(October 1953)

EC, 1951 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Frontline Combat / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
aviation; historical; war
Reprints
Keywords
Grumman SA-16 Albatross; inflatable life rafts; Korean War; North American F-86 Sabre; pilots; United States Air Force

Albatross! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
war
Reprints

Bonhomme Richard! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
history; war
Characters
unnamed dead sailor (narrator); Captain John Paul Jones; Mr. Stacey (American sailor); The British (villains, some die)
Synopsis
The battle between the Seapis and Bonhomme Richard in 1779 is recounted by a dead American sailor.....a battle won by the Americans, but resulting in 90% casualties on both sides.
Reprints
Keywords
American Revolution; Bonhomme Richard; Serapis

Abduction (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman
Letters
Typeset

Reprints

Immelman! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction; aviation; war
Characters
The French Airforce (some die); Max Immelman (villain, German pilot, death); Rethel (Immelman's wife, mention only)
Synopsis
Max Immelman, creator of the evasive air tactic called "The Immelman Turn", wins victory after victory, amassing award after award until one day, due to his aircraft's machine guns not working properly, shoots himself down!
Reprints
Keywords
Caudron (aircraft); Fokker (aircraft); World War I

Indexer Notes

Most of the story is told in flashback through letters Immelman wrote to his wife from battles he fought in from 1915-1916.

Whupped! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Jack Davis
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Frontline Combat
  2. 1. Albatross!
    Frontline Combat
  3. 2. Bonhomme Richard!
    Frontline Combat
  4. 3. Abduction
  5. 4. Immelman!
    Frontline Combat
  6. 5. Whupped!
    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