Origin and first appearance of Scalphunter. Series created by Sergio Aragones and Joe Orlando, per letter column. Originally to be called The Savage, but changed for legal reasons, per The Comic Reader #137 and #139. Character is grown-up kidnapped son of Matt Savage from late-50s/early-60s Matt Savage, Trail Boss series in WESTERN COMICS.
Includes a note from Jack Adler, Vice-President of DC.
On third page between pages 10-11 of story.
Announces beginning of Scalphunter run; recounts how the character came to be.
On first page following end of "Scalphunter"