(October 1953)

St. John, 1953 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1953-08-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
St. John Publishing Company
Brand
St John Approved Comics
Editing
?

Issue Notes

On sale date as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, July-December 1953, page 245, registration number B434922.

Killer's Town (Table of Contents)

The Hawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (painting)
Inks
? (painting)
Colors
? (painting)
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Painting has a Jerry (Gerald) McCann pose.

Killer's Town (Table of Contents: 1)

The Hawk / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Olesen
Inks
George Olesen
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Artwork identical to the signed "Dry River Rampage" in #3. Notice the very thin inklines in many of the faces and on horses in both stories.

Gunmen Strike at Dawn! (Table of Contents: 2)

Desert Eagle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To some, he was a stranger, a man of mystery...
Genre
western-frontier

Death in the Desert (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Carreño (signed as Al Carreno)
Inks
Al Carreño (signed as Al Carreno)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Greed is a disease, a vile growth that leads tolawlessness...
Genre
western-frontier

Cactus Facts (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; nature
Synopsis
Facts about the cactus plant and products that can be made from it.

Horse Thief (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier

The Cliff-Dwellers (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Facts about the Pueblo Indian cliff dwellings.

Desert Manhunt (Table of Contents: 7)

The Hawk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lorence Bjorklund
Inks
Lorence Bjorklund
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

In "Frogman Comics" #6 (Hillman) are two stories; "The Floating Mint" and "Frogman's Pacific Jonah", credited to Lorence Bjorklund. The faces and inklines are identical to this Hawk story, so the artist must be the same, Lorence Bjorklund.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Killer's Town
    The Hawk
  2. 1. Killer's Town
    The Hawk
  3. 2. Gunmen Strike at Dawn!
    Desert Eagle
  4. 3. Death in the Desert
  5. 4. Cactus Facts
  6. 5. Horse Thief
  7. 6. The Cliff-Dwellers
  8. 7. Desert Manhunt
    The Hawk
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