(April 1951)

Ziff-Davis, 1951 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Ziff-Davis Publishing Company
Brand:
A Ziff-Davis Comic
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
26 cm
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Norman Saunders (painting)
Inks:
Norman Saunders (painting)
Colors:
Norman Saunders (painting)
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Art credit from David Saunders, Norman Saunders' son, via e-mail (January 6, 2008)

At Last! The New Burgess All-Purpose (Table of Contents)

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
The deluxe low-price sprayer that now sprays all types of paints and insecticides, either water or oil based.

For the Love of Benny (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irv Novick?
Inks:
Irv Novick?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
war
Characters:
Private Joe Burch; Sergeant Mulvaney; Corporal Eddie Silver [Long John Silver]; Captain King; Benny (burro); Colonel McReady
Synopsis:
An army contains all kinds of men. One was Long John Silver, who lounged all day in his long red woolen underwear.

Yousouff the Terrible Turk (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Private Joe Burch; Sergeant Mulvaney; Captain Gavlin; Yousouff (Turkish wrestler)
Synopsis:
Joe and Sgt. Mulvaney meet a big Turkish wrestler in a new U.N. brigade in Korea.

Indexer Notes

George Tuska is credited to both pencils and ink on G.I. Joe.

Waltzing Mathilda (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Private Joe Burch; Sergeant Mulvaney; Corporal Cobber Cullen (Australian); Waltzing Mathilda (kangaroo)
Synopsis:
A boxing match between Joe and an Australian kangaroo.

Indexer Notes

Bob Powell is credited on pen/ink to G.I. Joe by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and he can be spotted by his heavy lips, big noses and funny faces.

Damon and Pythias (Table of Contents)

Buddies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Pvt.Harry Hogan; Pvt. Louie Banner
Synopsis:
The two pals are fighting over the same girl.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Ger Apeldoorn via the GCD Error Tracker.

["A battery of 155 mm howitzers..."] (Table of Contents)

G.I. Oddities / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Silverman
Pencils:
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Inks:
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
Oddities like the average soldier gets taller and the "J" Company was last seen at Little Big Horn.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Shaun Clancy via the paycheck stub Silverman received from the Ziff-Davis Publishing Company (invoice number 8943), which he received $9.00 for the work (14 May 2013).

The Cook Who Won a Battle (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Silverman
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Pilot Daly; Jersey Joe

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Ed Silverman interview in Alter Ego magazine #120 (TwoMorrows, September 2013).

Medwick the Medic (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Olesen
Inks:
George Olesen
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
war
Characters:
Private Joe Burch; Sergeant Mulvaney; Sergeant Milton Medwick; PFC Ramin Rattigan
Synopsis:
Yogi's weirdest practitioner was an American GI called Medwick the Medic.

Indexer Notes

George Olesen is credited to pen/ink on G.I. Joe by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and can be recognized by his lively, almost photographic faces with bushy eyebrows in vertical inklines.

First Came the "B" Bomb (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Inks:
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Characters:
President Roosevelt
Synopsis:
The development of the atomic bomb.

Bladscoe's Buddy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernie Krigstein ?
Inks:
Bernie Krigstein ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Sgt. Barney Bladscoe; Pvt. Ryan
Synopsis:
Sgt. Bladscoe was an experienced soldier, and one day, on a Korean battlefield, a brave dog was to become Bladscoe's buddy.

Indexer Notes

Art credits suggested by Ger Apeldoorn via the GCD Error Tracker.

The Snorkel, New Scourge of the Seas (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
The history of the Snorkel, developed by the Nazis.

My Bullet Can Wait (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Kotzky? Ray Willner?
Inks:
Alex Kotzky? Ray Willner?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Private Joe Burch; Sergeant Mulvaney; Private Lennie Simpson
Synopsis:
Many a G.I. believed that somewhere on the battlefield there's a bullet with his name on it. Lennie had his bullet around his neck.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Ger Apeldoorn via the GCD Error Tracker.

Flash! Special Sale! (Table of Contents)

Casa De Joyas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
This month only all prices slashed. Watches and rings by mail order.

Save Your Hair (Table of Contents)

Comate Laboratories Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Here's proof hair can be grown.

Will You Let Me Prove... (Table of Contents)

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Charles Atlas
Synopsis:
Atlas makes muscles grow fast.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. At Last! The New Burgess All-Purpose
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  3. 2. For the Love of Benny
    G.I. Joe
  4. 3. Yousouff the Terrible Turk
    G.I. Joe
  5. 4. Waltzing Mathilda
    G.I. Joe
  6. 5. Damon and Pythias
    Buddies
  7. 6. ["A battery of 155 mm howitzers..."]
    G.I. Oddities
  8. 7. The Cook Who Won a Battle
  9. 8. Medwick the Medic
    G.I. Joe
  10. 9. First Came the "B" Bomb
  11. 10. Bladscoe's Buddy
  12. 11. The Snorkel, New Scourge of the Seas
  13. 12. My Bullet Can Wait
    G.I. Joe
  14. 13. Flash! Special Sale!
    Casa De Joyas
  15. 14. Save Your Hair
    Comate Laboratories Inc.
  16. 15. Will You Let Me Prove...
    Charles Atlas
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