Rugged Action #3

United States

Atlas [Marvel]

United States

Published
April 1955
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Golden Age size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Atlas [black & white]
 
Atlas [black & white]
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/203455

Credits

Editing
Stan Lee, Editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Credits

Art
Joe Maneely, line art [signed]
Colours
Stan Goldberg, colourist
Text
, typeset

Notes

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

Show/hide 1. The Red Pirate! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Code
F-467

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Don Heck, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Joe Letterese, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Navy Action (Horwitz, 1954 series) #55 ([November 1959])
The Red Pirate!
 
Australia
Climax Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #4 ([June 1965?])
The Red Pirate!
Printed in
Climax Adventure Comic (K. G. Murray, 1962 series) #4 ([June 1965])
 
Sinister Tales (Alan Class, 1964 series) #55 (1968 ?)
 
Spellbound (L. Miller & Son, 1960 series) #7 (1960)
 
Astounding Stories (Alan Class, 1966 series) #194 ([circa 1988 - 1989])

Synopsis

A mate on a whaling boat doesn't know if the greater danger lies with the predators of the deep or with the treacherous Russian pirates who would steal a man's fair catch. A mighty beast who refuses to be caught answers that question, bringing rough justice to the seas.

Show/hide 2. Jungle Story! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Code
F-514

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Harry Anderson, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Joe Letterese, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Climax Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #4 ([June 1965?])
Jungle Story!
Printed in
Climax Adventure Comic (K. G. Murray, 1962 series) #4 ([June 1965])
 
Creepy Worlds (Alan Class, 1962 series) #71
 
Spellbound (L. Miller & Son, 1960 series) #7 (1960)

Synopsis

A hunter has set his goal to bag a Jaguar, and has hired a wizened tribesman as guide for his jungle hunt. When the legendary cat, named El Diablo by the villagers, returns, the hunter has met his match, and finds that he must heed the words of his guide if he is to survive.

Show/hide 3. The Spy! Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Code
9768

Credits

Writing
, author
Art
Vern Henkel, line art (illustration)
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 4. Swamp! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Code
F-513

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Chuck Miller, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Climax Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #4 ([June 1965?])
Swamp!
Printed in
Climax Adventure Comic (K. G. Murray, 1962 series) #4 ([June 1965])
 
Spellbound (L. Miller & Son, 1960 series) #7 (1960)
 
Amazing Stories of Suspense (Alan Class, 1963 series) #61

Synopsis

An engineer is sent in to swamp country with the job of surveying it so it can be drained for farmland. He meets the fierce and resistant people, and earns a reluctant guide, who plots to kill him. The engineer survives through a combination of toughness and compassion, and earns the respect of the swamp people.

Show/hide 5. White Death Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure
Code
F-466

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Dick Ayers, penciller [signed]
 
Ernie Bache, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Dick Ayers, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Climax Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #4 ([June 1965?])
White Death
Printed in
Climax Adventure Comic (K. G. Murray, 1962 series) #4 ([June 1965])
 
Spellbound (L. Miller & Son, 1960 series) #6 (1960)

Synopsis

One trapper stops another from treating his pack dog cruelly, and earns an enemy in the process. He adapts the dog, which he names Trouble, and the dog becomes an invaluable help in the conflicts that lay ahead.


Notes

On sale date as given in the copyright application as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, January-June 1955, page 128, registration number B515924.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 43893

Cover added

Index completed

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