(July 1951)

St. John, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1951
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
St. John Publishing Co.
Editing
Tom Morrison

Issue Notes

"Copyright 1951 by Terrytoons, Inc."
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[Sur-Prize Catch!] (Table of Contents)

Mighty Mouse [animated film superhero] / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Mighty Mouse; cat; school of goldfish
Synopsis
While fishing for some goldfish to eat, a cat is horrified to find he has reeled-in Mighty Mouse.
Keywords
cat; caught-in-the-act; fishing; fright; goldfish; intimidation; one-character-desiring-another-as-a-meal; pond; unwelcome surprise

Toy Terrors (Table of Contents: 1)

Heckle and Jeckle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What have you got there, Chum?
Feature Logo
Heckle and Jeckle [St. John Logo without characters]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Heckle; Jeckle; fruit stand vendor; army recruiter
Synopsis
Heckle and Jeckle send life-size toy duplicates of themselves for a walk around the block - and live to regret it.
Keywords
toy duplicates; unintended consequences; unwelcome surprise

Indexer Notes

Black and white on inside front cover.

[Time Trip to the Roman Empire] (Table of Contents: 2)

Mighty Mouse The Perils of Pearl Pureheart / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
High above the city-in the secret laboratory of that desperate villain, Oil Can Harry, we find the innocent Pearl Pureheart bound and gagged.
Feature Logo
Mighty Mouse The Perils of Pearl Pureheart [St. John Logo 1]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Mighty Mouse; Pearl Pureheart; Oil Can Harry; cat charioteers; crocodiles
Synopsis
Using a time machine, Oil Can Harry spirits Pearl Pureheart away to the days of the Roman Empire.
Reprints
Keywords
crocodiles; kidnapping; rescue; Roman Empire; time travel

What a Night! (Table of Contents: 3)

Mighty Mouse [animated film superhero] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mighty Mouse!
Feature Logo
Mighty Mouse [St. John Logo without Character]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Mighty Mouse; Mr. and Mrs. Rabbit; Junior Rabbit; wolf
Synopsis
Mighty Mouse babysits for a little rabbit.
Reprints
Keywords
babysitting; boulder; flood; one-character-desiring-another-as-a-meal; storm

[Swat's the Matter with Gandy?] (Table of Contents: 4)

Gandy Goose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Tom Morrison (signed)
Pencils
Tom Morrison (signed)
Inks
Tom Morrison (signed)
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I better get that fly before he annoys Sourpuss.
Feature Logo
Gandy Goose [St. John Logo without Character]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gandy Goose; Sourpuss
Synopsis
Gandy swats a fly -- on Sourpuss' noggin.
Keywords
best of intentions; fly; fly swatter

Indexer Notes

Top half of page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum / comics-form advertising / 0.5 page (report information)

Rolling Stones (Table of Contents: 6)

Heckle and Jeckle / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Jim Tyer
Inks
Jim Tyer
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
…And don’t you troublemakers ever show up in the United States again!
Feature Logo
Heckle and Jeckle [St. John Logo without characters]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Heckle; Jeckle; various citizens of the world
Synopsis
Misfits Heckle and Jeckle are booted around the world by the angry citizens of many different countries, whom they annoy. They are literally kicked from one part of the Earth to another – and finally find a similar reception on Mars!
Reprints
Keywords
around-the-world; comic absurdity

Indexer Notes

Jim Tyer credit supplied to indexer by animation historian and author Thad Komorowski.

Dimwit's Career (Table of Contents: 7)

Heckle and Jeckle / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Heckle and Jeckle were walking down the main street of Terrytown one day when Heckle spoke.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Heckle; Jeckle; Dimwit; Mr. O'Possum (clothier); Mr. Fox (fruit and vegetable merchant); movie talent scout; crowd of onlookers
Synopsis
Heckle and Jeckle talk Dimwit into becoming a walking advertisement for Mr. O'Possum's clothing store. Dimwit makes more of the situation than the magpies expect.
Reprints
Keywords
advertising; clothing; doing-something-their-own-way; fruit and vegetables; ingenuity

School Daze (Table of Contents: 8)

Mighty Mouse [animated film superhero] / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Jim Tyer
Inks
Jim Tyer
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Class come to order.
Feature Logo
Mighty Mouse [St. John Logo without Character]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Mighty Mouse; teacher; various students; escaped jailbirds; paddy-wagon police
Synopsis
Escaped criminals hide out in a schoolhouse. Mighty Mouse will have none of that!
Reprints
Keywords
escaped criminals; hideout; schoolhouse

Indexer Notes

Jim Tyer credit supplied to indexer by animation historian and author Thad Komorowski.

The Booby Trap (Table of Contents: 9)

Dinky [Terrytoons Cartoon Duck] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Rudy -- Someone's been stealing the corn right off the stalks!
Feature Logo
Dinky [Duck] [St. John logo without character]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dinky Duck; Rudy Rooster
Synopsis
Dinky sets a booby trap to catch a corn thief.
Keywords
booby trap; corn; thief

Indexer Notes

Black and white on inside back cover.

All Three Only $1.00 (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Martin Industries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Sur-Prize Catch!]
    Mighty Mouse [animated film superhero]
  2. 1. Toy Terrors
    Heckle and Jeckle
  3. 2. [Time Trip to the Roman Empire]
    Mighty Mouse The Perils of Pearl Pureheart
  4. 3. What a Night!
    Mighty Mouse [animated film superhero]
  5. 4. [Swat's the Matter with Gandy?]
    Gandy Goose
  6. 5. ["This ought to keep those durn girls away!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  7. 6. Rolling Stones
    Heckle and Jeckle
  8. 7. Dimwit's Career
    Heckle and Jeckle
  9. 8. School Daze
    Mighty Mouse [animated film superhero]
  10. 9. The Booby Trap
    Dinky [Terrytoons Cartoon Duck]
  11. 10. All Three Only $1.00
    Martin Industries
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