(July-August 1953)

EC, 1951 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1953
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

Issue Notes

Last bi-monthly issue. Next issue becomes quarterly.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Frontline Combat / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wallace Wood [as Wood] (signed)
Inks:
Wallace Wood [as Wood] (signed)
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
war
Reprints:
Keywords:
biplanes; Deutsches Heer; fighter aircraft; Imperial German Army; World War I

George Evans (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Biography of Evans, with photo.
inside front cover

Pantherjet! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Reprints:

War Dance! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
Jerry De Fuccio
Pencils:
John Severin
Inks:
John Severin
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
Ben Oda

Reprints:

Symbols (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Wolf! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
Jerry De Fuccio
Pencils:
Wallace Wood
Inks:
Wallace Wood
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
Ben Oda

Reprints:

Frank Luke! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils:
George Evans [as Evans] (signed)
Inks:
George Evans [as Evans] (signed)
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
war
Characters:
Lt. Frank Luke [aka the Balloon Destroyer] (WW1 American ace); Lt. Joe Wehner (WW1 American pilot, death); The French Army; The Germans (villains, some die)
Synopsis:
The French are enraptured by the antics of American ace Frank Luke, a pilot who often disobeyed the orders of his superiors, yet racked up victory after victory in the air until that fatal day.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fokkers; World War 1

Indexer Notes

Parts of the story are told in flashback.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Frontline Combat
  2. 1. George Evans
    The EC "Artist of the Issue"
  3. 2. Pantherjet!
    Frontline Combat
  4. 3. War Dance!
    Frontline Combat
  5. 4. Symbols
  6. 5. Wolf!
    Frontline Combat
  7. 6. Frank Luke!
    Frontline Combat
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Rivard