(November 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 August 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 Giant Monster of Midnight Valley! (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]; Steel; "Monster of Midnight Valley"
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The Giant Monster of Midnight Valley! (Table of Contents)

Kid Colt Outlaw / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Keller
Inks:
Jack Keller
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Kid Colt [Blaine Colt]; Steel (Kid Colt's horse); "Monster of Midnight Valley!"; Stan Lee (cameo)
Synopsis:
Kid Colt helps a stranded alien creature who's ship has crashed on Earth.
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Ranch Hand's Luck (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Maneely
Inks:
Joe Maneely
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
K-503

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Doc Springer; Tim Meltzer; Bart Brisbane; Luke Hasso
Synopsis:
A doctor's philosophy of looking for the potential in everyone is born out when his inexperienced ranch hand turns out to be a gifted rider.
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Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

The Boy Who Was Afraid! (Table of Contents)

When the Kid Was a Teen-Ager! / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Keller
Inks:
Jack Keller
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-936

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Blaine Colt; Wild Joe Hogan
Synopsis:
Blaine doesn't want to fight a braggart, but has to in order to protect others from him.
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Indexer Notes

This story is inconsistent with Kid Colt's origin, in with his skill with a gun is a secret.

Thundering Hoofs! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Dick Ayers
Job Number:
V-940

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Utah Smith; Skull Durstine
Synopsis:
Utah Smith faces wolves, Indians and robbers while delivering mail for the Pony Express.
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Indexer Notes

Shouldn't that be "hooves"?

Doom Around the Bend! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Keller (signed)
Inks:
Jack Keller (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Kid Colt [Blaine Colt]; Steel (Kid Colt's horse)
Synopsis:
Kid Colt tries to warn a train about a trestle that the Apache have weakened.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Giant Monster of Midnight Valley!
    Kid Colt Outlaw
  2. 1. The Giant Monster of Midnight Valley!
    Kid Colt Outlaw
  3. 2. Ranch Hand's Luck
  4. 3. The Boy Who Was Afraid!
    When the Kid Was a Teen-Ager!
  5. 4. Thundering Hoofs!
  6. 5. Doom Around the Bend!
    Kid Colt Outlaw
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