Jim Hardie rides upon the Hampton place where he finds a man sitting outside in a chair shot in the head. Inside he finds a young girl also shot in the head. The man was holding a wanted poster that is 20 years old for the Rawhide Kid who was really Harlow Shelby. Shelby was sent to prison for 20 years but was recently released. Hearing a noise Hardie finds a young man passed out after crawling. He was only grazed in the head and soon recovers. Hardie finds the boy following him on the trail and someone takes a shot at the two of them. He refuses to leave Hardie so they travel on to a town where they find the horse Hardie is looking for which has a bar horseshoe on the left rear hoof. The girl, Norah Fuller, running the stable says the horse belongs to the doctor across the street. They find the doctor dead shot in the head. Norah's father, Sheriff Fuller, denies knowing about the Rawhide Kid but Hardie soon learns the killer hasn't left town.
Did You Know?
Marvel has two characters called the Rawhide Kid, one who first appeared in 1957 and the other who first appeared in 1963. This second Kid was named Johnny Bart. See more