Top Western Fiction Annual Volume 1 Number 3 from 1952. Howard’s TEXAS JOHN ALDEN was printed. It was reprinted from Hopalong Cassidy’s Western Magazine published in 1950 which again was a reprint from The Masked Rider Western magazine from May 1944. Originally a Buckner J. Grimes story titled RING-TAILED TORNADO. Published under the name of Patrick Ervin.

 

Contents

  •   6 • Under Fire • (copyright 1936 – originally in April 1936 Popular Western) • short story by S. Omar Barker
  •  10 • Riders of the Shadows • (copyright 1939 – originally in Dec. 1939 Thrilling Ranch Stories) • story by Allan R. Bosworth
  •  13 • The Best of the West • editorial 
  •  49 • Billy Dixon’s Great Shot • by Norman B. Wiltsey
  •  50 • Green Stones of Death • (copyright 1941 – Originally in August 1941 Thrilling Adventures) • short story by Gunnison Steele
  •  58 • San Francisco Storekeeper • feature by Ben Frank
  •  59 • Spurs for a Tenderfoot • (copyright 1947 – originally in June 1947 Thrilling Western) • short story by Ben Frank
  •  67 • Lunch with Clay Allison • feature by William Carter
  •  68 • Too Tough to Handle • (copyright 1939 – originally in March 1939 Thrilling Western) • story by Syl MacDowell
  • 104 • Manhunter • (copyright 1937 – originally in Jan. 1939 Popular Western) • short story by Barry Storm
  • 115 • Stage Driver’s Trust • (copyright 1944 – originally in Feb. 1945 Range Riders Western) • short story by Mel Pitzer
  • 119 • Killer • (copyright 1943 – originally in July 1943 West) • short story by Joe Archibald
  • 129 •  “Texas John Alden” • (copyright 1944, Better Publications, Inc. Originally in May 1944 Masked Rider Western) • by Patrick Ervin (Robert E. Howard)
  • 140 • V is for Vengeance • (copyright 1942, Warner Publications, Inc. Originally from First Sept. 1942 Ranch Romances) • story by Jack Byrne

Contents

Editor: Morris Ogden Jones. Published and copyright 1951, by BEST BOOKS, INC. Price 25c.

Publisher :Best Books Inc.
Year :1952
Replica by:None
Format :Periodical (Pulp Magazine)
Pages :166 including cover
Cover :Unknown
Illustrations :Unknown

Top Western Fiction Annual Volume 1 Number 3

Top Western Fiction Annual Volume 1 Number 3 from 1952. Howard’s TEXAS JOHN ALDEN was printed. It was reprinted from Hopalong Cassidy’s Western Magazine published in 1950 which again was a reprint from The Masked Rider Western magazine from May 1944. Originally a Buckner J. Grimes story titled RING-TAILED TORNADO. Published under the name of Patrick Ervin.

Tags: Breckinridge Elkins / Gunnison Steele / Jack Byrne / Patrick Ervin / Pulp / Robert E. Howard