(October 1954)

St. John, 1954 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
St. John Publishing Corporation
Brand
St. John
Editing
Marion McDermott
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.

Issue Notes

Entire issue (except for cover and ads) is reprinted from Nightmare (Ziff-Davis, 1952 series) #2.
Editor credit from certificate of ownership in issue 16.


[Swamp Creatures attack a boat with a man and a woman in it] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
Matt Baker
Colors
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Death Dolls (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Goldfarb [as Goldfarb]
Inks
Robert Baer [as Baer]
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Dolls are seen committing crimes and a man becomes a doll to find out what was really happening.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Note at bottom of first page says "Copyright 1952 by Approved Comics".
Art identical to the first signed story, Compare grim faces in frontview in both stories.

The Devil from the Deep (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Edd Ashe ?
Inks
Edd Ashe ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Men bring a mermaid in from the ocean but find out she has a taste for human flesh.
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Ghosts - with a Sense of Humor! (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Article about poltergeists.
Reprints

An Eye for an Eye (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A doctor accidentally blinds a man during surgery, and the man gets revenge.
Reprints

Dream Girl (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Goldfarb [as Goldfarb]
Inks
Robert Baer [as Baer]
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A statue comes to life and becomes whatever the men around her want her to be.
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The Pit and the Pendulum (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [adaptation]; Edgar Allan Poe [adapted from]
Pencils
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Inks
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man goes nearly mad being tortured in Spain.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Swamp Creatures attack a boat with a man and a woman in it]
  2. 1. The Death Dolls
  3. 2. The Devil from the Deep
  4. 3. Ghosts - with a Sense of Humor!
  5. 4. An Eye for an Eye
  6. 5. Dream Girl
  7. 6. The Pit and the Pendulum
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Alexandros Diamantidis
  • Merlin Haas
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Steinar Ã…dland
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jim Walls
  • Peter Croome