Apache Trail #1

Farrell

United States

Published
September 1957
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
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Credits

Editing
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Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Apache Attack! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Western
Show/hide 1. How to Gain up to 50 lbs of Mighty Muscles! Advertisement, 1 page

Synopsis

ad for Jowett Institute of Physical Training's physical fitness manuals

Notes

Inside front cover

Show/hide 2. Apache Attack! (Swift Arrow) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Swift Arrow
Genre
Western
Characters
Swift Arrow; Crooked Antler; Red Eagle; Black Bison

Reprint history

Based on
United States
The Lone Rider (Farrell, 1951 series) #23 (December 1954-January 1955)
War Whoop!
 
United States
Apache Trail (Farrell, 1957 series) #1 (September 1957)
Apache Attack!
Also printed
Australia
Bumper Western Comic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #4 ([July 1960?])
War Whoop!
 
Australia
Ringo (Sport Magazine, 1967 series) #17 ([September 1971?])
War Whoop!

Synopsis

SWift Arrow warns the fort of Red Eagle's attack

Show/hide 3. A Date With Effie Public service announcement, 1 page

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #228 (May 1957)
A Date With Effie
Also printed
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #62 (May 1957)
A Date with Effie
 
United States
Mr. District Attorney (DC, 1948 series) #57 (May-June 1957)
A Date with Effie
 
United States
Blackhawk (DC, 1957 series) #112 (May 1957)
A Date with Effie
 
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #90 (May 1957)
A Date with Effie
 
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #243 (May 1957)
A Date with Effie
 
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #4 (May-June 1957)
A Date with Effie

Synopsis

Stan works as a hospital volunteer

Notes

This sequence falls between pages 1 and 2 of sequence 1. This PSA also appears in Strange Journey (Steinway, 1957 series) #1 September 1957. This is possible evidence of business ties between Steinway and DC.

Show/hide 4. 12 Real Dolls Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Synopsis

an ad for House of Dolls' doll set

Notes

upper half of page between pages 4 and 5 of sequence 1.

Show/hide 5. 100 Toy Soldiers $1.25 Comic story, 0.5 pages

Synopsis

ad for Modern Toys' toy soldiers

Notes

lower half of page between pages 4 and 5 of sequence 1.

Show/hide 6. The Sheriff's Return! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Western; occult

Synopsis

Modern-day gangsters are arrested with the assistance of a western ghost

Show/hide 7. Take My Word For It... Text story, 2 pages

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset

Notes

First page is between pages 1 and 2 of sequence 6 and second page is between pages 1 and 2 of sequence 9

Show/hide 8. Mystery! Magic! Science! Fun! Advertisement, 1 page

Synopsis

an ad for Honor House Products Corporation's novelties

Notes

Between pages 4 and 5 of sequence 6.

Show/hide 9. Triple Twist! Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Western

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Bumper Western Comic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #4 ([July 1960?])
Triple Twist!
 
Australia
Ringo (Sport Magazine, 1967 series) #17 ([September 1971?])
Triple Twist!

Synopsis

Identical twins use their resemblance to commit crimes but are foiled by a blind woman.

Show/hide 10. Amazing Precision Miniature Camera! Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Synopsis

an ad for Honor House Products Corporation's miniature camera

Notes

upper half of page between pages 4 and 5 of sequence 9.

Show/hide 11. Automatic Tripod Firing Machine Gun Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Synopsis

an ad for Honor House Products Corporation's replica of the 1917A1 machine gun

Notes

lower half of page between pages 4 and 5 of sequence 9.

Show/hide 12. A Tribe Betrayed! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Western
Characters
Silent Hills; Lone Eagle

Synopsis

Silent Hills betrays his people by arming them with blank ammunition in their attack on the white men.

Show/hide 13. Start to Play Real Music on the Harmonica in 15 Minutes Flat! Advertisement, 1 page

Synopsis

an ad for Tim Calhoun's Sliding Note Finder Harmonica

Notes

between pages 1 and 2 of sequence 12

Show/hide 14. Skinny? Advertisement, 1 page

Synopsis

an ad for Add-a-Pound Company's weight gain diet waifers

Notes

between pages 4 adn 5 of sequence 12

Show/hide 15. Everything You Need to Enjoy Stamp Collecting! Advertisement, 1 page

Synopsis

an ad for Zenith Company's Stamp Collecting Outfit

Notes

inside back cover

Show/hide 16. Given! Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Characters
Yogi Berra

Synopsis

an ad in comic strip form for Wilson Chemical Company's White Cloverine Salve sales

Notes

back cover


Notes

Entire contents copyrighted 1957.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 71648

Index completed

  • 08/02/2012