The Fast Gun #15

Published
February 1962
Page count
28
Cover price
1/- [0-1-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Conforms with the Horwitz Publications Teenage Code of Approved Reading (1955?–1967?)
 
Conforms with the Horwitz Publications Teenage Code of Approved Reading (1955?–1967?)
GCD
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Editing
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Show/hide Cover With Gun in Hand! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Art
Maurice Bramley, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 1. Stamps on Approval (Seven Seas Stamps Pty. Ltd) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Seven Seas Stamps Pty. Ltd
Show/hide 2. With Gun in Hand! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Western-frontier
Code
T-800
Characters
Joe Cooper; Les Cooper; Natchez (Villain); Calhoun (Villain)

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter [signed]
Art
Don Heck, line art
Text
Artie Simek, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Rawhide Kid (Marvel, 1960 series) #17 (August 1960)
With Gun in Hand!
Also printed
United States
The Rawhide Kid (Marvel, 1960 series) #55 (December 1966)
With Gun in Hand!

Synopsis

Les Cooper learns a lesson from his cousin Joe Cooper, who refuses to wear a gun.

Notes

Story is pages 20-24 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 5).

Show/hide 3. Beware! The Rawhide Kid! (Rawhide Kid) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Rawhide Kid
Genre
Western-frontier
Code
T-797
Characters
The Rawhide Kid (introduction, origin) [Johnny Clay, aka Johnny Bart]; Ben Bart (introduction, Rawhide Kid's uncle, death); Hawk Brown (introduction, villain); Spade (introduction, villain)

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter [signed]
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller [signed as Kirby]
 
Dick Ayers, inker [signed as Ayers]
Text
Artie Simek, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Rawhide Kid (Marvel, 1960 series) #17 (August 1960)
Beware! The Rawhide Kid
Also printed
United States
The Mighty Marvel Western (Marvel, 1968 series) #46 (September 1976)
Beware the Rawhide Kid

Synopsis

When Johnny Bart's uncle Ben Bart is gunned down by criminals, Johnny becomes the Rawhide Kid to stop them.

Show/hide 4. When the Rawhide Kid Turned… Outlaw! (Rawhide Kid) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Rawhide Kid
Genre
Western-frontier
Code
T-799
Characters
Rawhide Kid [Johnny Bart]; Sam Barker (introduction, villain); Clay Rockwell; Nightwind (Rawhide Kid's horse)

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter [signed]
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller [signed as Kirby]
 
Dick Ayers, inker [signed as Ayers]
Text
Artie Simek, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Rawhide Kid (Marvel, 1960 series) #17 (August 1960)
When the Rawhide Kid Turned... Outlaw!

Synopsis

Rawhide Kid discovers who has been rustling Clay Rockwell's cattle. In the process of catching the rustler, Rawhide Kid becomes an outlaw.

Show/hide 5. Strong-Man Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Western-frontier
Code
V-527

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee , scripter
Art
Bob Forgione, line art
Text
Artie Simek, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Rawhide Kid (Marvel, 1960 series) #26 (February 1962)
Strong-Man

Notes

Forgione credit per Tom Lammers, original indexer credited Dick Ayers.

A note in bottom margin of last page reads, "You've never read a comic like 'The Fantastic Four'! Get your spine-tingling copy today!"

Show/hide 6. The Dapper Bandit… Marion Hedgepeth Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Biography

Credits

Writing
Reg Hicks, scripter [as Reg]
Art
Reg Hicks, line art [as Reg]
Text
Reg Hicks, letterer
Show/hide 7. The Wild West's Greatest Hero Buffalo Bill (Buffalo Bill) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"The Wild West's Greatest Hero Buffalo Bill rides again with his friends in the most thrilling of his adventures. For the best in the west ask for the Buffalo Bill comic and if you enjoy the wild adventures of Buffalo Bill you'll want to read about kid Colt—The West's Fastest Draw. Get them every month from your local newsagent and bookseller."

Details

Printed
1957? to 1963?
Genre
Western
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The Wild West's Greatest Hero Buffalo Bill

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Anthony Gillies

AusReprints ID

  • 55424

Entry created

  • 01/01/2019

Cover added

  • 01/01/2019

Index completed

  • 19/11/2023

Last updated

  • 19/11/2023