G.I. Joe #29
(March 1954)

Ziff-Davis, 1951 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-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

Bigger and Better... (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

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

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

Service Fun / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I said "chest out", Snodgrass!
Genre
humor; military

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

Ugly Otis (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Pvt. Alvin Otis [Ugly Otis]; Pvt. Reilly [Ready-Money]
Synopsis
Alvin Otis was far from handsome, and to make matters worse, he was far from intelligent.

Indexer Notes

Irv Novick is credited to both pencils and ink on G.I. Joe, bur inking uncertain.

What a Picnic (Table of Contents: 3)

The Yardbirds / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Pvt. Windy Bragg; Pvt. Whitey Hicks; Sgt. Gruff; Colonel Stone
Synopsis
The Yardbirds and their girls are on a picnic in a dummy village used for target practice.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Dear Gertrude / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Somewhere in Korea
Genre
war
Characters
Pvt. Sam Cosgrove; Gertrude Cosgrove; Pvt. Orville Cot

Indexer Notes

Not an ordinary Letters page, but a continuing story told by means of letters from a G.I. to wife at home.

Helmet 779 (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Suchorsky
Inks
Mike Suchorsky
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Helmet 779; Pvt. Tom Grainger; Pvt. Flip Ruskin; Pvt. Ed Foley
Synopsis
The story of a helmet with the number 779, and its users.

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

G.I. Joe's Pen Pals / letters page / 3.5 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our G.I.'s in Korea...

Borrow Money By Mail! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

State Finance Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Helping Hand (Table of Contents: 8)

Pvt. Dopey / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Pvt. Dopey; Sergeant

The Reluctant Warrior (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Drucker ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Pvt. Cornelius Hoolihan [Weepy]; Pvt. Carpuccio

Indexer Notes

Uncertain, but some ears and hands could point to Drucker, and he is credited to G.I. Joe in the 50's.

Tell Me What You Want... (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Stuart Greetings / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Private Humor / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say, I must be hungry!
Genre
humor; military

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?

Genre
war
Synopsis
G.I.'s wading near landing crafts.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Bigger and Better...
    G.I. Joe
  2. 1. ["I said "chest out", Snodgrass!"]
    Service Fun
  3. 2. Ugly Otis
    G.I. Joe
  4. 3. What a Picnic
    The Yardbirds
  5. 4. ["Somewhere in Korea"]
    Dear Gertrude
  6. 5. Helmet 779
  7. 6. ["Our G.I.'s in Korea..."]
    G.I. Joe's Pen Pals
  8. 7. Borrow Money By Mail!
    State Finance Company
  9. 8. Helping Hand
    Pvt. Dopey
  10. 9. The Reluctant Warrior
    G.I. Joe
  11. 10. Tell Me What You Want...
    Stuart Greetings
  12. 11. ["Say, I must be hungry!"]
    Private Humor
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
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