Zip Jet #2
(May 1953)

St. John, 1953 Series
Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
St. John Publishing Company
Brand
St. John
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Zip-Jet and Pat are renamed and recolored versions of Rocketman and Rocketgirl who previously appeared in Scoop Comics, Punch Comics, and Hello, Pal. There were apparently 2 different back cover ads on this issue, one for Arco Publishing Company's Practice for the Army book, one for Harford Frocks dresses.

Assassin of the Airlanes; Terror Strikes the Turnpike (Table of Contents)

Zip-Jet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Zip-Jet [Tech Carson]; Pat Carson
Reprints

Terror Strikes the Turnpike (Table of Contents: 1)

Zip-Jet / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Zip-Jet [Tech Carson]; Pat Carson; Hunk Cottrelli (villain); Bumps (villain)
Synopsis
Zip-Jet and Pat face an ex-boss of pier rackets who now specializes in targeting and hijacking long distance movers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Punch Comics reprint info from Darci, January 2008, based on scans of the issues involved, Men of Mystery reprint info, synopsis, and some other information added by Craig Delich 2008-10-26.

Assassin of the Air Lanes (Table of Contents: 2)

Zip-Jet / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Zip-Jet [Tech Carson]; Pat Carson
Reprints

Green Scaled Justice (Table of Contents: 3)

Zip-Jet / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Zip-Jet [Tech Carson]; Pat Carson
Reprints

Space Doom (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Mayo
Inks
Ralph Mayo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Retitled and rewritten from the original. Dan Hastings renamed "Frank Sterling".

Murder Hides Its Tracks (Table of Contents: 5)

Zip-Jet / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Zip-Jet [Tech Carson]; Pat Carson; Dr. Karl Bauer (atomic scientist, death); Captain Mallory; Marcia Bauer (Karl Bauer's daughter); Scarbo (villain, death); Lutz (villain)
Synopsis
An atomic scientist is murdered by a paid killer, who was hired by a man who knew many of the scientist's secrets. However, that man still needed the scientist's papers, kept at a safe in his home, so he kidnaps the scientist's daughter in order to get the combination to the safe.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits revised from Ruben Moreira to Al Plastino, confirmed by Bill Black, added by Craig Delich 2010-7-21.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Assassin of the Airlanes; Terror Strikes the Turnpike
    Zip-Jet
  2. 1. Terror Strikes the Turnpike
    Zip-Jet
  3. 2. Assassin of the Air Lanes
    Zip-Jet
  4. 3. Green Scaled Justice
    Zip-Jet
  5. 4. Space Doom
  6. 5. Murder Hides Its Tracks
    Zip-Jet
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Lou Mougin
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jeremy Patterson
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Jim Walls
  • Craig Delich
  • Gary L. Watson (R.I.P.)
  • James Ludwig