(February 1954)

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
Brand
St John Approved Comics
Editing
Archer St. John (publisher); Marion McDermott (editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US ?
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Credits from John Benson in http://www.fantagraphics.com/downloads/stjohnchecklist.pdf

Indicia title: TEENAGE ROMANCES.


Love's Bad Girl (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Reprints
  • in Confessions, Romances, Secrets, and Temptations (Fantagraphics, 2007 series) #[nn]

Never Trust a Stranger (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
Bill Ely?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Abby; Abby's mother and father; Rusty; Ben; Mr. Bates (store clerk)
Reprints

So Afraid Of Love (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Osrin?
Inks
Ray Osrin?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance

When Love's Bubble Bursts (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Reprints

I Dared Him To Do It (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ely
Inks
Bill Ely
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Vicky; Rory; Lifeguard; Teens
Synopsis
Vicky, Rory, and their teen friends are enjoying a day at the beach when the lifeguard orders them out of the water. A storm is approaching. The wind catches Vicky's scarf and carries it out to sea. Vicky dares Rory to retrieve her scarf, believing this is the perfect way to show their friends how much he loves her. Rory risks his life to retrieve the scarf. He throws the scarf at Vicky's feet, telling her no girl would ask her boyfriend to risk his life to retrieve such a worthless thing. Rory breaks the relationship off. Vicky is left hoping he will some day return to her.
Reprints

Correspondence Club (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1.8 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Statement of the Ownership, Management, and Circulation (Table of Contents: 6)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Love's Bad Girl (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Diane; Mark Cooper (her boyfriend); Linda (Diane's widowed mother); Reid Warren (Linda's boyfriend)
Synopsis
Sixteen year old Diane is beautiful, but selfish and self-centered. When her widowed mother begins seeing Reid, a friend from the past, Diane grows jealous. She determines to snag Reid for herself. Reid however views her as a meddlesome child. He spanks her. Diane is brought to her senses. She accepts the fact that her mother and Reid are in love. She learns to appreciate Mark in a more mature way.
Keywords
jealousy; spanking; widow

Indexer Notes

spanking panel

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Love's Bad Girl
  2. 1. Never Trust a Stranger
  3. 2. So Afraid Of Love
  4. 3. When Love's Bubble Bursts
  5. 4. I Dared Him To Do It
  6. 5. Correspondence Club
  7. 6. Statement of the Ownership, Management, and Circulation
  8. 7. Love's Bad Girl
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Tom McGann
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Peter Croome