(March-April 1952)

EC, 1951 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
EC An Entertaining Comic
Editing:
Harvey Kurtzman
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

["The planes can't dig 'em out!"] (Table of Contents)

Frontline Combat / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks:
Harvey Kurtzman
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
war
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The EC Artists of the Issue - Severin & Elder (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

Biographies of Severin and Elder, with photo.

442nd Combat Team (Table of Contents)

Frontline Combat / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
Harvey Kurtzman (layouts); John Severin
Inks:
Bill Elder
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
A story about the experience of a combat unit composed of Japanese-Americans during the war. The enemy attempts to get them to come over to their side, but they attack and win, and when questioned they give a thumbs up and say "The enemy forgot that we're Americans!"
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Indexer Notes

Kurtzman art credits added by Craig Delich 2013-8-1, per Michael Gilbert in Alter Ego #119 (August 2013).

Stonewall Jackson! (Table of Contents)

Frontline Combat / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
Ben Oda

Synopsis:
A story about the death of Stonewall Jackson, told by the confederate soldier who accidentally shot him during nighttime battle conditions.
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The King's Spy (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks:
Harvey Kurtzman

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War Machines! (Table of Contents)

Frontline Combat / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
John Severin
Inks:
John Severin
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
Ben Oda

Synopsis:
The story describes the efforts of American planes and tanks to dig Koreans out of their cave hill fortifications. The Koreans survive the efforts of the war machines, but they are killed when the infantrymen are sent in to finish the job.
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Big 'If'! (Table of Contents)

Frontline Combat / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks:
Harvey Kurtzman
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
Ben Oda

Synopsis:
A soldier who is dying by the roadside after taking a piece of shrapnel in the chest thinks about how his life might have gone differently if he was only standing a little to the left when the explosive had gone off.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["The planes can't dig 'em out!"]
    Frontline Combat
  2. 1. The EC Artists of the Issue - Severin & Elder
  3. 2. 442nd Combat Team
    Frontline Combat
  4. 3. Stonewall Jackson!
    Frontline Combat
  5. 4. The King's Spy
  6. 5. War Machines!
    Frontline Combat
  7. 6. Big 'If'!
    Frontline Combat
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bill Borre
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Rivard