(January 1949)

St. John, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
St. John Publishing Company
Editing:
Marion McDermott
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US ?
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

They Called Me a Wayward Girl (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Dana Dutch
Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Dotty Jenkins; Doc Peters; Terry Ashford; Elmer Frye; Toni Brant; Mrs. Jenkins; Mr. Jenkins; Mr. Brant; Buster Jenkins
Synopsis:
Dotty is fired from her job as a car-hop because she attracts too much male attention. She flirts with Toni and asks him to get her a job in his family’s store but his father won’t agree. She dates Elmer, who gives her numerous gifts, but her mother sends them back. Decent, hard-working Terry buys the drive-in and hires Dotty back, and will also be her boyfriend.
Reprints:

Too Many Dates Were My Downfall! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruth Atkinson (signed)
Inks:
Ruth Atkinson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Dahlia "Dolly" Preston; Mr. Preston; Mrs. Preston; Herb Jansen; Lena; Jock Harlow; Jim Sanford; Marge
Synopsis:
Dolly is popular with the boys, but she only has eyes for hard-working farmer Jock. He doesn’t think she could give up her social life to go steady with him. Dolly narrowly escapes injury in a car wreck, and Jock says he doesn’t want to risk losing her, so they elope.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Retitled "Everyone Called Me a Flirt" in Teen-Age Romances (St. John, 1949 series) #12 reprint.

Was I Too Young for Love? (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Dana Dutch
Pencils:
Lily Renee (signed)
Inks:
Lily Renee (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Eileen Hooper; Ted Burton; Chick; Lucille; Mrs. Hooper
Synopsis:
High school student Eileen falls in love with Ted and they become engaged before he leaves to enter the Air Force. However, his letters seem cool and when she visits him on the base, they both realise that their infatuation is over. Eileen knows she’ll find true love when she’s more mature.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dana Dutch credited by John Benson

I Played Hide and Seek with Love (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Bald
Inks:
Ken Bald
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

2 illustrations

I Spelled Ki$$e$ the Wrong Way! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruth Atkinson (signed)
Inks:
Ruth Atkinson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Dale Howard; Susan Warren; Marian; Dick Crandall; Cheryl
Synopsis:
Susan dumps her working-class boyfriend Dick to go out with wealthy Dale. However, she discovers Dale isn’t serious about her and she reunites with Dick. He has a new job at a higher salary and Susan accepts his marriage proposal.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. They Called Me a Wayward Girl
  3. 2. Too Many Dates Were My Downfall!
  4. 3. Was I Too Young for Love?
  5. 4. I Played Hide and Seek with Love
  6. 5. I Spelled Ki$$e$ the Wrong Way!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • David Wilt
  • Dan Kurdilla
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Peter Croome