(September 1953)

Ziff-Davis, 1951 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
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

The Two-Leaf Clover (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Clarence Doore (painting)
Inks:
Clarence Doore (painting)
Colors:
Clarence Doore (painting)
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Pvt. Joe Burch

Indexer Notes

Art credits from David Saunders, Clarence Doore'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.

"Hup, two, threep, four, hup..." (Table of Contents)

Infantry Humor / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Last Letter (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Suchorsky
Inks:
Mike Suchorsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Pvt. Hilly Elkins
Synopsis:
Mail call! Letters from home, and for Pvt. Elkins, maybe the last letter.

Indexer Notes

Suchorsky is credited to G.I. Joe in Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and this work are identical to his "Sea Witch" stories in "Pirate Comics", also credited by Bails. He can be noticed by his rounded ears and many lines in faces.

Officer Material (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick; Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sgt. McGruff; Pvt. Windy Bragg; Pvt. Whitey Hicks

Indexer Notes

Dan DeCarlo is credited to both pencils and ink on The Yardbirds in Jerry Bails' Who's Who, but Rudy Lapick is also credited as his personal inker, and the inking is not to be distinguished from other signed DeCarlo/Lapick stories in G.I. Joe.

Here's Big News! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Pvt. Joe Burch
Synopsis:
G.I. Joe is now on radio.

["I don't get it..."] (Table of Contents)

Army Life / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Ramsey [as HR] (signed)
Inks:
Harry Ramsey [as HR] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Signed HR; possible full name from Bails and Ware. Harry Ramsay is credited to fillers in Ziff-Davis comics 1953, and the pen name HR.

"Somewhere in Korea" (Table of Contents)

Dear Gertrude / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war
Characters:
Pvt. Sam Cosgrove; Gertrude Cosgrove; Pvt. Orville Cot

Indexer Notes

This is a story told in the form of letters, and appears in several issues.

Blue Plate Knock-Out (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Suchorsky
Inks:
Mike Suchorsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Sgt. Francois de la Salle (cook)

Indexer Notes

Suchorsky is credited to G.I. Joe in Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

["How do we know.?"] (Table of Contents)

Reserved- G.I.'s Only / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack O'Brien (signed)
Inks:
Jack O'Brien (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["Our G.I.'s in Korea..."] (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe's Pen Pals / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Drawing of two G.I.'s and a girl at top of page.

"Out all night, eh?" (Table of Contents)

G.I. Jokes / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Miele (signed)
Inks:
Jim Miele (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

The Two-Leaf Clover (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Suchorsky
Inks:
Mike Suchorsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Pvt. Ronnie Muldoon
Synopsis:
Sgt. Mulvaney appears as an Irish leprechaun.

Indexer Notes

Suchorsky is credited to G.I. Joe in Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Fall Out for Laffs (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Miele (signed)
Inks:
Jim Miele (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Get 42-47 Miles... (Table of Contents)

Newhouse Automative Industries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Get more miles per gallon from your car.

["Pardon me, is this girl taken?"] (Table of Contents)

Service Fun / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Amazing New Attachment (Table of Contents)

Hastings Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
No more TV interference with new attachment.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Two-Leaf Clover
    G.I. Joe
  2. 1. "Hup, two, threep, four, hup..."
    Infantry Humor
  3. 2. The Last Letter
    G.I. Joe
  4. 3. Officer Material
    The Yardbirds
  5. 4. Here's Big News!
  6. 5. ["I don't get it..."]
    Army Life
  7. 6. "Somewhere in Korea"
    Dear Gertrude
  8. 7. Blue Plate Knock-Out
    G.I. Joe
  9. 8. ["How do we know.?"]
    Reserved- G.I.'s Only
  10. 9. ["Our G.I.'s in Korea..."]
    G.I. Joe's Pen Pals
  11. 10. "Out all night, eh?"
    G.I. Jokes
  12. 11. The Two-Leaf Clover
    G.I. Joe
  13. 12. Fall Out for Laffs
  14. 13. Get 42-47 Miles...
    Newhouse Automative Industries
  15. 14. ["Pardon me, is this girl taken?"]
    Service Fun
  16. 15. Amazing New Attachment
    Hastings Products
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steinar Ã…dland
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Peter Croome