G.I. Joe #21
(May 1953)

Ziff-Davis, 1951 Series
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Volume
3
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

Joe Turns Frogman (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Clarence Doore (painting)
Inks
Clarence Doore (painting)
Colors
Clarence Doore (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Pvt. Joe Burch

Indexer Notes

Art credits from David Saunders, Clarence Doore's biographer and foremost authority on his work.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Somebody Stole the Bugle!
Genre
humor; military

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

Save 'Im for Brooklyn (Table of Contents: 2)

G.I. Joe / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Frank Giacoia ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Pvt. Merkle; Pvt. Hoosier
Synopsis
Nobody in Baker Company was more aware of the rules of baseball than Pvt. Merkle from Kentucky.

Indexer Notes

Art credits suggested by Bails' Who's Who.

G.I. Facts and Figures (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Silverman
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war
Synopsis
One-man rocket helicopter, air bases on floating islands of ice and a snorkel truck explained.

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 Scribbler's First Mission (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Pvt. Bob Yates; Sgt. Guptill; Cpl. Dolan; PFC Reynolds

Service in the Service (Table of Contents: 5)

The Yardbirds / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo [as DeCarlo and Lapick] (signed)
Inks
Rudy Lapick [as DeCarlo and Lapick] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Pvt. Windy Bragg; Pvt. Whitey Hicks; Sgt. Gruff; Colonel Fumes; Mrs. Fumes

Flying Jack-of-All-Trades (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Silverman
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war
Synopsis
The new Sikorsky helicopters of the U.S. Army.

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).

Hey, Guys! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

G.I. Joe / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pvt. Woes (Table of Contents: 8)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vic Martin
Inks
Vic Martin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; military

Joe Turns Frogman (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Frank Giacoia ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney
Synopsis
A strange assignment takes Joe below the surface of the sea.

Indexer Notes

The close up faces seen in front and looking over the shoulder, and with batwing eyebrows is Novick.

Inks credits suggested by Bails' Who's Who.

Flash! Special Sale! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Ideal Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Plat Red Hot Harmonica Music (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Jay Turner / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Calling All Space Rangers! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Space Squadron / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Joe Turns Frogman
    G.I. Joe
  2. 1. ["Somebody Stole the Bugle!"]
    G.I. Laffs
  3. 2. Save 'Im for Brooklyn
    G.I. Joe
  4. 3. G.I. Facts and Figures
  5. 4. The Scribbler's First Mission
  6. 5. Service in the Service
    The Yardbirds
  7. 6. Flying Jack-of-All-Trades
  8. 7. Hey, Guys!
    G.I. Joe
  9. 8. Pvt. Woes
  10. 9. Joe Turns Frogman
    G.I. Joe
  11. 10. Flash! Special Sale!
    Ideal Co.
  12. 11. Plat Red Hot Harmonica Music
    Jay Turner
  13. 12. Calling All Space Rangers!
    Space Squadron
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