([January 1952])

Bell Features, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 CAD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1952-01-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Bell Features and Publishing Company Limited
Editing
?; Stan Lee (original editor)

Issue Notes

A known copy of issue #31 has a stamped arrival date of January 25, 1952.

All data from ‚ÄéMichael J. Vassallo posted to the Timely-Atlas-Comics Facebook Group, 12 April 2020.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Kid Colt / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Maneely
Inks
Joe Maneely
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek; ? (see notes)

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The portion of a cover blurb that reads "The Meanest Man in the World!" was not on the original cover and added for just this issue and might not have been Simek.

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Man from Nowhere! (Table of Contents: 2)

Kid Colt / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Colan (see notes); Joe Maneely (see notes); Syd Shores (see notes)
Inks
Joe Maneely (see notes); ? (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7315
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colan pencils on pgs 1-6, 8. Shores art on page 7. Joe Maneely splash along with panels on pgs 2-5. info per Michael J. Vassallo via atlastales.com. On April 12, 2020, Vassallo stated Maneely did pencil and inks on the splash page and inks on pages 2-5. He also states that Shores did the pencils on pages 2-5.

The Meanest Man in the World! (Table of Contents: 3)

Kid Colt / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Syd Shores (see notes); Joe Maneely (see notes)
Inks
Joe Maneely (see notes); Syd Shores ? (see notes); ? (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7355
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Maneely splash page and alterations on panels throughout per Michael J. Vassallo via atlastales. Vassallo stated on April 12, 2020, confirmed Maneely did pencil and inks on the splash page and that Syd Shores did pencils, unknown inks, and Joe Maneely did pencils and inks on various panels

A Matter of Pride! (Table of Contents: 4)

Kid Colt / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Maneely
Inks
Joe Maneely
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7319
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Secret of the Hidden Mine! (Table of Contents: 5)

Kid Colt / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Maneely (see notes); Gene Colan (see notes)
Inks
Joe Maneely (see notes); ? (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7374
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colan pencils and Maneely splash page per Michael J. Vassallo and Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. via atlastales.com. The previous indexer credited Syd Shores on pencils and inks. Vassallo stated on April 12, 2020, that Maneely did splash page pencils and inks with Colan doing pencils with an unknown inker for the rest of the story.

The Gun-Shy Sheriff! (Table of Contents: 6)

Kid Colt / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Maneely (see notes); ?
Inks
Joe Maneely (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7348
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Per Michael J. Vassallo via atlastales.com there may be another artist besides Maneely involved in the art. Vassallo stated on April 12, 2020, that Maneely did the pencil and inks for the splash page and pencil work with an unknown inker for the rest of the story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Kid Colt
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Man from Nowhere!
    Kid Colt
  4. 3. The Meanest Man in the World!
    Kid Colt
  5. 4. A Matter of Pride!
    Kid Colt
  6. 5. Secret of the Hidden Mine!
    Kid Colt
  7. 6. The Gun-Shy Sheriff!
    Kid Colt
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
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