(July-August 1951)

EC, 1951 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1951-03-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
EC An Entertaining Comic
Editing
Harvey Kurtzman
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in U. S. Copyright Office filings.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Frontline Combat / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
OK, Marines! We'll have to clear that hill before we can get out of here!
Genre
war
Reprints

Marines Retreat! (Table of Contents: 1)

Frontline Combat / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman [as Kurtzman] (signed)
Pencils
John Severin [as Severin] (signed)
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman [as Kurtzman] (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
war
Characters
U.S. Marines [Tony Feranda (death); Kelley; Joe; Private Harold Parks; rest unnamed] (some die); Chinese Army (villains, many die)
Synopsis
American forces are surrounded at the Changjin Reservoir, so they attempt to make their way back to the coast. Private Parks is dreaming of his kinfolk back at home, so much so that he puts himself in a precarious and probably fatal position.
Reprints
Keywords
Changjin Reservoir; Korea; Port of Hungnam

Enemy Assault! (Table of Contents: 2)

Frontline Combat / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprints

The Fatal Step (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman
Letters
Typeset

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Depth-Charged (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Letters
Typeset

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O.P.! (Table of Contents: 5)

Frontline Combat / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
war
Characters
U.S. Army Lieutenant; American operation post soldiers (all die); German soldiers (villains, all die)
Synopsis
An Army howitzer officer makes contact with a forward operation post, inquiring as to whether the enemy is advancing and if they need support. The outcome is rather unexpected.
Reprints
Keywords
1918; Muese-Argonne; World War I

Unterseeboot 113 (Table of Contents: 6)

Frontline Combat / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman
Pencils
Wally Wood [as Wallace Wood]
Inks
Wally Wood [as Wallace Wood]
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["OK, Marines! We'll have to clear that hill before we can get out of here!"]
    Frontline Combat
  2. 1. Marines Retreat!
    Frontline Combat
  3. 2. Enemy Assault!
    Frontline Combat
  4. 3. The Fatal Step
  5. 4. Depth-Charged
  6. 5. O.P.!
    Frontline Combat
  7. 6. Unterseeboot 113
    Frontline Combat
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