G.I. Joe #48
(December 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

The Decision (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 good indications of artwork by Schroeder.

Sidewalk Artist (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

The Decision (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
war
Characters
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Mr. Carlin; Pvt. Alvin Otis [Ugly Otis]; Cpl. Reilly [Ready-Money]
Synopsis
Baker Company is assigned to handling communications on an a-bomb test.

Indexer Notes

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

Fix Any Car Easier! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Chilton Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Readers of G.I. Joe are invited...

Indexer Notes

Small drawings on some of the pages.

Nervous from the Service (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Half-Sold (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
war
Characters
Pvt. Alvin Otis [Ugly Otis]; Cpl. Reilly [Ready-Money]; Sgt. Caccitore (cook): Melin Mullins; Mr. Wagstaff; Mr. Eggleton
Synopsis
Otis and Ready-Money have accidentally discovered a new shoe polish and are going to make money.

Indexer Notes

Art credits suggested by the Who's Who.

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Long Range, Texas...
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: 8)

Jest in Fun / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you have any that explode?
Genre
humor; military

It's All Finished Now (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Art Peddy ?
Inks
Frank Giacoia ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance; war
Characters
Pvt. Joe Burch; Sgt. Mulvaney; Susie; Harriet Logan; Stanley
Synopsis
Susie tells Joe she will never see him again.

Indexer Notes

Art credits suggested by the Who's Who.

Solo (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Ger Apeldoorn via the GCD Error Tracker.

You're Invited to a Launching! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Popular Boating / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

We'll Ripple Your Body With Muscles... (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

The National Sports Council / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Prizes Given (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

The Funman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Decision
    G.I. Joe
  2. 1. Sidewalk Artist
  3. 2. The Decision
    G.I. Joe
  4. 3. Fix Any Car Easier!
    The Chilton Company
  5. 4. ["Readers of G.I. Joe are invited..."]
    G.I. Joe's Pen Pals
  6. 5. Nervous from the Service
  7. 6. Half-Sold
    G.I. Joe
  8. 7. ["Long Range, Texas..."]
    Dear Gertrude
  9. 8. ["Do you have any that explode?"]
    Jest in Fun
  10. 9. It's All Finished Now
    G.I. Joe
  11. 10. Solo
  12. 11. You're Invited to a Launching!
    Popular Boating
  13. 12. We'll Ripple Your Body With Muscles...
    The National Sports Council
  14. 13. Prizes Given
    The Funman
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