(August 1952)

St. John, 1952 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
Editing
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

The Fatal Forecast (Table of Contents: 1)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Big Ivan; Toledo Jack
Synopsis
Joe One Eye is being stalked by a coworker who covets his money. Joe's being followed by green flies everywhere he goes. An omen that death is approaching.

Indexer Notes

Inside front and back covers.

The Violin of Death (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Ulrico Antonio (violinist); Giovanni Monti
Synopsis
The violinist offered his life and soul to own a Stradivarius.
Reprints

Ghost Brain (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Anthony Clayton; Herr Hoffman; Herbert Jenkins; Edith Clayton
Synopsis
A creeping peril has struck at the ancestral home of the Claytons and its up to heroic coroner Herbert Jenkins to solve the mystery.
Reprints

Monster of the Moors (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rafael Astarita
Inks
Rafael Astarita
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dean Ordway; Mike Ordway; Betty Ordway; Colonel Driscoll
Synopsis
The curse on Blackmoor Manor will strike once a year as a hunchback will kill a member of the Driscoll family. Its up to heroic Mike Ordway to get to the bottom of the mystery.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally art credits to "John Giunta ?" from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker, but the big nosed faces in close up are similar to Astarita's credited story in "Dynamic Comics" #3.

Don Pedro Hangs the Vultures (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Gattuso
Inks
Paul Gattuso
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; crime
Characters
Don Pedro (counter-revolutionist); Miguel Mendoza
Synopsis
Masquerading as an assaulting spectre to bait a treacherous trap, Don Pedro looks to stop the ruthless gang known as the Vultures.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The movement and faces are unmistakeable Gattuso.

The Dancing Lights of Kula (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Forgione ?
Inks
Bob Forgione ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Gary Summers; Bart Falco
Synopsis
They roamed the South Seas looking for easy money. Gary Summers and Bart Falco find a large ruby that belongs to an ancient idol on an mysterious uncharted island. But the island is haunted by the glowing specter heads of previous men who have tried to take the idol's ruby and will kill anyone who wont return the ruby to its rightful place.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Fatal Forecast
  3. 2. The Violin of Death
  4. 3. Ghost Brain
  5. 4. Monster of the Moors
  6. 5. Don Pedro Hangs the Vultures
  7. 6. The Dancing Lights of Kula
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Doug Brain
  • Salvatore Carotenuto
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Lou Mougin (R.I.P.)
  • Keith Smith
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike White