(1943)

Magazine Enterprises, 1943 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages:
60
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Enterprises
Editing:
Vincent Sullivan
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going series

Issue Notes

Indexed from a scanned copy. Art ids by Jim Vadeboncouer Jr. Indicia states "published with the cooperation of the U. S. Marine Corps." Date listed is copyright date.


Victory at Gavutu (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mart Bailey (signed)
Inks:
Mart Bailey (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
war
Characters:
The Japanese
Reprints:
  • in Alter-Ego (TwoMorrows, 1999 series) Vol. 3 #10 (September, 2001) [in black and white]

Trophies of War (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Table of contents and photo of Marine Private Frank Massaro holding trophies from Guadalcanal.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Includes indicia.

["To the men of the United States Marine Corps..."] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Victory at Gavutu (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mart Bailey [as Mart O'Bailey]
Inks:
Mart Bailey [as Mart O'Bailey]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Birth of the Marines (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Reprints:

["Gosh, Monte - Where are we headed for now - I'm freezing"] (Table of Contents)

Monte Zuma and Trip O'Lee / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Ray McGill (signed)
Pencils:
Ray McGill (signed)
Inks:
Ray McGill (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; war
Characters:
Monte Zuma; Trip O'Lee

Hellcat Out of Heaven (Table of Contents)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mart Bailey ?
Inks:
Mart Bailey ?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Format is a cross between a comic and a text article. It's panelled like a comic but no dialogue and all text is typeset.

Your Blood Can Save Him (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Public Service ad for the American Red Cross.

Battle of the Ditch (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mart Bailey [as MB]
Inks:
Mart Bailey [as MB]
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Last page also has photo of Marine Corps Raiders.

Wildcat In the Sky (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mart Bailey (signed)
Inks:
Mart Bailey (signed)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
war

The Marines Have Landed! (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney [as Cpl. Ogden Whitney]
Inks:
Ogden Whitney [as Cpl. Ogden Whitney]
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
war

Saga of the Solomons (Table of Contents)

text article / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; war

This Is the Enemy! The Flying Butcher (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney [as Cpl. Ogden Whitney]
Inks:
Ogden Whitney [as Cpl. Ogden Whitney]
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; war

In Ten More Minutes What Will You Be Doing? (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
PSA for fighting the war at home, how civilians can contribute.

The Cliffs of Veru (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Clem Gretter [as Gretter]
Inks:
Clem Gretter [as Gretter]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Guadalcanal Diary (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
Photos and text from the movie Guadalcanal Diary.

The Slap-Happy Japs (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray McGill (signed)
Inks:
Ray McGill (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Stereotyped depictions of the traits of the Japanese people.

["Johnny Devildog used be the kid around the corner..."] (Table of Contents)

Johnny Devildog / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mart Bailey (signed)
Inks:
Mart Bailey (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Super Stamp Outfit (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for stamp kit from Metro Publications.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

New Commando Krak-a-Jap Machine Gun (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for toy machine gun from Illinois Merchandise Mart.

Indexer Notes

On back cover of comic.