(November 1953)

Marvel, 1953 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1953-08-21
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Authorized A. C. M. P. Conforms to the Comics Code
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Hercules Publishing Corporation
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

Some data for this issue came from Tom Lammers and members of the Timely-Atlas email discussion list.

The first issue with Atlas globe colophon on the cover. Hyphen deleted from the title as given in indicia, though it remains on the cover.

On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 7, Part 2, Number 2, Periodicals, July-December 1953. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B434968.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Two-Gun Kid / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Syd Shores (signed as Syd Shores)
Inks
Syd Shores ?; Norman Steinberg ?
Colors
Stan Goldberg

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils credit from David Postle (July 29, 2005). Previous credit was Fred Kida. Possible Steinberg inks per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. via atlas tales.

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Two-Gun Kid / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Kida
Inks
Fred Kida
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
D-340
First Line of Dialogue or Text
So you're the Two-Gun Kid...
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Stranger in Town (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
8371
Genre
western-frontier

Polio Precautions (Table of Contents: 3)

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Two-Gun Kid / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Kida
Inks
Fred Kida
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
D-339
First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the midst of the red desert...
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Black Rider / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Tuska (signed as Tuska)
Inks
George Tuska (signed as Tuska)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
D-698
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've been on the bench over thirty years...
Genre
western-frontier

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Two-Gun Kid / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Kida
Inks
Fred Kida
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
D-341
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Watch that interferin' pilgrim!
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Two-Gun Kid
  2. 1. ["So you're the Two-Gun Kid..."]
    Two-Gun Kid
  3. 2. Stranger in Town
  4. 3. Polio Precautions
  5. 4. ["In the midst of the red desert..."]
    Two-Gun Kid
  6. 5. ["I've been on the bench over thirty years..."]
    Black Rider
  7. 6. ["Watch that interferin' pilgrim!"]
    Two-Gun Kid
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