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Standfast, Jack. Jack Standfast was created by Horace Paine and appeared in Boys’ Best Weekly #1-58 (1909-1910).

Jack Standfast is a schoolboy hero modeled on Frank Merriwell. Standfast is a student at Garland College who has Frank Merriwell-esque adventures at school and around the U.S. accompanied by his group of friends, who are various ethnic stereotypes. Standfast’s archenemy is fellow college student Henry Stevens.

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