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Issue Details

Issue #4
Published April 1951
Frequency Bi-monthly
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 36

Cover Details - "Billy the Kid Adventure Magazine"

Characters Billy the Kid
Genre Western
Pencils ?; photo
Inks ?; photo
Colors ?; photo
Notes The cowboy in the photograph looks like singing cowboy Eddie Dean.

1 page Children's Digest advertisement "Completely New! Completely Different!"

Synopsis Subscription ad for Children's Digest.
Letters typeset

10 page Billy the Kid story "Outlaws Hang Together"

Characters Billy the Kid; Toby Preston; Fred McGurk;
Synopsis Billy helps a young boy fight a crooked banker.
Genre Western
Pencils Jack Sparling
Inks Jack Sparling

5 page story "The Mustang"

Characters Herd of horses; unnamed Indians; unnamed trappers
Synopsis Story about wild horses.
Genre Western
Pencils Jimmy Thompson
Inks Jimmy Thompson
Letters Jimmy Thompson

1 page advertisement "Ah Pronounces th' offishul drink o' Dogpatch, Orange Crush!"

Characters Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; other Dogpatch characters.
Synopsis Orange Crush ad.
Genre Humor
Pencils Al Capp
Inks Al Capp
Notes Some of the best art in the book is in this ad.

12 page Billy the Kid story "Manhunt"

Characters Billy the Kid; Deputy Pete Jameson; Zuko
Synopsis Yet another variation of "The Most Dangerous Game" with Bill as the hunted this time.
Genre Western
Pencils Ed Winik
Inks Ed Winik

2 page text story "Ambush in Carson City"

Characters Sheriff Ben Crabtree; Slim Hammerill; Luke Byrnes;
Synopsis Exciting times in Carson City.
Script Donald George
Letters typeset

Half page advertisement "Learn to Dance in 5 Days or Pay Nothing!"

Synopsis Ad for a dance booklet published by Pioneer Publications, Inc.
Letters typeset

Half page Prospector Pete story "Hey! Where are you runnin' to, Pete?"

Synopsis Pete takes a look at the new railroad.
Genre Western; humor

1 page advertisement "Special...Introductory Offer"

Synopsis Ad for a combination cigarette lighter and case.
Pencils Lou Fine
Inks Lou Fine
Letters typeset

advertisement "Which of these 2 Weaklings Paid only a Few Cents..."

Synopsis Body-building ad for the Jowett Institute of Physical Training.
Letters typeset
Notes inside back cover

1 page advertisement "We Guarantee to Save You Money!"

Synopsis Ad for Rocket Wholesale Co.
Letters typeset
Notes back cover