Zip Jet #1
(February 1953)

St. John, 1953 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
St John Approved Comics
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Zip-Jet and Pat are renamed and recolored versions of Rocketman and Rocketgirl who previously appeared in Scoop Comics, Punch Comics, and Hello, Pal.


Iron Fisted Justice (Table of Contents)

Zip-Jet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The original splash page has been modified to create this cover. The blurb "Iron Fisted Justice" replaces the original text box, more windows are added around it, and the legs of the figures have been slightly extended. Information from Frank Motler.

Fantastic Brain Destroyers (Table of Contents: 1)

Zip-Jet / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Pinajian
Inks
Art Pinajian
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The original splash page has been replaced with a new splash, in addition to other minor changes made to make Rocketman into Zip-Jet, etc. Art credits changed from Ruben Moreira as originally indexed based on the reprint of the original story in Golden-Age Greats #1, information from Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and Frank Motler.

Death Stalks The Show (Table of Contents: 2)

Zip-Jet / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Sinister Seizure (Table of Contents: 3)

Zip-Jet / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits revised from Ruben Moreira to Al Plastino, confirmed by Bill Black in Golden Age Men of Mystery (AC, 1996 Series) #8 (1998).

Have You Heard? (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

"Selections from '10,000 Jokes, Toasts,and Stories.' Copyright, 1939, 1940, by Lewis & Fay Copeland. Published by Garden City Publishing Company, Inc." Page of gags (text) with an illustrated border. Sequence added by Frank Motler, August 2009.

Gag Bag (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

"Selections from '10,000 Jokes, Toasts,and Stories.' Copyright, 1939, 1940, by Lewis & Fay Copeland. Published by Garden City Publishing Company, Inc." Page of gags (text) with an illustrated border. Sequence added by Frank Motler, August 2009.

The Cryptic Cache (Table of Contents: 6)

Zip-Jet / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Iron Fisted Justice
    Zip-Jet
  2. 1. Fantastic Brain Destroyers
    Zip-Jet
  3. 2. Death Stalks The Show
    Zip-Jet
  4. 3. Sinister Seizure
    Zip-Jet
  5. 4. Have You Heard?
  6. 5. Gag Bag
  7. 6. The Cryptic Cache
    Zip-Jet
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jeremy Patterson
  • Douglas Sederberg
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jim Walls