printed
Australia
Shootout (Murray, 1982?) ([1982?])
The Annihilator

Synopsis

Billy the Kid is sick, but his battle with Queel has left so much damage that the citizens of Tuckno won't help him.

Show/hide 2. Part 2 The Vultures Gather (Billy the Kid) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Billy the Kid
Genre
Western-Frontier
Characters
William Bonney [Billy the Kid]; Fergus Queel; Jolly Bob Eisen; Guillemo Defrio

Credits

Script
?
Art
José Delbo
Letters
?
Editing
Sal Gentile (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Billy the Kid (Charlton, 1957 series) #71 (March 1969)
Part 2 The Vultures Gather
Also printed
Australia
Shootout (Murray, 1982?) ([1982?])
Part 2 The Vultures Gather

Synopsis

Unexpected rain and help from Guillemo Defrio bring Bonney back to health. He returns to Tuckno to deal with Queel and teach the town a lesson in manners.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Mr. Young of the Boothill Gazette) Comic story, 7 pages

"The editorial by Max Cogswell denounced the cattle barons for hogging the fertile valleys!"

Featuring

Feature
Mr. Young of the Boothill Gazette
Genre
Western-Frontier
Code
[D-3294]
Characters
Abel Young; Max Cogswell; Jedd Melton; Mr. Fletcher

Credits

Script
?
Art
Pat Boyette
Letters
?
Editing
George Wildman (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Billy the Kid (Charlton, 1957 series) #96 (November 1972)
Untitled

Synopsis

Abel Young stakes a claim for a homestead outwits the gang seeking to control all the fertile land in the valley.

Show/hide 4. The Adventures of Red Eagle (Juan Mestizo) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Juan Mestizo
Genre
Western-Frontier
Characters
Juan Mestizo [John]; Archimedes;

Credits

Script
?
Art
Vicente Vañó Ibarra
Letters
?
Editing
? [Selecciones Ilustradas)

Reprint history

Original
rom Jaimito (Editorial Valanciana, 1945 series) #?

Synopsis

Juan is attacked by a Lynx and dragged away by the strong current of the Colorado River. Archimedes searches and concludes Juan is dead. A wounded Juan is captured by a soldier who has stole the army pay. He forces Juan at gunpoint to help him, but Juan leaves a sign for the Indian guiding the pursuing patrol. At night, the deserter ties up Juan and is attacked by a rattlesnake. Juan cannot get free to help and the thief is dead by the time the patrol arrives. Juan travels with the group travels to Fort Powell, where he is reunited with Archimedes.

Notes

"© S.I. Artists". This feature includes is two seven-page episodes merged together. Page eight recaps what has occurred on the previous pages and has space where a story title and logo have probably been removed.

Show/hide 5. Dangerous River (Frontier Scout) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Frontier Scout
Genre
Western-Frontier
Code
[S324]
Characters
Daniel Boone; Cherokee Indians; Miss Vance; Seth

Credits

Script
Joe Gill ?
Art
Don Perlin ?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino
Editing
Al Fago (original executive editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Frontier Scout, Dan'l Boone (Charlton, 1965 series) #10 (January 1956)
Dangerous River
Also printed
United States
Frontier Scout, Dan'l Boone (Charlton, 1965 series) #14 (March 1965)
Dangerous River
 
Canada
Star Western (Avalon, 2000 series) #6 (September 2001)
Dangerous River

Synopsis

Boone rescues Miss Vance from a tribe of Cherokee who are preparing for war. The pair escape in time to Boonesborough to warn the town.

Show/hide 6. Buffalo Bill: The Man Who Brought the West to the World (Great Myths of the West) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Great Myths of the West
Genre
Western-Frontier
Characters
Buffalo Bill [William Frederick Cody]; Wild Bill Hickok; Tall Bull; Ned Buntline; Calamity Jane; Jack Strawhorn; General Carr

Credits

Script
Josep Toutain
Art
José Ortiz (signed)
Editing
? [Selecciones Ilustradas]

Reprint history

First print
Italy
Skorpio (Eura Editoriale, 1977 series) v2#27 (13 Luglio 1978)
Buffalo Bill
Also printed
Norway
Colt (Semic, 1978 series) uke 44 1979 (uke 44 1979)
Mannen som gjorde vesten kjent
 
Spain
Grandes mitos del oeste (Toutain, 1987 series) #2 (1987)
Buffalo Bill: El hombre que mostró Oeste al mundo

Synopsis

William Cody agrees to Ned Buntline writing exclusively about him. Ned writes hearsay and exaggeration, building the myth of Cody's exploits under the name Buffalo Bill. Cody travels and builds on the myth, bringing the story of the west to the world.

Notes

"© S.I. Artists"

Show/hide 7. The Stolen Horse (Kid Montana Gunfighter) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kid Montana Gunfighter
Genre
Western-Frontier
Code
[A-4351]
Characters
Kid Montana; Sheriff Talt; Moose Hartley; Sheriff Carter; Tuck

Credits

Script
Pete Morisi ?
Joe Gill ?
Art
Pete Morisi
Letters
?
Editing
Pat Masulli

Reprint history

First print
United States
Outlaws of the West (Charlton, 1957 series) #53 (May 1965)
The Stolen Horse
Also printed
Australia
Kid Montana Gunfighter (Murray, 1982?) ([1982?])
The Stolen Horse

Synopsis

After Moose Hartley's gang rob the bank, they need a horse and steal Kid Montana's. With the Sheriff's help, Montana finds the gang in next town. He will not stop until he takes them down for stealing his horse—and for the reward.

Show/hide 8. Super Western Album [Black and White] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Super Western Album. Round up the whole collection"

Details

Printed
1976 to 1977
Genre
Western
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Super Western Album [Black and White]

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AusReprints ID

  • 39186

Entry created

  • 14/07/2009

Cover added

  • 22/03/2019

Last updated

  • 24/03/2019