The Ghost Rider #1 [A-1 #27]
([August] 1950)

Magazine Enterprises, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1950-07-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Enterprises Inc.
Brand
Magazine Enterprises ME
Editing
Ray Krank (editor)

Issue Notes

#1 on cover only. Indicia reads: THE GHOST RIDER (A-1 No. 27).
The date entered in the "On Sale Date" field is the copyright date derived from the actual Library of Congress copyright documentation (available on www.archive.org).

This issue is part of the A-1 series. Refer to A-1 (Magazine Enterprises, 1945 series) #27 for this issue.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Ghost Rider / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Ayers (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; western-frontier
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Ghost Rider / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the tale of the Ghost Rider...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

origin recap. Origin and first appearance in Tim Holt, where Rex Fury (formerly the Calico Kid) was transformed into the Ghost Rider.
Gardner Fox credit from reprint.

The Fire Ghost! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Ayers (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Dick Ayers

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; western-frontier
Reprints

The Saga o' Sagebrush Sam (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles W. Winter (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A western poem

Spook Justice (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Ayers (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Dick Ayers

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Western Range Book / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One of the many notable feats attributed to...
Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Wild Bill Hickok
Synopsis
Western facts
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Howard Larsen identified by comparing signature to other signed sequences by him.

The Haunted Hills (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Johnny McKay
Reprints

A Trap for Nemesis (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Ayers
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
Dick Ayers

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; western-frontier
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Ghost Rider
  2. 1. ["This is the tale of the Ghost Rider..."]
    The Ghost Rider
  3. 2. The Fire Ghost!
    The Ghost Rider
  4. 3. The Saga o' Sagebrush Sam
  5. 4. Spook Justice
    The Ghost Rider
  6. 5. ["One of the many notable feats attributed to..."]
    Western Range Book
  7. 6. The Haunted Hills
  8. 7. A Trap for Nemesis
    The Ghost Rider
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Nick Caputo
  • John Censullo
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Lou Mougin (R.I.P.)
  • Jonathan Sari
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Len Wolinsky