(August 1950)

St. John, 1948 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
St. John Publishing Company
Brand:
St. John
Editing:
?
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:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Ray Osrin (see notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

From Shaun Clancy's Facebook page, "Comics History Exchange", confirms cover inking work by Ray Osrin (September 24, 2014). Osrin was one of Matt Baker's inkers. Osrin also maintained copies of the covers he worked on the walls of his studio. Included in a picture of the studio (owned by Clancy and posted to this Facebook page) was this cover. Originally inks were credited to "Matt Baker ?".

A Double-Cross in Disguise (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

on inside front and back covers

["The frontier lawmen had failed in every attempt to catch the McGilvery gang redhanded."] (Table of Contents)

The Texan / comic story / 8.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte ?
Inks:
John Forte ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

JVJon scan at Digital Comics Museum has "Forte ?" here, and compared with other Forte work it seems probable.

Ghost Terror of the Blackfeet (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

["Rustlers reckoned the Circle 'S' steers would be easy pickings..."] (Table of Contents)

Prairie Kate / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tex Blaisdell (signed)
Inks:
Tex Blaisdell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

In the previous version of the story, Prairie Kate was called Buckskin Belle.

Indians on Horseback (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Graveyard Gulch (Table of Contents)

The Lone Vigilante / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

In the previous version of the story, the Lone Vigilante was called the Bold Buckaroo.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. A Double-Cross in Disguise
  3. 2. ["The frontier lawmen had failed in every attempt to catch the McGilvery gang redhanded."]
    The Texan
  4. 3. Ghost Terror of the Blackfeet
  5. 4. ["Rustlers reckoned the Circle 'S' steers would be easy pickings..."]
    Prairie Kate
  6. 5. Indians on Horseback
  7. 6. Graveyard Gulch
    The Lone Vigilante
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • James Zee
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Dan Kurdilla
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Len Wolinsky