(October 1965)

Western, 1965 Series
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1965-07-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Dell/Western Eight-Digit Code
10145-510
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Becomes M.A.R.S. Patrol Total War with issue #3. On-sale date from 1965 Books and Pamphlets, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Total War [M.A.R.S Patrol] / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction; war
Characters
Lieutenant Adams; Sgt. Joe Striker; Sgt. Ken Hiro; Corporal Russ Stacey
Reprints
Keywords
Niagara Falls

Indexer Notes

New art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

New Tools for Combat (Table of Contents: 1)

Total War / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Description of new devices used by the military.

Indexer Notes

Inner front cover; black and white. Panels with text underneath. Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Sneak Attack! (Table of Contents: 2)

Total War [M.A.R.S. Patrol] / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Dan Adkins
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
science fiction; war
Characters
Lieutenant Adams; Sgt. Joe Striker; Sgt. Ken Hiro; Corporal Russ Stacey; General Kripps; Alien invaders
Synopsis
The M.A.R.S patrol flies to Niagara Falls to help Canadian armed forces fight the "enemy invaders."
Reprints
Keywords
Canada; flame-thrower; jets; Niagara Falls; parachutes

Indexer Notes

New art plus lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011). Signed "wood" in last panel.
Writer credit by Martin O'hearn. Formerly credited to Wally Wood ?.

Breakthrough! (Table of Contents: 3)

Total War [M.A.R.S. Patrol] / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Dan Adkins
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
science fiction; war
Characters
Lieutenant Adams; Sgt. Joe Striker; Sgt. Ken Hiro; Corporal Russ Stacey; General Kripps; Alien invaders
Synopsis
The invaders send a force to attempt to locate the headquarters of the Strategic Air Command in the Rocky Mountains.
Reprints
Keywords
cavern; drones (aircraft); jets; oil pipeline; Rocky Mountains; Strategic Air Command

Indexer Notes

New art plus lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011). Signed "wood" in last panel.
Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Combat Transport of the Future (Table of Contents: 4)

Total War / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Predictions of innovative troop transport vehicles in the future.
Keywords
hovercraft; jeep; rocket

Indexer Notes

Inner back cover; black and white. Panels with text underneath. Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Total War Pin-Up (Table of Contents: 5)

Total War [M.A.R.S. Patrol] / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction; war
Characters
Lieutenant Adams; Sgt. Joe Striker; Sgt. Ken Hiro; Corporal Russ Stacey
Keywords
Niagara Falls

Indexer Notes

Back cover; reprint of front cover minus logo and lettering.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Total War [M.A.R.S Patrol]
  2. 1. New Tools for Combat
    Total War
  3. 2. Sneak Attack!
    Total War [M.A.R.S. Patrol]
  4. 3. Breakthrough!
    Total War [M.A.R.S. Patrol]
  5. 4. Combat Transport of the Future
    Total War
  6. 5. Total War Pin-Up
    Total War [M.A.R.S. Patrol]
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