Ringo #2

Published
December 1967
Page count
84
Cover price
0.25 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size (175mm x 275mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Ringo [Gringo]) Cover, 1 page

"Big River Lawman"

Featuring

Feature
Ringo [Gringo]
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Painting
Adolfo Álvarez-Buylla Aguelo [as A Buylla]

Reprint history

First print
Norway
Lasso (Se-Bladene, 1962 series) 1965 (1965)
med Maverick Brødrene (Cover)
Also printed
United Kingdom
Western Picture Library (Pearson, 1965 series) ([March 1965?]) —Sixgun Justice
Sixgun Justice (Cover)
 
Mexico
Aventura (Editorial Novaro, 196-? series) #804 (7 de agosto de 1973)
Los Colonos (Cover)

Notes

The artist's signature has been cropped in this printing, but is recognisable on foreign printings.

Show/hide 1. This Wonderful World Atlas [only 60c!] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Special offer 50% off. … Magazine Services Ltd., 142 Clarence St., Sydney."

Details

Printed
1967? to 1968?
More...
This Wonderful World Atlas [only 60c!]
Show/hide 2. The Hill of Death (Ringo [Gringo]) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ringo [Gringo]
Genre
Western-Frontier
Characters
Sid Bicking [Ringo]; Jarvis Garret; Sheriff Wesley; Thomas; Chuck

Credits

Script
Manuel Medina
Art
Carlos Giménez [as Carlos] (signed)
Editing
Selecciones Ilustradas

Reprint history

First print
Portugal
Condor Popular (Aguiar & Dias, 1954 series) #5702 (November 1965)
A Colina da Morte
Also printed
Belgium
Gringo (ZNU, 1966 series) #6 (1966)
De geest van de bergen
 
Sweden
Buffalo (Semic, 1965 series) November 1967 (November 1967)
Unknown [The Hill of Death]
 
Norway
Buffalo (Romanforlaget, 1968 series) [20. november] 1968 ([20. november] 1968)
Dødens fjell
 
Spain
Gringo (IMDE, 1970 series) #6 (December 1970)
La colina de la muerte
 
Serbia
Politikin Zabavnik (Politika, 1952 series) #1063 (12 May 1972)
Duh u planini
 
Australia
Ringo (Sport Magazine, 1967 series) #26 ([October 1973?])
The Hill of Death
 
Spain
Hunter (Riego, 1980 series) #6 (1980)
La colina de la muerte
 
Australia
Strange Tales of the Wild West (Gredown/Boraig, 1980?) ([1980?])
The Hill of Death
 
Spain
8 Aventuras de Gringo (Alonso, 1981 series) (1981)
La Colina de la Muerte
 
Spain
Gringo (Alonso, 1982 series) #3 (1982)
La Colina De La Muerte
 
Argentina
Sandokan Sinónimo de aventura (Columba, 1982 series) #24 (25 May 1983)
La colina de la Muerte

Synopsis

When the Mexican villagers fear the hills too much to help Jarvis build a dam, he calls on his friend Sid to help him win them over. Sid convinces two villagers to work with him, but they soon run in fear after encountering a spirit of death. Ringo refuses to believe it and returns to uncover a plot to hide and steal gold from the hills.

Notes

The signature on this story is dated 1965. Throughout this translation, Ringo's name is spelt "Sid" and the word "dam" is spelt "damn". There are other spelling and gramatical errors in the translation.

Show/hide 3. Cornered… (Ringo [Gringo]) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ringo [Gringo]
Genre
Western-Frontier
Characters
Syd Bicking [Ringo]; Felix Rios; Joe Renzo; Gil; Bob; Ricky; Hug; Federal Judge James Dixon; Sheriff Lindell (deceased); priest; school teacher; school children

Credits

Script
Manuel Medina
Art
Carlos Giménez [as Carlos] (signed)
Editing
Selecciones Ilustradas

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Sweden
Buffalo (Semic, 1965 series) June 1968 (June 1968)
Unknown [Cornered]
 
Norway
Buffalo (Romanforlaget, 1968 series) [april] 1969 ([april] 1969)
Untitled
 
Spain
Gringo (IMDE, 1970 series) #13 (July 1971)
¡Acorralado!
 
Spain
Gringo (IMDE, 1970 series) #13 (July 1971)
 (¡Acorralados!)
 
