(November 1954)

St. John, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
On-sale Date
1954
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
St. John Publishing Corp.
Brand
St. John
Editing
Tom Morrison

[A Different Kind of Water Hazzard] (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dinky Duck, seal
Synopsis
Golfer Dinky contemplates "playing the ball where it lies" - balanced upon a seal's nose.
Keywords
golf; puzzlement; rulebook; seal

Indexer Notes

New cover for an issue of reprints.

A Narrow Escape (Table of Contents: 1)

Dinky [Terrytoons Cartoon Duck] / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
We'll show him!
Feature Logo
Dinky [Duck] [St. John logo without character]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dinky Duck; Rudy Rooster; hens; Hoppy the Frog; Wizard Wolf
Synopsis
Dinky's pal, Hoppy the Frog, is depressed because "...every frog [he] reads about turns into a prince or something -- but [he keeps] on being a frog". A hungry wolf overhears, and disguises himself as a good wizard, promising to turn Hoppy into a prince - but only intends to turn him - and Dinky - into a meal.
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Keywords
fairy tales; frog; one-character-desiring-another-as-a-meal; prince; wizard; wolf

The Special Tattoo (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's just what I need. I want to be noticed.
Feature Logo
Heckle and Jeckle [St. John Logo without characters]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Heckle; Jeckle; Dimwit; crowd on the street
Synopsis
Dimwit wants a tattoo that will get him noticed. Heckle and Jeckle are happy to oblige.
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Keywords
sorry-you-asked; tattoo

Confused Concerto (Table of Contents: 3)

Terry Bears / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah! What beautiful music - It's sooo soothing and relaxing!
Feature Logo
Terry Bears [St. John logo with characters]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Terry Bears; Papa; Mama; music teacher; cat
Synopsis
Music-loving Papa decides to invest in a piano and violin for the boys. The boys go along at first, but then rebel upon finding that their music lessons require many hours of practice.
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Keywords
battle of wits; grandfather clock; kids-at-mischief; music lessons; piano; practice; violin

Duck About Town (Table of Contents: 4)

Dinky [Terrytoons Cartoon Duck] / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
-- So I caught that whale with my bare hands and spanked him! Boy- did he blubber!
Feature Logo
Dinky [Duck] [St. John logo without character]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dinky Duck; Rudy Rooster; barnyard chickens; fleeing robbers; pursuing cops; Dimwit; Heckle; Jeckle; Chesty the Bulldog; Little Roquefort; Percy Puss; Terry Bears; Papa; vulture; Mighty Mouse
Synopsis
Tired of Rudy's bragging; Dinky leaves the farm to have adventures of his own - and journeys into almost every other Terrytoons comic feature.
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Keywords
bragging; quest for excitement; Terrytoons character crossover

Indexer Notes

Notably Dinky did not meet Gandy Goose and Sourpuss.

Helping Teacher (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
May I help you, teacher?
Feature Logo
Dinky [Duck] [St. John logo without character]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dinky Duck; Rudy Rooster; Miss Pullet
Synopsis
When Dinky tries to help Miss Pullet, his attractive teacher, Rudy muscles-in to get the credit.
Reprints
Keywords
best-laid-plans; teacher

Fox Hounded (Table of Contents: 6)

Dimwit [Terrytoons Cartoon Dog] / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Farmer Gray was in a terrible temper, although it was a fine spring day.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dimwit; Farmer Gray; Sylvester Fox; Rollo (foxhound); Rover (foxhound); hens
Synopsis
Dimwit and Farmer Gray have a misunderstanding, which leads Dimwit to inadvertently help Sylvester Fox escape with some of the farmer's hens.
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Keywords
disguise; diversion; farm; fox; foxhounds; hens; wrong impression

The New Member (Table of Contents: 7)

Dinky [Terrytoons Cartoon Duck] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the matter, Mr. Rudy?
Feature Logo
Dinky [Duck] [St. John logo without character]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dinky Duck; Rudy Rooster; Carrot Top (rabbit)
Synopsis
To cure Rudy of his penchant for joining phony "secret lodges" that take his money and then dissolve, Dinky and Carrot Top create their own secret lodge, and put Rudy through a difficult and embarrassing initiation.
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Keywords
best of intentions; hard lesson learned; initiation; lodge; scam
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [A Different Kind of Water Hazzard]
    Dinky [Terrytoons Cartoon Duck]
  2. 1. A Narrow Escape
    Dinky [Terrytoons Cartoon Duck]
  3. 2. The Special Tattoo
    Heckle and Jeckle
  4. 3. Confused Concerto
    Terry Bears
  5. 4. Duck About Town
    Dinky [Terrytoons Cartoon Duck]
  6. 5. Helping Teacher
    Dinky [Terrytoons Cartoon Duck]
  7. 6. Fox Hounded
    Dimwit [Terrytoons Cartoon Dog]
  8. 7. The New Member
    Dinky [Terrytoons Cartoon Duck]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Joe Torcivia
  • Gary L. Watson (R.I.P.)