G.I. Joe #30
(April 1954)

Ziff-Davis, 1951 Series
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Volume
4
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Art ID by Norman Saunders' son David posted on a CGC forum.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't I need a hunting licence, Sarge?
Genre
humor; military

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

The One-Sleeved Kimono (Table of Contents: 2)

G.I. Joe / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Pvt. Clay Caldwell; Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Shiro (spy); Asako (spy); Mitsui
Synopsis
Pvt. Caldwell is framed by two black-marketeers for the killing of a merchant who wanted to withdraw from the black market ring.

Indexer Notes

Pencils credits suggested by the Who's Who.

Double Feature (Table of Contents: 3)

The Yardbirds / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Pvt. Windy Bragg; Pvt. Whitey Hicks; Sgt. Gruff; Col. Ruppert Fumes; General Halftrack; Mrs. Fumes
Synopsis
A new cannon is code named Little Pat for security reasons.

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.

Clearance Sale (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Bill Walton ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Cpl. "Ready-Money" Reilly; Pvt. Herman Calhoun; Pvt. Cornelius Hoolihan [Weepy]
Synopsis
There wasn't a thing Cpl. Reilly wouldn't do for his buddies, not out of goodness, but for a price.

Indexer Notes

Art credits suggested by the Who's Who.

Seeing Stars (Table of Contents: 5)

Pvt. Doughfoot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Pvt. Doughfoot; General

Indexer Notes

Last panel a Statement of Ownership.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tokyo, Japan...
Genre
war
Characters
Pvt. Sam Cosgrove; Gertrude Cosgrove

Indexer Notes

Not an ordinary Letters page, but a continuing story told by means of letters from a G.I. to wife at home.

Shall We Dance? (Table of Contents: 7)

Pvt. Dopey / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Pvt. Dopey; Sgt. McTuff; General

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

Army Fun / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To Joe with love, Lola
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Sgt. McTuff

Seven's My Point (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Pvt. Cornelius Hoolihan [Weepy]; Pvt. Eckersall [Meatball]
Synopsis
Sgt. Mulvaney reads about how to win at crap and cards, and now he will prove that education pays.

Indexer Notes

Art credits suggested by the Who's Who.

Sportsman's Paradise (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Champion Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

In 10 Minutes of Fun a Day... (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Get Prizes...Make Money This Easy Way (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    G.I. Joe
  2. 1. ["Don't I need a hunting licence, Sarge?"]
    G.I. Fun
  3. 2. The One-Sleeved Kimono
    G.I. Joe
  4. 3. Double Feature
    The Yardbirds
  5. 4. Clearance Sale
    G.I. Joe
  6. 5. Seeing Stars
    Pvt. Doughfoot
  7. 6. ["Tokyo, Japan..."]
    Dear Gertrude
  8. 7. Shall We Dance?
    Pvt. Dopey
  9. 8. ["To Joe with love, Lola"]
    Army Fun
  10. 9. Seven's My Point
    G.I. Joe
  11. 10. Sportsman's Paradise
    Champion Sales
  12. 11. In 10 Minutes of Fun a Day...
    Jowett Institute
  13. 12. Get Prizes...Make Money This Easy Way
    American Seed Co.
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