September 5, 2011
Best of the West 16
Presenting the origin of THE WHIP….masked, whip-cracking hero from the pages of CRACK WESTERN as drawn by the legendary Reed Crandall. Another Quality Comics character, Arizona Raines, by Paul Gustavson, makes his BOTW debut in a yarn called “Water Hogs Die Broke!” Crooked gamblers cause THE DURANGO KID to buck high in “Rodeo Ruckus!”, a daredevil adventure by Fred Guardineer. Death reaches rotting fingers from the grave when THE HAUNTED HORSEMAN discovers that “The Devil Deals in Death!”, a chiller by Dick Ayers. There’s twice the trouble for REDMASK when THE BLACK PHANTOM’s sister shows up as “The Twin Phantom!” Great Western girl art by Frank Bolle. Six Western action aces pack thrills from cover to cover this issue! Color cover, interiors are black and white with graytones. 44 pages, 6″ X 9″ size, standard comic book format.