(February-March 1953)

Ziff-Davis, 1951 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Ziff-Davis Publishing Company
Brand:
A Ziff-Davis Comic
Editing:
Herbert W. Rogoff
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
26 cm
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rafael M. DeSoto (painting)
Inks:
Rafael M. DeSoto (painting)
Colors:
Rafael M. DeSoto (painting)
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Pvt. Joe Burch

Indexer Notes

Art credits from David Saunders, Rafael DeSoto's biographer and foremost authority on his work. There is some confusion on the Norman Saunders website, but this is from a new list made by David Saunders, with credits to all the painted covers of G.I. Joe. April 2011.

50 Combat Action Plastic Toys (Table of Contents)

Fighting Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Meek Soldier (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Sharp
Inks:
Henry Sharp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Pvt. Slade Turner; Pvt. Henry Ruble; Lt. Parker
Synopsis:
Slade had his ideas about survival, and so did Ruble. One was a hunter, the other meek and maybe gunshy.

Indexer Notes

Henry Sharp is credited to G.I. Joe by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the artwork is identical to credited stories in "Amazing Adventures" #4 and "Nightmare" #10. Very large mouth when shouting, scribbly inking, broad grinning faces with big ears, and much funny cartoon style movement.

The Buck Passer (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Sharp
Inks:
Henry Sharp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Pvt. Cornelius Hoolihan [Weepy]; Pvt. Eckersall [Meatball]; Pvt. Frankie Travers

Indexer Notes

Henry Sharp is credited to G.I. Joe by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

King of the Mountain (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war
Characters:
Sgt. Andy Tomasek; Pvt. Schultz; Pvt. Coles

Boys, Get That Real R.R. Engineer's Thrill (Table of Contents)

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Want a real engineers cap like this?

Possum Pays Off (Table of Contents)

Buddies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

"Chow!" (Table of Contents)

Army Chuckles / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vic Martin (signed)
Inks:
Vic Martin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Wrestling Encyclopedia (Table of Contents)

Homecrafts / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
The amazing new Wrestling Fan's Book by mail order.

The Duke Delivers (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Sharp
Inks:
Henry Sharp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Pvt. Bates
Synopsis:
Pvt. Bates was very handy and defused an unexploded bomb.

Indexer Notes

Henry Sharp is credited to G.I. Joe by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the artwork is identical to credited stories in "Amazing Adventures" #4 and "Nightmare" #10.

Brilliant, New, Illustrated... (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Read 10 big pages of the new How-To-Do-It Magazine Young Mechanic.

Magic Dutch Rock Garden (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Winter, summer, spring or fall, grow grasses green and flowers tall.

Here's Real Fun For You! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Fun for boys and fun for girls by mail order. 100 games.

Uncle Bernie's Fun Shop (Table of Contents)

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Buy now at our low, low prices by mail order.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    G.I. Joe
  2. 1. 50 Combat Action Plastic Toys
    Fighting Force
  3. 2. The Meek Soldier
    G.I. Joe
  4. 3. The Buck Passer
    G.I. Joe
  5. 4. King of the Mountain
  6. 5. Boys, Get That Real R.R. Engineer's Thrill
    Lionel Trains
  7. 6. Possum Pays Off
    Buddies
  8. 7. "Chow!"
    Army Chuckles
  9. 8. Wrestling Encyclopedia
    Homecrafts
  10. 9. The Duke Delivers
    G.I. Joe
  11. 10. Brilliant, New, Illustrated...
    Young Mechanic
  12. 11. Magic Dutch Rock Garden
    Honor House Products Corp.
  13. 12. Here's Real Fun For You!
    Seagee Co.
  14. 13. Uncle Bernie's Fun Shop
    Novelty Mart
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