Lucy #1
(June 1953)

St. John, 1953 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
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Lucy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Next you'll be catching flies with your tongue.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Lucy
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Seagee Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Lucy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Lily Renee
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Lily Renee
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
You are now entering Centertown, U.S.A....
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Lucy (introduction)
Synopsis
Lucy needs a dress to the formal so she gets a job selling dresses and sells herself $300 worth.
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Indexer Notes

Story has feature and character's name changed, and art credit removed.

How Do I Love Thee? (Table of Contents: 3)

Lucy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Lucy; Wally; Rodney Bookmark; Wanda
Synopsis
Lucy finds a poem dropped from Wally's book and assumes he's cheating on her. She goes out with Rodney Bookmark to get revenge.
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Indexer Notes

Different artist from the first Lucy story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Gag-Bag / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lewis Copeland; Fay Copeland
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Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Professor (in freshman science class) - "Who is the greatest inventor the world has ever known?"
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Jokes from 10,000 Jokes Toasts and Stories by Lewis and Fay Copeland, with various cartoon characters around the outside.

Strike 'em Spellbound! (Table of Contents: 5)

Rita / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Rita
Synopsis
Rita tries to woo a woman-hater at a party.

Lucy's Cut-Outs (Table of Contents: 6)

Lucy / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
fashion; teen
Characters
Lucy
Synopsis
Cut out doll with clothes.
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Indexer Notes

new coloring.

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Ginny / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Think you've got trouble?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ginny
Synopsis
Ginny wants to win a dress designing contest being judged by Gerald Kliegeyes.
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Indexer Notes

original feature was "Sally"

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Jelly Bean / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
No, Theodore, no!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jelly Bean
Synopsis
Jelly Bean gets a job at a movie studio but causes havoc because she's left here eye glasses at home.

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Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Harford Frocks, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Next you'll be catching flies with your tongue."]
    Lucy
  2. 1. ["New! Super-duper! Simply terrific! Television bank"]
    Seagee Co.
  3. 2. ["You are now entering Centertown, U.S.A...."]
    Lucy
  4. 3. How Do I Love Thee?
    Lucy
  5. 4. ["Professor (in freshman science class) - "Who is the greatest inventor the world has ever known?""]
    Gag-Bag
  6. 5. Strike 'em Spellbound!
    Rita
  7. 6. Lucy's Cut-Outs
    Lucy
  8. 7. ["Think you've got trouble?"]
    Ginny
  9. 8. ["No, Theodore, no!"]
    Jelly Bean
  10. 9. ["Magic Dutch rock garden grows in 4 days"]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  11. 10. ["Given - given premiums or cash"]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  12. 11. ["Get these dresses - don't pay a penny!"]
    Harford Frocks, Inc.
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