(December 1948)

Marvel, 1948 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1948-09-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics, Inc.
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1948, 3rd Series, Vol. 2, No. 2, p. 267, Copyright number: B158419.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Two-Gun Kid / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Syd Shores
Inks
Vince Alascia ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Possible Alascia inks per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com. Previous indexer credited Syd Shores.

The Rider of the Owlhoot Trail! (Table of Contents: 1)

Two-Gun Kid / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Syd Shores
Inks
Syd Shores ?; Vince Alascia ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
3795
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Two-Gun Kid; Black Rider (imposter)
Synopsis
Black Rider imposter appears.

Indexer Notes

Possible Alascia inks per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com.
Possible Sid Shores inks per Tom Lammers.
Features a bored circus bareback rider raising Cain as a masked villain named Black Rider; cf. 4044 The Syndicate of Six-Gun Terror! in All Winners 2 (Win 1948).

The Guardian (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
SL-3087

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Guns Blast in Thunder Pass! (Table of Contents: 4)

Two-Gun Kid / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Heath
Inks
Russ Heath
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
3496
Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Inks credit per Tom Lammers.

Marvel Comics Group (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited as The Editors)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Friends
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Dr Jean Thompson, psychiatrist, is announced as an editorial consultant. This was taken to ensure that Marvel Comics "contain nothing that might meet with objections ..."

Annie Clicks in Politics (Table of Contents: 6)

Arizona Annie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pierce Rice
Inks
Pierce Rice ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
3938
Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Rice pencils and possible inks per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com. Previous indexer credited Mike Becker on pencils and Chu Hing on inks.

Shotgun Justice (Table of Contents: 7)

Two-Gun Kid / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pierce Rice
Inks
Pierce Rice ?; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
3257
Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Rice pencils and Rice and other unknown inkers per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com. Previous indexer credited Syd Shores on pencils and inks.
Tom Lammers lists 12 pages for this story, but that gives too many total pages for the issue.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Two-Gun Kid
  2. 1. The Rider of the Owlhoot Trail!
    Two-Gun Kid
  3. 2. The Guardian
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Guns Blast in Thunder Pass!
    Two-Gun Kid
  6. 5. Marvel Comics Group
  7. 6. Annie Clicks in Politics
    Arizona Annie
  8. 7. Shotgun Justice
    Two-Gun Kid
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