(April 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

Issue Notes

"The Texan Comics" title on cover.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
Matt Baker?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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Comanche Justice Strikes at Midnight (Table of Contents: 1)

Spotted Bear / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
Matt Baker?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
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Jack Dalton (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; biography; western-frontier
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Bandits Ride the Buffalo Trail (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rudy Palais
Inks
Rudy Palais
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Mary Lou; Lobo (robber); Rudy (robber); Sandy Welch (range detective); J. Gallagher (cattle buyer); Jack (robber); Claude (robber)
Synopsis
A band of masked riders stampede a cattle herd down the main street to make is easy to rob the safe of cattle dealer Gallagher.
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Indexer Notes

Original title: "Blood Blazes a Trail to Texas."

JVJon at Digital Comics Museum credits this story to Palais, and comparing with an original from Jerry Bails' Who's Who, it matches fine with the somewhat crude faces and hands. Art ID by Steinar Ådland, March 2011.

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

Six-Gun Stan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Six-Gun Stan Starks trusted his own sixgun...
Genre
western-frontier
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How could the Lone Vigilante dodge death long enough...
Genre
western-frontier
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Indexer Notes

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Comanche Justice Strikes at Midnight
    Spotted Bear
  3. 2. Jack Dalton
  4. 3. Bandits Ride the Buffalo Trail
  5. 4. ["Six-Gun Stan Starks trusted his own sixgun..."]
    Six-Gun Stan
  6. 5. ["How could the Lone Vigilante dodge death long enough..."]
    The Lone Vigilante
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Michael Hoskin
  • James Zee
  • Steinar Ådland
  • Dan Kurdilla
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Len Wolinsky