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McKay, Shorty. Shorty McKay was created by Ray Humphreys (Bumblebee Bill, Grandpa) and appeared in 119 stories in Western Story Magazine and Street & Smith’s Western Story Magazine from 1923 to 1938, beginning with “Shorty McKay of the Lazy Jay” (Western Story Magazine, July 7, 1923).

Shorty McKay is the youthful deputy sheriff in the frontier town of Monte Vista, Colorado. McKay works for the older Sheriff Joe Cook and helps punish and apprehend criminals in and around Monte Vista.

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