Blazing Tales of the Old West

Published
1982
Page count
100
Cover price
0.95 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic
Branding
Murray Comics (Red)
 
Murray Comics (Red)

Credits

Editing
?

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Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Western

Credits

Painting
Jordi Penalva [as J. Penalva '80] (signed)

Reprint history

First print
Unknown
Show/hide 1. Never Kill a Demon (El Diablo) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
El Diablo
Genre
Western; horror
Code
J-1772

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Art
Neal Adams
Editing
Joe Orlando
E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Weird Western Tales (DC, 1972 series) #15 (December 1972-January 1973)
 
United States
Weird Western Tales (DC, 1972 series) #15 (December 1972-January 1973)
Never Kill a Demon!
Also printed
United States
Jonah Hex and Other Western Tales (DC, 1979 series) #2 (November-December 1979)
Show/hide 2. The Flying Daggers (Tim Holt) Comic story, 7 pages
Show/hide 3. The Castle in the Wilderness (Tomahawk) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Genre
Western; period

Credits

Art
Bruno Premiani
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth
Jack Schiff
Murray Boltinoff
George Kashdan

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #17 (May-June 1953)
Also printed
Australia
Bumper Western Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #58 ([April 1974])
Show/hide 4. [Bat Lash in Mexico] (Bat Lash) Comic story, 23 pages

"Hey! Git out'n our coffin!"

Featuring

Feature
Bat Lash
Genre
Western

Credits

Script
Nick Cardy (plot)
Denny O'Neil (script)
Art
Nick Cardy
Editing
Joe Orlando

Reprint history

First print
United States
Bat Lash (DC, 1968 series) #4 (April-May 1969)
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: Bat Lash (DC, 2009 series) ([July] 2009)
Show/hide 5. Bat Laffs (Bat Laffs) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Bat Laffs
Genre
Gags
Code
J-294

Credits

Script
Sergio Aragones
Art
Sergio Aragones
Editing
Joe Orlando

Reprint history

First print
United States
Bat Lash (DC, 1968 series) #5 (June-July 1969)

Notes

This feature includes only the title and one panel of the original three panel feature.

Show/hide 6. A Time to Die (El Diablo) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
El Diablo
Genre
Western
Code
J-1638

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Bernie Wrightson
Editing
Joe Orlando
Mark Hanerfeld (assistant)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Weird Western Tales (DC, 1972 series) #12 (June-July 1972)
Show/hide 7. The Trojan Horse (Dan Brand and Tipi) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dan Brand and Tipi
Genre
Western

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox?
Art
Fred Meagher
Editing
Raymond C. Krank

Reprint history

First print
United States
Charles Starrett as the Durango Kid (Magazine Enterprises, 1949 series) #20 (December 1952-January 1953)
The Trojan Horse
 
United States
Charles Starrett as the Durango Kid (Magazine Enterprises, 1949 series) #20 (December 1952-January 1953)
Also printed
Australia
Bumper Western Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #63 ([July 1975])
The Trojan Horse

Synopsis

Dan Brand is captured by the British and Tipi uses a Trojan Horse to rescue him.

Show/hide 8. Muley Pike's Big Gold Rush (The Durango Kid) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Durango Kid
Genre
Western

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox ?
Art
Fred Guardineer
Editing
Raymond C. Krank

Reprint history

First print
United States
Charles Starrett as the Durango Kid (Magazine Enterprises, 1949 series) #20 (December 1952-January 1953)
Also printed
Australia
Bumper Western Comic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #54 ([February 1973?])

Synopsis

Muley finds an old abandonned mine and goes crazy spending money when he finds gold in it. His spending attracts the attention of some "Owlhoots" who try to do away with him. The gold ends up being fool's gold.

Show/hide 9. Vengeance of the Ghost-Victims (El Diablo) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
El Diablo
Genre
Western
Code
J-1852

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Art
Alfredo Alcala
Letters
Alfredo Alcala
Editing
Joe Orlando
E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Weird Western Tales (DC, 1972 series) #16 (February-March 1973)
Show/hide 10. The Magic Thunderstick (Buffalo Bill) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 11. The Amazing Quest for Nighthawk's Identity (The Nighthawk) Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 12. The Death Warning (Straight Arrow) Comic story, 8 pages

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Mark Muller

AusReprints ID

  • 40546

Entry created

  • 29/05/2009

Cover added

  • 27/09/2009

Index completed

  • 02/07/2010

Last updated

  • 12/05/2013