(June 1952)

St. John, 1952 Series
Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
St. John Publishing Company
Brand:
St. John
Color:
Color
Paper Stock:
Newsprint

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Frank Giacoia
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

Art credit from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version.

Crash-Dive of a Crime Career (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover and inside back cover.

Mr. Muscles Plays with Murder (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

Art credit from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version.

The Case of the Fabulous Silk-Hat Pickpocket (Table of Contents)

Vic Flint / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Vic Flint; Libby; Silk; Sandra

Indexer Notes

Reprint of newspaper strip. Credited creators are (Michael) O'Malley and (Ralph) Lane, although O'Malley was a pen name and Ralph Lane was replaced by Dean Miller, Art Sansom, and John Lane. It is not known who drew this particular story.

Buried Bullets Betray the Burglar (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Walter Johnson
Inks:
Walter Johnson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Morton Fogg "The Devil Diver"
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title: "Human Cat Trapped by Death Gun Slugs."

Revisions include that some of the captions and dialogue have been changed, the protagonist's name has been changed from Tony "The Human Cat" to Mort "The Devil Diver," and Walter Johnson's signature on the splash panel has been erased.

Johnson imitates Simon & Kirby's artwork mostly, but on the splash page the female character is a swipe of "P'Gell" from Eisner's "The Spirit."

Murder by Remote Control (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

Art credit from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version.

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Crash-Dive of a Crime Career
  3. 2. Mr. Muscles Plays with Murder
  4. 3. The Case of the Fabulous Silk-Hat Pickpocket
    Vic Flint
  5. 4. Buried Bullets Betray the Burglar
  6. 5. Murder by Remote Control
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