Colt Western Library #27 The Texan

Published
September 1957
Page count
68
Cover price
1/3 [0-1-3 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Pocket size (135mm x 180mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Credits

Editing
?

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Show/hide Cover The Texan Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Painting
?

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First published in this issue
Show/hide 1. The Texan (The Texan) Comic story, 7 pages

"Whoa, Fury! Looks like those nesters are outnumbered! We better give 'em a hand!"

Featuring

Feature
The Texan
Genre
Western-Frontier

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Fightin' Texan (St. John, 1952? series) #17 (December 1952)
"Whoa, Fury! Looks like those nesters are outnumbered!"
Show/hide 2. Mustang Jack (Mustang Jack) Comic story, 8 pages

"Mustang Jack Clarke trusted his own sixgun more than frontier laws when justice was at stake."

Featuring

Feature
Mustang Jack
Genre
Western-Frontier
Characters
Mustang Jack Clarke; Luke Sharpe (robber); Monte Voss (robber); Slim Saunders; Chuck; Linda; Uncle Matt; Tom Hawkins

Credits

Art
Ken Battefield
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Texan (St. John, 1948 series) #1 (August 1948)
["Mustang Jack Clarke trusted his own sixgun..."]

Synopsis

Mustang is framed for murder and stage robbery.

Show/hide 3. Gun-Crazy Desperados Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Western-Frontier

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First print
Unknown
Also printed
Australia
Triple Western Pictorial Monthly (Red Circle, 1955 series) #2 (July 1955)
Gun-Crazy Desperados
Show/hide 4. Terror Trail to Texas Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Western-Frontier
Characters
Mary Lou; Lobo (robber); Rudy (robber); Sandy Welch (range detective); J. Gallagher (cattle buyer); Jack (robber); Claude (robber)

Credits

Art
Rudy Palais
Editing
Archer St. John (publisher)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Western Bandit Trails (St. John, 1949? series) #2 (April 1949)
Blood Blazes a Trail to Texas
Also printed
United States
The Texan (St. John, 1948 series) #7 (April 1950)
Bandits Ride the Buffalo Trail
 
Australia
Triple Western Pictorial Monthly (Red Circle, 1955 series) #2 (July 1955)
Terror Trail to Texas

Synopsis

A band of masked riders stampede a cattle herd down the main street to make is easy to rob the safe of cattle dealer Gallagher.

Show/hide 5. Showdown at Prairie Junction (Texan) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Texan
Genre
Western-Frontier
Characters
"Silver Dollar" Sam, Jory Braden

Reprint history

First print
Unknown
Also printed
Australia
Gunfire Jumbo Edition (Magman, 1973) #43102 (1973)
Showdown at Prairie Junction
 
Australia
Popular Action Annual (Magman, 1977?) #7703 ([1977?])
Showdown at Prairie Junction
Show/hide 6. The Day of Empty Holsters! (Frontier Marshal) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Frontier Marshal
Genre
Western-Frontier
Characters
Bob Allen (US Marshal); Andy Jackson (judge); Amy Jackson (daughter); Curly; Magpie

Credits

Pencils
Jill Elgin ?
Bill Kriegstein ?
Editing
Harry Stein

Reprint history

First print
United States
Crack Western (Quality, 1949 series) #65 (March 1950)
The Day of Empty Holsters
Also printed
United States
Westerner (IW Publishing, 1964 series) #16 (1964)
The Day of Empty Holsters
 
Australia
Gunfire Giant Edition (Jubilee, 1966) #36-38 (1966)
The Day of Empty Holsters
 
Australia
[Unknown] (Magman, 196-? series) #(Heroes of the West ?) ([1975??])
The Day of Empty Holsters!

Notes

At the anniversary of the town's founding all guns are layed aside and outlaws take advantage of this.

Show/hide 7. A Rope for a Killer (The Bold Buckeroo) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Bold Buckeroo
Genre
Western-Frontier
Characters
Bold Buckeroo [Tim Rollins]; Nob Turner; Jake Burns (crook); Sheriff; Rusty; Chuck Carson

Credits

Art
George Tuska

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Red Seal Comics (Chesler, 1945? series) #17 (July 1946)
Gay Desperado
First print
United States
The Texan (St. John, 1948 series) #1 (August 1948)
The Bold Buckeroo

Synopsis

Jake Burns has framed Buckaroo for a crime and taken over his ranch.

Show/hide 8. Untitled (Dead Canyon Days) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dead Canyon Days
Genre
Western-Frontier
Characters
Cole Yates

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First print
United States
Crack Western (Quality, 1949 series) #66 (May 1950)
Feud Bullets in the Dead Canyon Country!

Notes

The original of this story is titled "Fued Bullets in the Dead Canyon Country!" in GCD.

Show/hide 9. Renegades of Deadfall Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Art
Doug Wildey ?

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Texan (St. John, 1948 series) #10 (October 1950)
Renegades of Deadfall Canyon

Synopsis

Three white men are trying to find the Lost Spaniard's Mine in the sacred mountains of the Apaches.

Show/hide 10. Bandit Guns Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Details

Printed
1957?
More...
Bandit Guns

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 72608

Entry created

  • 30/03/2014

Cover added

  • 11/04/2014

Index completed

  • 26/12/2014

Last updated

  • 26/12/2014