(December 1951)

Ziff-Davis, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Ziff-Davis Publishing Company
Brand
A Ziff-Davis Comic
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
26 cm
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Korean Family Man (Table of Contents)

G.I. Joe / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Norman Saunders (painting)
Inks
Norman Saunders (painting)
Colors
Norman Saunders (painting)
Letters
Typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Joe Burch

Indexer Notes

Cover credits from http://www.normansaunders.com/comiclist.html.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Army Facts / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A kite used by the army...
Genre
non-fiction; war
Synopsis
Six facts about armies (facts on kites, land mines, howitzers, tanks, and fuel) and the indicia.

It's a Foot Soldier's Job! (Table of Contents: 2)

G.I. Joe / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Olesen?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
war
Characters
Joe Burch; Sergeant Mulvaney; Sam Daily
Synopsis
Sam Daily, a new war correspondent, learns what it is really like to be at war.

Korean Family Man (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
war
Characters
Joe Burch
Synopsis
Joe "adopts" a puppy and a young Korean boy.

Frankie of the Pump! (Table of Contents: 4)

Buddies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war
Characters
Francois de la Salle; Henshaw
Synopsis
Frankie, the cook for Baker Company, quits after a new guy, Henshaw, insults his cooking because it doesn't taste like rations.

Air Force Blues (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Silverman
Letters
Typeset

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Ed Silverman interview in Alter Ego magazine #120 (TwoMorrows, September 2013).

23 Notches for Zeb! (Table of Contents: 6)

G.I. Joe / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
war
Characters
Joe Burch; Zeb
Synopsis
Zeb receives news from home that his father is ill.

Beanbags (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Shell Shocked (Table of Contents: 8)

The Yardbirds / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; war
Characters
Whitey Hicks; Windy; Basil Q. Murgatrod
Synopsis
Whitey and Windy tour Basil Murgatrod, the Mayor of Flatville, around the base and almost get all of them killed.

Indexer Notes

Dan DeCarlo ? credit from Jerry Bails' Who's Who and comparison to his later work at Archie.

The Corporal's Tree (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Suchorsky
Inks
Mike Suchorsky
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
war
Characters
Joe Burch; Tony Carpuccio
Synopsis
Corporal Carpuccio strives to protect a tree from the enemy and from his own fellow soldiers.

Fast Dance (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Wally Littman [as Littman]
Pencils
Wally Littman [as Littman]
Inks
Wally Littman [as Littman]
Colors
?
Letters
Wally Littman [as Littman]

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A soldier trudges in from the front to go to a dance, but quickly has to go back.

The Garand Rifle (Table of Contents: 11)

Our Army and its Weapons / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Parker [as Parker]
Inks
Paul Parker [as Parker]
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war
Synopsis
Facts about the Garand Rifle.

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

[Soldiers Marching Up a Hill] (Table of Contents: 12)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
war
Synopsis
Back cover of comic. Heavily inked drawing of soldiers walking up a hill into the sunset.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Korean Family Man
    G.I. Joe
  2. 1. ["A kite used by the army..."]
    Army Facts
  3. 2. It's a Foot Soldier's Job!
    G.I. Joe
  4. 3. Korean Family Man
    G.I. Joe
  5. 4. Frankie of the Pump!
    Buddies
  6. 5. Air Force Blues
  7. 6. 23 Notches for Zeb!
    G.I. Joe
  8. 7. Beanbags
  9. 8. Shell Shocked
    The Yardbirds
  10. 9. The Corporal's Tree
    G.I. Joe
  11. 10. Fast Dance
  12. 11. The Garand Rifle
    Our Army and its Weapons
  13. 12. [Soldiers Marching Up a Hill]
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