(May 1963)

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
Format:
Standard Golden, Silver or Modern Age U.S; Full Color; Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior; Saddle-Stitched; Giant issues Squarebound

Issue Notes

Distributed to newstands in February 1963. 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:

Iron Mask! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Kid Colt [Blaine Colt]; Iron Mask

Iron Mask! [Behind the Iron Mask! Part 1] (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:
X-152

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Kid Colt [Blaine Colt]; Steel [Kid Colt's horse]; Mr. Thompson
Synopsis:
Kid Colt finds a wanted poster for Iron Mask and has to escape from the sheriff and his deputies.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Kid Colt Outlaw (Marvel 1949 series) #131 (November 1966)
  • in Kid Colt Outlaw (Marvel 1949 series) #206 (May 1976)
  • in Sheriff Classics (Classics/Williams, 1964 series) #984 [as "Achter het IJzeren Masker"]

Squatter's Trail (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
[J-378]

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Judge Henry Haverstraw; Sheriff Dan Trayson; Mel Baskin; Chesty Moulter
Synopsis:
A judge helps his old friend keep his squatter's spread of land in the face of a lawsuit.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • from Frontier Western (Marvel, 1956 series) #3 (June 1956)

Indexer Notes

The first page is printed between the pages of the lead story, while the second page is printed between the two back-up stories. The last page is split with the statement of ownership.

Bullets Can't Stop Him! [Behind the Iron Mask! Part 2] (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:
X-152

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Kid Colt [Blaine Colt]; Iron Mask (introduction); Steel [Kid Colt's horse]; Mr. Thompson
Synopsis:
Iron Mask robs Mr. Thompson and tries to rob the payroll but is stopped by Kid Colt.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Kid Colt Outlaw (Marvel 1949 series) #131 (November 1966)
  • In Kid Colt Outlaw (Marvel 1949 series) #206 (May 1976)
  • in Sheriff Classics (Classics/Williams, 1964 series) #984 [as "Achter het IJzeren Masker"]

Behind the Iron Mask! [Behind the Iron Mask! Part 3] (Table of Contents)

Kid Colt Outlaw / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Keller
Inks:
Jack Keller
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
X-152

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Kid Colt [Blaine Colt]; Iron Mask; Steel [Kid Colt's horse]; Mr. Thompson
Synopsis:
Kid Colt stops Iron Mask.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Kid Colt Outlaw (Marvel 1949 series) #131 (November 1966)
  • in Kid Colt Outlaw (Marvel 1949 series) #206 (May 1976)
  • in Sheriff Classics (Classics/Williams, 1964 series) #984 [as "Achter het IJzeren Masker"]

Indexer Notes

Iron Mask next appears in issue #114 (January 1964).

The Revenge of Rio Bates (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Gene Colan
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Monk Murdock; Sam Grant; Slim
Synopsis:
Monk Murdock gets caught trying to steal from Sam Grant and returns for revenge.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Kid Colt Outlaw (Marvel, 1949 series) #131 (November 1966)
  • in Sheriff Classics (Classics/Williams, 1964 series) #990 [as "De wraak van Rio Bates"]

Statement Required by the Act of August 24, 1912, as Amended by the Acts of March 3, 1933, July 2, 1946 and June 11, 1960 (74 Stat. 208) (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average circulation per issue October 1961–September 1962 (issues #103–107): 145,344. This shares the last page of "Squatter's Trail".

The Outlaw and the Sheriff (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:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Kid Colt Outlaw; Sheriff Ned Lawson; Big Joe (Villain)
Synopsis:
Kid Colt loses a gunfight so an old sheriff can keep his job and get his pension.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Kid Colt Outlaw (Marvel, 1949 series) #131 (Nov 1966)
  • in Kid Colt Outlaw (Marvel, 1949 series) #206 (May 1976)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Iron Mask!
    Kid Colt Outlaw
  2. 1. Iron Mask! [Behind the Iron Mask! Part 1]
    Kid Colt Outlaw
  3. 2. Squatter's Trail
  4. 3. Bullets Can't Stop Him! [Behind the Iron Mask! Part 2]
    Kid Colt Outlaw
  5. 4. Behind the Iron Mask! [Behind the Iron Mask! Part 3]
    Kid Colt Outlaw
  6. 5. The Revenge of Rio Bates
  7. 6. Statement Required by the Act of August 24, 1912, as Amended by the Acts of March 3, 1933, July 2, 1946 and June 11, 1960 (74 Stat. 208)
  8. 7. The Outlaw and the Sheriff
    Kid Colt Outlaw
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