(May 1953)

St. John, 1948 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
St. John Publishing Company
Brand
St. John
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Indexed from a scanned copy from goldenagecomics.co.uk. Art IDs by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

3 Full-Length Comics In 1 (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
Matt Baker ?
Colors
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

Terrific Value! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Gunman's Gamble (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime

Full Dress Shakedown (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime

The Killer Quartet (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Ray Osrin ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime

Indexer Notes

Molno pencils per Lee Hartsfeld. Previous indexer credited Joe Shuster or Ray Osrin on pencils and Shuster on inks.

The Push-Button Murder (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Parker ?
Inks
Paul Parker ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime

Kingpins in Crime (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime

The Short Beer Kid (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Landau (signed)
Inks
Ken Landau (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime

Boomerang Booty (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Reprints

Ticketed For Murder (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime

Escape by Night (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime

Too Dumb to be Dangerous (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Olesen
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

Guns for Gangland! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime

Hell-Bent for the Hot Squat (Table of Contents: 13)

Vic Flint / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Michael O'Malley (credited)
Pencils
Ralph Lane (credited)
Inks
Ralph Lane (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Vic Flint

Indexer Notes

Appears to be newspaper strip reprints.

Comedy Column (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lewis Copeland (credited); Fay Copeland (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Jokes reprinted from 10,000 Jokes, Toasts and Stories by the Copelands.

Gag Bag (Table of Contents: 15)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lewis Copeland (credited); Fay Copeland (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Jokes reprinted from 10,000 Jokes, Toasts and Stories by the Copelands.

Mr. Bluebeard Takes Wife No. 13 (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime

Magic Dutch Rock Garden Grows in 4 Days (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Given Premiums or Cash (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Get These Dresses (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. 3 Full-Length Comics In 1
  2. 1. Terrific Value!
  3. 2. Gunman's Gamble
  4. 3. Full Dress Shakedown
  5. 4. The Killer Quartet
  6. 5. The Push-Button Murder
  7. 6. Kingpins in Crime
  8. 7. The Short Beer Kid
  9. 8. Boomerang Booty
  10. 9. Ticketed For Murder
  11. 10. Escape by Night
  12. 11. Too Dumb to be Dangerous
  13. 12. Guns for Gangland!
  14. 13. Hell-Bent for the Hot Squat
    Vic Flint
  15. 14. Comedy Column
  16. 15. Gag Bag
  17. 16. Mr. Bluebeard Takes Wife No. 13
  18. 17. Magic Dutch Rock Garden Grows in 4 Days
  19. 18. Given Premiums or Cash
  20. 19. Get These Dresses
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