G.I. Joe #25
(September 1953)

Ziff-Davis, 1951 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Ziff-Davis Publishing Company
Brand
A Ziff-Davis Comic
Editing
Herbert W. Rogoff
Color
Color
Dimensions
26 cm
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

The Two-Leaf Clover (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Clarence Doore (painting)
Inks
Clarence Doore (painting)
Colors
Clarence Doore (painting)
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Pvt. Joe Burch

Indexer Notes

Art credits from David Saunders, Clarence Doore's biographer and foremost authority on his work. There is some confusion on the Norman Saunders website, but this is from a new list made by David Saunders, with credits to all the painted covers of G.I. Joe. April 2011.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Infantry Humor / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vic Martin (signed)
Inks
Vic Martin (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hup, two, threep, four, hup...
Genre
humor; military

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

The Last Letter (Table of Contents: 2)

G.I. Joe / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Suchorsky
Inks
Mike Suchorsky
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Pvt. Hilly Elkins
Synopsis
Mail call! Letters from home, and for Pvt. Elkins, maybe the last letter.

Indexer Notes

Suchorsky is credited to G.I. Joe in Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and this work are identical to his "Sea Witch" stories in "Pirate Comics", also credited by Bails. He can be noticed by his rounded ears and many lines in faces.

Officer Material (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick; Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Sgt. McGruff; Pvt. Windy Bragg; Pvt. Whitey Hicks

Indexer Notes

Dan DeCarlo is credited to both pencils and ink on The Yardbirds in Jerry Bails' Who's Who, but Rudy Lapick is also credited as his personal inker, and the inking is not to be distinguished from other signed DeCarlo/Lapick stories in G.I. Joe.

Here's Big News! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Army Life / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Ramsey [as HR] (signed)
Inks
Harry Ramsey [as HR] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't get it...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Signed HR; possible full name from Bails and Ware. Harry Ramsay is credited to fillers in Ziff-Davis comics 1953, and the pen name HR.

"Somewhere in Korea" (Table of Contents: 6)

Dear Gertrude / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Pvt. Sam Cosgrove; Gertrude Cosgrove; Pvt. Orville Cot

Indexer Notes

This is a story told in the form of letters, and appears in several issues.

Blue Plate Knock-Out (Table of Contents: 7)

G.I. Joe / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Suchorsky
Inks
Mike Suchorsky
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Sgt. Francois de la Salle (cook)

Indexer Notes

Suchorsky is credited to G.I. Joe in Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Reserved- G.I.'s Only / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack O'Brien (signed)
Inks
Jack O'Brien (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How do we know.?
Genre
humor; military

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

G.I. Joe's Pen Pals / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our G.I.'s in Korea...

Indexer Notes

Drawing of two G.I.'s and a girl at top of page.

"Out all night, eh?" (Table of Contents: 10)

G.I. Jokes / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Miele (signed)
Inks
Jim Miele (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; military

The Two-Leaf Clover (Table of Contents: 11)

G.I. Joe / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Suchorsky
Inks
Mike Suchorsky
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Pvt. Ronnie Muldoon
Synopsis
Sgt. Mulvaney appears as an Irish leprechaun.

Indexer Notes

Suchorsky is credited to G.I. Joe in Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Fall Out for Laffs (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Miele (signed)
Inks
Jim Miele (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Get 42-47 Miles... (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Newhouse Automative Industries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Service Fun / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vic Martin (signed)
Inks
Vic Martin (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pardon me, is this girl taken?
Genre
humor; military

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

Amazing New Attachment (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Hastings Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Two-Leaf Clover
    G.I. Joe
  2. 1. ["Hup, two, threep, four, hup..."]
    Infantry Humor
  3. 2. The Last Letter
    G.I. Joe
  4. 3. Officer Material
    The Yardbirds
  5. 4. Here's Big News!
  6. 5. ["I don't get it..."]
    Army Life
  7. 6. "Somewhere in Korea"
    Dear Gertrude
  8. 7. Blue Plate Knock-Out
    G.I. Joe
  9. 8. ["How do we know.?"]
    Reserved- G.I.'s Only
  10. 9. ["Our G.I.'s in Korea..."]
    G.I. Joe's Pen Pals
  11. 10. "Out all night, eh?"
    G.I. Jokes
  12. 11. The Two-Leaf Clover
    G.I. Joe
  13. 12. Fall Out for Laffs
  14. 13. Get 42-47 Miles...
    Newhouse Automative Industries
  15. 14. ["Pardon me, is this girl taken?"]
    Service Fun
  16. 15. Amazing New Attachment
    Hastings Products
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Randy Scott
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Peter Croome