(May 1954)

St. John, 1953 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
St. John Publishing Corp.
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

Issue Notes

Indicia: Vol. 1 No. 22 ROMANTIC MARRIAGE May, 1954
Single copies ten cents. Subscriptions, $1.20 for twelve issues in the United States and Possessions; elsewhere $2.00 (in U.S. funds) for 12 issues. Published bimonthly by St. John Publishing Corp., 545 Fifth Ave., New York 17, N.Y. Telephone MU 7-6623. Entered as second class matter August 5, 1953 at the Post Office, New York, N.Y. under the Act of March 3, 1879. Additional entry at Holyoke, Mass. Entire contents copyrighted 1954 by St. John Publishing Corp. All rights reserved. No similarity between any of the names, characters, persons and/or institutions appearing in this magazine and those of any living or dead person or institution is intended and any such similarity which may exist is purely coincidental. Printed in the U.S.A.


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cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
romance

Dangerous Flirtation! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
romance
Characters:
Mike; Cora; Janet; Stan; Allen Drew
Synopsis:
Mike is upset because his wife Cora continues her habit of flirting with other men. She doesn’t feel it’s a problem, but Mike finally leaves her after she flirts with Drew at a party. Drew shows up later and says he knows she doesn’t love her husband, but she insists she does: “I never made friends easily. I thought you had to make a man desire you to make him like you.” Mike has been listening: Drew is an old friend and they set this up to prove a point to Cora. Mike and Cora reconcile.

What a Husband Wants (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
romance
Characters:
John Lawrence; Meg Lawrence; David Doran
Synopsis:
John and Meg are married, but quarrel about many things. Meg returns to her former job as Dr. Doran’s nurse, and he explains “You’ve been lavishing your love on the house instead of on John!” and “John is looking for a love without qualifications or questions.” Meg changes her ways and John also realises “Loving isn’t enough-—understanding can be just as important! A man should consider his wife’s feelings!”

I Need You, Darling (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
romance
Characters:
Tony Sanders; Gale Blake Sanders; Charlie Blake; Ed
Synopsis:
Gale marries Tony, a demolition expert who works for her father’s construction company. She grows bored with their peripatetic lifestyle, and convinces him to leave a job so they can attend a country club dance. An explosion goes awry as a result and Tony leaves her. When Gale’s father falls ill and needs an expert to blast on a crucial new job, Tony returns. He does the job and is reunited with Gale.

Reunion With Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
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Genre:
romance
Characters:
Jim Harper; Lydia Harper; Jimmy Harper; Susan Harper; Diane Barry; Henry
Synopsis:
Jim and Lydia have been married for 10 years and have two children, but Jim is bored with their life. Lydia’s former college roommate Diane arrives for a visit and Jim is captivated by the beautiful model. He decides to leave Lydia but when she appears at a party and is pursued by all of the other men there, Jim realises he loves his wife.

Bride's Sacrifice (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dana Dutch
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

In-law Interference (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
romance
Characters:
Brad Peters; Helen Peters; Marge; Mother Peters; Helen's mother
Synopsis:
Helen’s parents were divorced when she was young, and her mother blamed it on her mother-in-law. When Helen’s husband Brad suggests bringing his mother to their home to visit, Helen is opposed. She later learns Brad has been visiting his mother daily, and that the older woman is ill and must move into their home. Helen is unable to tolerate Mrs. Peters and goes home to her own mother, who admits that her marriage didn’t fail because of her mother-in-law, but because of her own immaturity. Helen reconciles with Brad and her mother becomes friends with Mrs. Peters.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Dangerous Flirtation!
  3. 2. What a Husband Wants
  4. 3. I Need You, Darling
  5. 4. Reunion With Love
  6. 5. Bride's Sacrifice
  7. 6. In-law Interference
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • David Wilt
  • Mickey Coalwell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls