Giant Gunsmoke Western #6

Published
January 1959
Page count
68
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 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
www.comics.org/issue/1280665

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Art
Maurice Bramley, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 1. Gun Siege! (Gunhawk) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Gunhawk
Genre
Western-Frontier
Code
9020

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Hy Rosen, line art
 
, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wild Western (Atlas [Marvel], 1948 series) #19 (December 1951)
Gun Siege
Also printed
Australia
Wild Western (Transport, 1956? series) #2 ([December 1953?])
Gun Siege!
Show/hide 2. White Swan's Treason! (Apache Kid) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Apache Kid
Genre
Western-frontier
Code
8142

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Vern Henkel, penciller [as Vernon Henkel]
 
, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wild Western (Atlas [Marvel], 1948 series) #16 (June 1951)
White Swan's Treason!
Also printed
Australia
Wild Western (Transport, 1956? series) #2 ([December 1953?])
White Swan's Treason!
Show/hide 3. Death Rides the Slug Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Western-frontier

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Ed Cronin, original Editor [as Edward Cronin]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Western Fighters (Hillman, 1948 series) v3#10 (September 1951)
Death Rides the Slug
Also printed
Australia
Wild Western (Transport, 1956? series) #2 ([December 1953?])
Death Rides the Slug
Show/hide 4. The Brimstone Badmen! (Two-Gun Kid) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Two-Gun Kid
Genre
Western-frontier

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Severin, line art
 
John Severin, penciller (pp 2-6)
 
Vern Henkel, penciller (p 1)
Text
, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wild Western (Atlas [Marvel], 1948 series) #11 (June 1950)
The Brimstone Badmen
Also printed
Australia
Wild Western (Transport, 1956? series) #2 ([December 1953?])
The Brimstone Badmen!
Show/hide 5. Killer's Law! (Apache Kid) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Apache Kid
Genre
Western-frontier
Code
7951

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wild Western (Atlas [Marvel], 1948 series) #15 (April 1951)
Killer's Law!
Also printed
Australia
Wild Western (Transport, 1956? series) #1 ([November 1953?])
Killers Law

Notes

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

Show/hide 6. Backfire! Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Western-frontier
Code
7984

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Mike Esposito, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wild Western (Atlas [Marvel], 1948 series) #15 (April 1951)
Backfire!
Also printed
Australia
Wild Western (Transport, 1956? series) #1 ([November 1953?])
Backfire!
Show/hide 7. How Gunhawk Got His Name! (Gunhawk) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Gunhawk
Genre
Western-frontier
Code
7949

Credits

Writing
Clayton Martin, scripter
Art
Joe Maneely, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wild Western (Atlas [Marvel], 1948 series) #15 (April 1951)
How Gunhawk Got His Name!
Also printed
Australia
Wild Western (Transport, 1956? series) #1 ([November 1953?])
How Gunhawk Got His Name!

Notes

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).

Show/hide 8. Cardboard Gunhawk Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Western

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Western Fighters (Hillman, 1948 series) v4#1 (December 1951)
Cardboard Gunhawk
Show/hide 9. No Guns for Harvey Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Western-frontier

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Ed Cronin, original Editor [as Edward Cronin]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Western Fighters (Hillman, 1948 series) v3#11 (October 1951)
No Guns for Harvey
Show/hide 10. The Fool's Nugget Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Western
Characters
Bull Taggert (gunslinger)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Prentice , line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Western Fighters (Hillman, 1948 series) v4#1 (December 1951)
The Fool's Nugget
Show/hide 11. The Kid Talks Tough Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Western-frontier
Characters
Bud Kincaid

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bernie Krigstein, line art [signed as Bernard Krigstein]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Ed Cronin, original Editor [as Edward Cronin]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Western Fighters (Hillman, 1948 series) v4#2 (January 1952)
The Kid Talks Tough
Also printed
Australia
Wild Western (Transport, 1956? series) #1 ([November 1953?])
The Kid Talks Tough
Show/hide 12. Bits about Brands Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; western-frontier

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
 
, line art
Text
, letterer
 
, letterer
Editing
Ed Cronin, original Editor [as Edward Cronin]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Western Fighters (Hillman, 1948 series) v4#2 (January 1952)
Bits About Brands
Also printed
Australia
Wild Western (Transport, 1956? series) #1 ([November 1953?])
Bits about Brands

Notes

Publication date is speculative, as provided by AusReprints.net .

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 56476

Entry created

  • 14/11/2014

Cover added

  • 19/11/2023

Index completed

  • 19/11/2023

Last updated

  • 19/11/2023