(December 1954-January 1955)

Mainline, 1954 Series
Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Mainline Publications, Inc.
Editing:
Joe Simon?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bullseye / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Bullseye

Devil Bird (Table of Contents)

Bullseye / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Characters:
Bullseye; Running Deer; Book-Larnin' Brown (introduction)
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Indexer Notes

Kirby inks per Harry Mendryk's blog:

http://kirbymuseum.org/blogs/simonandkirby/archives/category/periods/mai...

Tough (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

On Target (Table of Contents)

Bullseye / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; John Prentice
Inks:
John Prentice
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bullsye (origin, recap)
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Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Richard Arndt, 2005-09-28 (Per Sandell ed.)

Ghosts of Dead Center (Table of Contents)

Bullseye / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
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Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Richard Arndt, 2005-09-28 (Per Sandell ed.). Kirby inks per Harry Mendryk's blog:

http://kirbymuseum.org/blogs/simonandkirby/archives/category/periods/mai...

Previous indexer credited John Prentice.

Showdown (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

["Oh, Shorty, you were wonderful!"] (Table of Contents)

Sheriff Shorty / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leonard Starr (signed)
Inks:
Leonard Starr (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sheriff Shorty [Larry Simpson]; Planter Porter (undertaker); Penny Dixon; Dean (villain, gunman)
Synopsis:
A showdown at sundown, and the gunman gets scared.
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Indexer Notes

Starr verified his art in Alter Ego #111 (July 2012). The full title of this strip is "The Adventures of Sheriff Shorty and Planter Porter, the Smiling Undertaker". Portion of signature can be found in fair left of splash page (on panel border).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Bullseye
  2. 1. Devil Bird
    Bullseye
  3. 2. Tough
  4. 3. On Target
    Bullseye
  5. 4. Ghosts of Dead Center
    Bullseye
  6. 5. Showdown
  7. 6. ["Oh, Shorty, you were wonderful!"]
    Sheriff Shorty
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