(August 1956)

Ziff-Davis, 1951 Series
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Volume:
6
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Ziff-Davis Publishing Company
Brand:
A Ziff-Davis Comic
Editing:
Herbert W. Rogoff
Format:
color, 26 cm.

Sniper...A Tale of Suspense! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Ernest Schroeder
Inks:
Ernest Schroeder
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war
Characters:
Pvt. Joe Burch

Indexer Notes

Schroeder is credited to both pencils and ink on G.I Joe covers in 1956 by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. The face and eyes are good signs of Schroeder.

["I'm getting sick and tired..."] (Table of Contents)

Ladies Present / filler / pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

318 Stamps (Table of Contents)

Zenith Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Stamps all different from all over the world.

No More Infantry Blues (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ernest Schroeder
Inks:
Ernest Schroeder
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Pvt. Alvin Otis [Ugly Otis]; Cpl. Reilly [Ready-Money]
Synopsis:
The Sarge is promoted to Master Sergeant.

Indexer Notes

Schroeder is credited to pencils and ink on G.I. Joe in 1956 by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. He drew "Airboy" and "Heap", and some stories in Hillman's "Tales of Horror". His art can be spotted by faces with eyes often out of focus.

Clean Up (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

["Readers of G.I. Joe are invited..."] (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe's Pen Pals / letters page / 6 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

A small drawing on each page.

Ol' Rockin' Hoss Got Me (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ernest Schroeder
Inks:
Ernest Schroeder
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance; war
Characters:
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Cpl. Reilly; Pvt. Otis [Ugly Otis]; Miss Cindy-Belle Caraway; Merlin Mullins; Aunt Azalea Humbodt; Jeremy Humboldt
Synopsis:
Ugly Otis is almost mistaken for a long lost nephew of the rich Humboldt family.

Indexer Notes

Schroeder is credited to pencils and ink on G.I. Joe in 1956 by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and his faces and eyes are not to be mistaken.

Present Arms (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A Sergeant tries to show a Private how to carry his arms.

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

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance; war
Characters:
Pvt. Sam Cosgrove; Gertrude Cosgrove
Synopsis:
This is a story told in form of letters.

Sniper (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ernest Schroeder
Inks:
Ernest Schroeder
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Pvt. Joe Burch; Pvt. Otis [Ugly Otis]
Synopsis:
Joe remembers when he was the target of a sniper in Korea.

Indexer Notes

Schroeder is credited to pencils and ink on G.I. Joe in 1956 by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Do You Need Extra Money? (Table of Contents)

Cheerful Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
$35.00 is yours for selling only 50 boxes of Christmas cards.

Prizes Given (Table of Contents)

The Funman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Sell inspiring, beautiful Religious Wall Motto plaques and make money.

Indexer Notes

Small drawings of a lot of prizes.

We'll Ripple Your Body With Muscles... (Table of Contents)

The National Sports Council / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Ted Kluszewski; Joe Louis
Synopsis:
Let the famous champions point your way to athletic glory.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Sniper...A Tale of Suspense!
    G.I. Joe
  2. 1. ["I'm getting sick and tired..."]
    Ladies Present
  3. 2. 318 Stamps
    Zenith Co.
  4. 3. No More Infantry Blues
    G.I. Joe
  5. 4. Clean Up
    Pvt. Dopey
  6. 5. ["Readers of G.I. Joe are invited..."]
    G.I. Joe's Pen Pals
  7. 6. Ol' Rockin' Hoss Got Me
    G.I. Joe
  8. 7. Present Arms
  9. 8. ["Tokyo, Japan..."]
    Dear Gertrude
  10. 9. Sniper
    G.I. Joe
  11. 10. Do You Need Extra Money?
    Cheerful Card Company
  12. 11. Prizes Given
    The Funman
  13. 12. We'll Ripple Your Body With Muscles...
    The National Sports Council
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