(February 1949)

St. John, 1948 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
St. John Publishing Co.
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Lubbers (signed)
Inks:
Bob Lubbers (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

"The Texan Comics" title on cover.

Take Pictures Day or Night (Table of Contents)

Martins-David Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Minicam with flash by mail order.

Haunted Land (Table of Contents)

The Bold Buckeroo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska (signed)
Inks:
George Tuska (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bold Buckeroo [Tim Rollins]; Sandy; Ben Morton (rancher); Helen Norton; Mike Stiles (crook); Trigger (cardsharp); Pancho
Synopsis:
Mike Stiles rustles Norton's cattle to force him to sell his ranch and later sell it to the railway for a much higher price.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Dude Dictionary (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
E.W. Winter (signed)
Inks:
E.W. Winter (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Dictionary with gag drawings.

["Cattle rustlers are mighty mean..."] (Table of Contents)

Buckskin Belle / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Buckskin Belle [Belle Launders]; Billy Landers (kid brother); Clod Devlin (rustler); Gringo Burns (rustler); Corby (rustler); Fluke (rustler)
Synopsis:
Belle and her kid brother capture four cattle rustlers.

Al Jennings (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Richard Speed
Inks:
Richard Speed
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Al Jennings
Synopsis:
Al Jennings was a badman from Oklahoma, trainrobber and politician, and last an evangelist convincing thousands that crime does not pay.

Indexer Notes

Art similar to scanned artwork by Richard Speed at Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Ole Faithfull (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Judge Hale; Mose; Ole Faithfull (horse)

The Christmas Gift Every boy and Girl wants most (Table of Contents)

Schwinn Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A Schwinn-Built bicycle for Christmas.

["Whistling death lurked behind every turn..."] (Table of Contents)

Mustang Jack / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Larsen (signed)
Inks:
Howard Larsen (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Mustang Jack Clarke; Lou Kincaid (robber); Linda
Synopsis:
Mustang and Linda catch the robber that killed Dawson and stole his purse of gold.
Reprints:

Dynamite Dukes (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; sports
Characters:
Johnny Pastor; Turk Brant; Mike Tinan; Mascia Reed
Synopsis:
The leather was loaded, and so was the gun in this amateur boxing championship.

New Swiss Chalet Electric Whirling Clock (Table of Contents)

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

["A fugitive from justice..."] (Table of Contents)

The Bold Buckeroo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bold Buckaroo [Tim Rollins]; Rusty; Dave Dwyer (gunman)
Synopsis:
Buckaroo is searching for the gunman who built the foolproof frame-up against him.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

A Real Surprise Party... (Table of Contents)

Margaret O'Brien Candy Kitchen / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Margaret O'Brien; Tommy

Indexer Notes

Order Margaret O'Brien Candy Kitchen and make your own candies shown in a short comic strip.

All Nylon Girdle (Table of Contents)

Ward Green Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Tulip Offer (Table of Contents)

Michigan Bulb Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Take Pictures Day or Night
    Martins-David Co.
  3. 2. Haunted Land
    The Bold Buckeroo
  4. 3. Dude Dictionary
  5. 4. ["Cattle rustlers are mighty mean..."]
    Buckskin Belle
  6. 5. Al Jennings
  7. 6. Ole Faithfull
  8. 7. The Christmas Gift Every boy and Girl wants most
    Schwinn Bicycles
  9. 8. ["Whistling death lurked behind every turn..."]
    Mustang Jack
  10. 9. Dynamite Dukes
  11. 10. New Swiss Chalet Electric Whirling Clock
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  12. 11. ["A fugitive from justice..."]
    The Bold Buckeroo
  13. 12. A Real Surprise Party...
    Margaret O'Brien Candy Kitchen
  14. 13. All Nylon Girdle
    Ward Green Co.
  15. 14. Tulip Offer
    Michigan Bulb Co.
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  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Steinar Ã…dland
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