(May 1953)

St. John, 1948 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
St. John Publishing Company
Brand:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indexed from a scanned copy from goldenagecomics.co.uk. Art IDs by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.


3 Full-Length Comics In 1 (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Terrific Value! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover. Also includes indicia.

Gunman's Gamble (Table of Contents)

comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Edd Ashe
Inks:
Edd Ashe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Full Dress Shakedown (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Enrico Bagnoli
Inks:
Enrico Bagnoli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

The Killer Quartet (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Shuster ?; Ray Osrin ?
Inks:
Joe Shuster ?; Ray Osrin ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

The Push-Button Murder (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Parker ?
Inks:
Paul Parker ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Kingpins in Crime (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Antonio Canale
Inks:
Antonio Canale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

The Short Beer Kid (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Landau (signed)
Inks:
Ken Landau (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Boomerang Booty (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Antonio Canale
Inks:
Antonio Canale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Ticketed For Murder (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Antonio Canale
Inks:
Antonio Canale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Escape by Night (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Enrico Bagnoli
Inks:
Enrico Bagnoli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Too Dumb to be Dangerous (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Olesen
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Guns for Gangland! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Antonio Canale
Inks:
Antonio Canale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Hell-Bent for the Hot Squat (Table of Contents)

Vic Flint / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael O'Malley (credited)
Pencils:
Ralph Lane (credited)
Inks:
Ralph Lane (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Vic Flint

Indexer Notes

Appears to be newspaper strip reprints.

Comedy Column (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lewis Copeland (credited); Fay Copeland (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Jokes reprinted from 10,000 Jokes, Toasts and Stories by the Copelands.

Gag Bag (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lewis Copeland (credited); Fay Copeland (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Jokes reprinted from 10,000 Jokes, Toasts and Stories by the Copelands.

Mr. Bluebeard Takes Wife No. 13 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Antonio Canale
Inks:
Antonio Canale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Magic Dutch Rock Garden Grows in 4 Days (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Given Premiums or Cash (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Get These Dresses (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

On back cover of comic.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. 3 Full-Length Comics In 1
  2. 1. Terrific Value!
  3. 2. Gunman's Gamble
  4. 3. Full Dress Shakedown
  5. 4. The Killer Quartet
  6. 5. The Push-Button Murder
  7. 6. Kingpins in Crime
  8. 7. The Short Beer Kid
  9. 8. Boomerang Booty
  10. 9. Ticketed For Murder
  11. 10. Escape by Night
  12. 11. Too Dumb to be Dangerous
  13. 12. Guns for Gangland!
  14. 13. Hell-Bent for the Hot Squat
    Vic Flint
  15. 14. Comedy Column
  16. 15. Gag Bag
  17. 16. Mr. Bluebeard Takes Wife No. 13
  18. 17. Magic Dutch Rock Garden Grows in 4 Days
  19. 18. Given Premiums or Cash
  20. 19. Get These Dresses
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