(August 1954)

Marvel, 1954 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Authorized A. C. M. P. Conforms to the Comics Code
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Current Detective Stories, Inc.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?

First Blood (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Lawrence (signed)
Inks:
Mort Lawrence
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
E-782

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
The USS South Dakota helps win the Battle of Santa Cruz, demonstrating how all ships are part of a team.

"On December 10, 1950, a U.S. Navy amphibious fleet of 193 vessels..." (Table of Contents: 2)

Battleship Burke / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mac L. Pakula (signed)
Inks:
Mac L. Pakula (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
E-815

Genre:
war
Characters:
Battleship Burke (introduction, a chief petty officer); Salty Smith (Seaman 1st class, Burke's sidekick); Hungnam Hannah (a female North Korean officer)
Synopsis:
Burke and Salty battle Hungnam Hannah, who commands a big cannon which moves positions thanks to its built-in skis. They find it and destroy it themselves.

Rescue Patrol (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
A-316

Genre:
war
Reprints:

The Checkerboard Squadron! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Benulis (signed)
Inks:
Bill Benulis (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
E-788

Genre:
aviation; war
Synopsis:
The Checkerboard Squadron led by Captain Mercer take out roads into North Korea, cutting off supply lines so the Marines can defuse the Chinese offensive.

The Stalker! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell (signed)
Inks:
Bob Powell ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
E-777

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
The submarine Batfish hunts down and destroys a Japanese destroyer which fires its torpedoes too soon, missing the Batfish.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. First Blood
  3. 2. "On December 10, 1950, a U.S. Navy amphibious fleet of 193 vessels..."
    Battleship Burke
  4. 3. Rescue Patrol
  5. 4. The Checkerboard Squadron!
  6. 5. The Stalker!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Banks S. Robinson
  • Peter Croome
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Christopher Fama
  • Donald Dale Milne