Australia
Ringo (KG Murray, 1974 series) #30 ([June 1974?])
Cornered...
 
Argentina
Sandokan Sinónimo de aventura (Columba, 1982 series) #26 (22 June 1983)
¡Acorralado!
 
Australia
Blazing Six Guns (Gredown/Boraig, 1983? series) ([1983?])
Cornered

Synopsis

Syd is travelling through a town and finds it suspiciously quiet. He uncovers Joe Renzo's plot to kidnap Federal Judge James Dixon to save his brother Tom from justice.

Notes

The signature on this story is dated 1966.

Show/hide 4. Courting Death (Ringo [Gringo]) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ringo [Gringo]
Genre
Western-Frontier
Characters
Syd Bicking [Ringo]; Juan; Brother/Father Pedro; Helen Carmody; Dr Gary Carmody; Sheriff; Manuel; Mr. Dion; John Hubbard; Burg Hubbard

Credits

Script
Manuel Medina
Art
Carlos Giménez [as Carlos] (signed)
Editing
Selecciones Ilustradas

Reprint history

First print
Spain
Oeste Pistoleros (Ferma, 1963 series) #69 ([13 August 1966?])
Dos hacia la horca
Also printed
Chile
El Jinete Justiciero (Zig-Zag, 1966 series) #875 (1967)
Aspirante a muerto
 
Spain
Gringo (IMDE, 1970 series) #15 (September 1971)
Aspirante a muerto
 
France
Totem (A&V, 1970 series) #10 (November 1972)
Untitled
 
Australia
Ringo (KG Murray, 1974 series) #29 ([April 1974?])
Courting Death
 
Australia
Double Barrel Western (Gredown, 1980? series) ([1980?])
Courting Death

Synopsis

Syd encounters John Hubbard shooting a fleeing Indian youth, but when it's reported to the sheriff the witnesses disappear and Hubbard is released. Syd begins the search to find the youth and uncovers Hubbard's plot to free his brother from prison through false testimony.

Notes

The signature on this story is dated 1966.

Show/hide 5. The Girl with the Rifle (Ringo [Gringo]) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ringo [Gringo]
Genre
Western-Frontier
Characters
Syd Bicking [Ringo]; Kim; Lou Harrison; Jerry; Sheriff; Manuel; Larry;

Credits

Script
Manuel Medina
Art
Carlos Giménez [as Carlos] (signed)
Editing
Selecciones Ilustradas

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Spain
Gringo (IMDE, 1970 series) #14 (August 1971)
La chica del rifle
 
Spain
Gringo (IMDE, 1970 series) #14 (August 1971)
 (La chica del rifle)
 
Serbia
Politikin Zabavnik (Politika, 1952 series) #1031 (1 October 1971)
Djevojčica s puškom
 
France
Totem (A&V, 1970 series) #7 (February 1972)
La jeune fille à la carabine
 
France
Totem (A&V, 1970 series) #7 (February 1972)
 
Australia
Ringo (KG Murray, 1974 series) #27 ([December 1973?])
The Girl with the Rifle
 
Australia
Ringo (KG Murray, 1974 series) #27 ([December 1973?])
 (The Girl with the Rifle)
 
Australia
Blazing Six Guns (Gredown/Boraig, 1983? series) ([1983?])
The Girl with the Rifle

Synopsis

In the middle of the desert, Syd meets the mysterious Kim. He takes her to Crossing, where she falsely accuses Lou Harrison of cheating at cards to get revenge for ther father's death. Ringo intervenes, but Kim escapes and is subsequently kidnapped. Lou's not the villain Kim thinks -- but there are real thugs around.

Notes

"Selecciones Ilustradas - Derechos Reservados - España". The signature on this story is dated 1966. This might not be the first printing of this Spanish story "La chica del rifle", but it is the earliest identified to date.

Show/hide 6. The Bowie Knife (Weapons of the West) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Weapons of the West
Genre
Non-Fiction
Job code
28-C

Credits

Art
?

Reprint history

First print
Unknown

Notes

This feature is probably also from a Spanish source.


Notes

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Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39221

Entry created

  • 08/03/2009

Cover added

  • 05/02/2015

Index completed

  • 05/02/2015

Last updated

  • 06/02/2015