G.I. Joe #47
(October 1956)

Ziff-Davis, 1951 Series
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Volume
6
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

Man on a Tower (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Ernest Schroeder
Inks
Ernest Schroeder
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Pvt. Joe Burch

Indexer Notes

The face and eyes here are indicative of artwork by Schroeder.

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

Khaki Capers / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I just hit Colonel Smith!
Genre
humor; military

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

Man on a Tower (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ernest Schroeder
Inks
Ernest Schroeder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Pvt. Randy March; Pvt. Alvin Otis [Ugly Otis]; Col. Scoville
Synopsis
A psycho patient threatens to jump off a water tower.

Indexer Notes

Schroeder's art can be spotted by faces with eyes often out of focus.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Khaki Fun / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It isn't that I want to get away...
Genre
humor; military

"Readers of G.I. Joe are invited..." (Table of Contents: 4)

G.I. Joe's Pen Pals / letters page / 6 pages (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Blue Monday (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ernest Schroeder
Inks
Ernest Schroeder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Cpl. Reilly [Ready-Money]; Pvt. Otis [Ugly Otis]; Merlin Mullin (inventor)
Synopsis
Ready-Money and Otis set up a new car wash.

Indexer Notes

The faces and eyes here are indicative of artwork by Schroeder.

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

Dear Gertrude / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tokyo, Japan...
Genre
romance; war
Characters
Pvt. Sam Cosgrove; Gertrude Cosgrove

Indexer Notes

This is a story told in form of letters.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Army Life / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If that Snodgrass does one more thing...
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Pvt. Snodgrass

A Cup of Coffee (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ernest Schroeder
Inks
Ernest Schroeder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; romance; war
Characters
Sgt. Mulvaney; Linda Carter (waitress); Carl Sheedy (convict)
Synopsis
The Sarge stops an escaped convict from killing a waitress.

Indexer Notes

The eyes here are indicative of artwork by Schroeder.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Private Jokes / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Please, dear, watch the bumps!
Genre
humor; military

Good Skate (Table of Contents: 10)

Pvt. Dopey / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Pvt. Dopey; Sgt. McTuff
Synopsis
McTuff is a better skater than Dopey, but Dopey's slip on the ice gains him the attention of an admiring woman.

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Man on a Tower
    G.I. Joe
  2. 1. ["I just hit Colonel Smith!"]
    Khaki Capers
  3. 2. Man on a Tower
    G.I. Joe
  4. 3. ["It isn't that I want to get away..."]
    Khaki Fun
  5. 4. "Readers of G.I. Joe are invited..."
    G.I. Joe's Pen Pals
  6. 5. Blue Monday
    G.I. Joe
  7. 6. ["Tokyo, Japan..."]
    Dear Gertrude
  8. 7. ["If that Snodgrass does one more thing..."]
    Army Life
  9. 8. A Cup of Coffee
    G.I. Joe
  10. 9. ["Please, dear, watch the bumps!"]
    Private Jokes
  11. 10. Good Skate
    Pvt. Dopey
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
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