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Rocky Lane Western (1949) comic books

  • Issue #2
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 2
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1073903032
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    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson and Howard Boughner. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. In an issue-length story, Rocky gets to the bottom of a especially clever cattle rustlers' trick. Gopherface tells his friends why he's worried. Plus photo pinups of Rocky and his equine movie co-star, Black Jack. Rustlers Round-Up!; Sagebrush; Red Rock Robber; Gopherface; Slim Pickens: The Chicken-Hearted Villain. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 3

    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson and others. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. In an issue-length story, Rocky tries to prevent hostilities between sheep herders and cattle ranchers from erupting into a full-on range war, in a tale that includes this great opening caption: "Sheep vs. Cattle - Fanning the embers of hair-trigger tempers into a flaming range war in which quarter was neither asked nor given - with grim Dame Nature waiting on the sidelines to strike in reclamation of her frontiers. Such was the raging battle for survival that sent the indomitable Rocky Lane plunging rough-shod into a maelstrom of thundering hooves and blazing six-guns...!" It's like poetry! Plus photo pinups of Rocky and his movie horse, Black Jack. Range Justice; Haunted Ranch; Slim Pickens: The Clothes Horse; The Unknown Assailant; Heady Eddie. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 4
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Pedigree: Davis Crippen "D" Copy
    • Davis Crippen ("D" Copy)
    • Label #3755458002
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    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson and others. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. In an issue-length story, Rocky investigates reports of Native attacks on the Transcontinental railroad crews, and learns it's actually each rail crew trying to sabotage the other. Plus photo pinups of Rocky and his movie horse, Black Jack. And a vintage Tootsie Roll ad, Captain Tootsie to the Rescue!, with art by Shazam co-creator CC Beck. Rail Raiders' Rampage; Slim Pickens: The Photo Finish; Reliable Rustler; Majob The Magician; Condemned! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 6

    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson and others. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. In an issue-length story, Rocky investigates when the ghosts of long-dead outlaws Billy the Kid, Jesse James and Joaquin Murieta appear and try to drive people out of the town of Devil's Bid. Plus a vintage ad in comics form for malted milk, "Rocky Lane Ropes a Killer." The Curse of Devil's Bid; Gopher Face; The Coward and the Kid; Percy Peter Pippleberry the Painter; Slim Pickens: A Figure of Speech; Pat the Poet. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 7

    Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. "Secret marshal" Rocky tracks a trail of murdered men to The Rustlers' Haven. A bank-robbing duo finds itself trapped between Rocky and a sheriff's posse. Whitey Whiskers builds his own spinning wheel, but then he realizes he doesn't know how it works. And a vintage comics-themed ad for Wildroot hair oil featuring detective hero Sam Spade. The Rustlers' Haven; Badge of Courage; Slim Pickens: The Big Deal; Thwarted Justice; Buster; The Prairie Gap Deadline; Whitey Whiskers: The Old Spinning Wheel; The Border Revolt. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 8

    Photo cover of Rocky Lane (Allan Lane) and Art Dillard, taken from Republic Pictures' The Wild Frontier. "The Sonset Feud," art by Ralph Carlson; Rocky gets in the middle of a clan feud. Rocky Lane Bandana ad. "The False Friendship," art by Ralph Carlson; Jobey receives notes threatening his life unless he turns over all the money he has hidden on his ranch. "The Non-Profit Bank Robbers," art by Frank Doyle; Rocky rides right into a bank robbery when entering town, and is wounded by a gunshot. Tom Mix Super-Magnetic Compass Gun ad. "Kill The Nester" text story by Walt Farmer. "Nothing Suits Him" starring Slim Pickens. "Blizzard Badmen's Bust-Up," art by Ralph Carlson; Rocky, as undercover Marshal, is in the Northwest Territory to protect the salmon fishermen. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 9

    Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. During a drought, corrupt rancher Bronc figures out a complicated scheme to sell a neighbor his own rustled cattle, and get him framed for rustling to boot. Outlaws hijack a stagecoach and use it to pick up a gold shipment. Rocky gets to the bottom of a gambler's marked-card scheme, thanks to his hermit pal Solitaire. Plus Comix Cards (like the later Marvel Value Stamps) featuring Capt. Marvel Jr. And a vintage ad for "malted milk" featuring Rocky, "Rocky Lane Takes to the Air." The Hot Iron Artists; Sagebrush; Man of Courage; Hermit of the Hills; The Trail's End!; Gopherface; Slim Pickens: School Daze; Bullets Wild! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 10

    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson and others. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. "Bad Bill Bronson rides the rampage trail high, wide and handsome while his jeering boast of never being taken alive rings throughout the West, backed by the roaring fire of his well-notched six-guns as he plunders at will, until the price on his head soars to a point where he reaches for that, too," claims the breathless first sentence of an 18-page story. Whitey Whiskers tries to convince his neighbor that his dog is a retriever. Badman's Reward; Come and Get Me!; Whitey Whiskers: Putting on the Dog; Gopher-Face; Slim Pickens: Till We Meat Again; Slippery Sidmore. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 11

    Photo cover of Rocky Lane (Allan Lane). "Fool's Gold Fiasco," art by Ralph Carlson; Three rustlers discover a gold on the property of the Rockin' R Ranch, and make a plan to use loco weed to scare off the owner and his cattle. "Rocky Lane Rounds Up the Redskins" one-page story; Rocky Lane captures six Indians single-handed after they kidnap the ranch owner's son. "Guilty," art by Frank Doyle; The storekeeper has been robbed three times, and now the Sheriff sends for undercover Marshal Rocky Lane to investigate. "The Sparkling Case" starring Slim Pickens. "The Evil Shadow!", art by Ralph Carlson; A retired millionaire is trailed by a stranger, who later kidnaps his foreman. "Border Badmen" text story by Rod Reed (as Walter Farmer). "A Moving Story" starring Big Bow and Little Arrow. "Buffalo Bullwhackers' Showdown!", art by Ralph Carlson; A gang of rustlers intend to sell buffaloes as draught-animals to some tenderfoot settlers. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 12

    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson and others. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. "Secret Marshal" Rocky takes action when owlhoots poison a watering hole for passing wagon trains and demand high prices for pure water. Rocky goes undercover at a lumberjack camp to find out who's been threatening the owners. Cattle face a worse threat than rustlers when a coyote pack stalks the range. And a vintage Captain Tootsie Tootsie Roll ad, Skating on Thin Ice, with art by Bill Schreiber. The Water Wranglers; Sagebrush; The Timberline; Slim Pickens: Trial and Error; The Unlucky Gold Strike; Death Valley Gold; Shifty Silas; Gopherface; Colonel Corn and Korny Kobb: Roomer Rumors; Coyote Breed. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 13

    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson and others. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. A particularly dangerous band of bank robbers targets the law enforcement in town before the bank. After robbing a tax agent of his collection documents and ID, a highwayman gets a fiendish idea. Whitey Whiskers finds himself in a predicament: stuck upside-down in a barrel just as two robbers enter the store. The Sheriff-Killers; Slim Pickens Takes His Oat; The Tax Rustlers; The Missing Corpse; Gopherface; Desperate Drive; Whitey Whiskers: The Cracker-Barrel Badmen; Lying Hoofprints. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 14
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson and others. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. "Secret Marshal" Rocky Lane finds himself facing black magic on the prairie when the "Hex-man" curses watering holes. But Rocky suspects there's more going on than that, in an 18-page story. Slim Pickens hears a version of the "I'm My Own Grandpa" story. And a vintage Wheaties ad ("Breakfast of Champions!") featuring legendary baseball shortstop Pee Wee Reese. The Hexman of Demon Divide; Sage-Brush; Fearsome Face; Slim Pickens: The Big Fish; Gopherface. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 15

    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson and others. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. Outlaws employ a trained bear to terrorize settlers, until "undercover marshal" Rocky learns it dances to the violin. Someone hosts a party at an abandoned ranch and invites everyone who was involved with the conviction of killer Red Kavely, including Rocky. Outlaws get the drop on Rocky and steal his marshal's badge, so they can impersonate a posse. The Terror of Big Bear Bend; Slim Pickens: The Big Sale; Prairie Revenge; Bronc Fury; Secret Hide-Out; Randy: The Good Good-Bye; Black Jack's Hitching Post; The Outlaw Posse. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 16

