(October 1951)

St. John, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
St. John Publishing Company
Brand:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US (26-28 cm)
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This is an oversize issue measuring 7.5" by 11".


Yalu Death Squad (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?; Matt Baker (see note)
Inks:
?; Matt Baker (see note)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Canteen Kate (inset); Leatherneck Jack (inset)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Canteen Kate panel taken from interior story.

Challenge Under Fire (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
War
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front and back covers.

Yalu Death Squad (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
War
Characters:
Private Richards; Sgt. Mike O'Leary; Wong Sing (R.O.K. Guerrilla); Marine Corporal Steve Rizzo
Synopsis:
A group of Marines and a South Korean fighter clear out a dam.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Korean War story.

Foxhole Escapade (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
War
Characters:
Smokey; Biff Barnes; Sgt. Kennedy
Synopsis:
Biff Barnes gets a letter but doesn't have time to read it until he clears out a few North Korean machine gun nests. When he reads it, he finds out he's been drafted.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Korean War story.

Purple Heart Potato (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
War
Characters:
Rocky; Mike; Private 'Bud' Jackson; Sergeant Leahy
Synopsis:
Private Jackson wants to rush into action.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Korean War story.

The Big Freeze (Table of Contents)

Canteen Kate / comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
War; Humor
Characters:
Canteen Kate; Al
Synopsis:
Canteen Kate has a plan to steal a General's air conditioner for her canteen.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Mission Accomplished (Table of Contents)

Leatherneck Jack / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
War
Characters:
Leatherneck Jack; Monte Wilson; Sgt. Bianco
Synopsis:
When Leatherneck Jack and Monte Wilson accidentally capture some Korean soldiers they are taken off KP duty and have to learn to fight.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Korean War story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Yalu Death Squad
  2. 1. Challenge Under Fire
  3. 2. Yalu Death Squad
  4. 3. Foxhole Escapade
  5. 4. Purple Heart Potato
  6. 5. The Big Freeze
    Canteen Kate
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Cracker Jack
  8. 7. Mission Accomplished
    Leatherneck Jack
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dan Kurdilla
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Randy Scott
  • Mike Nielsen