(October 1955)

Ziff-Davis, 1951 Series
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Volume:
5
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
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

All New Stories... (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Ernie Schroeder
Inks:
Ernie Schroeder
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Pvt. Joe Burch

Indexer Notes

Schroeder is credited to both pencils and ink on G.I Joe covers in 1955 by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the hasty inking is like his three stories inside.

It Pays to Advertise (Table of Contents)

Pvt. Dopey / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pvt. Dopey; Sgt. McTuff

I Was the Girl He Left Behind (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ernest Schroeder
Inks:
Ernest Schroeder
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance; war
Characters:
Joe Burch; Susie Evans; Tom Reynolds

Weapons of the Future (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

["Readers of G.I. Joe are invited..."] (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe's Pen Pals / letters page / 3.5 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Last page has a drawing of a G.I. and an ad for G.I. Joe Comics.

Bon Voyage (Table of Contents)

Pvt. Bragg / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ben Brown
Inks:
David Gantz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Who's Oscar? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ernest Schroeder
Inks:
Ernest Schroeder
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Cpl. Reilly; Mr Whiting (movie director); Pvt. Otis [Ugly Otis]

Indexer Notes

Schroeder is credited to pencils and ink on G.I. Joe in 1955 by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. He drew "Airboy" and "Heap", and some stories in Hillman's "Tales of Horror". Art ID by Steinar Ådland, April 2011.

["Somewhere in Korea"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war
Characters:
Pvt. Sam Cosgrove; Gertrude; Pvt. Benny Pinkerton

Indexer Notes

This is a story told in form of letters, not an ordinary Letters Page.

The Sergeant's Secretary! (Table of Contents)

Pvt. Dopey / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vic Martin
Inks:
Vic Martin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Crooner (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ernest Schroeder
Inks:
Ernest Schroeder
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Ccl. Reilly; Pvt. Otis [Ugly Otis]

Indexer Notes

Schroeder is credited to pencils and ink on G.I. Joe in 1955 by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

"Of course that isn't my name..." (Table of Contents)

Khaki Fun / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

A New Kind of Fiction (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Magazine / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Ad for the December issue of Fantastic Magazine from Ziff-Davis. Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. All New Stories...
    G.I. Joe
  2. 1. It Pays to Advertise
    Pvt. Dopey
  3. 2. I Was the Girl He Left Behind
    G.I. Joe
  4. 3. Weapons of the Future
  5. 4. ["Readers of G.I. Joe are invited..."]
    G.I. Joe's Pen Pals
  6. 5. Bon Voyage
    Pvt. Bragg
  7. 6. Who's Oscar?
    G.I. Joe
  8. 7. ["Somewhere in Korea"]
    Dear Gertrude
  9. 8. The Sergeant's Secretary!
    Pvt. Dopey
  10. 9. The Crooner
    G.I. Joe
  11. 10. "Of course that isn't my name..."
    Khaki Fun
  12. 11. A New Kind of Fiction
    Fantastic Magazine
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steinar Ådland
  • Mickey Coalwell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Randy Scott
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Peter Croome