(October 1953)

EC, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
Quarterly
On-sale date
1953
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fables Publishing Co., Inc.
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

Special Issue: Civil War! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Reprints
Keywords
canteens; Confederate Army; Confederate battle flag; muskets; United States Civil War

Civil War Map (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Severin [as S. Powers Severin] (signed)
Inks
John Severin [as S. Powers Severin] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
war
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence found on the inside of front cover.

This illustration shows the locations of the Battles of Fredericksburg, N. Orleans, Memphis and Chancellorsville. It also has illustrations of each side's head wear and uniforms with a color guide.

Robert E. Lee! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
historical; war
Characters
General Robert E. Lee; Private Charlie Bardeen (Union soldier, death)
Synopsis
The Army of the Potomac, now under General Ambrose Burnside, is marching confidently toward the Confederate capital of Richmond. But General Lee has deduced that that the army must go through Fredericksburg to get there, and that is where the Rebs will make a unexpected stand to stop them.
Reprints
Keywords
C Company; Fredericksburg; Rappahannock River; Richmond

New Orleans! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war
Reprints

Forrest! (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Two half-pages; each with a half-page house ad

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

Combat Correspondence / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

No letters; announcement of quarterly status and birth of E.C. Fan-Addict Club.

Memphis! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Gaines (co-plot); Al Feldstein (co-plot, script)
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman (layouts on tissue paper); Reed Crandall [as Crandall] (signed)
Inks
Reed Crandall [as Crandall] (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
war
Characters
Union Navy (many die); Confederate Navy (many die)
Synopsis
A huge fleet of Confederate ships steam up the Mississippi to engage the Union Navy in battle at Memphis, Tennessee, a battle resulting in a major defeat for the Rebel forces.
Reprints
Keywords
Chickasaw Bluffs; Civil War

Indexer Notes

Script revision from Kurtzman to Gaines and Feldstein per Bill Mason in Fantagraphics reprint.

Chancellorsville! (Table of Contents: 7)

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. Special Issue: Civil War!
  2. 1. Civil War Map
  3. 2. Robert E. Lee!
  4. 3. New Orleans!
  5. 4. Forrest!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Combat Correspondence
  7. 6. Memphis!
  8. 7. Chancellorsville!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lionel English
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Craig Delich
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Lou Mazzella