The Vigilante

Issue
Cover Appearance?
Comment
Reprinted In
Action #42
No
(no title) - Origin, 1st Appearance - Greg Sanders, I:Billy Gunn, captures Killer Kelly, a murderer who fakes death at his own execution Secret Origins Volume #1, #4
Action #43
No
(no title) - vs. The Shade, a criminal after a pitchblende min owned by Billy Gunn, Part 1
Action #44
No
(no title) - captures the Shade, revealed to be radio reporter Keyhole Carter, Billy Gunn ceases to be sidekick
Action #45
No
(no title) - I: Stuff, in New York City, Vigilante breaks up the gang of the Head in Chinatown with the help of Stuff, the Chinatown Kid
Action #46
No
(no title) - I: The Rainbow Man, vs. Rainbow Man, a villain using a Rainbow-Globe
Action #47
No
(no title) - I: The Scorpion, vs. the Scorpion, a crook that robs only benefits
Action #48
No
"Crime Caravan" - vs. The Lash, a wheel-chair bound, whip-wielding criminal
Action #49
No
(no title) - vs. the Rainbow Man
Action #50
No
"The Man Who Came Back" - vs. Spud Gorliss and gang when they try to coerce an alderman who is tough on crime
Action #51
No
"Guns, Gold and Glory" - vs. crook in Greg Sanders birthplace of Avalanche Junction
Action #52
Yes
"Sing A Song of Six Guns" - reveals secret ID to Stuff, recovers a kid's stolen violin
Action #53
No
"The Blackout Blues" - vs. The Rainbow Man
Action #54
No
"The Rookie Who Fought A Ghost" - helps rookie cop make a name for himself
Action #55
No
"Bullets for Breakfast" - rescues childhood sweetheart from racketeers
Action #56
No
"Melody of Menace" - captures crooks and clears the name of Hummin' Hank
Action #57
No
"The Feud of Rimfire Ridge" - settles feud by arranging marriage
Action #58
No
"The Dummy and the Dumbell" - vs. the Dummy
Action #59
No
"The Fiddler's Fee" - I: The Fiddler (not Isaac Bowin), vs. The Fiddler
Action #60
No
"Rainbow over Crimeville" - prevents Rainbow Man from hijacking armored car
Action #61
No
"The Cat and the Fiddler" - vs. The Fiddler
Action #62
No
"The Crime Carnival" - catches crooks at a ice carnival
Action #63
No
"Dummy, Dummy and Dummy" - vs. The Dummy and co-costumed counterparts
Action #64
No
"The Treasure of Dead Man's Key" - thwarts bank robbers posing as pirates off the Florida coast
Action #65
No
"The Bard of Banditry" - I:"Shakes"- a crooked poet, vs. "Shakes"
Action #66
No
"The Sword of Destiny" - rounds up crooks in China town who have stolen a legendary sword
Action #67
No
"The Academy of Musical Crime" - vs. The Fiddler
Action #68
No
"The Duke Goes to the Dogs" - captures "Duke" Dagget at a dog show
Action #69
No
"The Little Men Who Were There" - vs. The Dummy Wanted: The World's Most Dangerous Super-Villains #3
Action #70
No
"A Challenge from the Pyramids" - defeats underhanded museum curator
Action #71
No
"Alias Mr. Sunsuhine" - vs. The Rainbow Man
Action #72
No
"The Guns of Killer Hanes" - The Vigilante helps reform the grandson of a historic gunslinger
Action #73
No
"Dirge on a Bull-Fiddle" - vs. the Fiddler
Action #74
No
"Wheels of Jeopardy" - thwarts crooks
Action #75
No
"Blunderbuss Booty" - vs. The Dummy and the Lash (little similarity to the Action #48 version)
Action #76
No
"The Mountain Without A Top" - vs. crooks hiding in a mountain
Action #77
No
"The Rainbow Man Sees Red" - vs. The Rainbow Man
Action #78
No
"Portraits of Plunder" - vs. the Yeggs Gang
Action #79
No
"Birds of Ill Omen" - vs. the Fiddler 
Action #80
No
"The Pillager of the Parthenon" - vs. crooks stealing Greek jewels
Action #81
No
"The Chinatown Kid, Magician" - Stuff learns magic tricks which he uses to help the Vigilante corral some crooks
Action #82
No
