M-SERIES ACE Double Western Series

M-100 JOHN CALLAHAN A Man Named Raglan (1964; listed as "first book publication") and M-100b BARRY CORD Gun Junction (cover by Gerald McConnell; 1964; listed as "complete novel")

GERALD McCONNELL (1931-2004) illustrated over 2000 paperback covers and was later known for his three-dimensional and prop work. He was a leader of the Graphic Artist Guild in the 1970's and '80's, and is credited with efforts in improving the protection of copyrights for illustrators, led by Tad Crawford. In addtion, he taught at the Pratt Institute, published several books on three dimensional arts, was picture editor or art editor on various industry books; and later became a successful publisher and owner of Madison Square Press.

M-102 RAY HOGAN Hoodoo Guns (cover by Gerald McConnell; 1964; listed as "first book publication") and M-102b ROD PATTERSON Trouble at Hangdog Flats (cover by Gerald McConnell; 1964; listed as "complete novel")

M-104 TOM WEST Sidewinder Showdown (1964; listed as "complete novel") and M-104b DAN J. STEVENS Land Beyond the Law (1964; listed as "first book publication")

Note the offset location for the Letter-Number series and the price on this volume.

M-106 REESE SULLIVAN (aka GILES A. LUTZ) The Blind Trail (cover by Gerald McConnell; 1964; listed as "first book publication") and M-106b TIM KELLY Ride of Fury (1964; listed as "complete novel")

M-108 ROD PATTERSON Gunfire Heritage (1965; listed as "first book publication") and M-108b WAYNE C. LEE Warpath West (cover by Gerald McConnell; 1965)

M-110 TOM WEST Bushwack Brand (1965; listed as "first book publication") and M-110b MERLE CONSTINER Wolf on Horseback (1965; listed as "complete novel")

M-112 NELSON NYE Rogue's Rendezvous (1965; listed as "complete novel") and M-112b NELSON NYE Gun Feud at Tiedown (cover by Gerald McConnell; 1965; listed as "first book publication")

M-114 FRANK WYNNE Lynch Law Canyon (1965) and M-114b STEPHEN PAYNE Stampede on Farway Pass (1965)

M-118 MERLE CONSTINER Guns at Q Cross (1965; listed as "complete novel") and M-118b TOM WEST The Toughest Town in the Territory (1965; listed as "first book publication")

M-120 NELSON NYE Ambush at Yuma's Chimney (1965; listed as "first book publication") and M-120b JOHN CALLAHAN Ride the Wild Land (1965; listed as "complete novel")

M-122 ROGER G. SPELLMAN Tall for a Texan (cover by Jerome Podwil; 1965; listed as "first book publication") and WILLIAM VANCE Outlaw Brand (1965; listed as "complete and unabridged")

Original cover art by Jerome Podwil for Tall for a Texan, signed in the lower right in pencil. Mixed media on board (23.5" x 15.5"). The verso indicates pencilled notation for South to New Range as well as a notation for ACE 17250 and a date of December 1970.  This represents the reuse of this artwork for ACE Double 17235 ( Don P. Jenison South to New Range (nd) bound with Clay Ringold Duel in Lagrima Valley (c.1963, 1970).

M-124 STEPHEN PAYNE Trail of the Vanishing Ranchers (1965; listed as "complete novel") and TOM WEST Battle at Rattlesnake Pass (1965; listed as "first book publication")

M-126 HARRY WHITTINGTON Valley of Savage Men (1965; listed as "complete novel") and M-126b BEN ELLIOTT Brother Badman (1965; listed as "first book publication")

HARRY WHITTINGTON (1915 - 1989) was one of the most prolific paperback writers of the 1950's through the 1960's. He wrote in nearly every genre and had success as a screenwriter for Warner-Brothers and created the television shows "The Lawman," "The Alaskan," and "The Dakotas" in the 1960's.

M-128 BRIAN WYNNE (aka BRIAN GARFIELD) The Night It Rained Bullets (1965; listed as "first book publication") and M-128b REESE SULLIVAN (aka GILES A. LUTZ) Nemesis of Circle A (1965; listed as "complete novel")

Original cover art for The Nemesis of Circle A. Acrylic on board (20" x 14") and unsigned.

M-130 JOHN CALLAHAN Half-Injun, Half-Wildcat (1965) and M-130b CLEMENT HARDIN (aka DWIGHT BENNETT NEWTON) Outcast of Ute Bend ( cover by Jerome Podwil; 1965)

DWIGHT BENNETT NEWTON (b. 1916) was a highly prolific writer of the western genre. He wrote under a number of pseudonyms. In addition, he was story content and staff writer for the television series "Wagon Train," "Death Valley Days," and "Tales of Wells Fargo." He was a founding member of the Western Writers of America.

M-134 TOM WEST Lost Loot of Kittycat Ranch (1965; listed as "first book publication") and M-134b LIN SEARLES Saddle the Wind (cover by Gerald McConnell; 1965; listed as "complete novel")

M-136 RAY HOGAN Panhandle Pistolero (1966) and M-136b NELSON NYE The Marshall of Pioche (1966)

M-138 FRANK WYNNE Call Me Hazard (1966; listed as "complete novel") and M-138b DEAN OWEN (aka WAYNE D. OVERHOLSER and LEWIS B. PATTEN) The Rincon Trap (1966; listed as "first book publication")

M-140 REESE SULLIVAN (aka GILES A. LUTZ) Deadly Like A .45 (1966; listed as "first book publication") and M-140b BARRY CORD Last Stage to Gomorrah (1966; listed as "complete novel")

Last Update 17 October 2014

 

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