Crack Western #70

United States

Quality Comics

United States

Published
January 1951
Page count
52
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Silver Age size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/204433

Credits

Editing
Al Grenet, editor [as Alfred Grenet]
 
Richard Arnold, Associate Editor
 
Frank Furio, Associate Editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Arizona Raines) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Arizona Raines
Genre
Western-frontier
Characters
Arizona Raines

Credits

Art
Paul Gustavson, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Printed in
Crack Western (T. V. Boardman, 1948 series) #1

Notes

Original pencil credits were: 1) Reed Crandall, as suggested by the original indexers, and 2) Paul Gustavson, as suggested by Saltarella.

Original inker credits were: 1) Reed Crandall, as suggested by the original indexers, and 2) John Giunta, as suggested by Saltarella.

Art credits revised from above by Craig Delich to Gustavson, whose credits are verified and confirmed by Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

Show/hide 1. Water-Hogs Die Broke (Arizona Raines) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Arizona Raines
Genre
Western-frontier
Characters
Arizona Raines

Credits

Writing
Paul Gustavson, scripter
Art
Paul Gustavson, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Paul Gustavson, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
New Spaceways Comic Annual (T.V. Boardman, 1954 series) #1 (Christmas 1954)
Water Hogs Die Broke
 
United States
Best of the West (AC, 1998 series) #16 ([November] 2000)
Water Hogs Die Broke!
 
United States
The New Spaceways Comic Annual (Boardman Books, 2014) (March 2014)
Water Hogs Die Broke
Printed in
Crack Western (T. V. Boardman, 1948 series) #1
Show/hide 2. Satan's Sweetheart! (Bob Allen, Frontier Marshal) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Bob Allen, Frontier Marshal
Genre
Western-frontier
Characters
Marshal Bob Allen; Lana Drake

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Wild Western (Horwitz, 1955? series) #16 ([February 1950?])
Untitled [Satan's Sweetheart!]
 
United States
The Rider (Farrell, 1957 series) #5 (January 1958)
A Saddle Bag of Tricks!  (retitled, modified)
Printed in
The Frontier Marshal (Bell Features, 1951 series) #7 ([circa February 1951])
Show/hide 3. The Taming of Big Bat McGrew! (Two-Gun Lil) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Two-Gun Lil
Genre
Western-frontier
Characters
Lil Peters [Two-Gun Lil]

Credits

Writing
Joe Millard, scripter
Art
Chuck A. Winter, line art [as Chuck Winter]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Printed in
Crack Western (Magazine Management, 1950 series) #6 (March 1951)
 
Crack Western (T. V. Boardman, 1948 series) #1

Notes

Credits by Martin O'Hearn.

Show/hide 4. Crimson Vengeance (The Whip [Johnny Lash]) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Whip [Johnny Lash]
Genre
Western-frontier
Characters
The Whip [Johnny Lash] (intro; origin)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Reed Crandall, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
New Zealand (Aotearoa)
Adventure Comics (Times, 1951?) ([1951?])
Crimson Vengeance
 
Australia
Crack Western (Red Circle, 1950 series) #6 (March 1951) —Adventure Comics
Crimson Vengeance!
 
United Kingdom
New Spaceways Comic Annual (T.V. Boardman, 1954 series) #1 (Christmas 1954)
Crimson Vengeance
 
United States
Best of the West (AC, 1998 series) #16 ([November] 2000)
Crimson Vengeance
 
United States
The New Spaceways Comic Annual (Boardman Books, 2014) (March 2014)
Crimson Vengeance
Printed in
Golden-Age Greats Spotlight (AC, 2003 series) #5 (2011)
 
Crack Western (Magazine Management, 1950 series) #6 (March 1951)
 
Crack Western (T. V. Boardman, 1948 series) #1
Show/hide 5. The Long Trail's End Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Western-frontier
Characters
Monte Wentworth

Credits

Writing
, author
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 6. Another World War? (Blackhawk) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Blackhawk

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

House ad for Blackhawk Comics #36 with cover reproduction

Show/hide 7. Mystery Riders on Deadeye Ranch! (Arizona Raines) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Arizona Raines
Genre
Western-frontier
Characters
Arizona Raines

Credits

Writing
Paul Gustavson, scripter
Art
Paul Gustavson, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Paul Gustavson, letterer

Reprint history

Printed in
Crack Western (T. V. Boardman, 1948 series) #1

Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.


Notes

On sale date given in Police Comics (1941 series) #103.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 92150

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