    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson and others. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. Rocky discovers a ranch house on fire and learns of a plot to destroy evidence, but first he must save the man trapped inside. Rocky runs up against the masked bandit called The Blade, an expert knife-thrower who uses his talent for evil. Rocky figures out how Twin-Gun Eliot hides the loot from his robberies where the law can't find it. The Burning Evidence; Slim Pickens: The Return of Grizzly Burr; Rocky Lane Meets the Blade; The Trail Swappers; Gopher-Face; Sage-Brush; Desert Justice; Black Jack's Hitching Post; Plump Priscilla; The Twig That Talked; Ranchman Raleigh. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 17

    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson and others. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. In another horror-tinged Western tale, Rocky tries to Scooby-Doo his way to the truth about the ghostly rustlers haunting the prairie. Rocky must keep Blinky and his gang from starting a war between the Kiowa tribe and the nearby town, as a distraction for a fur robbery. Rocky wants to know why someone is getting too close to the Hermit's dangerous cave just after a bond robbery, but the Hermit finds out first. The Phantom Rustlers; Gopher-Face; The Threat of the Kiowas; Slim Pickens: Bad Times; His Bodyguard; Partners; Perplexed Pete; Burt and Brat; Sage-Brush; The Hermit's Cave. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $10 Rocky Lane Western #17 - Western - Charlton - 1950 - GD

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  • Issue #20
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 20

    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson and others. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. "Undercover Marshal" Rocky investigates when obituaries appear in a small-town newspaper before the person has died. Rocky finds a missing marshal in the foothills, but he's displaying very un-marshal-like behavior. Rocky helps the local sheriff track escaped killer Red Baylor. Plus a vintage ad for "malted milk" featuring Rocky, "Rocky Lane Bags the Gold Bandits." Advance Obituaries; Sage-Brush; The Slow Draw; The Missing Marshal!; The Rodeo Rustlers; Colby the College Man; Dee Dickens; Wagon Wheels! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    5 days left Auction Ralph Carlson / Rocky Lane Western No 20 1950

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  • Issue #21
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 21
    Auction opens July 29
    • 1" tear on front cover. Cover slightly detached from top staple.

    Photo cover of Rocky Lane (Allan Lane). "Trouble Trail," art by Ralph Carlson; After a holdup and killing in a general store, Rocky is arrested for the crime. "The Big Battle" starring Dee Dickens. "Gypsy Nights," art by Frank Doyle; A stranded traveling circus is accused of stealing and robbing. "The Last Plank," art by Frank Doyle; Lots of settlers have had their houses collapse on them, and Rocky suspects the lumer mill owner. Captain Video comic ad. "Traders in Deceit!", art by Ralph Carlson; Rocky is taken prisoner by fur-robbers. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 22

    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson and others. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. "Undercover Marshal" Rocky has seen a lot of strange things in the desert, but pirates on camels are something new. A short history of horses in America. Dee Dickens stays up all night trying to cure his insomnia. Plus a vintage ad for Daisy Red Ryder bb guns. Desert Buccaneers; Hard Hitting Harvey; Black Jack's Hitching Post; Gopherface; Death Deferred; Sagebrush; Cactus Brain; Dee Dickens: A Ward for the Wise; Pappy Parker. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 24
    • 1 1/2" cumulative spine split.