"Magnet for Mobsters" - outraces crooks to recover prototype device
Action #83
No
"A Fortune for a Fossil" - captures Big-Time Bennis when he gets involved in a fossil chase
Action #84
No
"Tree's a Crowd" - captures crooks who have stolen Supergrow, a formula for advanced plant growth
Action #85
No
"Old Wyoming" - vs. crooks disguised as cowboys robbing the theater where Greg Sanders is performing
Action #86
No
"Orient of the Occident" - rounds up crooks exploiting prejudices of Chinese
Action #87
No
"The Dummy, Art Expert" - vs. The Dummy
Action #88
No
"Of Cops and Robbers" - Helps a cop capture the crook he has been tracking through a board game
Action #89
No
"The Cruise of the Ichabod Q" - vs. "Shakes"
Action #90
No
"Picayune Pilferers" - stops a gang of jewel thieves
Action #91
No
"The Fiddler's Jam Session" - vs. The Fiddler
Action #92
No
"The Amazing Mr. Minute" - I: Mr. Minute, vs. the diminutive Mr. Minute
Action #93
No
"Way Down East" - rounds up smugglers operating out of a cannery
Action #94
No
"The Escapes of Elephant Al" - thwarts a crook evading capture with stage magician tricks
Action #95
No
"The Burgling Bookman", defeats crooks smuggling payoffs inside books
Action #96
No
"Dancer's Midgets" - vs. the Dummy
Action #97
No
"The Animal Master" - captures Fanger, a criminal animal trainer using animals for theft
Action #98
No
"Treasure of the Ancients", safeguards museum pieces from robbers
Action #99
No
"The Tiger's Skin" -Helps out Nick the Gambler when the Slasher sets his sights on a lucky tiger skin
Action #100
No
"The Book That Was Too Real!", rescues crime author J. Scrivner Tome when crooks use his books for ideas
Action #101
No
"When East Goes West" - Defeats a press agent with a gang disguises as Western outlaws
Action #102
No
"Swan Song for Outlaws!" - Breaks up the Rope Raider gang while a busted amplifer improves his voice
Action #103
No
"The Rainbow Man's Return" -vs. The Rainbow Man
Action #104
No
"Marshall Vigilante" - The Vigilante dreams that he goes back in time to 1872 to defeat counterfeiters
Action #105
No
"Truth Comes to Gila Gap" - Helps out newspaper man against crooks
Action #106
No
"Penthouse Pirates" - Vigilante fakes a break-up with Stuff to corral crooks
Action #107
No
"Ride Him, Vigilante!"
Action #108
No
"The Town that Roared Again!" - Defeat crooks after gold in an old ghost town
Action #109
No
"Pop Gunn Rides Again" - The Vigilante rounds up crooks with Billy Gunn
Action #110
No
"The Girl Sheriff of Benton City" - Helps a lady sheriff avoid be undermined by an old rival
Action #111
No
"Pop Gunn Shoots the Works" - Defeats crooks operating out of an amusement shooting gallery
Action #112
No
"The Vigilante's Double" -  thwart Rip Morrison, a criminal disguising himself as The Vigilante
Action #113
No
"Gold Rush, 1947"- helps Dan Jeffers realize last wish - to live out life in Gold Rush town
Action #114
No
"Wheels of Danger"- vs. villains using race car to make getaways
Action #115
No
"The Man Who Stole the Rainbow" - vs. the Rainbow Man
Action #116
No
"The Boy Who Wasn't Big Enough" - Thwarts a Greg Saunders imposter with help of a runty kid
Action #117
No
"A Lesson For The Teacher" - saves a teacher who's the star witness in a murder trial
Action #118
No
"The Blue Ribbon Bandits" - thwarts crooks at county fair
Action #119
No
"The Birthday That Backfired!" - vs. the Rainbow Man
Action #120
No
"The Horse Nobody Could Ride" -defeats outlaws and tames wild horse while visiting an Indian Reservation
Action #121
No
"The Man of 1,000 Brands" - I: The Brand, vs. The Brand
Action #122
No
