The series premiered in
1957*. Stopped in 1983 after 145 issues.
this series the notorious - and historical - outlaw William
Bonney known as Billy the Kid manages to stay on the right side
of the law for most of the time. Thus he is portrayed as
somewhat of a Wild West hero, who deals effectively with
villains and other bad elements.
Initially, the series started in the series Masked Raider
the same year (3 issues).