Whack #3
(May 1954)

St. John, 1953 Series
Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Jubilee Publications, Inc.
Brand
St John Approved Comics
Editing
Norm Maurer; Joe Kubert
Color
Color cover; 3-D Interior
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US
Binding
Saddle-stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Norman Maurer (signed)
Inks
Norman Maurer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

In 10 Minutes of Fun a Day I Changed Myself (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dr. Seekle and Mr. Hide (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Virginia Hubbell (signed)
Pencils
Norman Maurer (signed)
Inks
Norman Maurer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The story you are about to read is the documentary truth behind the often distorted tale of "Doctor Seekle and Mr. Hide".
Genre
horror-suspense; satire-parody
Reprints

Prince Scallion (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
William T. Overgard ?
Pencils
William T. Overgard (signed)
Inks
William T. Overgard (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Synopsis: what was this terrible weapon that young Prince Scallion carried into battle?
Genre
humor; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Takeoff on Prince Valiant comic strip.

Johnny Half-Dollar (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Norman Maurer (signed)
Pencils
Norman Maurer (signed)
Inks
Norman Maurer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?; Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You do know I'm innocent…don't you, Johnny!
Genre
detective-mystery; satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Takeoff on Johnny Dollar radio show; story has 2 spot illustrations.

Ancient Classic Comics Presents Little Awful Fannie (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Hubbell ?
Pencils
Carl Hubbell (signed)
Inks
Carl Hubbell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Leapin' lizards! Missus Nales sure is nice t'let me have all this 'sperience fer free!
Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Takeoff on Little Orphan Annie comic strip.

Believe It or Drop! ....Dead? (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Joan Maurer (signed)
Pencils
Norman Maurer (signed)
Inks
Norman Maurer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The editors guarantee the authenticity of these facts.
Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Takeoff of the Ripley's Believe it or Not strip.

He Died From Laughter! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Synderella (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Hubbell (signed)
Inks
Carl Hubbell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The romantic love novel of all time!
Genre
romance; satire-parody

Tops in Any Language (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

St. John's Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Free to You! 100 British Empire Stamps (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Kenmore Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Given! Boys! Girls! Ladies! Men! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Cloverine Brand Salve / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. In 10 Minutes of Fun a Day I Changed Myself
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. Dr. Seekle and Mr. Hide
  4. 3. Prince Scallion
  5. 4. Johnny Half-Dollar
  6. 5. Ancient Classic Comics Presents Little Awful Fannie
  7. 6. Believe It or Drop! ....Dead?
  8. 7. He Died From Laughter!
  9. 8. Synderella
  10. 9. Tops in Any Language
    St. John's Comics
  11. 10. Free to You! 100 British Empire Stamps
    Kenmore Stamp Co.
  12. 11. Given! Boys! Girls! Ladies! Men!
    Cloverine Brand Salve
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Douglas Sederberg
  • Ger Apeldoorn
  • Jim Walls
  • Chris Boyko
  • Patrick Lemaire
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Ger Apeldoorn