(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
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Peter Croome
  • David Wilt
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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