(January 1964)

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:
Marvel Comics Group
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 October 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:

The Return of Iron Mask! (Table of Contents)

Kid Colt / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

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

Brodsky inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexers credited Frank Giacoia and Dick Ayers.

The Return of Iron Mask! (Table of Contents)

Kid Colt / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Kid Colt [Blaine Colt]; Steel (Kid Colt's horse); Iron Mask (villain)
Synopsis:
Iron Mask breaks out of prison to take revenge on Kid Colt, who captures him by rusting his armor.
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Indexer Notes

Iron Mask last appears in issue #110 (May 1963) and next appears in issue #127 (March 1965).

The Slacker (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Maneely (illustration)
Inks:
Joe Maneely (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
[J-655]

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Ben Furness; Cal Furness; Tate Hascomb
Synopsis:
A cattle rancher's son's secret love of machines ends up saving the farm.
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The Day of the Gunfight! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Gene Colan
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
X-516

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Easy Evans
Synopsis:
A man thinks he can outdraw a famous gunfighter who has injured his right arm, but he doesn't notice that he is left handed.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Return of Iron Mask!
    Kid Colt
  2. 1. The Return of Iron Mask!
    Kid Colt
  3. 2. The Slacker
  4. 3. The Day of the Gunfight!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Per Sandell
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Christopher Fama
  • Tom Lammers and John P. Selegue
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Thomas G. Lammers