(June 1951)

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

This is an oversize issue measuring 7.5" by 11".


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Matt Baker (signed)
Inks
Matt Baker (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Forbidden Fruit
Genre
romance
Characters
George; Ronald "Ronnie" Smith; April; Jean Ferland

Indexer Notes

The cover bears the initials ANC (for American News Corporation).

How I Found Romance (Table of Contents: 1)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dana Dutch
Pencils
Matt Baker
Letters
Typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Rosalyn; Doris; Vic; Howard; Nancy; Ray
Synopsis
Rosalyn learns she should make the boys pursue her, instead of pursuing them.

Indexer Notes

Printed on the inside front and back covers.

I Was Scarred by Love! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Karen Lane; Sue; Eddie; Major Lane; Bud Lane; Sgt Ray Thompson; Carlotta; Janet
Synopsis
Soured completely by men, Karen coldly turns down all offers for dates from the boys. Her officer father suggests she get her mind off it by volunteering at the V.A. hospital helping injured boys back from Korea, and Karen reluctantly agrees. Dutifully going about her work and spurning all advances from patients, Karen nonetheless begins to think about Ray, and gives love another chance.
Reprints

I Was a Cheat (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Rita; Tony; Alan; Patrice
Synopsis
Rita learns that Alan is a phony (just like her) and settles for Tony.
Reprints

What Is Love? (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Emily; Bob; Gloria; Betty; Jimmy; Don
Synopsis
Emily learns she's not in love with Bob, but loves the less handsome Don.

I Tried to Buy Love -- with Kisses (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Dick; Barbara "Babs"; Muriel; Jimmy; Sally; Georgie Reade; Carl
Synopsis
After being accused of "throwing herself" at Dick, Barbara finds true love with Carl.
Reprints

Forbidden Fruit (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
George; Ronald "Ronnie" Smith; April; Jean Ferland; Larry Mitchell; Lynn; Bob
Synopsis
In trying to get around the objections of her parents and big brother George, April realizes she's been romanticising Ronnie and realizes what a great guy their "go-between" Larry is.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Forbidden Fruit"]
  2. 1. How I Found Romance
  3. 2. I Was Scarred by Love!
  4. 3. I Was a Cheat
  5. 4. What Is Love?
  6. 5. I Tried to Buy Love -- with Kisses
  7. 6. Forbidden Fruit
  8. 7. ["Given Premiums or Cash"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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