(April 1948)

St. John, 1948 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
St. John Publishing Co.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?

Genre
crime

Indexer Notes

Cardy is credited on covers for this series by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. Compare with his signed cover of #3.

The Case of the Sinister Scent (Table of Contents: 1)

A True Crime Story / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bert Phillips
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Sequence on inside front and inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Crime on the Run! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The killers played a dangerous game...
Genre
crime
Characters
Sheriff Percy Way
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Manhunters, Guardians of the Law / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gus Ricca
Inks
Gus Ricca
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Would psychiatry have spared...
Genre
crime
Characters
Irving Carl Chapman
Synopsis
A road builder turns into a desperate criminal.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The broad faces are identical to his credited Jim Dolan stories in Slam Bang Comics, and the sample page from Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

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

Johnny Rebel / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Fujitani
Inks
Bob Fujitani
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Heartless souls jeapordize...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Johnny Rebel; Billy Worth; Mr. Worth; Mr. Dennison
Synopsis
German saboteurs blow up a dam near the Worth estate.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fujitani is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the art is identical to his signed stories from this period of time, like "The Flying Dutchman" story in Air Fighters Comics v1 #2 (Hillman 1942).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Lady Satan / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A strange, mysterious woman...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Lady Satan; General Schultz
Synopsis
Lady Satan vows to destroy the evil forces that killed her fiancee in a bombing raid on the ship taking them to New York.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Tuska is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the tall figures with small heads, and the faces in profile are his work.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Crime on the Run! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How could the police probe...
Genre
crime
Reprints
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Case of the Sinister Scent
    A True Crime Story
  3. 2. ["The killers played a dangerous game..."]
    Crime on the Run!
  4. 3. ["Would psychiatry have spared..."]
    Manhunters, Guardians of the Law
  5. 4. ["Heartless souls jeapordize..."]
    Johnny Rebel
  6. 5. ["A strange, mysterious woman..."]
    Lady Satan
  7. 6. ["How could the police probe..."]
    Crime on the Run!
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