(July 1965)

Western, 1965 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1965-04-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Dell/Western Eight-Digit Code
0145-507
Editing
?

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1965 Books and Pamphlets, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Total War (MARS Patrol) / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Wilson (painted)
Inks
George Wilson (painted)
Colors
George Wilson (painted)
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Sgt. Joe Stryker; Cpl. Russ Stacey; Sgt. Ken Hiro; Lt. Cy Adams
Reprints
Keywords
Bazooka; New York City; tank

Indexer Notes

New art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Weapons and Warfare, Number 5: Modern Infantry Weapons (Table of Contents: 1)

Keys of Knowledge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; military
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inner front cover. Sequence added + art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Target: America (Table of Contents: 2)

Total War (MARS Patrol) / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Wally Wood (signed) [as Wood]
Inks
Wally Wood (signed) [as Wood]
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
1-034
Genre
science fiction; war
Characters
MARS Patrol [Marine Attack Rescue Service] [Sgt. Joe Striker (introduction; origin); Corp. Russ Stacey (introduction; origin); Sgt. Ken Hiro (introduction; origin); Lt. Cy Adams (introduction; origin)]; alien invaders (introduction; villains); General Kripps; The U.S. President; Ambassador Bronski; Major Suskov
Synopsis
Strange invaders strike into America and around the world, ruthlessly killing as they go. The M.A.R.S. Patrol takes the lead in fighting them off between Philadelphia and New York City. The unknown enemy retreats and vanishes, killing their wounded as they go, but immediately strike again elsewhere.
Reprints
Keywords
Atlantic City; helicopter; Marine Corps; Marines; New Jersey; New York City; Philadelphia

Indexer Notes

New inks and lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011). Writer credit confirmed by Martin O'Hearn.

Weapons and Warfare, Number 6: Modern Infantry Weapons (Table of Contents: 3)

Keys of Knowledge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; military
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inner back cover. Sequence added + art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Total War Pin-Up (Table of Contents: 4)

Total War (MARS Patrol) / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Wilson (painted)
Inks
George Wilson (painted)
Colors
George Wilson (painted)

Characters
Sgt. Joe Stryker; Cpl. Russ Stacey; Sgt. Ken Hiro; Lt. Cy Adams
Keywords
Bazooka; New York City; tank

Indexer Notes

Back cover; duplicate of front cover without lettering.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Total War (MARS Patrol)
  2. 1. Weapons and Warfare, Number 5: Modern Infantry Weapons
    Keys of Knowledge
  3. 2. Target: America
    Total War (MARS Patrol)
  4. 3. Weapons and Warfare, Number 6: Modern Infantry Weapons
    Keys of Knowledge
  5. 4. Total War Pin-Up
    Total War (MARS Patrol)
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