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

Schroeder is credited to both pencils and ink on G.I Joe covers in 1956 by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. The face and eyes are good signs of 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 is threatening to jump off a water tower.

Indexer Notes

Schroeder is credited to pencils and ink on G.I. Joe in 1956 by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. He drew "Airboy" and "Heap", and some stories in Hillman's "Tales of Horror". His 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 are setting up a new car wash.

Indexer Notes

Schroeder is credited to pencils and ink on G.I. Joe in 1956 by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the faces and eyes are not to be mistaken.

[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

Schroeder is credited to pencils and ink on G.I. Joe in 1956 by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and this story has many blue eyes staring at no one in particular.

[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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