(January 1950)

St. John, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
St. John Publishing Company
Brand:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)
Letters:
?

Reprints:

I Changed My Life to Catch a Man! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Dana Dutch
Pencils:
Chuck Miller
Inks:
Chuck Miller
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Perry Carsons; Ken Morgan; June Barton; Miss Canton; Sue Carter; Johnny; Sally
Synopsis:
Perry agrees to help June get a date with her crush Ken. After her makeover, she suddenly becomes popular with boys. Ken asks June for a date and Perry advises June to join the school dramatics club to seal the deal, since Ken thinks he’s a good actor. June discovers Ken is egotistic and a two-timer. Perry says June should date other guys to make Ken jealous. June eventually realises Perry is the better man.
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Glamour Was My Weakness (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Virginia "Ginger" Bell; Jim; Fran Lawson; David Manning
Synopsis:
Ginger spends her savings on a vacation at swanky Hillview Manor, over her boyfriend Jim’s objections. She falls in love with David there; he’s engaged to Fran but says it’s a family thing. David demonstrates “a diabolical recklessness” that frightens Ginger. Jim arrives and teams up with Fran. David embarrasses Ginger on the dance floor and she reconciles with Jim.
Reprints:

I Was Trapped by Kisses I Couldn't Resist! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chuck Miller
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Ralph Davis; Arnold Crane; Martha Clairmont; Virginia Maynard
Synopsis:
Martha vows to dedicate herself to studying at college, but when she meets Ralph, she says “I’d love to kiss his fine, strong mouth!” However, Ralph never asks her for a date because she has a reputation as a “snob” and a “grind.” On a winter break skiing excursion organised by professor Arnold, Martha flirts with him to make Ralph jealous. Martha and Arnold take shelter in a cabin during a storm; Ralph arrives and fights Arnold. Martha has to be rescued by Ralph when she runs into the storm. Ralph and Martha reveal their love for each other.
Reprints:

My Dangerous Flaw (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Linda Davis; Amy; Johnny Wilson; Bruce Benton
Synopsis:
Linda arrives at college and ruffles feathers with her superior attitude and disregard for rules. She and Johnny fall in love but he doesn’t like it when she acts like “a spoiled brat.” Linda dates Bruce and they’re involved in an auto accident. Linda is surprised when her sorority sisters visit the hospital and forgive her. She apologises to them and to Johnny; she and Johnny are reunited.
Reprints:

[“Pocket Comics: The Greatest New Advance in Comics Publishing”] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. I Changed My Life to Catch a Man!
  3. 2. Glamour Was My Weakness
  4. 3. I Was Trapped by Kisses I Couldn't Resist!
  5. 4. My Dangerous Flaw
  6. 5. [“Pocket Comics: The Greatest New Advance in Comics Publishing”]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • David Wilt
  • Dan Kurdilla
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls