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I published the first issue of FAVORITE WESTERNS in 1981 and by the third issue it became my largest selling fanzine.
Issue 1, 3, 10-17 (original first printing with some full color photos) Issues 2,4-9 (black & white xerox reprints)
FAVORITE WESTERNS #1 - features Don't Fence Me In,
Buffalo Bill Jr. (Jay C. Wilsey), Clayton Moore, Rin Tin Tin, Rio
Bravo, and more. Color photo of Roy Rogers and Gabby Hayes on the front
FAVORITE WESTERNS #2 - (is available only in black
& white xerox reprint) featured Rex Allen interview, Bar 20 Rides
Again, Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid, Plainsman And The Lady, Bill
Cody, Charlie King, the first Western Trail by Grady Franklin, Heroes
of the West (serial), and more.
FAVORITE WESTERNS #3 - with full color photo of The
Lone Ranger and Tonto (Clayton Moore and Jay Silverheels) on the front
cover featured them -- also more color inside of them and of Klinton
Spilsbury and Michael Horse who played the same roles in a later film,
interview with Fred Scott, The Trail Blazers (4 color photos with
feature), Jack Randall (with two color photos), The Western Trail, Bob
Nolan, Heroes of the West (part two), Rex Bell (seven color photos),
The Durango Kid, and more.
FAVORITE WESTERNS #4 - (is available only in black
& white xerox reprint) features The Durango Kid, Tom Tyler, The
Western Trail, Bob Nolan, The Lone Ranger, The Range Rider, Tucson
Raiders, Texas To Bataan, Russell Hayden, The Last Train From Gun Hill,
FAVORITE WESTERNS #5 - (is available only in black
& white xerox reprint) features interview with Rex Allen, Kermit
Maynard, The Western Trail, The Durango Kid's Leading Ladies, Johnny
Mack Brown, The Range Busters, Broncho Billy Anderson, Gordon of Ghost
FAVORITE WESTERNS #6 - (is available only in black
& white xerox reprint) features The Durango Kid, Kermit Maynard,
Kirby Grant, South of Caliente, Bob Custer, Gordon of Ghost City
(chapters two through five), Hall of Fame awards, and more.
FAVORITE WESTERNS #7 - (is available only in black
& white xerox reprint) features Dave Sharpe, The Western Trail,
Robert J. Wilke, The Cowboy's Horse, Bob Baker, Dixie Cup Lids, Fred
Kohler, Gordon of Ghost City (chapters six through twelve) and more.
FAVORITE WESTERNS #8 - (is available only in black
& white xerox reprint) features interview with Joan Woodbury, Tom
Mix, Jimmy Wakely, The Western Trail, The Lone Ranger (1956 feature),
Raiders of Tomahawk Creek, Streets of Ghost Town, Hopalong Cassidy, In
FAVORITE WESTERNS #9 - (is available only in black
& white xerox reprint) features Masquers Salute to Bob Steele, Ben
Johnson,The Western Trail, Ted Wells, Texas Panhandle, Land Rush, Dick
Foran, Lois January, and more.
FAVORITE WESTERNS #10 - has color photo of Linda Blair
(as Wonder Woman) and Roy Rogers on the front cover, Billy the Kid in
Film, The Western Trail, Fred Scott interview and full color lobby card
from The Singing Buckaroo, Art Acord, Silver City Kid (Rocky Lane),
Hopalong Cassidy, Tom Mix, Buck Jones, Sunset Carson, Rodeo King and
The Senorita (Rex Allen), Buzz Barton, Desert Vigilante (Durango Kid).
FAVORITE WESTERNS #11 - has Penny Edwards in full
color on front cover, Santa Fe Scouts (3 Mesquiteers), The Western
Trail, Hopalong Cassidy, The Lone Ranger 50 Years On The Air, Roy
Rogers Junior, Snake River Desperadoes (Durango Kid), Gunsmoke, Johnny
Mack Brown, Kermit Maynard, Reb Russell, Louise Currie interview,
Bordertown Gunfighters (Bill Elliott), Bob Steele color photo from
FAVORITE WESTERNS #12 - has Crash Corrigan in color on
the front cover and a feature on his films, The Western Trail, Randolph
Scott including full color photo with Victor French, Al Wyatt, and Neil
Summers on the back cover, Art Acord by Buck Rainey, interview with
Nell O'Day, Cowboy Collectibles, Frank Lackteen, Outlaws Of The Rockies
(Durango Kid), Buster Crabbe, Phantom Stallion (Rex Allen), Fred
Thomson, Neal Hart.
FAVORITE WESTERNS #13 - has interview with Lash LaRue
and full color of him on front cover, Art Acord filmography by Buck
Rainey, Rex Allen Jr., The High Chaparral (including full color cast
photo), John Wayne, Laramie Mountains (Durango Kid), Western Heritage
Awards, Oregon Trail (Sunset Carson), James Warren, Guns and Guitars
(Gene Autry), Zorro on TV.
FAVORITE WESTERNS #14 - Buck Jones color cover and
feature, The Western Trail, The Lone Ranger television series, High
Noon, The Three Mesquiteers filmography and color lobby card, Rough
Tough West (Durango Kid), Whip Wilson, Son of Billy the Kid (Lash
LaRue), The Deputy (TV series), Audie Murphy, Brimstone (Rod Cameron).
FAVORITE WESTERNS #15 - has interview with Slim
Andrews, Dave O'Brien, The Western Trail, Fred Scott, Pat Buttram,
Virginia City (Erroll Flynn), Tales of Wells Fargo TV series -
including color of Dale Robertson on front cover, Good Guys Can Wear
Black Hats, Dub "Cannonball" Taylor, Alan Ladd (including color photo),
The Kid From Broken Gun (Durango Kid), Dorothy Page, Gen Autry, Murder
On The Yukon (James Newill as Renfrew), more.
FAVORITE WESTERNS #16 - has Rocky Lane feature and two
color photos, The Western Trail, Anne Jeffreys, The Texan TV series,
Bob Baker, Comic Sidekicks, The Magnificent Seven, Roy Rogers, John
Wayne's Lleading Ladies, the Holts, Golden Boot Awards, Mix Festival,
FAVORITE WESTERNS #17 - has Hopalong Cassidy color
cover and feature, Slim Pickens, The Western Trail, The Mark of Zorro,
Jean Carmen (Julia Thayer), Rod Cameron tribute and color photo, Texas
(William Holden), Art Davis by Buck Rainey, The Californians TV series,
Robert Taylor, and more.
WESTERNS & SERIALS COMBINED ISSUES: At this point in 1984 Favorite Westerns and Serial World were combined into one fan club and one publication.
Order charge chart for fan club member orders:
$5.00 charge on all orders under $100.00
Free shipping for all orders $100.00 or more
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