(November 1949)

Marvel, 1948 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comic [round logo]
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

The Horrible Hermit of Hidden Mesa! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Syd Shores
Inks
?
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Two-Gun Kid [Clay Harder]; Rusty
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unknown inks per Atlas Tales. Previous indexer credited Shores.

The Horrible Hermit of Hidden Mesa! (Table of Contents: 1)

Two-Gun Kid / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Ernie Hart
Pencils
Gil Kane ?
Inks
Chu F. Hing ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
6078
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Two-Gun Kid [Clay Harder]; Rusty Randolph; Lizard Galt; Carlos; Jake Tompkins; Chet Larribee; Julie Carson; Blaine Larribee; Sally Carson; Mr. Larribee; Cyclone
Synopsis
The Kid and Rusty help defend Chet from thieves and discover Chet's grandfather lives in Hidden City, a town buried in an earthquake. Chet's grandfather helps drive away the thieves but is killed in a cave-in.
Keywords
Green Valley; Hidden City

Indexer Notes

Art credits per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com.
writer credit from textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

"Popsicle Pete" and the Bob Feller Fire-Ball! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Popsicle / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

"Doc" Holiday (Table of Contents: 3)

Scrapbook of the West / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mario DeMarco ?
Inks
Mario DeMarco ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
6225
Genre
non-fiction; biography; western-frontier
Characters
John Henry “Doc” Holliday
Synopsis
Biography of gunfighter John Henry “Doc” Holliday, D.D.S. (1851-1887)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Fleer Dubble Bubble / comics-form advertising / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Badge of Honor (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
5314
Genre
western-frontier

The Hunter and the Hunted! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Job Number
5500
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Kid Colt; Apache Coombs; Marshal Carlos Grimm; Steel
Synopsis
Colt is being pursued by Marshal Grimm, an honorable lawman. When Apache Coombs tries to have Grimm eaten to death by ants Colt saves him and fights side-by-side with Grimm against Coombs' gang. With the outlaws dead Grimm intends to resign rather than arrest Colt but Colt spares his pride by knocking him unconscious and fleeing.

Death Valley (Table of Contents: 8)

Scrapbook of the West / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mario DeMarco ?
Inks
Mario DeMarco ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
6039
Genre
non-fiction; history; western-frontier
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Blaze the Wonder Collie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

"Wild Bill" Hickock (Table of Contents: 10)

Scrapbook of the West / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mario DeMarco ?
Inks
Mario DeMarco ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
6273
Genre
non-fiction; biography; western-frontier
Characters
Wild Bill Hickok
Synopsis
Biography of American frontiersman James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok (1837-1876).
Reprints

Watch for the New Adventures of Your Famous Western Star! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Rex Hart / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Trapped Between Two Fires! (Table of Contents: 12)

Two-Gun Kid / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Severin
Inks
John Severin ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
5793
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Two-Gun Kid [Clay Harder]; Rusty Randolph; Jake; Tim; Mr. Benson; Bill Benson; Mr. Walton; Jane Walton; Cyclone
Synopsis
The Bensons and Waltons are feuding with each other over murders they think each other committed but each has a ranch hand who is behind the killings as the two men hope to kill off both families so they can claim a deposit of gold they discovered. The Kid sorts this out.

Indexer Notes

Art credits per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Horrible Hermit of Hidden Mesa!
    Two-Gun Kid
  2. 1. The Horrible Hermit of Hidden Mesa!
    Two-Gun Kid
  3. 2. "Popsicle Pete" and the Bob Feller Fire-Ball!
    Popsicle
  4. 3. "Doc" Holiday
    Scrapbook of the West
  5. 4. ["What's the matter with that little kid, Butch?"]
    Fleer Dubble Bubble
  6. 5. ["Buy magazines with the circular seal that says... Marvel Comic"]
  7. 6. Badge of Honor
  8. 7. The Hunter and the Hunted!
    Kid Colt
  9. 8. Death Valley
    Scrapbook of the West
  10. 9. ["The most wonderful dog in the world!"]
    Blaze the Wonder Collie
  11. 10. "Wild Bill" Hickock
    Scrapbook of the West
  12. 11. Watch for the New Adventures of Your Famous Western Star!
    Rex Hart
  13. 12. Trapped Between Two Fires!
    Two-Gun Kid
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • David Bruce
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Per Sandell
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  • Edgar Loftin
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