(July 1955)

Marvel, 1955 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1955-03-16
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Animirth Comics, Inc.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee

Issue Notes

On sale date as given in the copyright application as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, January-June 1955, page 40, registration number B529924.
Some information on this issue from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas-Timely discussion group.

Wanted: Dead or Alive! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

Yakima Yates Indian Agent (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Syd Shores (signed)
Inks
Syd Shores (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
F-954
First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the West of today...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Yakima Yates; Hunk Malone; Laura Rogers; Chief Cochise; Lieutenant Carter; Captain Derrick [alias Spade Benton] (crook)
Reprints

Wanted Dead or Alive (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Russ Heath ?
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
F-929
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Every mountain ledge was a threat!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Craig Saunders; Sheriff Warner; Bill Carter
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Brown pencils per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. via atlastales.com. Possible Heath inks per Nick Caputo.

The Hero (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1.66 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
G-287
First Line of Dialogue or Text
If anyone had ever told young Jimmy Blake...
Genre
drama
Characters
Jimmy Blake; Ted Hunter
Synopsis
Jimmy Blake lives on his father's ranch, and wonders why the depiction of ranch life in the movies bears no resemblance to real life. When a film crew shoots nearby he finds out how phony the production is and returns home in disgust.
Reprints

Hoss Thief (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito ?; Ross Andru ?
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
F-930
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Brady; Frank; Walt
Reprints

The Last Stage from Abilene! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Ayers (signed as Ayers)
Inks
Ernie Bache (signed as Ayers)
Colors
?
Letters
Dick Ayers

Job Number
F-958
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Draw on them ribbons...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Hackett [The Black Lobo]; Baldwin
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In an interview, Ayers explained that he signed his name in full when he inked his own pencils, but used 'Ayers' in collaboration with inker Ernie Bache.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Wanted: Dead or Alive!
  2. 1. Yakima Yates Indian Agent
  3. 2. Wanted Dead or Alive
  4. 3. The Hero
  5. 4. Hoss Thief
  6. 5. The Last Stage from Abilene!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Keith Chandler
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bill Devine
  • Tom Lammers and Michael J. Vassallo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk