(July 1953)

Ziff-Davis, 1951 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Ziff-Davis Publishing Company
Brand:
A Ziff-Davis Comic
Editing:
Herbert W. Rogoff
Format:
color, 26 cm.

America's Favorite War Comics (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Clarence Doore (painting)
Inks:
Clarence Doore (painting)
Colors:
Clarence Doore (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
War
Characters:
Pvt. Joe Burch

Indexer Notes

Art credits from David Saunders, Clarence Doore's biographer and foremost authority on his work. There is some confusion on the Norman Saunders website, but this is from a new list made by David Saunders, with credits to all the painted covers of G.I. Joe. April 2011.

["Who says I'm yellow..?"] (Table of Contents)

Reserved-G.I.'s Only / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack O'Brien [as T/Sgt O'Brien U.S. Air Force] (signed)
Inks:
Jack O'Brien [as T/Sgt O'Brien U.S. Air Force] (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
Humor; War

Take care of My Little Wagon (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
War
Characters:
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Pvt. Red Larkin
Synopsis:
"Angie", an ambulance with a touch of magic to it.

Indexer Notes

Novick is credited to G.I. Joe on both pencils and ink in 1950-54 by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. Giacoia is credited to ink on G.I. Joe only in 1952 by Jerry Bails...

["Our G.I.'s in Korea..."] (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe's Pen Pals / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

No Holds Barred (Table of Contents)

Pvt. Danny O'Lowd / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Flip
Inks:
Flip
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Humor
Characters:
Pvt. Danny O'Lowd; Sergeant Snear

Indexer Notes

Flip credited to pen/ink in Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

You're On Your Own (Table of Contents)

Buddies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sam Citron
Inks:
Sam Citron
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
War
Characters:
Sgt. Ed Pappy Richardson; Pvt. Torgoff; Pvt. Danny Slater
Synopsis:
Sgt. Pappy tries to make a soldier out of a young new replacement.

Indexer Notes

Citron is credited to Buddies for 1953 by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and compared with his work in Forbidden Worlds #30, this looks like it.

Mount the Guard (Table of Contents)

Rookie Tips / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sam Citron
Inks:
Sam Citron
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
Guard duty is one of the most highly honorable and vital duties in the whole military service.

Air Force Blues (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
War

Gig Hero (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ben Brown; David Gantz [as Brown & Gantz] (signed)
Inks:
David Gantz [as Brown & Gantz] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Humor
Characters:
Pvt. Bragg

Indexer Notes

Brown is credited to (pen/-) and Gantz to (lay/ink) by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Spring Never Comes (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
War
Characters:
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Pvt. Whitey Shaw; Cpl. Carpuccio

Indexer Notes

Irv Novick is credited to both pencils and ink in Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and Giacoia is credited to ink by Jerry Bails only in 1952.

Stop Smoking (Table of Contents)

Doctor's Orders Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
New, safe formula helps you brake smoking habit in just 7 days.

Now You Can Fly a Real Jet Plane! (Table of Contents)

Jetex Javelin / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
The Jetez Javelin is an sleek-looking 14 inches model airplane of greased lightning.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. America's Favorite War Comics
    G.I. Joe
  2. 1. ["Who says I'm yellow..?"]
    Reserved-G.I.'s Only
  3. 2. Take care of My Little Wagon
    G.I. Joe
  4. 3. ["Our G.I.'s in Korea..."]
    G.I. Joe's Pen Pals
  5. 4. No Holds Barred
    Pvt. Danny O'Lowd
  6. 5. You're On Your Own
    Buddies
  7. 6. Mount the Guard
    Rookie Tips
  8. 7. Air Force Blues
  9. 8. Gig Hero
    Pvt. Bragg
  10. 9. Spring Never Comes
    G.I. Joe
  11. 10. Stop Smoking
    Doctor's Orders Products
  12. 11. Now You Can Fly a Real Jet Plane!
    Jetex Javelin
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