The Ghost Rider #1 [A-1 #27]

United States

Magazine Enterprises

United States

Published
[August] 1950
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Golden Age size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Magazine Enterprises ME
 
Magazine Enterprises ME
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/8011

Credits

Editing
Raymond C. Krank, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (The Ghost Rider) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Ghost Rider
Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural; western-frontier

Credits

Art
Dick Ayers, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Phantom Rider (Atlas, 1954 series) #1 ([February 1954?])
Untitled
 
United States
Great American Western (AC, 1987 series) #2 (1988)
Magazine Enterprises... The Best of the West
Printed in
Ghost Rider (Superior, 1950 series) #1 ([circa 1950])
Show/hide 1. Untitled (The Ghost Rider) Comic story, 6 pages

"This is the tale of the Ghost Rider..."

Featuring

Feature
The Ghost Rider
Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural; western-frontier

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Dick Ayers, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Dick Ayers, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Phantom Rider (Atlas, 1954 series) #1 ([February 1954?])
Untitled
 
Australia
The Phantom Rider (Atlas, 1954 series) #7 ([February 1955?])
The Phantom Rider!
Printed in
The Haunted Horseman (AC, 1999 series) #1 (Summer 1999)
 
Suspense Magazine (Cartoon Art, 1952 series) #1 (1952)

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.

Show/hide 2. The Fire Ghost! (The Ghost Rider) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Ghost Rider
Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural; western-frontier

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Dick Ayers, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Dick Ayers, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Phantom Rider (Atlas, 1954 series) #1 ([February 1954?])
The Fire Ghost!
 
Australia
Bumper Western Comic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #33 ([November 1967?])
The Fire Ghost!
Printed in
The Haunted Horseman (AC, 1999 series) #1 (Summer 1999)
Show/hide 3. The Saga o' Sagebrush Sam Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Humour; western-frontier

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Charles W. Winter, penciller [signed as C. W. Winter]
 
, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Phantom Rider (Atlas, 1954 series) #7 ([February 1955?])
The Saga o' Sagebrush Sam
Printed in
Suspense Magazine (Cartoon Art, 1952 series) #1 (1952)

Notes

A western poem

Show/hide 4. Spook Justice (The Ghost Rider) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Ghost Rider

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Dick Ayers, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Dick Ayers, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Phantom Rider (Atlas, 1954 series) #7 ([February 1955?])
Spook Justice
 
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #63 ([November 1967?])
Spook Justice
Printed in
All Favourites Comic (K. G. Murray, 1960 series) #63 ([September 1967])
 
Suspense Magazine (Cartoon Art, 1952 series) #1 (1952)
 
The Haunted Horseman (AC, 1999 series) #1 (Summer 1999)
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Western Range Book) Comic story, 1 page

"One of the many notable feats attributed to..."

Featuring

Feature
Western Range Book
Genre
Non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Wild Bill Hickok

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Howard Larsen, line art [signed as Larsen]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Phantom Rider (Atlas, 1954 series) #1 ([February 1954?])
Western Range Book
Printed in
Best in the West (Cartoon Art, 1951 series) #4 ([1952])

Synopsis

Western facts

Notes

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

Show/hide 6. The Haunted Hills Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Characters
Johnny McKay

Credits

Writing
, author
Text
, typeset

Reprint history

Printed in
Suspense Magazine (Cartoon Art, 1952 series) #1 (1952)
 
Bat Magazine (Cartoon Art, 1952 series) #3 (1952)
Show/hide 7. A Trap for Nemesis (The Ghost Rider) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Ghost Rider
Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural; western-frontier

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Dick Ayers, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Dick Ayers, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Phantom Rider (Atlas, 1954 series) #7 ([February 1955?])
A Trap for Nemesis!
 
Australia
Bumper Western Comic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #34 ([February 1968?])
A Trap for Nemesis
Printed in
Best of the West (AC, 1998 series) #27 ([May] 2002)

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.

Status

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  • 36634

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