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Aces High (1955 EC) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Aces High (1955 EC) 1
    Published Mar 1955 by EC.
    • 2.5" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover by George Evans. Stories by Carl Wessler and Irv Werstein. Art by Bernie Krigstein, George Evans, Jack Davis, and Wally Wood. As part of its New Direction line, EC presents tales of air combat in World Wars I and II. A WWI veteran tells his grandson about war and its consequences. The latest recruit to the 37th Aero Squadron, Pomeroy is shunned by the seasoned pilots until he gets a chance to prove his mettle. An air squadron's canine mascot becomes a reliable indicator of a pilot's survival. The Way it Was; The Stork with Talons; The Outsider; The Mascot; The New C.O. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Aces High (1955 EC) 2
    Published May 1955 by EC.

    Cover by George Evans. Stories by Carl Wessler and others. Art by Bernie Krigstein, George Evans, Jack Davis, and Wally Wood. As part of its New Direction line, EC presents tales of air combat in World Wars I and II. WWI pilot Lt. Horst Viegel disregards the unwritten rules of conduct for air combat, and pays the price. Captain Warren vows revenge on the enemy ace who killed the nurse he loved during an air raid. A pilot is elated when he is finally accepted by the famed Lafayette Escadrille, until he learns the reason why a spot opened up. First issue with the Comics Code seal on the cover. Chivalry!; The Ace of Aces; Revenge; Locker 9; Laughing Warrior; Footnote. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Aces High (1955 EC) 3
    Published Jul 1955 by EC.
    • 2 1/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover art by George Evans. The Rules, art by George Evans; Lt. Dale is a great pilot, but refuses to honor the code of decency that has been observed between American and German pilots during WWI; When he finally goes too far, the Germans put an end to his ways. The Spy, art by Bernie Krigstein; Someone is spying on the 17th Aero Squadron. The men become convinced it is Lt. Klaus Ritter, and American of German descent. Greasemonkey, art by Wally Wood; Sgt Warner is a lowly grease monkey after washing out of flight training when a horrible accident kills his best friend. The Case of Champagne, art by Jack Davis. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Aces High (1955 EC) 4
    Published Sep 1955 by EC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.62) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover art by George Evans. The Green Kids, art by George Evans; Major Caswell continues to lose green pilots and believes that his commander doesn't care at all about their deaths. The Good Luck Piece, script by Carl Wessler, art by Bernie Krigstein; Buddy doesn't believe in good luck charms, but has one anyway. The Novice and the Ace, script by Carl Wessler, art by Wally Wood; A group of American aces is scared to take on a German pilot with 30+ kills. Home Again, script by Carl Wessler, art by Jack Davis. The Last Laugh text story. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Aces High (1955 EC) 5
    Published Nov 1955 by EC.

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    Cover art by George Evans. C'est La Guerre, art by George Evans; An American flight group roll dice to decide who will go on a suicide mission, and the French Captain cannot understand the Americans. Airman Unknown text story. Iron Man, art by Jack Davis; Fred Allison believes he can't be shot down. Spads Were Trump, script by Carl Wessler, art by Bernie Krigstein; Lt. Muller is the best ace in the group, but he seems to be afraid of the German ace named the Red Eagle. Ordeal, art by Wally Wood; Lieutenant Stoner, an experienced pilot, must do the one thing that scares him. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.