(August 1952)

St. John, 1948 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
St. John Publishing Company
Brand
St. John
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[Hijack] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
crime

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Antonio Canale. The art doesn't match his interior story "Hijack". Looks more like Matt Baker's credited work on the covers of # 17 and #22. Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. also has Baker here.

Double Dynamite (Table of Contents: 1)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Big Ben Thompson (political leader); Jack Collins (Patrolman); Tom Purcell (Patrolman); Villains: Stanley Novack; Packy McGurn; Max Atwood

Indexer Notes

Story starts on the inside-front cover and concludes on the inside-back cover.

Hijack (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Antonio Canale
Inks
Antonio Canale
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Mac Jones (gang boss); Max; Blackie Roberts (gangster); Frank Carson (truck dispatcher)
Synopsis
Since the start of the Korean fighting, all crime has increased.

Indexer Notes

Canale can be recognised by his faces with very movable lips, thin hands, folds in clothing and the special way of moving the legs. He is credited on these series by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. has Canale on this story.

The Criminal's Law of Averages (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Longie Proctor (small-time hood who rose to the top)

Indexer Notes

Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. has Ed Ashe on this story.

Murder Masks a Black Market (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Enrico Bagnoli
Inks
Enrico Bagnoli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Bruno Marin (sinister black-marketeer, and murderer)

The Camouflage Killers (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Wayne Douglas (film director); Linda Dailey (screen star)
Synopsis
A wave of hotel suite burglaries struck New York in the fall of 1951.

Indexer Notes

Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. has Ashe here.

Everglades Manhunt (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Don; Charlie
Synopsis
Luxury yachts cruising the Florida west coast jungle waterways were prey of a marauding trio of bandits boarding and robbing.

Indexer Notes

Same art as the other stories credited to Ashe by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Hijack]
  2. 1. Double Dynamite
  3. 2. Hijack
  4. 3. The Criminal's Law of Averages
  5. 4. Murder Masks a Black Market
  6. 5. The Camouflage Killers
  7. 6. Everglades Manhunt
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