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Black Diamond Western (1949) comic books

  • Issue #51
    Black Diamond Western (1949) 51

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    Stories and art by Bill Walton and Ben Brown. Masked like the Lone Ranger or Zorro, Black Diamond fights for justice in the West, aided by his sidekick Bumper and his status as a federal marshal. All the stories in this issue attempt to simulate a 3-D effect (without glasses) through the use of page-wide panels with curved borders, a style called "Deep Dimension" in the promotional copy. Buck Roper is blamed when a rodeo bull gets loose and tramples a cowhand. Red Fire tries to prevent war between federal troops and local tribes that oppose the coming railroad. Black Diamond: Pastures of Peril; Buck Roper: Vengeance at the Rodeo; Dressed to Kill; Red Fire: Ride to Doom! 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #52
    Black Diamond Western (1949) 52

    Cover by Bill Walton. Stories and art by Bill Walton and Vic Carrabotta. Masked like the Lone Ranger or Zorro, Black Diamond fights for justice in the West, aided by his sidekick Bumper and his status as a federal marshal. Black Diamond tries to prove a man was framed for a prospector's murder, in a story that use the wide panels - but no other special features - of the previous issue's "Deep Dimension" pseudo 3-D effect. Buck Roper is targeted by kidnappers who learn about his rich parents, but his rodeo friends intervene. Red Fire is accused when a masked arsonist terrorizes the town. Black Diamond: Six Gun Showdown; Buck Roper: The Rodeo Ransom; Tight Noose; Red Fire: The Flaming Torch Rider of the Plains. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #53
    Black Diamond Western (1949) 53

    Stories and art by Bill Walton and Allan Bellman. Masked like the Lone Ranger or Zorro, Black Diamond fights for justice in the West, aided by his sidekick Bumper and his status as a federal marshal. Black Diamond and Bumper track an outlaw gang to their secret hideout on an island in a lake. Buck Roper and Hotfoot investigate after a robbery of the rodeo payroll turns to murder. Red Fire is abducted while investigating the disappearance of the town's neighboring tribe. Black Diamond: Terror Island; Buck Roper: Rodeo Payroll Murder; Western Lore; Too Young to Die; Red Fire: Fight for Life. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #54
    Black Diamond Western (1949) 54
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Cover by Myron Fass. Stories and art by Bob Globerman and Myron Fass. Masked like the Lone Ranger or Zorro, Black Diamond fights for justice in the West, aided by his sidekick Bumper and his status as a federal marshal. The West is rocked when it seems masked hero Black Diamond has "turned owlhoot," in a story (and cover) with early art by future MF publisher Myron Fass. A gang of outlaws headed by Clint Tucker targets supply shipments to the fort commanded by his straight-arrow brother. Red Fire agrees to dive for a wagon lost at the bottom of a river, but others want it to stay buried. Wanted: Black Diamond; Black Diamond: Comanche War Drums; Fool's Gold; The Old Cowhand; Red Fire's Death Dive. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #55
    Black Diamond Western (1949) 55

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    Cover by Myron Fass. Stories and art by Pete Morisi and Myron Fass. Masked like the Lone Ranger or Zorro, Black Diamond fights for justice in the West, aided by his sidekick Bumper and his status as a federal marshal. Black Diamond seeks the truth behind a masked killer and an eerie drumming in the night, in a story with early art (and cover) by future MF publisher Myron Fass. Bat Slade plans to wipe out the local tribe for their gold-rich land, forcing Black Diamond to fight his adopted brother Brave Cloud in a death match. Black Diamond tries to prevent a mob from hanging the wrong man. First issue to feature the Comics Code seal on the cover. Black Diamond: Vengeance; Black Diamond: The Big Goldrush; Black Diamond: The Wrong Killer; The Old Cowhand; Red Fire: The Phantom Puma; Western Lore. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #56
    Black Diamond Western (1949) 56

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    Cover by Myron Fass. Stories and art by Howard 0'Donnell, Bill Walton and Myron Fass. Masked like the Lone Ranger or Zorro, Black Diamond fights for justice in the West, aided by his sidekick Bumper and his status as a federal marshal. Black Diamond investigates a swindler with a gold claim and a range war, in stories with early art (and cover) by future publisher Myron Fass. Red Fire tries to prevent a mob from hanging the wrong man. Black Diamond tries to find out who killed a prospector just after he'd finally struck it rich. Black Diamond: Gold Fever; Black Diamond: Dressed to Kill; Black Diamond: Range War!; For Old Time's Sake; Red Fire: Frame Up! 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #57
    Black Diamond Western (1949) 57

    Cover by Myron Fass. Stories and art by Bill Walton and Myron Fass. Masked like the Lone Ranger or Zorro, Black Diamond fights for justice in the West, aided by his sidekick Bumper and his status as a federal marshal. Black Diamond meets his own personal Moriarty, the master criminal called The Scorpion, in a story with early art (and cover) by future MF publisher Myron Fass. Ben seeks vengeance on his brother's killer, in another Fass story with above-average art. Black Diamond must meet a Shoshone champion in bare-chested battle to prevent a disastrous war. Black Diamond: Meet the Scorpion; Big Fake at Three Claims; Black Diamond: Rogue Indian; Black Diamond: Vengeance!; Red Fire. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #58
    Black Diamond Western (1949) 58

    Cover by Myron Fass. Stories and art by Bill Walton and Myron Fass. Masked like the Lone Ranger or Zorro, Black Diamond fights for justice in the West, aided by his sidekick Bumper and his status as a federal marshal. When The Scorpion and his gangs target towns left defenseless by the Civil War, Black Diamond joins forces with Davy Crockett to fight back, in a story with early art (and cover) by future MF publisher Myron Fass. An outlaw seeks to rig a town election to secure the power to make his own laws. The Mason brothers target settlers with a protection racket. Black Diamond: Return of the Scorpion; Thieves' End at Gasper Gulch; Black Diamond: Bullets and Ballots; Black Diamond: The Marrying Kind; Red Fire: Revenge at Black Rock. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #59
    Black Diamond Western (1949) 59

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    Cover by Myron Fass. Stories and art by Bill Walton, Wayne Bracone and Myron Fass. Masked like the Lone Ranger or Zorro, Black Diamond fights for justice in the West, aided by his sidekick Bumper and his status as a federal marshal. The Scorpion hires notorious gunfighter Doc Holliday to take down Black Diamond, in a story with early art (and cover) by future publisher Myron Fass. In another Fass story, BD teams up with Wyatt Earp to capture dangerous escaped convicts. The attacks by the mysterious Phantom Horsemen have even Black Diamond baffled. Black Diamond: Hired Gun; Lost Little Joy; Black Diamond: Escaped; Black Diamond: Ghost Riders from the Hills; Red Fire: The Sagebrush Kid's Last Shot! 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #60
    Black Diamond Western (1949) 60

    Cover by Myron Fass. Stories and art by Bob Globerman and Pete Morisi. Masked like the Lone Ranger or Zorro, Black Diamond fights for justice in the West, aided by his sidekick Bumper and his status as a federal marshal. The Scorpion and Black Diamond meet in a final showdown in the far northern wastes. BD seeks the lawless gangs of the strange place called Painted Valley. Black Diamond: Man to Man; Smart Sammy Smythe; Black Diamond: Brand of the Scorpion; Black Diamond: The Last Notch; Black Diamond: The Badmen of Painted Valley. Final issue of the series. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.