"Curtain Time for the Mystery Crimes" - thwarts crooks in a traveling acting troupe
Action #123
No
"The Color Wheel of Crime" - vs. The Rainbow Man
Action #124
No
"The Lonesome Kangaroo" - Goes on World Tour and battles crooks in Brisbane, Australia The Greatest Golden Age Stories Ever Told
Action #125
No
"The Reluctant Annie Oakley" - helps a lady sharp shooter rid herself of crooked entanglements
Action #126
No
"The Secret of the Desert Bandit" - captures a crook in the desert heat by depriving him of water
Action #127
No
"El Bolaadoro!" - defeats criminal disguised as a giant bola expert in Argentina
Action #128
No
"The Cowboy from Broadway" - thwarts crooks at a Western display  
Action #129
No
"The Desperados of Doom" - After being bitten by a rattlesnake, Vigilante recovers with an antidote that makes him imagine battles with the West's greatest gunslingers
Action #130
No
"The Singing Bandit of the Black Hills", vs. criminals brothers taking turns as a singing bandit
Action #131
No
"The Pampas Troubadour" - Defeats Don Jose on an adventure in South America
Action #132
No
"The Incredible Talents of Bronco Lou Hastings" - Helps round up crooks with the secret help of a writer who ghost writes a popular bronco buster
Action #133
No
"The Gold Rush Comes to Gotham City" - Thwarts a mine-salting gold rush scam in Gotham
Action #134
No
"The Four Horsemen of Villainy" - captures quarter of highly-skilled criminal cowboys
Action #135
No
"The Rainbow Man Goes West" - vs. The Rainbow Man
Action #136
No
"The Spur, The Handcuffs and the Branding Iron" - Solves the mystery that helps Cottonwood Gulch prosper
Action #137
No
"The Headless Horseman Rides Again!" - thwarts Dudley Farnay's headless horseman ruse
Action #138
No
"The Man Who Loves Horses" - A man's life hangs in the balance until he releases a captive wild horse brought to him by Vigilante
Action #139
No
"Ring Out the Old, Ring In the New" - The Vigilante helps a luddite and his rival settle their differences so their children can wed
Action #140
No
"The Seven Wonders of the West" - thwarts crooks and unites a couple
Action #141
No
"A Day at the Rodeo" - Vigilante recovers some stolen receipts from a rodeo
Action #142
No
"The Making of a Man" - Saves the Anderson ranch from a swindler and teaches a city-slicker the ways of the trail
Action #143
No
"The Days of '49" - Crooks rub a re-enactment of the Gold Rush
Action #144
No
"The Quest for the Two Dead Men" - Finds a lost gold mine for charity and thwarts the crooked competition
Action #145
No
"The Cowboy Magician" - Captures crooks after moving his show from radio to televison
Action #146
No
"The Galleon In The Desert"- vs. The Fiddler DC 100-Page Spectacular #6
Action #147
No
"The Horse That Could Talk" - Captures a murderer with a trick horse
Action #148
No
"The Big House Balladeers" - The Vigilante thwarts an ex-con framing other crooks
Action #149
No
"Wheels for a Hero" - The Vigilante gets the VigiCycle as his personal transport. I: Vigicycle
Action #150
No
"Six Slugs for the Vigilante" - The plane Vigilante is using to transport a group of outlaws crashes and he and Stuff must capture the crooks without a gun
Action #151
No
"The Battling Buckaroo of Gila Gap" - The Vigilante has to perform great feats to help out an aspiring songstress
Action #152
No
"The City of the Chiefs" - Captures crooks on an Indian reservation and deals with Stuff's frustration with being only a sidekick
Action #153
No
"The Three Dead Letters" - Tracks down the recipients of three dead letters to get them their share of a gold mine, which crooks are desperate to obtain for themselves.
