(March 1974)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
7 times a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Squarebound (#1-7), Saddle-stitched (#8-33)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Great Train Robbery! (Table of Contents)

Kid Colt / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Marie Severin (alterations)
Inks:
Dick Ayers; Marie Severin (alterations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Marie Severin alterations on Kid Colt's face per Nick Caputo, January 2011

The Great Train Robbery (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Kid Colt; Steel; Dakota Dillon; Red; Seth
Synopsis:
Kid Colt escapes a posse by boarding a train, only to find Dakota Dillon robbing the passengers. After defeating Dillon, the train conductor tells the posse in Abilene Colt exited the train hours earlier, giving Colt another chance to evade his pursuers.
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The Search For Don Jose (Table of Contents)

Gun-Slinger / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
John Romita
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Tex Dawson; Whirlwind; Lightning; Don Jose; Big Ben Keene
Synopsis:
Big Ben Keene accuses Don Jose of stealing his money and fleeing to the hills, insisting he should deal with Jose himself. Tex Dawson pursues Keene and learns Keene embezzled the funds himself. Tex frees Jose and turns Keene over to the law.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Western Kid retitled throughout as Gun-Slinger.

Cry of the Coyote (Table of Contents)

Apache Kid / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
Werner Roth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Apache Kid [Aloysius Kare]; Nightwind; Big Wolf
Synopsis:
Apache Kid discovers Big Wolf hiding amongst totem poles, trying to frighten people away by manipulating the totems to attack people and making the sound of coyotes. The Kid discovers Big Wolf has a cache of goods he stole from native graves. The Kid captures Big Wolf and retrieves the stolen items.
Reprints:

The Swindler (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jay Scott Pike
Inks:
Jay Scott Pike
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Charlie Duff; Clem Yates; Hank
Synopsis:
When gold prospector Charlie Duff announces he found gold, Clem Yates decides to swindle him, claiming his own land has oil. They trade properties, but it turns out Charlie found fool's gold and there really is oil on Clem's former land.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Great Train Robbery!
    Kid Colt
  2. 1. The Great Train Robbery
    Kid Colt
  3. 2. The Search For Don Jose
    Gun-Slinger
  4. 3. Cry of the Coyote
    Apache Kid
  5. 4. The Swindler
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jim Stangas
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen