September 5, 2011
Best of the West 45
Slap leather with the best of comic’s Golden Age cowboys- this issue, start off with Durango Kid in a Fred Guardineer-drawn classic, “The Roar of the Rapids” Then, artist Fread Meagher shows White Indian “The Arrows of Justice”! The Haunted Horseman (comic’s original Ghost Rider) clashes with “The Greedy Ghosts of Boot Hill”, illustrated by Dick Ayers; Annie Oakley has a “Photo Finish”; Tim Holt as Red Mask meets “The Man of 1,00 Faces”, drawn by Frank Bolle- plus featurettes Like Tales of the Haunted Horseman- “The Torture of the Damned”, by Dick Ayers; Ropin’ n’ Ridin with Rocky Lane, by Dick Giordano; and Roy Rogers Western Scrapbook. All classic, all vintage- perfect, full-story reprints from the Magazine Enterprises and Dell comics of the 1940’s and ’50’s. 40 pages, black & white with color covers, standard Best of the West size. Printed in 2004.