(October 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
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
26 cm
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indexed from an incomplete scan.


Man on a Tower (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 just hit Colonel Smith!"] (Table of Contents)

Khaki Capers / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Man on a Tower (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Pvt. Randy March; Pvt. Alvin Otis [Ugly Otis]; Col. Scoville
Synopsis:
A "psycho" patient is threatening to jump off a water tower.

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.

["It isn't that I want to get away..."] (Table of Contents)

Khaki Fun / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

"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

Blue Monday (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Cpl. Reilly [Ready-Money]; Pvt. Otis [Ugly Otis]; Merlin Mullin (inventor)
Synopsis:
Ready-Money and Otis are setting up a new car wash.

Indexer Notes

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

"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

Indexer Notes

This is a story told in form of letters.

["If that Snodgrass does one more thing..."] (Table of Contents)

Army Life / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pvt. Snodgrass

A Cup of Coffee (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
crime; romance; war
Characters:
Sgt. Mulvaney; Linda Carter (waitress); Carl Sheedy (convict)
Synopsis:
The Sarge stops an escaped convict from killing a waitress.

Indexer Notes

Schroeder is credited to pencils and ink on G.I. Joe in 1956 by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and this story has many blue eyes staring at no one in particular.

["Please, dear, watch the bumps!"] (Table of Contents)

Private Jokes / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Good Skate (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

[Blank] (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Missing pages from scan.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Man on a Tower
    G.I. Joe
  2. 1. ["I just hit Colonel Smith!"]
    Khaki Capers
  3. 2. Man on a Tower
    G.I. Joe
  4. 3. ["It isn't that I want to get away..."]
    Khaki Fun
  5. 4. "Readers of G.I. Joe are invited..."
    G.I. Joe's Pen Pals
  6. 5. Blue Monday
    G.I. Joe
  7. 6. "Tokyo, Japan..."
    Dear Gertrude
  8. 7. ["If that Snodgrass does one more thing..."]
    Army Life
  9. 8. A Cup of Coffee
    G.I. Joe
  10. 9. ["Please, dear, watch the bumps!"]
    Private Jokes
  11. 10. Good Skate
    Pvt. Dopey
  12. 11. [Blank]
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