(September 1957)

Farrell, 1957 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Four Star Comic Corp.
Brand:
Ajax
Editing:
Ruth Roche; S. M. Iger (Art Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Rescue (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (Iger Shop)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Furlough, Here We Come! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (Iger Studio)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Andy; Ben; Soon Lee
Synopsis:
Andy and Ben, two enlisted G.I.s, take furlough in Pusan. They rescue a damsel in distress, Soon Lee, from an aggressive man, and Andy lines himself up for a date, unaware that Soon Lee is a Communist spy. Andy is taken captive, and is lucky that Ben, jealous of Andy's romance, had tailed them to try to steal Soon Lee for his own.
Reprints:

Jailbird (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war
Reprints:

The Rescue (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (Iger Studio)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Pat Thomas; Hank Jones
Synopsis:
Pat and Hank become friends while at O.C.S., and Pat becomes fond of Hank's girl. Pat fails out of O.C.S., and before he leaves, he steals Hank's picture of Joan as a keepsake. Pat is assigned to Korea, where in a terrible battle, he is the sole survivor, and is taken prisoner. In a twist of fate, his friend Hank Jones is being held in the same prison. They make a daring escape attempt, and Hank nearly gets caught, but Pat sacrifices himself to get Hank free, confessing his love for Joan to Hank before he dies.
Reprints:

Eagle of the Sea (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?; Oliver Wendell Holmes
Pencils:
? (Iger Studio)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Captain Samuel Nicholson; Paul Revere
Synopsis:
A historical telling of the events that led to the building of the Revolutionary warship, Old Ironsides, including her capture and re-taking. Concludes with a poem by Oliver Wendell Holmes from 1830.
Reprints:

The Listening Post (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (Iger Studio)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
Two G.I.s reluctantly take their shift out at the listening post, and we share their watch, sharing their anxious night of waiting for the sneak attack that could happen at any moment.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Rescue
  2. 1. Furlough, Here We Come!
  3. 2. Jailbird
  4. 3. The Rescue
  5. 4. Eagle of the Sea
  6. 5. The Listening Post
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony Oliva
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Mickey Coalwell