Wild Western #1

Published
November 1953
Page count
24
Cover price
8d [0-0-8 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/1148102

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Kid Talks Tough Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Western

Credits

Art
Bernie Krigstein, line art
 
, line art (Apache Kid)
 
Joe Maneely, line art (Gunhawk)
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Notes

The main panel of this cover is from the splash page of 'The Kid Talks Tough'. The Apache Kid image is from the cover of Wild Western (Atlas [Marvel], 1948 series) #15 (April 1951), also from the splash page of 'Killer's Law'. The image of the Gunhawk is from the splash panel of 'How Gunhawk Got His Name!'

Show/hide 1. Bits about Brands Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; 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) v4#2 (January 1952)
Bits About Brands
Also printed
Australia
Giant Gunsmoke Western (Horwitz, 1958? series) #6 (January 1959)
Bits about Brands
Show/hide 2. 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
Giant Gunsmoke Western (Horwitz, 1958? series) #6 (January 1959)
The Kid Talks Tough
Show/hide 3. Killers 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
Giant Gunsmoke Western (Horwitz, 1958? series) #6 (January 1959)
Killer's Law!

Notes

The apostrope has been removed from the title in this reprint.

Show/hide 4. 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
Giant Gunsmoke Western (Horwitz, 1958? series) #6 (January 1959)
Backfire!
Show/hide 5. 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
Giant Gunsmoke Western (Horwitz, 1958? series) #6 (January 1959)
How Gunhawk Got His Name!

Notes

Origin of Gunhawk.

Show/hide 6. Sport Watch for Men and Boys! (Dow Sales Pty. Ltd.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Dow Sales Pty. Ltd.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Anthony Gillies

AusReprints ID

  • 71099

Entry created

  • 21/01/2012

Cover added

  • 15/03/2014

Index completed

  • 19/11/2023

Last updated

  • 19/11/2023