(December 1953)

St. John, 1953 Series
Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
St. John Publishing Co.
Brand
St John Approved Comics
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Indexed from scanned copy at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

According to a post on comicbookplus, the couple on the cover is "the same pair who appeared on the cover of Standards' 'Thrilling Romances,' issue #18 (Mar, 52)."

Caribbean Cruise (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Norman Nodel
Inks
Allen Ulmer ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Judy Carlton; Mr. Carlton; Miss Holly; Jim; Tom; Captain
Synopsis
Judy’s wealthy father gives her a yacht for her birthday. She embarks on a cruise with her rich friends. Sailor Jim won’t put up with Judy’s spoiled antics, but when he rescues her from a fire, they admit they’re in love with each other.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

Your Movie Manners (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sy Barry
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

My Unwilling Gladiator (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Gutwirth
Inks
Maurice Gutwirth
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Sheila Benton; Mr. Benton; Mona; Biff Bogart; Doc Madden; Peg Madden
Synopsis
Socialite Sheila decides to make boxer Biff fall in love with her. Biff goes along because the publicity will help his career. Sheila is jealous of Biff’s friendship with Peg, his manager’s daughter, and Biff breaks up with Sheila when she reveals her snobbery. Sheila discovers she really loves Biff and that he thinks of Peg as a little sister, not a girlfriend: Sheila and Biff reconcile.
Keywords
boxer

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

I Didn't Want Him Back! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Anderson
Inks
Harry Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Janet; Allan Felton; Red
Synopsis
Bookstore clerk Janet falls in love with rough-hewn engineering boss Red, but refuses to move with him to South America. He leaves to sell his oil land there, but his plane crashes with no reported survivors. Janet and author Allan fall in love, then Red turns up, alive. He forces Janet at gunpoint to break up with Allan over the phone, but discards her when he realises she can never love him again. Janet and Allan are reunited.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from JVJ index card attached to online scanned copy.

The Lore of Birthstones (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Myron Fass
Inks
Myron Fass
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

Absentee Lover (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Your Date I.Q. (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney ?
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

Curtain Call for Love (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vic Carrabotta ?
Inks
Myron Fass
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Marcia Woods; Roland Evans; Freddie King; Lee
Synopsis
Marcia gets her big break in a play with famous actor Roland; he professes his love for her, even though she already has a boyfriend in dancer Freddie. Freddie, jealous, breaks up with her and Marcia agrees to marry Roland on the rebound. However, she eventually realizes Roland is too old for her: he admits it, and helps Marcia reconcile with Freddie.

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Caribbean Cruise
  3. 2. Your Movie Manners
  4. 3. My Unwilling Gladiator
  5. 4. I Didn't Want Him Back!
  6. 5. The Lore of Birthstones
  7. 6. Absentee Lover
  8. 7. Your Date I.Q.
  9. 8. Curtain Call for Love
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