(January 1957)

Marvel, 1957 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Current Detective Stories, Inc.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Severin
Inks
John Severin
Colors
Stan Goldberg (sourced) (see notes)
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

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

Battleship Burke / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Ayers
Inks
Ernie Bache ?
Colors
?
Letters
Dick Ayers

Job Number
J-621
First Line of Dialogue or Text
These asbestos fire-fighting suits will keep the flames from us...
Genre
war
Characters
Battleship Burke; Salty Smith
Synopsis
Burke and Salty fend off fires caused by MIGs, then shoot their fire extinguisher foam at the MIGs, making them crash. After escorting a commander to a UN base, Burke and Salty encounter a speedboat of Chinese agents who try to board and capture their destroyer, but once again they use the foam to blind their enemies and take them prisoner.
Reprints

Fish and Fight (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Heck (illustration)
Inks
Don Heck (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
G-625
Genre
war
Reprints

Torpedoed! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Sinnott (signed as Joe Sinnott)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (signed as Joe Sinnott)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
K-932
Genre
war
Synopsis
A Chinese submarine and destroyer working in tandem ambush the US destroyer Invincible and badly damage it, but the crew make quick repairs, refusing to see the ship scuttled; they return to the fight and this time outsmart the submarine and destroyer, demolishing both.
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Bombs Away! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Reinman (signed as Paul Reinman)
Inks
Paul Reinman (signed as Paul Reinman)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
K-940
Genre
aviation; war
Synopsis
US Air Force pilot Lt. Ward goes on a mission to destroy a Chinese refueling depot, but while the mission is a success he crash lands in enemy territory.

Indexer Notes

Continued in next issue.

Shakedown Cruise! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Heck (signed as Don Heck)
Inks
Don Heck (signed as Don Heck)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
K-933
Genre
war
Synopsis
A US destroyer goes on its shakedown cruise against the Japanese; after a single tour through sustained combat, it has worn off its formerly pristine look and both ship and crew are battle-hardened.
Reprints

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

Battleship Burke / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Ayers (signed as Dick Ayers)
Inks
Dick Ayers (signed as Dick Ayers) (sourced) (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Dick Ayers

Job Number
J-494
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Chief petty officer 'Battleship' Burke and his mate...
Genre
war
Characters
Battleship Burke; Salty Smith
Synopsis
Burke and Salty are on a boring shore leave when they hear a call to help reinforce the frontline against the Chinese. They join soldiers from England, Ethiopia & Turkey in battle, with Burke even building a raft to help rout the Chinese from their flank.
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Indexer Notes

Ayers inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Ernie Bache.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["These asbestos fire-fighting suits will keep the flames from us..."]
    Battleship Burke
  3. 2. Fish and Fight
  4. 3. Torpedoed!
  5. 4. Bombs Away!
  6. 5. Shakedown Cruise!
  7. 6. ["Chief petty officer 'Battleship' Burke and his mate..."]
    Battleship Burke
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