Action #154
No
"The Covered Wagon Cavalcade" - breaks a horse thieving ring after purebred Arabian stallions
Action #155
No
"The Gun That Killed Vigilante" - captures a crooked lawyer who collected murder weapons from criminals he acquits
Action #156
No
"The Riddle of the Rainbow-Man" - vs. The Rainbow Man
Action #157
No
"The Impossible Escapes" - After a series of mysterious jailbreaks, the Vigilante captures the culprit, the mechanic who designed the cells to be escaped easily
Action #158
No
"The Prairie Troubadour Takes Over" - Greg Saunders has to thwart crooks as himself when he's kidnapped as ransom for the Vigilante
Action #159
No
"The Trigger Trail of Wild Eddie Meeks" - defeats a lawman deliberately failing to bring them criminal in alive
Action #160
No
"The Capture of the Four Aces" - captures crooks and helps out magazine illustrator
Action #161
No
"The Duplicate Crimes" - captures ex-con Yates who is repeating old crimes which he "improves" World's Finest #225
Action #162
No
"A Horse for Vigilante" - The Vigilante must switch to horseback when he cracks up the Vigcycle chasing the Ramrod Gang
Action #163
No
"Strangest Posse in the World" - Breaks up gang of cattle rustlers
Action #164
No
"The Vigilante vs. The Prairie Troubadour" - clears the name of Greg Sanders after a prison break out
Action #165
No
"The Second Vigilante" - an impostor assumes the guise of Vigilante after Sanders loses his memory
Action #166
No
"The Trickster of Deep Blue County" - uncovers a string of inside-job robberies by a crooked bank examiner
Action #167
No
"The Outlaw Editor" - Thwarts a crime spree by a crooked newspaper man using the ID "The Black Baron"
Action #168
No
"Outlaws for Sale" - breaks up a training program for criminals
Action #169
No
"The Phantom Sheriff" - helps long-lost sheriff recover memory
Action #170
No
"The King of Handcuffs" - captures a crooked handcuff collector
Action #171
No
"A Cell for Vigilante" - Vigilante is tricked into riding into a Mexican County where the law favors the criminals
Action #172
No
"The Killer Horse of Hollow Hills" - captures crooks after taking a bet to stay in the saddle for 24 hours
Action #173
No
"The Vigilante Museum" -vs. crooks educating themselves about the Vigilante
Action #174
No
"The Lady Sharpshooter" - helps a female gun expert with some crooks trying to exploit her
Action #175
No
"The Sailor on Horseback" - captures crooks while on a recuperative sea cruise
Action #176
No
"The Impossible Legend"- captures criminals while blindfolded  Action #403
Action #177
No
"Five Bandanas for The Vigilante" - captures the Black Diamond Gang while recounting tales of how his bandana saved his life
Action #178
No
"The Outlaw Stallion" - Captures a murderous outlaw by taming the outlaw's horse
Action #179
No
"Mountie for a Day" - Rounds up smugglers in Canada as a temporary member of the Canadian Mounties
Action #180
No
"The Lawman Without A Friend" - Captures a crook impersonating on of the locals of Sagebrush City
Action #181
No
"The Forgotten Men of Ghost Town" - Vigilante helps some down-and-outers find gold in an old ghost town
Action #182
No
"The Amazing Crimes of the Lariat" - I: The Lariat, vs. the Lariat, a cross using lassos
Action #183
No
"The Jinx Saddle" -captures crook with a supposedly cursed Mexican saddle
Action #184
No
"The Crime Rhymes" - vs. "Shakes" the criminal poet
Action #185
No
"The Treasure of Get-Rich Creek" - Defeats crooks trying to intimidate an heiress on a worthless claim that turns out to not be so worthless after all
Action #186
No
"The Race to Old Forge" - thwarts crooks trying to break up a drag race
Action #187
No
"The Man Who Killed Vigilante" - Vigilante fakes his death to round up the Bratton Gang
Action #188
No
"The Reformed Owlhoots Club" - captures crooks taking advantage of reformed convicts World's Finest #227
Action #189
No
"The One-Armed Bandit" - captures a crooked gunslinger faking having one arm
Action #190
No
"Vigilante's Adopted Tribe" - Tries to convince aging Indian clan to get along with white men
Action #191
No
"The Purple Raiders of Cripple Hill" - rounds up the Purple Raiders, a group of Mexican bandits
Action #192
No
"The Red-Dust Bandit" - defeats crook impersonating Greg Saunders Action Comics #405
Action #193
No
"The Broadway Posse" - prevents a man from being framed World's Finest #228
Action #194
No
"The Unlucky Horseshoe" - Recovers Jesses James' horseshoe, a legendary talisman of misfortune Four-Star Spectacular #5
Action #195
No
"The Counterfeit Vigilante" - rounds up the Rankin mob through a series of impersonations
Action #196
No
"Vigilante - Foreign Correspondent" - Smashes a smuggling racket while on tour in Europe
Action #197
No
"The Masked Gladiator" - rounds up crooks in Rome, Italy
Action #198
No
"Stand-In for the Prairie Troubadour" - defeats crooks on a movie set
Western Comics #1
Yes
"Jesse James Rides Again" - vs. a group of cowboy criminals mimicking the legendary criminal gang
Western Comics #2
No
"The Cowboy and the Killers" - captures crooked promoter Dirk Biggers
Western Comics #3
No
"The Two-Faced Bandit of Mesa Town" - captures Ace Bart, bandit and train robber
Western Comics #4
No
"The Four Notches of Hate" - sees an end to the murderer, Notch Shelby
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