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The definitive history of matinee Western stars and their comic book counterparts, written by the world’s leading authority on Western comics, expert and historian Bill Black. Contains a brief cinema history, and complete publishing history, photos and artwork for EVERY Western movie star who ever had a comic book!! Roy Rogers, ( by John Buscema ) Dale Evans, ( by Russ Manning ) Rex Allen, ( by Alex Toth ) Lash LaRue, ( by Doug Wildey ) Rocky Lane, ( by Dick Giordano and Vince Alascia ) and John Wayne (by Al Williamson and Frank Frazetta ) all apperar in complete adventures, in crisp, clear reprints from the vintage Dell, Charlton, Fawcett and Toby Press comic books they originally appeared in; selected panels, illustrations and historical write ups on Gene Autry, Monte Hale, Tom Mix, Rod Cameron, Charles Starrett, Tim Holt, Hoot Gibson, Tim McCoy, Buster Crabbe, Wild Bill Elliot, Johnny Mack Brown, Ken Maynard, Bob Steele, Whip Wilson, The Cisco Kid, Hopalong Cassidy, Tex Ritter, Sunset Carson, Judy Canova, Smiley Burnette, Andy Devine… all are covered here. Even Trigger, Champ and Blackjack!! If you have any interest in movie cowboys who had their own comics series, this is the book for you. Critically acclaimed and highly recommended. Color painted cover by Bill Black, interiors are black and white with graytones. 116 pages, standard comic book size, squarebound trade paperback format.

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