(May-June 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.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

"Where you goin', boy? There ain't no P.X. back there!" (Table of Contents)

Frontline Combat / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Reprints:
Keywords:
machine guns; rifles; United States Army

Harvey Kurtzman (Table of Contents)

The EC "Artist of the Issue" / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Biography of Kurtzman, with photo.
Inside front cover

A Platoon! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
John Severin [as Severin] (signed)
Inks:
Bill Elder [as Elder] (signed)
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
war
Characters:
un-named platoon captain; un-named lieutenant (death); un-named platoon sergeant (death); un-named squad leaders; Corporal Ed Daley; Peewee; North Korean soldiers (villains, many die)
Synopsis:
Readers are invited to join in with a platoon during the Korean War. Peewee can't understand why Ed doesn't want his sergeant's rating. But Ed tells him why: he doesn't want the responsibilities associated with the rank and the fact that most sergeants in Korea are getting killed.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Korea

War of 1812! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Fate (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks:
Harvey Kurtzman
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
war
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Front Lines / letters page / 0.7 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.3 page (report information)

Script:
Frank D. Lee
Letters:
Typeset

Reprints:

Ace! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
John Severin [as J. Severin] (signed)
Inks:
John Severin [as J. Severin] (signed)
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
war
Characters:
Lieutenant Harry Chesterfield (American pilot, death); Lieutenant Tram (American pilot); Lieutentant Mambro (American pilot); The Germans (villains, some die)
Synopsis:
Confident Lt. Chesterfield, having just downed his 3rd Pfalz of the month, tells his comrades in arms that he is going after a Rumpler next. He succeeds and a day later goes up against his 5th and 6th planes. If he bags one of them, he becomes an ace! What Harry doesn't realize is that the Germans have set a trap for him, a fatal trap.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Albatros; Fokker; French Nieuport; Pfalz; Rumpler (German photo-plane)

Bellyrobber! (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

Genre:
war
Reprints:
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. "Where you goin', boy? There ain't no P.X. back there!"
    Frontline Combat
  2. 1. Harvey Kurtzman
    The EC "Artist of the Issue"
  3. 2. A Platoon!
    Frontline Combat
  4. 3. War of 1812!
    Frontline Combat
  5. 4. Fate
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Front Lines
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Ace!
    Frontline Combat
  9. 8. Bellyrobber!
    Frontline Combat
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Rivard