(November 1952)

St. John, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1952
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
St. John Publishing Company
Brand
St. John
Editing
Marion McDermott
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

The Colonel's Daughter (Table of Contents)

Wartime Romances / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
Matt Baker
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance; war
Characters
Don Towers; Madge Towers; Joyce; Nancy; Kevin Stearns; Susan Hoyt

Indexer Notes

The large illustration refers to "Love Pirate." The upper drawing on the left is a reference to "Target: Sailor" and the lower drawing refers to "The Colonel's Daughter."

Love Pirate (Table of Contents: 1)

Wartime Romances / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
Ray Osrin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance; war
Characters
Joyce; Don Towers; Tommy; Mr. Towers; Mrs. Towers; Madge Towers
Synopsis
Joyce has a crush on Don but he isn’t interested in her. She rejects Tommy’s love. When Don goes into the service, she writes to him frequently, and tells her friends they’re “practically engaged!” Don returns with a British wife, Madge, and Joyce decides to break them up. She arranges for Madge to think she and Don are having an affair, but he forces Joyce to confess the truth. Tommy makes Joyce admit she’s been lying and he says he still loves her; she agrees to change.

The Colonel's Daughter (Table of Contents: 2)

Wartime Romances / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ben Brown
Inks
Dave Gantz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance; war
Characters
Kevin Stearns; Susan Hoyt; Mrs. Hoyt; Col. Hoyt; Greg Scotter; Gretchen
Synopsis
On her way to live with her military father in Germany, Susan meets and falls in love with Kevin, a civilian military employee. Although warned that he’s a ladies’ man, Susan refuses to give him up. She tricks soldier Greg into driving her to the city where Kevin is working; when Kevin learns what she did, he’s afraid it will affect his career. The military police pick up Greg but he doesn’t snitch on Susan. Susan realises he’s a better match than Kevin would be.

Target: Sailor (Table of Contents: 3)

Wartime Romances / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ben Brown
Inks
Dave Gantz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance; war
Characters
Nancy; Joan; Jack Stone
Synopsis
Nancy performs at the servicemen’s canteen but only because she thinks it’ll help her career. Some of the other girls falsely tell Nancy that sailor Jack is a good friend of a theatrical agent, so Nancy cultivates Jack’s friendship. She learns he doesn’t know the agent, but it doesn’t really matter, because they’re in love.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Correspondence Club / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

One Heart -- Missing In Action (Table of Contents: 5)

Wartime Romances / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ben Brown
Inks
Dave Gantz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance; war
Characters
Lt. Vicky Kerr; Captain Peter Riggs; Betty
Synopsis
Army nurse Vicky is engaged to pilot Peter. She learns he has been blinded and doesn’t want to be a burden to her. She arranges a transfer to the hospital where he’s staying and introduces herself as “Jane Knight,” his new nurse. Vicky tries to help Peter regain his will to live. An operation will restore Peter’s sight. He admits to Vicky that he knew it was her all the time.
Keywords
Korean War

[St. John Subscription Form] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

[Ads] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 7 pages (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Colonel's Daughter
    Wartime Romances
  2. 1. Love Pirate
    Wartime Romances
  3. 2. The Colonel's Daughter
    Wartime Romances
  4. 3. Target: Sailor
    Wartime Romances
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Correspondence Club
  6. 5. One Heart -- Missing In Action
    Wartime Romances
  7. 6. [St. John Subscription Form]
  8. 7. [Ads]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Alberto Becattini
  • David Wilt
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
  • Matthias Hofmann
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