    Cover photo of Rocky Lane (Allan Lane) and his horse Black Jack. "The Fatal Ferry," art by Ralph Carlson; Rocky is on an urgent mission and is ferried across a river when knocked overboard by the phony ferryman. Untitled Helpfull Hannah and Harriett story, art by Frank Bolle. "The Bronc Bandits," art by Frank Doyle; Horses vanish without trace, and with the law helpless, they send for Marshal Rocky Lane. A Rodeo is under suspicion. "Fast Eaters" one-page story starring Gopherface. "Nester's Revenge" text story by Rod Reed (as Walter Farmer). "The King of the Rattlers," art by Frank Doyle; Rocky runs into a crazy man who plunder settlers and wagon trains, and has rattlesnakes as pets. One-page Black Jack's Hitching Post story, art by Ralph Carlson; Facts about horseshoes. "Aweigh With Him" one-page Sagebrush story by Howard Boughner. "The Diagnosis"; Dee Dickens has got a bad foot, and goes to the doctor. Rod Cameron Western ad. "Decoy for Death," script and pencils by Ralph Carlson. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $19 Rocky Lane Western #24 Fawcett Comics 1951 photo cover VG+ 4.5 great book

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  • Issue #25
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 25

    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson and others. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. "Undercover Marshal" Rocky tracks an evil mastermind who is turning honest ranchers into hunted fugitives. But he finds the ranchers themselves are taking the law into their own hands, in an 18-page story. Hyde and Seake stop at a hotel with a mosquito problem. Plus a vintage ad for the "Cracker Jack Western Belt." The Looters of Lawless Range; Politician Purdy; Jail Break; Dee Dickens: The Welcome Return; Black Jack's Hitching Post; Hyde and Seake. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 26
    • Full length spine split.

    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson, Howard Boughner and Frank Doyle. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. "Undercover Marshal" Rocky tries to figure out how bandits are targeting anyone who withdraws cash from the bank. Black Jack the horse has a solo adventure after Rocky is forced to trade him to an outlaw to save a hostage, but Rocky and Black Jack aren't separated that easily. Dee Dickens is put in charge of a pet store, and the jokes just keep comin'. Plus a vintage Western-themed ad for View-Master featuring Hopalong Cassidy, Gene Autry and the Cisco Kid. The Harbingers of Death; Revenge for Old Mike; Dee Dickens: For Pet-Ter or Worse; Barrows the Borrower; Sagebrush; Hot Headed Hopper; The Unspoken Command. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 27
    • Chew.

    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson, Howard Boughner and Frank Doyle. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. Outlaws give the "party of the first part" treatment to a treaty contract with the local Native population, so they can take the tribe's buffalo herd and sell it back to them at a profit. Black Jack the horse saves the day when Rocky must stop a train from being dynamited. Dee Dickens tries to figure out the difference between Pike's peke (a dog), and Pike's Peak, but it's a losing battle. Plus a vintage ad for "plastic picture rings" jewelry. Buffalo Branders; Dee Dickens: No Sale; The Sneak Rustlers; The Young Sheriff; Ice Skating Kait; Gopher-Face; The Riders of the Fog. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 34
    • Interior is complete. Full spine split. Cover detached.

    Stories and art by Howard Boughner and others. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. "Undercover Marshal" Rocky searches for outlaws in a boarding house, but a cup of tea is almost his undoing. Rocky tries to figure out how money disappeared from a locked safe. A couple of cowpokes set out to taunt Dee Dickens, but he has the last laugh. The Dangerous Cup; Sagebrush; Dee Dickens: If the Shoe Fits; The Closed Safe; Rustler's Gold; Gopherface; The Guilty Mind. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 35

    Stories and art by Howard Boughner and Frank Bolle. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. "Undercover Marshal" Rocky gets involved with Mexican bullfighters while investigating an unsolved murder. Rocky tries to find an outlaw's younger brother, to get him to identify his fellow culprits in a bank robbery. Pistol Packing Pattie tells Edwards that he's such a blowhard, his house must be built on a bluff. Murder South of the Border; Sagebrush; Dee Dickens: Black-Out for Brown; Timed for Death; Curly; Gopherface; The Death Verdict; Pistol Packing Pattie. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 36

    Cover photo of Rocky Lane (Allan Lane) and his horse Black Jack, with a small drawing by Ralph Carlson. "The Wampum Wranglers Chapter One Massacre," art by Ralph Carlson; Wolf and his gang are preying on new settlers and Indians by stealing and selling horses. "Moose Call" one-page Sagebrush story by Howard Boughner. "The Lost Job" starring Dee Dickens. "The Wampum Wranglers Chapter Two Pitfall," art by Ralph Carlson; Rocky is tied to his horse, with a burning sack stuffed with dry grass on his back. "Some Luck" one-page Gopherface story. "Baited With Gold" text story by Hank Spector. When Worlds Collide Motion Picture Comics ad. "The Wampum Wranglers Chapter Three The Roundup," art by Ralph Carlson; A stampede of wild horses is sent against Rocky to trample him to bits. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 37

