(March 1952)

Superior, 1952 Series
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Price
0.10 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Superior Publishers Limited
Brand
Toby Press

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Tell It To the Marines / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did I ever tell you about...
Genre
war; humour; adventure
Characters
Spike; Bat
Synopsis
Full-page, front cover illustration depicting Spike and Bat casually and confidently gunning-down Asian soldiers.

[Book Offer] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Operation Petticoat (Table of Contents: 2)

Tell It To The Marines / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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Genre
war; humour; adventure
Characters
Spike; Bat; Lotus Blossom
Synopsis
Spike and Bat, two brawny, lusty, best-buddy Marines on the Korean front, are sent behind enemy lines to retrieve valuable information from an elderly, wounded Korean acting as an agent for the United States. Before dying, the agent tells the boys the information is sewn into the dress hem of his lovely granddaughter, Lotus Blossom. Spike and Bat head back to camp with Lotus Blossom in tow and have several close calls with Korean soldiers before recrossing enemy lines. The story is punctuated with the two Marines playing pranks on one another and lusting after "dames".
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Arabian Nightmare (Table of Contents: 3)

Tell It To The Marines / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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Genre
war; humour; adventure
Characters
Spike; Bat; Boris; Shah of Ariq
Synopsis
A big mistake is made in Washington and the boys are sent to the Middle East to secure oil concessions for the western powers. Boris, a Russian emissary, is trying to do the same for his country. The Shah of Ariq, a boxing fan, decides the issue will be settled via a boxing match between Boris and Spike, a renowned Corps heavyweight champion celebrated for a punch of his own devising called the Double Reverse Pretzel Bolo. The story features scantily clad harem girls and a transvestite scene for Spike and Bat.
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The Fighting Leathernecks March On! (Table of Contents: 4)

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Genre
non-fiction; war
Synopsis
Nonfiction account of early 19th century United States Marine Corps history.
Keywords
Military History

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Lover O'Leary and His Liberty Belles / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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We hear that you two jokers...
Characters
Lover O'Leary; Blue Plate Blossom; Queenie Quadrille; Marlene; Three-Quarters-of-a-Mile Miriam; two nerdy, lusting young Marines

Synopsis
Lover O'Leary is the "pre-eminent gal-hound" of the United States Marine Corps and agrees to take two nerdy, young "chowderheads" out on the town. The three pass their time ogling busty, leggy Good Girls in little clothing.
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[Religious Pictures Offer] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Tool Set Offer] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Did I ever tell you about..."]
    Tell It To the Marines
  2. 1. [Book Offer]
  3. 2. Operation Petticoat
    Tell It To The Marines
  4. 3. Arabian Nightmare
    Tell It To The Marines
  5. 4. The Fighting Leathernecks March On!
  6. 5. ["We hear that you two jokers..."]
    Lover O'Leary and His Liberty Belles
  7. 6. [Religious Pictures Offer]
  8. 7. [Tool Set Offer]
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