(June 1955)

St. John, 1953 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
St. John Publishing Co.
Brand
St. John
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wild Boy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
Matt Baker
Colors
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Wild Boy

Friends! Here's How to Get at Almost No Cost... (Table of Contents: 1)

Dean Studios / advertisement / 0.75 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photos)
Inks
? (photos)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Get your new real, live miniature dog.

20 Billfold Size Pictures (Table of Contents: 2)

Movyland Studios / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Double weight, silk finish portrait paper pictures with beautifully Deckle edges.

The White Robe of Courage (Table of Contents: 3)

Wild Boy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gerald McCann
Inks
Gerald McCann
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Wild Boy; Chief Jaru; Lago; Carao; Kaw (falcon)
Synopsis
The chief's White Robe of Courage has been handed down from father to son, but chief Jaru's son shows no courage to wear it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

McCann's old faces with long noses and small chins are easy to spot, as are the large mouths and lack of action.

The Winged Gods of Walla-Habi (Table of Contents: 4)

Joe Barton / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Bernard Sachs ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Joe Barton; Subi; Sumi; Mr. van Voorhees
Synopsis
Joe and Sumi find uranium at the summit of Walla-Habi vulcano.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The faces in close up looking backwards, with lightning eyebrows are like Novick's work.

Inks credit suggested by the Who's Who.

The Most Dangerous Cow (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle
Characters
Ronaldson (hunter); Jacobs (hunter)
Reprints

The Slavers (Table of Contents: 6)

Wild Boy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Parker (signed)
Inks
Paul Parker (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Wild Boy; Keeto; Daro (panther); Kaw (falcon); Hassim; Duba (elephant)
Synopsis
Wild Boy and Keeto are captured by slavetraders.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The panther is called Daro here and Timba in other stories.

Big-Time Hunter (Table of Contents: 7)

Joe Barton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Joe Barton; Dad Hodges; Lennie Hodges; Laura Hodges
Synopsis
Joe takes the Hodges family on a safari that spells trouble with a big-shot father.

Indexer Notes

This story has certain Sachs inking with his bright eyes and lines on the forehead.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Jungle Oddities / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Ross Andru
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Termite Nests...
Genre
non-fiction; jungle
Synopsis
From termites to seven feet tall people of Africa.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art ID from JVJ at Digital Comics Museum.

Fishermen! Catch More Fish (Table of Contents: 9)

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Catch more fish with the new "Shur Hooker" Automatic Fisherman.

319 Stamps (Table of Contents: 10)

Zenith Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photos)
Inks
? (photos)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Sensational offer of hard-to-get stamps.

Given! (Table of Contents: 11)

Cloverine Salve / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Thompson [as R. T.] (signed)
Inks
Ray Thompson [as R. T.] (signed)
Letters
?

Characters
Judy; Jimmy
Synopsis
Judy and Jimmy defy savage gorilla.

Indexer Notes

Get prizes by selling Cloverine Salve. Short comic strip.

Kids! (Table of Contents: 12)

Lucky Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
be the first to send for the new plastic aircraft carrier.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Friends! Here's How to Get at Almost No Cost...
    Dean Studios
  3. 2. 20 Billfold Size Pictures
    Movyland Studios
  4. 3. The White Robe of Courage
  5. 4. The Winged Gods of Walla-Habi
  6. 5. The Most Dangerous Cow
  7. 6. The Slavers
  8. 7. Big-Time Hunter
  9. 8. ["Termite Nests..."]
    Jungle Oddities
  10. 9. Fishermen! Catch More Fish
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  11. 10. 319 Stamps
    Zenith Co.
  12. 11. Given!
    Cloverine Salve
  13. 12. Kids!
    Lucky Products
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