The series premiered in
1950. Stopped in 1955 after 16 issues.
The series is based on a real person
by the name of Gordon A. Nance, who played the rugged hero in
numerous B-Westerns under the name of Wild Bill Elliot. His film
career started in 1925 under this pseudonym, but his career
really took off, when he received the starring role in Red
initial title of the series was Wild Bill Elliot Comics.