(June 1957)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
On-sale date:
1957-04-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Sphere Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

On sale date determined by newsstand/distributor date stamp.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Combat Kelly / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Maneely (signed)
Inks:
Joe Maneely (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Red Assault on Hill 313 (Table of Contents)

Combat Kelly / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dave Berg
Inks:
Dave Berg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L 95

Characters:
Combat Kelly; Lieutenant Banner; Comrade Major (Red Chinese); Cookie Novak
Synopsis:
Kelly must take hill 313 from the Reds. After avoiding boulders being rolled down the hill, Kelly and Lieutenant Banner and the men take hill 313. Red reinforcements come to retake the hill but Cookie had found a spring when digging his foxhole and Kelly uses the water to make the hill a mudslide, preventing the Reds from taking it back.

The Uses of the Past (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.66 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Trap (Table of Contents)

Combat Kelly / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dave Berg
Inks:
Dave Berg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M 109

Characters:
Combat Kelly (as a private); Captain Thorn; Cookie Novak; unnamed Japanese Major
Synopsis:
Flashback story of Kelly and the Baker Company during World War II fighting on a Japanese atoll. Kelly and Cookie capture Japanese miniature tanks. The Japanese have a remote control for the tanks guns and plan to recapture them after making them not work. Kelly outwits them by rigging the tanks to blow up when retaken and destroys the Japanese camp.

Lost in No Man's Land (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dave Berg
Inks:
Dave Berg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-39

Characters:
Combat Kelly (only as intro narrator); amnesiac soldier; unnamed German Captain: unnamed American Captain; unnamed American Sergeant
Synopsis:
An amnesiac soldier in American uniform is wandering the battlefields of World War I. He encounters a German artillery outfit and is shot at and begins shooting back. He single handedly destroys the German's big gun, allowing the Americans to advance. When approached by the American Sergeant he is knocked unconscious by him. When questioned by his Captain, the Sergeant replied that he asked for his name rank and serial number, the hero responded in German. He was a German spy sent to destroy the American gun but had amnesia due to an exploding shell.

Indexer Notes

Combat Kelly as narrator only.

The Capture of Captain Thorn (Table of Contents)

Cookie Novak / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chuck Miller
Inks:
Chuck Miller
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-51

Characters:
Cookie Novak; the three Bacardi Brothers; unnamed Sergeant; Comrade Major; Captain Thorn
Synopsis:
Captain Thorn has been captured and Cookie and the Sergeant have to rescue him. They find out he is on the second floor of a building in the Red Interrogation Camp. The Bacardi Brothers - a former circus act of acrobats - volunteer to get Captain Thorn out. Climbing on top of each other they rescue Captain Thorn.

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer credited Dave Berg pencils and inks.

["Ownership Statement"] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.34 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

For 1 Oct 1956. Stan Lee, Editor; Martin Goodman, Managing Editor; Monroe Froehlich, Jr., Business Manager.

Run, Doggies...Run (Table of Contents)

Combat Kelly / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dave Berg
Inks:
Dave Berg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M 55

Characters:
Combat Kelly; Captain Thorn; Chu Lu; Comrade Major
Synopsis:
Combat Kelly and Captain Thorn are approached by a Korean village elder named Chu Lu who asks that they do not destroy the village Temple. Captain Thorn agrees. The Red Chinese have set up their artillery O.P. in the Temple and Baker Company's efforts to take it fail. Since Thorn made a promise not to destroy the sacred shrine, the Americans retreat. Seeing the Americans retreat the Reds come out yelling and celebrating. Unknown to them, not all of Baker Company left and enough remained hidden in the trenches to capture them and the Temple.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Combat Kelly
  2. 1. Red Assault on Hill 313
    Combat Kelly
  3. 2. The Uses of the Past
  4. 3. The Trap
    Combat Kelly
  5. 4. Lost in No Man's Land
  6. 5. The Capture of Captain Thorn
    Cookie Novak
  7. 6. ["Ownership Statement"]
  8. 7. Run, Doggies...Run
    Combat Kelly
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Banks S. Robinson
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Randy Scott
  • Jim Walls
  • Craig Delich
  • Christopher Fama
  • Roger Reus