(July 1963)

Marvel, 1955 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Newsstand Publications, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

He Can't Out-Draw Drago! (Table of Contents)

Kid Colt / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Kid Colt; Don Drago

Don't Draw Against Drago (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Jack Keller (signed)
Inks
Jose Delbo ?; Jack Keller ?
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Martin Epstein

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Kid Colt; Don Drago (first appearance; villain); Jeb Smithers; Steel
Synopsis
Kid Colt sees how dangerous Drago is. At the behest of a sheriff's wife, he engages Drago in combat to protect her husband from danger; although Drago outdraws Colt and injures him, Colt beats Drago.
Reprints
Keywords
Pecos Pass

Indexer Notes

Nick Caputo doubts the inking is the work of Jose Delbo. His Biblio on his website lists no credits for Atlas and his earliest stateside work is all for Dell.

The Tenderfoot (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Maneely (signed)
Inks
Joe Maneely (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
[G-532]
Reprints

Guns Bark in the Badlands (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Al Hartley (signed)
Inks
Al Hartley (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Hank Porter; Clem; Mr. Carter
Synopsis
Hank ferries his passengers through the Badlands and fights off hijackers. When they arrive in Cheyenne, Mr. Carter claims all the credit for Hank's heroics.
Keywords
Cheyenne

Gunman! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks
Paul Reinman ?
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
X-314
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Joel Cravel
Synopsis
Joel trains hard to be a fast draw but he becomes such a dangerous gunfighter that everyone is afraid of him.

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

They Call Him Dude (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
The Dude; Dusty; The Clagton Brothers
Synopsis
Because of his reputation people challenge the Dude to gunfights, but his sloppy sidekick Dusty is the actual quick-draw who does all the fighting.

Indexer Notes

Retold from "The Dude" from Gunsmoke Western #34.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. He Can't Out-Draw Drago!
    Kid Colt
  2. 1. Don't Draw Against Drago
    Kid Colt
  3. 2. The Tenderfoot
  4. 3. Guns Bark in the Badlands
  5. 4. Gunman!
  6. 5. They Call Him Dude
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