(September 1962)

Marvel, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Leading Magazine Corp.
Brand:
MC
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 June 1962. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

Distribution date from Joseph Marek's Marvel Comics Group history website.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Circus of Crime (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Kid Colt [Blaine Colt]; Sawyer's Circus [Mr. Sawyer; Blade Benson; Mister Marvel; Captain Corbett]
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Kid Colt Outlaw (Marvel, 1949 series) #179 (February 1974)
  • in Sheriff Classics (Classics/Williams, 1964 series) #980 [cover]

The Kid Joins the Circus! [The Circus of Crime! Chapter One] (Table of Contents)

Kid Colt Outlaw / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Keller
Inks:
Jack Keller
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-830

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Kid Colt [Blaine Colt]; Steel; Sawyer's Circus [Mr. Sawyer; Blade Benson; Mister Marvel;Captain Corbett]
Synopsis:
Kid Colt accidentally takes refuge with a circus run by criminals who try to force him to help them loot a town.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Kid Colt Outlaw (Marvel, 1949 series) #179 (February 1974)
  • in Mighty Marvel Western, The (Marvel, 1968 series) #2 (December 1968)
  • in Sheriff Classics (Classics/Williams, 1964 series) #980 [as "Het zwervende circus"]

The Last Performance [Circus of Crime! Chapter 2] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Keller
Inks:
Jack Keller
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-830

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Kid Colt [Blaine Colt]; Steel; Sawyer's Circus [Mr. Sawyer; Blade Benson; Mister Marvel;Captain Corbett]
Synopsis:
The Kid stops the circus performers and captures them all before escaping.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Sheriff Classics (Classics/Williams, 1964 series) #980 [as "Het zwervende circus"]

The Loners (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
G-496

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hair-Trigger Harry [Clarence Oswald Harrison]; Sheriff Bill Parker; Percy van Schuyler
Synopsis:
A boy grows up to be a loner because of taunts, but when he sees another youth with a similar problem in danger he reaches out and finds the acceptance of the community.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • from Apache Kid (Marvel, 1950 series) #15 (August 1955)

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

The Black Mask (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Dick Ayers
Job Number:
V-837

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Black Mask [Snell]
Synopsis:
The town newspaper editor accuses the sheriff of secretly being a masked bandit, but the bandit is really the editor.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Kid Colt Outlaw (Marvel, 1949 series) #129 (July 1966)

Fury at Fort Tioga! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Keller
Inks:
Jack Keller
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-849

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Kid Colt [Blaine Colt]; Steel
Synopsis:
Kid Colt saves a fort from attacking Apaches with a bluff, even though the soldiers didn't trust him.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Sheriff Classics (Classics/Williams, 1964 series) #980 [as "De aanval op Fort Tioga!"]
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Circus of Crime
    Kid Colt Outlaw
  2. 1. The Kid Joins the Circus! [The Circus of Crime! Chapter One]
    Kid Colt Outlaw
  3. 2. The Last Performance [Circus of Crime! Chapter 2]
    Kid Colt Outlaw
  4. 3. The Loners
  5. 4. The Black Mask
  6. 5. Fury at Fort Tioga!
    Kid Colt Outlaw
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