(August 1950)

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

Issue Notes

Indexed from a scan at digitalcomicmuseum.com.


Love Made Me an Outcast (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance

Truth Was My Heart's Only Weapon (Table of Contents: 1)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dana Dutch
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front and back covers.

Could I Live Down My Past? (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Janet; Mack Houghton; Mr. Bentley; Mrs. Bentley; Fred Engel; Marge Wilson; Mr. Wilson
Synopsis:
High-school student Janet goes on a date with Mack but his car breaks down and she’s picked up by the Bentleys, who spread gossip about her because Mack has a bad reputation. When Marge is later falsely accused of trying to elope, Janet helps her clear her name and her own reputation is restored as well.

I Had a Love Debt (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Clark Timmons; Drucie Lund; Sandy; Frank; Joy; Gloria; Mr. Phillips; Mr. Gregory; Grace
Synopsis:
Jewelry firm clerk Drucie dates mechanic Sandy but wishes she could attend the jewelry association ball with wealthy Clark. She tells her boss that she sold an expensive bracelet so she can get a commission and buy a new outfit. Drucie doesn’t enjoy the ball and her boss demands she repay the commission. Clark won’t help her, but faithful Sandy agrees to use the money he was saving to buy a gas station to repay her debt.

Love Made Me an Outcast (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Mr. Clagg; Louella; Cleve Fowler; Aunt Ethel; Uncle Dick; Irene Gibbs; Jack Bradley; Mr. Herman; Mr. Ames; Al Williams; Patty; Dr. A.C. Johnson
Synopsis:
Louella and Cleve are suspended from school for kissing in the hallway. She has to hide this from her aunt and uncle because they don’t want her dating, but is found out. They send her back to her mother but her new classmates discover the “truth” and ostracise her. Louella takes a summer job supervising children at the local lake. She and lifeguard Al become a couple and Louella is accepted back into society.

Our First Date Became a Campus Scandal (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Dana Dutch
Pencils:
Matt Baker (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

I Forfeited My Right to Love (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as TAL]
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Carol Hodges; Glenn Carter; Ted; Mrs. Hodges; Jimmy Hodges; Jane Hodges; Tom Reese; Mr. Dodson
Synopsis:
Carol dates Glenn, a supervisor at a plant, and they fall in love. Glenn has invented a new machine and plans to give it to factory owner Dodson, who has helped him in his career. Carol decides she can get Glenn a better deal from rival Reese, but Dodson learns this and fires Glenn. Glenn breaks up with Carol. She decides to change her domineering ways and clears Glenn with Dodson. Carol intends to move away and start again, but Glenn comes back and they reconcile.

Indexer Notes

"Jimmy" Hodges is later referred to as "Timmy."

New Silk-Finish Enlargement (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Love Made Me an Outcast
  2. 1. Truth Was My Heart's Only Weapon
  3. 2. Could I Live Down My Past?
  4. 3. I Had a Love Debt
  5. 4. Love Made Me an Outcast
  6. 5. Our First Date Became a Campus Scandal
  7. 6. I Forfeited My Right to Love
  8. 7. New Silk-Finish Enlargement
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