(September 1958)

Marvel, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Leading Magazine Corp.
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched; Giant issues Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Distributed to newstands in April 1958. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

Some information on this issue supplied by Tom Lammers and the Timely/Atlas discussion list. Distribution date from Joseph Marek's Marvel Comics Group history website.


The Return of Sam Hawk Manhunter! (Table of Contents)

Kid Colt Outlaw / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Maneely
Inks:
Joe Maneely
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Kid Colt [Blaine Colt]; Marshal Sam Hawk
Reprints:

The Return of Sam Hawk, Man-hunter! (Table of Contents)

Kid Colt Outlaw / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Keller
Inks:
Chris Rule
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
S-11

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Kid Colt [Blaine Colt]; Steel; Marshal Sam Hawk; Craw Bates; Chief Thunder Cloud
Synopsis:
The Kid has the opportunity to escape when Sam Hawk is captured by the Comanches but instead he rescues the marshal.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sam Hawk last appeared in issue #78 (May 1958) and next appears in issue #84 (May 1959). This story is redrawn by Jack Keller in as Part 2 of "The Saga of Sam Hawk, Manhunter!" titled "Showdown with Sam Hawk!" (7 pp) in Kid Colt Outlaw (Marvel, 1949 series) #111 (July 1963). Inker credit changed from Jack Keller based on information from Tom Lammer. [MN 10/2007]

The Trail to Tombstone! (Table of Contents)

Kid Colt Outlaw / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Keller
Inks:
Chris Rule
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
T-3

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Kid Colt [Blaine Colt]; Steel; Hunk Yancy; Red Yancy; Smiley Yancy
Synopsis:
Kid Colt is waylaid by highwaymen, but he escapes and stops them from robbing a stagecoach.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker credit changed from Jack Keller based on information from Tom Lammer. [MN 10/2007]

The Badlands! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Dick Ayers
Job Number:
M-840

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sheriff Frank Carter; Brad Gower
Synopsis:
An aging sheriff rides into the wilderness to capture one outlaw, and captures two dozen more.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story is narrated as a ballad.

The Cop Went West! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Severin
Inks:
John Severin
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-665

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Scott McNeill; Mayor William Clemmer; Pete Dodds; Joe Ginty; Ed Hopper; Hannah Meekins; Alderman Jerome K. Oswald
Synopsis:
A corrupt politician arranges for an honest cop to be sent to a violent western town, but he cleans it up and returns east to do the same there.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration. Includes a note at top of page one that reads: "Kid Colt Fans: To join the Kid Colt Fan Club, contact Mike Gennette, President 324 Esat 5th Street, Concordia, Kansas"

The Fastest Gun in the West! (Table of Contents)

Kid Colt Outlaw / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Keller
Inks:
Chris Rule
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
T-2

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Kid Colt [Blaine Colt]; Steel; Will Brown
Synopsis:
A fast draw wants to outdraw the Kid, but though he his fast enough, he can't shoot a man just to win a reputation.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Inker credit changed from Jack Keller based on information by Tom Lammers. [MN 10/2007]

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Return of Sam Hawk Manhunter!
    Kid Colt Outlaw
  2. 1. The Return of Sam Hawk, Man-hunter!
    Kid Colt Outlaw
  3. 2. The Trail to Tombstone!
    Kid Colt Outlaw
  4. 3. The Badlands!
  5. 4. The Cop Went West!
  6. 5. The Fastest Gun in the West!
    Kid Colt Outlaw
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Rik van Niedek
  • Nick Caputo
  • Thomas G. Lammers
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Christopher Fama
  • Tom Lammers and John P. Selegue
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Thomas G. Lammers