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Real Name: Hunk Harper (see comments)

Identity/Class: Normal human (Old West Era)

Occupation: Gunslinger

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: None

Enemies: Two-Gun Kid foe

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Mobile in the American west

First Appearance: Two-Gun Kid#64 (July, 1952)

Powers/Abilities: Hunk Harper was an able but cowardly gunfighter.


(Two-Gun Kid#64) - Hunk Harper watched as Two-Gun Kid put on an amazing show of marksmanship. Wanting to make a reputation, he counted the bullets fired until both of the Kid's guns were empty. Harper then challenged the Kid to a gunfight, both silently aware that Kid could not shoot back. Harper called him a coward and drew his gun, but the Two-Gun Kid instead quickly threw his empty gun at Harper, disarming him of one gun. The challenger fired his second gun, but the Kid nimbly avoided his aim. The Two-Gun Kid pulled Harper's hat down over his head and despite Harper still shooting, was able to take away the second gun. The Two-Gun Kid pulled Harper's hat off and punched him in the face. Harper tried to fight back but was instead knocked into a horse's drinking trough and soaked.



Comments: Created by Stan Lee (writer) and Dick Ayers (art).

I'm pretty sure Hunk was not his real first name...

This issue was reprinted in Mighty Marvel Western#38/4 (April, 1975), which is where the images are from.

Profile by Grendel Prime.

Character name has no known connections to:

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Mighty Marvel Western#38/4, p3, pan4 (main image)

p5, pan1 (head shot)

Other Appearances: None

Last updated: 04/25/10

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