> Rawhide Kid Volume 1

From the Mouths of the Marvels:

"Every nerve in my body is trembling -- every muscle straining to get a gun -- to humble Blackjack like no man was ever humbled before! But I can't do anything to lose this pardon!"

- - Rawhide Kid, page 9

The citizens of Waynesville can't believe their eyes when the actions of the Rawhide Kid don't match the legend!


Rawhide Kid #20
February 1961 • 25 pages + cover

Publication Date: September 28, 1960

Letters Page: No letters page was published in this issue

I: Rawhide Kid:
Chapter One: "Shoot-Out With Blackjack Bordon!"
Chapter Two: "The Rawhide Kid Strikes Back!"

Job Number: V-32

Pages: 13

Script: Stan Lee
Pencils: Jack Kirby
Inks: Dick Ayers
Letters: Unknown

Featured Characters: The Harper Gang, Hobb, Blackjack Bordon

Settings: Gopher Gap, Waynesville

Synopsis: The Kid is suckered by Blackjack Bordon to put aside his guns, hatching a plot that gets the Rawhide Kid to thinking he's going to receive a pardon if he can stay clean. Meanwhile, Bordon terrorizes the town without the Rawhide Kid to stand in his way. The Kid can't do anything, worried that standing up to Bordon will jeopardize his plot. But when the Kid finds out about the fake pardon...look out!

II: Text Story: "Old Mining Town"”

Job Number: J-891

Pages: 2

Script: Unknown

Featured Characters: Duane, Dan Logan, Sheriff Gil Barrows, Buck Patterson

Settings: Minehill City, Duane County

Synopsis: Dan Logan has to resort to some creative thinking to fight off a water rights grab by Buck Patterson!

III: Western Story: "Return of the Gunfighter!"”

Job Number: V-34

Pages: 5

Script: Stan Lee
Pencils: Don Heck
Inks: Don Heck
Letters: Unknown

Featured Characters: Ace Link, Ten-Notch Norton

Synopsis: Ace Link slaps leather against Ten-Notch Norton, a quick draw with a strange secret!

IV: Rawhide Kid: "The Defeat of the Rawhide Kid!"”

Job Number: V-19

Pages: 5

Script: Stan Lee
Pencils: Jack Kirby
Inks: Dick Ayers
Letters: Unknown

Featured Characters: Nightwind

Synopsis: The Rawhide Kid limps onto a farm, slumped over and exhausted on the back of Nightwind. A father and son approach him and take him in, but when the young boy starts to emulate the "outlaw" Rawhide Kid, the father - and the Kid - have to take steps to make sure the boy doesn't want to go bad.

--synopsis by Gormuu

Issues Reprinted
Rawhide Kid #17-25

Click on cover image to learn more about each issue.

RK #17 RK #18 RK #19 RK #20 RK #21
RK #22 RK #23 RK #24 RK #25


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