(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
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"The Texan Comics" title on cover.

Take Pictures Day or Night (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Haunted Land (Table of Contents: 2)

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.
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Dude's Dictionary (Table of Contents: 3)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Charles W. Winter [as C. W. Winter] (signed)
Inks
Charles W. Winter [as C. W. Winter] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; non-fiction; western-frontier
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Indexer Notes

Dictionary with gag drawings.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cattle rustlers are mighty mean...
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.
Reprints

Al Jennings (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; biography; 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.
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Indexer Notes

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

Ole Faithfull (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

The Christmas Gift Every boy and Girl wants most (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Schwinn Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whistling death lurked behind every turn...
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: 9)

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: 10) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A fugitive from justice...
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

A Real Surprise Party... (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

All Nylon Girdle (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Tulip Offer (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
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's 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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