Is there a market for Western comics any more?
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On 5/23/2019 at 9:00 PM, mlansdown said:

I'm not much for the Western genre but how can you go wrong with a Frank Frazetta baby scalping cover? 

Did I just say that out loud?

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That is crazy! :fear:

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10 hours ago, Badger said:

That is crazy! :fear:

Thanks for drawing attention to that post with the quote -- that IS a crazy cover! Just went and grabbed one; thank you! (thumbsu

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On 12/31/2019 at 9:49 PM, mlansdown said:

Western comics do offer one of the cheapest ways to buy a nice Schomburg cover...

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Yep they sure do. Not entirely sure these are Schomburg covers, but I love them just the same.

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I've picked up quite a few westerns around were I live. Actually it seems I have more people bidding against me on westerns than super hero comics. I figure it comes from being in rural area and the western genre is still going pretty strong here. Lots of zane grey books, john wayne movie posters, western prints etc in estate auctions.

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2 hours ago, unclezebo said:

Even though its a photo cover I've always liked this one. I think its the bright yellow cover and the special stamp.

 

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I like this one a lot. Very striking. It came from a large collection I found many years ago.

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2 hours ago, unclezebo said:

Even though its a photo cover I've always liked this one. I think its the bright yellow cover and the special stamp.

 

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The "Special" stamp on your book reminds me of a huge lot of this issue I found. Two full shopping bags full of all the same issue! They all had the same "Special" stamp on them. I was told they were given away as prizes to kids going to the movies in the early 1950's.

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I have gainer an appreciation for them since beginning my Four Color Collection.  I have never taken the time to think about it much less count, but there are certainly Hundreds published over the 25 year span  of the Four Color Series

 

Does Zorro  count as a Western?

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