(January 1957)

Marvel, 1957 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
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:
John Severin
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["These asbestos fire-fighting suits will keep the flames from us..."] (Table of Contents)

Battleship Burke / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-621

Genre:
war
Characters:
Battleship Burke; Salty Smith
Synopsis:
Burke and Salty fend off fires caused by MIGs, then shoot their fire extinguisher foam at the MIGs, making them crash. After escorting a commander to a UN base, Burke and Salty encounter a speedboat of Chinese agents who try to board and capture their destroyer, but once again they use the foam to blind their enemies and take them prisoner.

Fish and Fight (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
G-625

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Torpedoed! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-932

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
A Chinese submarine and destroyer working in tandem ambush the US destroyer Invincible and badly damage it, but the crew make quick repairs, refusing to see the ship scuttled; they return to the fight and this time outsmart the submarine and destroyer, demolishing both.

Bombs Away! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-940

Genre:
aviation; war
Synopsis:
US Air Force pilot Lt. Ward goes on a mission to destroy a Chinese refueling depot, but while the mission is a success he crash lands in enemy territory.

Indexer Notes

Continued in next issue.

Shakedown Cruise! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Heck (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-933

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
A US destroyer goes on its shakedown cruise against the Japanese; after a single tour through sustained combat, it has worn off its formerly pristine look and both ship and crew are battle-hardened.

["Chief petty officer 'Battleship' Burke and his mate..."] (Table of Contents)

Battleship Burke / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-494

Genre:
war
Characters:
Battleship Burke; Salty Smith
Synopsis:
Burke and Salty are on a boring shore leave when they hear a call to help reinforce the frontline against the Chinese. They join soldiers from England, Ethiopia & Turkey in battle, with Burke even building a raft to help rout the Chinese from their flank.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["These asbestos fire-fighting suits will keep the flames from us..."]
    Battleship Burke
  3. 2. Fish and Fight
  4. 3. Torpedoed!
  5. 4. Bombs Away!
  6. 5. Shakedown Cruise!
  7. 6. ["Chief petty officer 'Battleship' Burke and his mate..."]
    Battleship Burke
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin