Try to guess the classic TV western from its comic book adaptation

Are you quick on the drawings?

Westerns were the original multimedia experience. Kids growing up in the 1950s could watch their favorite cowboys on the TV screen. They could skip to school swinging the official lunch box. Later that night, they could slip into pajamas and sheets branded with the Western. Perhaps then they would flick on a flashlight and read more adventures in the official comic book adaptations.

And just about every single TV Western had a comic book. Dell Publishing, in particular, made a mint printing up Western adaptations. 

We've gathered a bunch of them below. Try to match them to the correct television series!

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  1. It helps that they wore the same wardrobe on the comics page.
    Image: Dell Comics
  2. This one should come to you as easy as money falling out of a blanket.
    Image: Dell Comics
  3. These characters look a little different in full comic book color.
    Image: Dell Comics
  4. Try to free yourself from this situation.
    Image: Dell Comics
  5. Match this man in black to the right show.
    Image: Dell Comics
  6. Which Western is this?
    Image: Dell Comics
  7. What is the name of this fellow?
    Image: Dell Comics
  8. Perhaps that distinctive hat will give it away.
    Image: Dell Comics
  9. This dapper gentleman was based on a real-life figure.
    Image: Dell Comics
  10. This is a page from a 'Wagon Train' comic. But who is the character with the fringed jacket?
    Image: Dell Comics
  11. Who is this fellow with the suede fringe?
    Image: Dell Comics
  12. This comic was a crossover with both Vint Bonner and Tom Brewster. They were the main characters on which two shows?
    Image: Dell Comics

Try to guess the classic TV western from its comic book adaptation

Your Result...

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Mymylynn 3 hours ago
11/12 ad I don't even like Westerns
Joe1954 7 months ago
Last one took a while. Recognized Brewster, but not the show until I looked at the answers.
EllisClevenger 9 months ago
You got 12 out 12
Good aim, partner! You brought justice to this quiz.
JERRY6 14 months ago
11 not bad missed the wagon train always get the scouts mixed up flint and coop
AdrMky 15 months ago
You got 9 out 12
Good aim, partner! You brought justice to this quiz.
texasluva 19 months ago
You got 12 out 12
Gave me enough rope to lasso this all in.
If someone needs a good cowhand or Sheriff give me a holler. Only 12 was some thought. Sugarfoot brought to mind.
Rickey 24 months ago
You got 12 out 12
Good aim, partner! You brought justice to this quiz
Edward 25 months ago
Batting 1.000. All homeruns.
STTOS 28 months ago
You got 9 out 12 - Good aim, partner! You brought justice to this quiz. That was an interesting quiz. I'm not up on a lot of those westerns and knew about half. For the others I guessed and guessed successfully.....mostly.
daDoctah 28 months ago
Do I detect a little current-day colorization (or de-colorization) on the valet in the "Have Gun Will Travel" comic? What western had a lime-green character in it?
Tresix 28 months ago
11/12. It always seems that when I miss only one, it's usually the last one.
Lacey 28 months ago
10/12 I really didn't know the names of the characters in the TV Westerns though I knew the westerns.
RichardJohnFuller 28 months ago
I could recognize the actor, but had never heard of the show!
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