    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson and others. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. "Undercover Marshal" Rocky investigates wolf attacks in the area, and learns the secret of the Wolf-Man of Lost Skull Range, in a horror-tinged story. Rocky discovers the secret of an old mission in a Mexican border town. Dee Dickens lists the many faults of his new landlord. Plus a vintage ad for an autographed photo of Rocky Lane and Black Jack. The Wolf-Man of Lost Skull Range; Sagebrush; Dee Dickens: Everything's Relative; The Golden Gunload; The Secret of the Old Mission; Gopherface; Chuck Waggin; Six-Gun Territory; Mule Ears. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 38

    Cover photo of Rocky Lane (Allan Lane), with a small drawing by Ralph Carlson. "The Indian War Chapter One: Friend or Foe," art by Ralph Carlson; Rocky is assigned as scout for the army, and to find the camp of the Powati tribe, but the captain don't like to have him along. "The Prospector"; Dee Dickens is panning for gold. "The Indian War Chapter Two The Escape Plot," art by Ralph Carlson; Rocky and the captain with some soldiers are kept prisoners by the Indians. Hopalong Cassidy comic ad. "Wits Against Gun" text story by Otto Binder (as Eando Binder). "The Indian War Chapter Three The Golden Showdown," art by Ralph Carlson; Rocky sends smoke signals to a friendly Indian chief to warn the townspeople of a Powati raid. "Star Struck"; Buffalo Bill has been in the movies. Motion Picture and Television Magazine ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 39
    • Water damage.

    Stories and art by Howard Boughner and others. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. "Undercover Marshal" Rocky tracks the canny outlaw known as the Fox, whose specialty is surprising getaways. Rocky sets out to outsmart him, in a two-part story. While filling in for a bank teller, Rocky is tricked by a check with disappearing ink. Plus a vintage comics-format ad for Popsicle featuring Major Mars (and an offer for his "Rocket Ring"). The Law-Baiters; Gopherface: Smokey Issue!; Dee Dickens: The Big Pull; Outlaw Justice; Killers Gold; Death Makes a Deposit; Sagebrush. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 41

    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson and others. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. Rocky tries to figure out why he keeps seeing a strange building and a murder in his dreams, and what they have to do with the mysterious coin that keeps turning up in his waking life. Rocky finds an invitation to join the Snake Hollow Bend gang on an unconscious outlaw, and decides to RSVP in person. Dee Dickens tries to prove that a five-dollar bill is actually a twenty. The Toss of the Coin; Sage-Brush; Gopher-Face; Dee Dickens: The Legitimate Swindle; The Tavern of Doom; Peaceful Sam; Tightwad Tad; Barks in the Night; Harper in Hollywood. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 42
    • 1/2" Spine split from top. 1/2" tear on back cover. Cover oxidation.
    • Water damage.

    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson and others. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. "Undercover Marshal" Rocky must enter a condemned mine when two outlaws turn on each other after a holdup. A killer sets a double-trap for Rocky's posse and an outlaw gang, in a particularly violent pre-Code story. Dee Dickens goes to a family reunion and the jokes run in the family. Cayuga Treachery; Brain Buster; Dee Dickens: The Prairie Get-Together; The Web of Justice; Sage-Brush; Devil's Dynamite; The Theft of Black Jack; Watch Out! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 43
    • 1/2" tear on back.

