(April 1951)

Marvel, 1948 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Fiction Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Stan Lee

Issue Notes

Updated with information from atlastales.com.

The Man Who Died Twice! (Table of Contents)

Black Rider; Apache Kid; Gunhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Hartley (see notes)
Inks
Christopher Rule (see notes)
Colors
Stan Goldberg (see notes)
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Black Rider; Apache Kid (inset); Gunhawk (inset)

Indexer Notes

Hartley pencils per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com. Rule inks per Nick Caputo.

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

The Man Who Died Twice! (Table of Contents: 1)

Black Rider / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein (see notes)
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Al Hartley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7940
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bernstein script per Martin O'Hearn: http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2016/09/the-bernstein-black-rider.html.

Killer's Law! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7951
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Shares the same job number as the Kid Colt Outlaw (Marvel, 1949 Series) #14 (May 1951) story, "The Boy Who Hunted Kid Colt!"

The Lady and El Diablo (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Heath (illustration); ? (panel)
Inks
Russ Heath (illustration); ? (panel)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
6827
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Backfire! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Esposito (signed)
Inks
Mike Esposito (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7984
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

How Gunhawk Got His Name! (Table of Contents: 5)

Gunhawk / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Clayton Martin (see notes)
Pencils
Joe Maneely (signed)
Inks
Joe Maneely (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7949
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Origin of Gunhawk.

Script credits from Michael J. Vassallo, from the records of Clayton Martin via Clayton's family (posted to the Timely-Atlas-Comics, a Facebook group, on 12 April 2020).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man Who Died Twice!
    Black Rider; Apache Kid; Gunhawk
  2. 1. The Man Who Died Twice!
    Black Rider
  3. 2. Killer's Law!
    Apache Kid
  4. 3. The Lady and El Diablo
  5. 4. Backfire!
  6. 5. How Gunhawk Got His Name!
    Gunhawk
This issue was most recently modified by:
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