(August 1954)

Marvel, 1954 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Authorized A. C. M. P. Conforms to the Comics Code
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Current Detective Stories, Inc.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Blood (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Lawrence (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
E-782

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
The USS South Dakota helps win the Battle of Santa Cruz, demonstrating how all ships are part of a team.

"On December 10, 1950, a U.S. Navy amphibious fleet of 193 vessels..." (Table of Contents)

Battleship Burke / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mac L. Pakula (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
E-815

Genre:
war
Characters:
Battleship Burke (introduction, a chief petty officer); Salty Smith (Seaman 1st class, Burke's sidekick); Hungnam Hannah (a female North Korean officer)
Synopsis:
Burke and Salty battle Hungnam Hannah, who commands a big cannon which moves positions thanks to its built-in skis. They find it and destroy it themselves.

Rescue Patrol (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
A-316

Genre:
war
Reprints:

The Checkerboard Squadron! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Benulis (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
E-788

Genre:
aviation; war
Synopsis:
The Checkerboard Squadron led by Captain Mercer take out roads into North Korea, cutting off supply lines so the Marines can defuse the Chinese offensive.

The Stalker! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
E-777

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
The submarine Batfish hunts down and destroys a Japanese destroyer which fires its torpedoes too soon, missing the Batfish.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. First Blood
  3. 2. "On December 10, 1950, a U.S. Navy amphibious fleet of 193 vessels..."
    Battleship Burke
  4. 3. Rescue Patrol
  5. 4. The Checkerboard Squadron!
  6. 5. The Stalker!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Christopher Fama
  • Donald Dale Milne