    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson and others. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. "Undercover Marshal" Rocky discovers ex-boxer Hercules living as a hobo, and tries to talk him out of fighting up-and-coming pugilist Jawbreaker Jones. Rocky is trapped inside a house with two bandits and a posse waging a gun battle outside. Dee Dickens explains how he bought an entire battleship from some sailors in a saloon for only five dollars. Winner Takes All; Sage-Brush; Gopher-Face; Dee Dickens: The Big One Dollar Bill; Blood Tears; Brainy Buster Has Horse Sense; Rustler's Valley; The Double Burial; Watch Out! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 44

    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson and others. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. In timber country, "Undercover Marshal" Rocky discovers timber-rustlers who are stealing good wood by claiming it's bad. Rocky must get to the bottom of a kidnapped accountant and a supposedly haunted ranch. Dee Dickens tries to convince Huck and Buck that two bottles of sarsaparilla are actually three. Forest of Death; Gopher-Face; Dee Dickens: Three Is One Too Many!; The Secret Panel; The Red Raiders; The Treacherous Trio; Windy: Farm Fables; Wise Acre Atkins. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 45

    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson and others. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. "Undercover Marshal" Rocky learns that the unveiling of a town's new statue will set off a dynamite explosion, and then it's a race against time. Framed for murder, Rocky is stymied when the real killer is female and he "can't hit a woman," so he goes for a Three Stooges approach instead. A man thinks he might make a good actor, because his arm was in a cast once. Sagebrush; Gopher-Face; The Statue of Devastation; Dee Dickens: The Tough Hombre; The Frame-Up; Doctor of Law; Experienced!; The Ghost City That Came to Life; Fizzy: Barber Shop Blues. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #46
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 46

    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson and others. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. "Undercover Marshal" Rocky figures out that the location of buried outlaw loot is really a dynamite trap, but will he reach the sheriff in time to tell him? Rocky figures out the connection between a missing rancher and a condemned swimming hole, and it's not pretty. When a friend's son inherits a small fortune and spends it all on gambling, Rocky decides to intervene. Sub Outlaw; Boomerang of Death; Sage-Brush; Gopher-Face; The Secret of the Creek; The Ace of Death; Dee Dickens: The Wood Expert; The Root Life. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 47
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover photo of Rocky Lane (Allan Lane) and his horse Black Jack. "The Prairie Massacre," art by Ralph Carlson; Rocky disguises himself as an Indian to get near the renegade Indians who have stolen ammunition. "The Deadly Dead Bear," art by Frank Bolle; A taxidermist is sewed up in a bear hide by his killer. "A Close Shave"; Dee Dickens at the barber shop. "Murder's Suitor," art by Frank Bolle; A jealous cowboy kills his rival. "The Midnight Marauders"; A rancher who is running for Sheriff has his ranch wrecked by masked hoodlums several times. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 48

    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson, Tom Cooke and Howard Boughner. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. Rocky gets to town just in time to witness a murder by defenestration, but he doesn't buy the official story of a drunken accident. A stranger comes to Rocky with a tale of murder, but no one else remembers him and the dead body has disappeared. Bronko Betsy finds a friend. The Big Strike; The Accident; Give Him Room; Good Night!; The Devils Hoof; Bronko Betsy: A Cure for Lonesomeness; Assignment: Peril!; The Paint Job; Dead Mans Revenge!. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #49
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 49
    • Cover detached.

    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson and others. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. "Undercover Marshal" Rocky is framed for murder when a man is shot with his own gun, in the dramatically titled "Stagecoach of Doom." A murder mystery takes Rocky deep into the hidden past of a town. Dee Dickens decides to make some money by selling the Elixir of Youth for $100 a bottle. Go West Young Man; The Stagecoach of Doom; Sage-Brush; Old Smokey; Dee Dickens: The Elixir of Youth; Bronko Betsy; Gopher-Face; The Hand of Death. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #50
    Rocky Lane Western (1949) 50

    Stories and art by Ralph Carlson and Howard Boughner. Movie cowboy Allan "Rocky" Lane roams the West with a yen for justice. Rocky tries to tame the infamous bronco Meteor, but even Rocky is unable to ride him until he confronts the men who killed his young master. When rustlers make repeated night raids that always fail, Rocky suspects they're up to something else. Rocky gets involved in the feud over a disputed lumber camp. Longhorn Killer; The Wrangler; Sage-Brush; Gopherface; Dee Dickens: Foul Fighting on Fair Grounds; Longhorn Masquerade; No Escape; Bronko Betsy. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.