(September 1953)

St. John, 1948 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
St. John Publishing Company
Brand:
St. John
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[none] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime

Hey Kids! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
an ad for Lucky Products' toy jets and rockets

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Killer from Hicksville (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Joe Bender; Susan Thomas; Old Man Thomas; Nicky Caine
Synopsis:
Farmhand Joe Bender becomes a hired killer in Chicago

Foremost Fugitive (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Frederick Tenuto
Synopsis:
The story of criminal Frederick Tenuto

A Dangerous Job (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ralph Mayo
Inks:
Ralph Mayo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
A policeman goes undercover as a night watchman to solve a string of robberies.

Hard-Luck Lefty (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Thomas Guzik
Synopsis:
Guzik's "bad" luck saves him from death in a fiery car crash.

It Couldn't Be Done! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
a house ad for Three Dimension Comics

Escape by Water (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Walt Delong
Synopsis:
A gang of armored car hijackers attempt to make their getaway by boat in a thick fog

Every Crook's a Loser (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
A brief recount of the fates of several famous criminals.

When Ex-Cons Meet! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Enrico Bagnoli; Antonio Canale
Inks:
Enrico Bagnoli; Antonio Canale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
A pair of bank robbers accidentally kill their own alibi.

Giant Beach Ball (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
an ad for Young Products' Giant All-Rubber Beach Ball

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Make Extra Money (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
an ad for Wallace Brown Inc.'s greeting card sales

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [none]
  2. 1. Hey Kids!
  3. 2. Killer from Hicksville
  4. 3. Foremost Fugitive
  5. 4. A Dangerous Job
  6. 5. Hard-Luck Lefty
  7. 6. It Couldn't Be Done!
  8. 7. Escape by Water
  9. 8. Every Crook's a Loser
  10. 9. When Ex-Cons Meet!
  11. 10. Giant Beach Ball
  12. 11. Make Extra Money
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dan Kurdilla
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  • Len Wolinsky
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