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Issue Details

Issue #121
Published August-September 1951
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 52
Editing Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Julius Schwartz (actual editor)

Cover Details - "The Unmasking of Johnny Thunder!"

Characters Johnny Thunder
Genre Western
Pencils Alex Toth
Inks Sy Barry
Reprinted in Johnny Thunder (DC, 1973 series) #1

12 page Johnny Thunder story "The Unmasking of Johnny Thunder"

Characters Johnny Thunder [John Tane]; Ma Pecos; Sheriff Tane; Arroyo Gang
Synopsis When the Arroyo Gang kidnaps Sheriff Tane, Johnny Thunder thinks they must have killed his father, and tells the townsfolk that he is really Sheriff Tane's son. Johnny takes out the whole Arroyo Gang single-handedly and happily finds his father alive. But his secret identity remains safe, as everyone assumes he was only honoring Sheriff Tane by his earlier declaration.
Genre western; period
Script Robert Kanigher
Pencils Alex Toth
Inks Sy Barry
Reprinted in Greatest 1950s Stories Ever Told, The (DC, 1990 series) #nn; in Greatest 1950s Stories Ever Told, The (DC, 1992 series) #nn

8 page Overland Coach story "Vengeance Trail"

Genre Western
Pencils Gil Kane
Inks Bernard Sachs

8 page Minstrel Maverick story "Two-Gun Editor"

Genre Western
Pencils Irwin Hasen
Inks Bob Lander

2 page Epics of the Texas Rangers story "The Case of the Guilty Hangman"

Genre Western
Script Joe Kubert
Pencils Joe Kubert
Inks Joe Kubert

8 page Foley of the Fighting Fifth story "Cry of the White Stallion"

Genre Western
Script John Broome
Pencils Carmine Infantino
Inks Sy Barry