(July 1954)

Ziff-Davis, 1951 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monhly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Ziff-Davis Publishing Company
Brand:
A Ziff-Davis Comic
Editing:
Herbert W. Rogoff
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
26 cm
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Duel in the Rising Sun (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.

Now on Sale (Table of Contents)

Photography Directory / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Cover of Photography 1954.

Duel in the Rising Sun (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Pvt. Alvin Otis; Bunji Wakaya
Synopsis:
A story of a very strange duel between Joe and a Japanese black marketeer in Tokio.

Indexer Notes

Novick is credited to G.I. Joe in 1950-54 by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, but uncertain inking. The faces looking behind them must be Novick.

The Big Inspection (Table of Contents)

Pvt. Dopey / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vic Martin
Inks:
Vic Martin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pvt. Dopey; Sgt. McTuff

Indexer Notes

Not signed.

G.I. Joe's New Book Department (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe Book Service / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Any book you need postpaid and delivered to your door.

["Tokyo, Japan..."] (Table of Contents)

Dear Gertrude / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war
Characters:
Pvt. Sam Cosgrove; Gertrude Cosgrove

Indexer Notes

Not an ordinary Letters page, but a continuing story told by means of letters from a G.I. to wife at home.

The Greasemonkey (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; Col. Philip R. Graves; Pvt. Alvin Otis; Pvt. Reilly
Synopsis:
Pvt. Reilly means he is a very good mechanic, but for a prize.

["Our Service men all over the world..."] (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe's Pen Pals / letters page / 2.5 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Drawing on top of page of two G.I.s reading letters, and the head of a young girl.

Look Here! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Big money making opportunities and money-saving offers and services in newspaper style ads.

["I've heard all..."] (Table of Contents)

Army Parade / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vic Martin (signed)
Inks:
Vic Martin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

It's on the Record (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Pvt. Cornelius Hoolihan [Weepy]; Pvt. Eckersall [Meatball]; Cpl. Carpuccio; Pvt. Alvin Otis
Synopsis:
Joe gets a gramophone recored from home with the voices of parents and friends.

Fun For Boys (Table of Contents)

Padell Books Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A treasure chest of enjoyable pastimes, sports and hobbies for active youngsters. Books by mail order.

Some Joke (Table of Contents)

Pvt. Dopey / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vic Martin (signed)
Inks:
Vic Martin (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pvt. Dopey; Sgt. McTuff

A Perfect Combination Never Before Possible... (Table of Contents)

The Manly Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
New, magic Latex Medical Belt gives you comfortable featherweight stretch support.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Duel in the Rising Sun
    G.I. Joe
  2. 1. Now on Sale
    Photography Directory
  3. 2. Duel in the Rising Sun
    G.I. Joe
  4. 3. The Big Inspection
    Pvt. Dopey
  5. 4. G.I. Joe's New Book Department
    G.I. Joe Book Service
  6. 5. ["Tokyo, Japan..."]
    Dear Gertrude
  7. 6. The Greasemonkey
    G.I. Joe
  8. 7. ["Our Service men all over the world..."]
    G.I. Joe's Pen Pals
  9. 8. Look Here!
  10. 9. ["I've heard all..."]
    Army Parade
  11. 10. It's on the Record
    G.I. Joe
  12. 11. Fun For Boys
    Padell Books Co.
  13. 12. Some Joke
    Pvt. Dopey
  14. 13. A Perfect Combination Never Before Possible...
    The Manly Co.
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