(June 1957)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bimonthly
On-sale date
1957-04-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Sphere Publications, Inc.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

On sale date determined by newsstand/distributor date stamp.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Combat Kelly / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Maneely (signed)
Inks
Joe Maneely (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

Red Assault on Hill 313! (Table of Contents: 1)

Combat Kelly / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dave Berg (signed)
Inks
Dave Berg ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-951
Characters
Combat Kelly; Lieutenant Banner; Comrade Major (Red Chinese); Cookie Novak
Synopsis
Kelly must take hill 313 from the Reds. After avoiding boulders being rolled down the hill, Kelly and Lieutenant Banner and the men take hill 313. Red reinforcements come to retake the hill but Cookie had found a spring when digging his foxhole and Kelly uses the water to make the hill a mudslide, preventing the Reds from taking it back.

The Uses of the Past (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1.66 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
G-244

The Trap! (Table of Contents: 3)

Combat Kelly / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dave Berg (signed)
Inks
Dave Berg ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
M-109
Characters
Combat Kelly (as a private); Captain Thorn; Cookie Novak; unnamed Japanese Major
Synopsis
Flashback story of Kelly and the Baker Company during World War II fighting on a Japanese atoll. Kelly and Cookie capture Japanese miniature tanks. The Japanese have a remote control for the tanks guns and plan to recapture them after making them not work. Kelly outwits them by rigging the tanks to blow up when retaken and destroys the Japanese camp.

Lost in No Man's Land! (Table of Contents: 4)

True War Stories that Made History...Told By Combat Kelly / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dave Berg (signed)
Inks
Dave Berg ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
M-39
Characters
Combat Kelly (only as intro narrator); amnesiac soldier; unnamed German Captain: unnamed American Captain; unnamed American Sergeant
Synopsis
An amnesiac soldier in American uniform is wandering the battlefields of World War I. He encounters a German artillery outfit and is shot at and begins shooting back. He single handedly destroys the German's big gun, allowing the Americans to advance. When approached by the American Sergeant he is knocked unconscious by him. When questioned by his Captain, the Sergeant replied that he asked for his name rank and serial number, the hero responded in German. He was a German spy sent to destroy the American gun but had amnesia due to an exploding shell.

Indexer Notes

Combat Kelly as narrator only.

The Capture of Captain Thorn! (Table of Contents: 5)

Cookie Novak / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Chuck Miller
Inks
Chuck Miller ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
M-51
Characters
Cookie Novak; the three Bacardi Brothers; unnamed Sergeant; Comrade Major; Captain Thorn
Synopsis
Captain Thorn has been captured and Cookie and the Sergeant have to rescue him. They find out he is on the second floor of a building in the Red Interrogation Camp. The Bacardi Brothers - a former circus act of acrobats - volunteer to get Captain Thorn out. Climbing on top of each other they rescue Captain Thorn.

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer credited Dave Berg pencils and inks.

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

statement of ownership / 0.34 page (report information)


First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ownership Statement

Indexer Notes

For 1 Oct 1956. Stan Lee, Editor; Martin Goodman, Managing Editor; Monroe Froehlich, Jr., Business Manager.

Run, Doggies...Run! (Table of Contents: 7)

Combat Kelly / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dave Berg (signed)
Inks
Dave Berg ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
M 55
Characters
Combat Kelly; Captain Thorn; Chu Lu; Comrade Major
Synopsis
Combat Kelly and Captain Thorn are approached by a Korean village elder named Chu Lu who asks that they do not destroy the village Temple. Captain Thorn agrees. The Red Chinese have set up their artillery O.P. in the Temple and Baker Company's efforts to take it fail. Since Thorn made a promise not to destroy the sacred shrine, the Americans retreat. Seeing the Americans retreat the Reds come out yelling and celebrating. Unknown to them, not all of Baker Company left and enough remained hidden in the trenches to capture them and the Temple.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Combat Kelly
  2. 1. Red Assault on Hill 313!
    Combat Kelly
  3. 2. The Uses of the Past
  4. 3. The Trap!
    Combat Kelly
  5. 4. Lost in No Man's Land!
    True War Stories that Made History...Told By Combat Kelly
  6. 5. The Capture of Captain Thorn!
    Cookie Novak
  7. 6. ["Ownership Statement"]
  8. 7. Run, Doggies...Run!
    Combat Kelly
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Banks S. Robinson
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Lou Mougin
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Randy Scott
  • Jim Walls
  • Craig Delich
  • Christopher Fama
  • Roger Reus