(May 1949)

Marvel, 1948 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Fiction Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comic [round logo]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
Full Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden & Silver Age US
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

Some information on this issue supplied by the Timely/Atlas discussion list.


The Curse of the Chinese Idol! (Table of Contents)

Kid Colt / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Syd Shores
Inks
Vince Alascia ?
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints
Keywords
knives; lanterns; revolvers; saloons; statues

Indexer Notes

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

The Curse of the Chinese Idol! (Table of Contents: 1)

Kid Colt / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
5008
Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Hart and Heath credits appear in newspaper article on splash page.

The Land Pirate! (Table of Contents: 2)

Two-Gun Kid / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
3791
Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Original penciller of Syd Shores replaced by Russ Heath based on info from the Atlas/Timely discussion list. [12/2006 - MN]

Stranger in Town (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
4330
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

The Disguise That Failed! (Table of Contents: 4)

Tex Morgan / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
4042
Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Possible Buscema pencils per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. via atlastales.com. Nick Caputo does not see any sign of Buscema pencils.

Too Many Killers! (Table of Contents: 5)

Blaze Carson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Martin Nodell
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
4323
Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

pencils per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. via atlastales.com.

Trapped at Haddon Forks! (Table of Contents: 6)

Tex Taylor / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
4386
Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

John Buscema credit from Back-Up #14 (edited by Tristan Lapoussière) (info via Stéphane Petit on the Error Tracker, February 2009). Rice credit per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. via atlastales.com.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Curse of the Chinese Idol!
    Kid Colt
  2. 1. The Curse of the Chinese Idol!
    Kid Colt
  3. 2. The Land Pirate!
    Two-Gun Kid
  4. 3. Stranger in Town
  5. 4. The Disguise That Failed!
    Tex Morgan
  6. 5. Too Many Killers!
    Blaze Carson
  7. 6. Trapped at Haddon Forks!
    Tex Taylor
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Thomas G. Lammers
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Thomas G. Lammers