G.I. Joe #11
(April 1951)

Ziff-Davis, 1951 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Ziff-Davis Publishing Company
Brand
A Ziff-Davis Comic
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
26 cm
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Norman Saunders (painting)
Inks
Norman Saunders (painting)
Colors
Norman Saunders (painting)
Letters
?

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Art credit from David Saunders, Norman Saunders' son, via e-mail (January 6, 2008)

At Last! The New Burgess All-Purpose (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

For the Love of Benny (Table of Contents: 2)

G.I. Joe / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Irv Novick?
Inks
Irv Novick?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
war
Characters
Private Joe Burch; Sergeant Mulvaney; Corporal Eddie Silver [Long John Silver]; Captain King; Benny (burro); Colonel McReady
Synopsis
An army contains all kinds of men. One was Long John Silver, who lounged all day in his long red woolen underwear.

Yousouff the Terrible Turk (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Private Joe Burch; Sergeant Mulvaney; Captain Gavlin; Yousouff (Turkish wrestler)
Synopsis
Joe and Sgt. Mulvaney meet a big Turkish wrestler in a new U.N. brigade in Korea.

Indexer Notes

George Tuska is credited to both pencils and ink on G.I. Joe.

Waltzing Mathilda (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Private Joe Burch; Sergeant Mulvaney; Corporal Cobber Cullen (Australian); Waltzing Mathilda (kangaroo)
Synopsis
A boxing match between Joe and an Australian kangaroo.

Indexer Notes

Bob Powell is credited on pen/ink to G.I. Joe by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and he can be spotted by his heavy lips, big noses and funny faces.

Damon and Pythias (Table of Contents: 5)

Buddies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Pvt.Harry Hogan; Pvt. Louie Banner
Synopsis
The two pals are fighting over the same girl.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Ger Apeldoorn via the GCD Error Tracker.

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

G.I. Oddities / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Silverman
Pencils
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Inks
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A battery of 155 mm howitzers...
Genre
non-fiction; war
Synopsis
Oddities like the average soldier gets taller and the "J" Company was last seen at Little Big Horn.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Shaun Clancy via the paycheck stub Silverman received from the Ziff-Davis Publishing Company (invoice number 8943), which he received $9.00 for the work (14 May 2013).

The Cook Who Won a Battle (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Silverman
Letters
typeset

Characters
Pilot Daly; Jersey Joe

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Ed Silverman interview in Alter Ego magazine #120 (TwoMorrows, September 2013).

Medwick the Medic (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
George Olesen
Inks
George Olesen
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
war
Characters
Private Joe Burch; Sergeant Mulvaney; Sergeant Milton Medwick; PFC Ramin Rattigan
Synopsis
Yogi's weirdest practitioner was an American GI called Medwick the Medic.

Indexer Notes

George Olesen is credited to pen/ink on G.I. Joe by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and can be recognized by his lively, almost photographic faces with bushy eyebrows in vertical inklines.

First Came the "B" Bomb (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Inks
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war
Characters
President Roosevelt
Synopsis
The development of the atomic bomb.

Bladscoe's Buddy (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein ?
Inks
Bernie Krigstein ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Sgt. Barney Bladscoe; Pvt. Ryan
Synopsis
Sgt. Bladscoe was an experienced soldier, and one day, on a Korean battlefield, a brave dog was to become Bladscoe's buddy.

Indexer Notes

Art credits suggested by Ger Apeldoorn via the GCD Error Tracker.

The Snorkel, New Scourge of the Seas (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
non-fiction; war
Synopsis
The history of the Snorkel, developed by the Nazis.

My Bullet Can Wait (Table of Contents: 12)

G.I. Joe / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Kotzky? Ray Willner?
Inks
Alex Kotzky? Ray Willner?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Private Joe Burch; Sergeant Mulvaney; Private Lennie Simpson
Synopsis
Many a G.I. believed that somewhere on the battlefield there's a bullet with his name on it. Lennie had his bullet around his neck.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Ger Apeldoorn via the GCD Error Tracker.

Flash! Special Sale! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Casa De Joyas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Save Your Hair (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Comate Laboratories Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Will You Let Me Prove... (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. At Last! The New Burgess All-Purpose
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  3. 2. For the Love of Benny
    G.I. Joe
  4. 3. Yousouff the Terrible Turk
    G.I. Joe
  5. 4. Waltzing Mathilda
    G.I. Joe
  6. 5. Damon and Pythias
    Buddies
  7. 6. ["A battery of 155 mm howitzers..."]
    G.I. Oddities
  8. 7. The Cook Who Won a Battle
  9. 8. Medwick the Medic
    G.I. Joe
  10. 9. First Came the "B" Bomb
  11. 10. Bladscoe's Buddy
  12. 11. The Snorkel, New Scourge of the Seas
  13. 12. My Bullet Can Wait
    G.I. Joe
  14. 13. Flash! Special Sale!
    Casa De Joyas
  15. 14. Save Your Hair
    Comate Laboratories Inc.
  16. 15. Will You Let Me Prove...
    Charles Atlas
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