(December 1951)

Ziff-Davis, 1951 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Ziff-Davis Publishing Company
Brand:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
26 cm
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Korean Family Man (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Norman Saunders (painting)
Inks:
Norman Saunders (painting)
Colors:
Norman Saunders (painting)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
war
Characters:
Joe Burch

Indexer Notes

Cover credits from http://www.normansaunders.com/comiclist.html.

["A kite used by the army..."] (Table of Contents)

Army Facts / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Six facts about armies (facts on kites, land mines, howitzers, tanks, and fuel) and the indicia.

It's a Foot Soldier's Job! (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Joe Burch; Sergeant Mulvaney; Sam Daily
Synopsis:
Sam Daily, a new war correspondent, learns what it is really like to be at war.

Korean Family Man (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Joe Burch
Synopsis:
Joe "adopts" a puppy and a young Korean boy.

Frankie of the Pump! (Table of Contents)

Buddies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia?
Inks:
Frank Giacoia?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Francois de la Salle; Henshaw
Synopsis:
Frankie, the cook for Baker Company, quits after a new guy, Henshaw, insults his cooking because it doesn't taste like rations.

Air Force Blues (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Silverman
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Ed Silverman interview in Alter Ego magazine #120 (TwoMorrows, September 2013).

23 Notches for Zeb! (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Joe Burch; Zeb
Synopsis:
Zeb receives news from home that his father is ill.

Beanbags (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ben Brown
Inks:
David Gantz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Ad for Beanbags #1 from Ziff-Davis. Includes a line-drawing of the cover (final cover was painted).

Indexer Notes

Ad for Beanbags comic book

Shell Shocked (Table of Contents)

The Yardbirds / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; war
Characters:
Whitey Hicks; Windy; Basil Q. Murgatrod
Synopsis:
Whitey and Windy tour Basil Murgatrod, the Mayor of Flatville, around the base and almost get all of them killed.

Indexer Notes

Dan DeCarlo ? credit from Jerry Bails' Who's Who and comparison to his later work at Archie.

The Corporal's Tree (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Joe Burch; Tony Carpuccio
Synopsis:
Corporal Carpuccio strives to protect a tree from the enemy and from his own fellow soldiers.

Fast Dance (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Wally Littman [as Littman]
Pencils:
Wally Littman [as Littman]
Inks:
Wally Littman [as Littman]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Wally Littman [as Littman]

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A soldier trudges in from the front to go to a dance, but quickly has to go back.

The Garand Rifle (Table of Contents)

Our Army and its Weapons / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Parker [as Parker]
Inks:
Paul Parker [as Parker]
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about the Garand Rifle.

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

[Soldiers marching up a hill] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
Back cover of comic. Heavily inked drawing of soldiers walking up a hill into the sunset.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Korean Family Man
    G.I. Joe
  2. 1. ["A kite used by the army..."]
    Army Facts
  3. 2. It's a Foot Soldier's Job!
    G.I. Joe
  4. 3. Korean Family Man
    G.I. Joe
  5. 4. Frankie of the Pump!
    Buddies
  6. 5. Air Force Blues
  7. 6. 23 Notches for Zeb!
    G.I. Joe
  8. 7. Beanbags
  9. 8. Shell Shocked
    The Yardbirds
  10. 9. The Corporal's Tree
    G.I. Joe
  11. 10. Fast Dance
  12. 11. The Garand Rifle
    Our Army and its Weapons
  13. 12. [Soldiers marching up a hill]
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