(October 1953)

St. John, 1953 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
St. John Publishing Company
Brand:
St John Approved Comics
Editing:
Joe Kubert; Norman Maurer
Color:
Color cover; Duotone red and blue for 3-D effect interior
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S. (#2 [a] & 2 [c]); Magazine Size (#2 [b])
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitiched

Issue Notes

This is the comic-book sized version. It has a non-3-D cover. A magazine sized version was also published with identical contents; it can be found in the GCD as #2[b].


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural; historical
Reprints:

["This is the story of a man...Tor..."] (Table of Contents)

Tor / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Kubert
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural; historical
Characters:
Tor; Chee-Chee; Crater People
Reprints:

Triceratops (Table of Contents)

Animals of 1,000,000 Years Ago / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

["'Y'cain't teach an old wiz new tricks'..."] (Table of Contents)

The Wizard of Ugghh / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Wiz; Klukk; Jrkk; Chief Doap
Reprints:

["Why is man able to survive against all odds?"] (Table of Contents)

Tor / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Kubert
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Norman Maurer ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural; historical
Characters:
Tor; Chee-Chee
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
House ad for St. John 3-D Comics

["Imagine yourself living in the world of 1,000,000 years ago!"] (Table of Contents)

Tor / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Kubert
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural; historical
Characters:
Tor
Reprints:

Brontosaurus (Table of Contents)

Animals of 1,000,000 Years Ago / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

["Headhunters live in this part of the jungle!"] (Table of Contents)

Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.] (signed)
Inks:
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.] (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
children

["All the other kids called Danny Wakely a dreamer!"] (Table of Contents)

Danny Dreams / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Letters:
?

Characters:
Danny Wakely; Mr. Black; Jal
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tor
  2. 1. ["This is the story of a man...Tor..."]
    Tor
  3. 2. Triceratops
    Animals of 1,000,000 Years Ago
  4. 3. ["'Y'cain't teach an old wiz new tricks'..."]
    The Wizard of Ugghh
  5. 4. ["Why is man able to survive against all odds?"]
    Tor
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. ["Imagine yourself living in the world of 1,000,000 years ago!"]
    Tor
  8. 7. Brontosaurus
    Animals of 1,000,000 Years Ago
  9. 8. ["Headhunters live in this part of the jungle!"]
    Dubble Bubble
  10. 9. ["All the other kids called Danny Wakely a dreamer!"]
    Danny Dreams
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Frank Motler
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Frank Motler