(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.

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (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
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The EC Artist of the Issue - Harvey Kurtzman (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Biography of Kurtzman, with photo.

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, and 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 of Sergeants in Korea are getting killed.
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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
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Fate (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.3 page (report information)

Script:
Frank D. Lee
Letters:
Typeset

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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 this month, told his comrades in arms that he was going after a Rumpler next. He succeeds and a day later goes up against his 5th and 6th planes, and 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.
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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
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Frontline Combat
  2. 1. The EC Artist of the Issue - Harvey Kurtzman
  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
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Rivard