(Winter 1951)

Ziff-Davis, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Approved Comics, Inc
Brand:
Ziff-Davis Comic Group
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
newsprint interior; glossy cover
Binding:
saddle-stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Explorer Joe / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Norman Saunders (painted and signed)
Inks:
Norman Saunders
Colors:
Norman Saunders
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Explorer Joe

Famous Ships (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Silverman
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda; ?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.
Last panel has been re-lettered by someone else, probably to reflect current events since it mentions the Korean War.
Writer credit from Ed Silverman interview in Alter Ego magazine #120 (TwoMorrows, September 2013).

The Mountains of the Moon (Table of Contents)

Explorer Joe / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Peddy
Inks:
Art Peddy
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Explorer Joe

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Gary Watson, June 2009.

The Sea Pearl (Table of Contents)

Explorer Joe / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
adventure

The Smile of Jean Charcot (Table of Contents)

Jean Charcot / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography

The Gallant Failure (Table of Contents)

Robert F. Scott / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
biography; history

The Fire Opal of Madagascar (Table of Contents)

Explorer Joe / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Peddy
Inks:
Art Peddy
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Gary Watson, June 2009.

Arctic Conqueror (Table of Contents)

Robert Edwin Peary / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography

Wild Animals of the Northwest (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Arctic Trail Blazer (Table of Contents)

Admiral Richard Byrd / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
biography

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Explorer Joe / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Art Peddy
Inks:
Art Peddy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

On back cover. Sequence added by Gary Watson, June 2009.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Explorer Joe
  2. 1. Famous Ships
  3. 2. The Mountains of the Moon
    Explorer Joe
  4. 3. The Sea Pearl
    Explorer Joe
  5. 4. The Smile of Jean Charcot
    Jean Charcot
  6. 5. The Gallant Failure
    Robert F. Scott
  7. 6. The Fire Opal of Madagascar
    Explorer Joe
  8. 7. Arctic Conqueror
    Robert Edwin Peary
  9. 8. Wild Animals of the Northwest
  10. 9. Arctic Trail Blazer
    Admiral Richard Byrd
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Explorer Joe
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Alberto Becattini
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Peter Croome