(November 1955)

St. John, 1955 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly except June and July
On-sale Date
1955
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
St. John Publishing Corporation
Brand
St. John
Editing
Tom Morrison

Issue Notes

Final St. John issue of this series.

[Mice on Ice] (Table of Contents)

Mighty Mouse [animated film superhero] / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Art Bartsch (signed)
Inks
Art Bartsch (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Mighty Mouse; various skating mice; cat
Synopsis
Mighty Mouse turns a kitchen floor into an ice skating rink for mice.
Reprints
Keywords
alternative uses; cat; ice cubes; ice skating; mice

Indexer Notes

On the cover: "Re-issue of originals".

Gandy's Three Wishes (Table of Contents: 1)

Gandy Goose / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
"It certainly is nice to be walking around in the woods!" said Gandy as he and Sourpuss tramped their way through a forest.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gandy Goose; Sourpuss; two gangsters; various police
Synopsis
Gandy finds a ring that will grant him three wishes, but are the wishes really granted, or is it just coincidence?
Reprints
Keywords
abounding oddities; bank robbery; magic; ring; wishes

Indexer Notes

Begins on the inside front cover (page 1) and concludes on the inside back cover (page 2). One black and white illustration on page 1.

Two of a Kind (Table of Contents: 2)

Mighty Mouse [animated film superhero] / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Claw and his gang have struck again!
Feature Logo
Mighty Mouse [St. John Logo with Character]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Mighty Mouse; The Claw; Professor Ohm; Mitzi Mouse; various Terrytown citizens (mice); various Terrytown police (mice); Terrytown police chief (mouse)
Synopsis
The Claw confounds both Mighty Mouse and the Terrytown police with Professor Ohm's "optical confusion machine"... but not for long.
Reprints
Keywords
diamonds; robbery; seeing-things

A Mouse in the House (Table of Contents: 3)

Terry Bears / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Tyer
Inks
Jim Tyer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
-- And we thank you for all these things, amen.
Feature Logo
Terry Bears [St. John logo with characters]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Terry Bears; Papa; Mama; mouse (drawn to look like Little Roquefort)
Synopsis
The titular "Mouse in the House" unnerves the Bear Family into several pages of unbridled histrionics on the part of all, before he is finally trapped and asked to leave. As the mouse walks off, insulted over being unwelcome, he says "Good riddance to you too! I think BEARS belong in ZOOS!"
Reprints
Keywords
escalating events; mouse; panic; popcorn; suit of armor

Cat Attractor (Table of Contents: 4)

Little Roquefort / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Help! -- A cat!
Feature Logo
Little Roquefort [St. John logo with character]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Little Roquefort; Percy Puss
Synopsis
Little Roquefort foils Percy with a slingshot and a magnet.
Reprints
Keywords
birds; cat; magnet; mouse; one-character-desiring-another-as-a-meal; slingshot; suit of armor

The Last Roundup (Table of Contents: 5)

Mighty Mouse [animated film superhero] / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Da boss said he'd have a surprise for me...
Feature Logo
Mighty Mouse [St. John Logo with Character]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Mighty Mouse; Boss (cat); Pinhead (cat); two hawks; Timmy (squirrel); Tommy (squirrel); giant black hawk
Synopsis
Cats unleash trained hawks on two unsuspecting squirrels and Mighty Mouse.
Reprints
Keywords
cats; hawks; nuts; squirrels; trees

Reverse Prank (Table of Contents: 6)

Gandy Goose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Every time Gandy leaves the house he rushes out! This time I'll watch him trip on this rope!
Feature Logo
Gandy Goose [St. John Logo with Character]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gandy Goose; Sourpuss; bulldog
Synopsis
Sourpuss' prank on Gandy backfires.
Reprints
Keywords
bulldog; practical jokes; rope; unintended slapstick consequences

Taxi Terrors (Table of Contents: 7)

Heckle and Jeckle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
You work too hard, Boss!
Feature Logo
Heckle and Jeckle [St. John Logo with characters]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Heckle; Jeckle; Dimwit; Chesty; frightened pedestrians; motorcycle cop; judge; movie ticket-taker; theatre manager; firefighters; police boat officers
Synopsis
Cab drivers Heckle and Jeckle take Dimwit and Chesty on the taxi-ride from... heck.
Reprints
Keywords
heckling; taxi; wild ride; wreaking havoc

Boys Girls Get These Prizes (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Mice on Ice]
    Mighty Mouse [animated film superhero]
  2. 1. Gandy's Three Wishes
    Gandy Goose
  3. 2. Two of a Kind
    Mighty Mouse [animated film superhero]
  4. 3. A Mouse in the House
    Terry Bears
  5. 4. Cat Attractor
    Little Roquefort
  6. 5. The Last Roundup
    Mighty Mouse [animated film superhero]
  7. 6. Reverse Prank
    Gandy Goose
  8. 7. Taxi Terrors
    Heckle and Jeckle
  9. 8. Boys Girls Get These Prizes
    American Specialty Co.
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