(May 1963)

Marvel, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1963-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Leading Magazine Corp.
Brand
MC
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 newsstands in February 1963. Distribution date from Joseph Marek's Marvel Comics Group history website. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.


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

Behind the Iron Mask! Part 1: Iron Mask! (Table of Contents: 1)

Kid Colt Outlaw / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Jack Keller (signed)
Inks
Jack Keller (signed)
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

Squatter's Trail (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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: 3)

Kid Colt Outlaw / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Jack Keller (signed)
Inks
Jack Keller (signed)
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

Part 3: Behind the Iron Mask! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Jack Keller (signed)
Inks
Jack Keller (signed)
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

Indexer Notes

Iron Mask next appears in Kid Colt Outlaw #114 (January 1964).

The Revenge of Rio Bates (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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: 6)

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: 7)

Kid Colt Outlaw / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Jack Keller (signed)
Inks
Jack Keller (signed)
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
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Iron Mask!
    Kid Colt Outlaw
  2. 1. Behind the Iron Mask! Part 1: Iron Mask!
    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. Part 3: Behind the Iron Mask!
    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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