(September-October 1953)

Magazine Enterprises, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Enterprises
Brand:
Magazine Enterprises; ME
Editing:
Raymond C. Krank
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

In indicia: BEST OF THE WEST Number 10 (A-1 No. 87).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Straight Arrow; The Ghost Rider; Tim Holt; The Durango Kid / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Meagher; Dick Ayers; Fred Guardineer ?; Frank Bolle
Inks:
Fred Meagher; Dick Ayers; Fred Guardineer ?; Frank Bolle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Death Trails the Lady! (Table of Contents)

Tim Holt / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Bolle (credited)
Inks:
Frank Bolle (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

The Ghost of Longhair John! (Table of Contents)

The Ghost Rider / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox ?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Inks:
Ernie Bache
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Ayers

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Ghost Rider [Rex Fury]; Longhair John (death); Rex Fury; Spectre; Sing Song; Mr. Brady; Mrs. Kinsler
Synopsis:
A killer named Longhair John terrorizes the western frontier until the Ghost Rider catches him and he is hanged. Unfortunately, it appears that he has returned as a ghost when a person looking like him continues to terrorize the area. The Ghost Rider decides to prove he is just a man and not the ghost that people think he is.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Bache inks per Nick Caputo, May 2014. Previous indexer credited Dick Ayers.

Name is changed from Ghost Rider to Haunted Horseman in the reprint and it is printed in black and white.

Vengeance Is Mine! (Table of Contents)

The Durango Kid / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (credited)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

The Law of the Arrow! (Table of Contents)

Straight Arrow / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Meagher
Inks:
Fred Meagher
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Straight Arrow; The Ghost Rider; Tim Holt; The Durango Kid
  2. 1. Death Trails the Lady!
    Tim Holt
  3. 2. The Ghost of Longhair John!
    The Ghost Rider
  4. 3. Vengeance Is Mine!
    The Durango Kid
  5. 4. The Law of the Arrow!
    Straight Arrow
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Walls
  • Lou Mougin
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jim Walls
  • Len Wolinsky