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United States Marines (1943) comic books

  • Issue #0
    United States Marines (1943) 0
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing. Interrupts art and story. Full length spine split.
    • INCOMPLETE. Torn interior. Interrupts art and story. Several torn pages repaired with tape.

    Stories and art by Mart Bailey, Creig Flessel, Ray McGill, Clem Gretter and Ogden Whitney. Cover by Mart Bailey. Sometimes listed as United States Marines (1943) #1 (it was the first published, but there is no actual issue number in the comic). Action-packed fact and fiction about the US Marine Corps, printed at the height of WWII patriotic fervor. Includes the note "published with the cooperation of the U.S. Marine Corps." Marines-based humor with "Monte Zuma and Trip O'Lee," a reference to the Marines' Hymn; The history of the U.S. Marine Corps; Illustrated tales of combat and patriotic messages about both fronts and the home front during World War II. Trophies of War; Victory at Gavutu; Birth of the Marines; Monte Zuma and Trip O'Lee; Hellcat Out of Heaven; Your Blood Can Save Him; Battle of the Ditch; Wildcat in the Sky; The Marines Have Landed!; Saga of the Solomons; This Is the Enemy! The Flying Butcher; In Ten More Minutes What Will You Be Doing?; The Cliffs of Veru; Guadalcanal Diary; Johnny Devildog; Super Stamp Outfit; Death Sailed the Delaware!; The Snaring of the Fox; The Drillmaster. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    United States Marines (1943) 2
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #2036435014

    Stories and art by Ray Krank, Mart Bailey, Creig Flessel, Wood Cowan and Ogden Whitney. Cover by Creig Flessel. Action-packed fact and fiction about the US Marine Corps, printed at the height of WWII patriotic fervor. Includes the note "Contents of this publication have been reviewed and cleared by the US Marine Corps." The history of the Black Dragon Society in Japan and its role in World War II; Historical articles about female members of the U.S. Marine Corps and Guadalcanal commander Alexander A. Vandergrift; Adventure with Johnny Devildog ("Devil Dog" being a nickname for a Marine). Wake!; The Black Dragon; Carlson's Raiders; Dogs of the Devil Dogs; Tarawa; Tokyo... Note This Well!!; He Told It to the Marines!; They Did It Before...!; Lady Leathernecks; Lt. Gen. Alexander A. Vandergrift; Johnny Devildog; Manila John. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    United States Marines (1943) 3
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case
    • Label #2036435010
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #2043355007
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1488623003
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($11.25) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1488647025

    Mart Bailey art. 3 pages of Ogden Whitney art. Beginning with a cover showing a tentacled Tojo getting fried by a U.S. Marine's flame thrower, this undated World War II era comic is chock-full of the U.S. anti-Japanese sentiment of that era. A bit larger than the typical comic book at 7-1/2 x 10-3/4 inches; content is a mix of color comic book war stories and black-and-white text and photo articles covering the Marines in action. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    United States Marines (1943) 4

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    Stories and art by Chas. M. Quinlan and Tony DiPreta. Action-packed fact and fiction about the US Marine Corps, printed at the height of WWII patriotic fervor. Includes the note "Contents reviewed and cleared by the US Marine Corps." The true story of Red Shelton, war hero at the battle of Tarawa; Photos of Marines on duty overseas; Marines-based humor with "Monte Zuma and Trip O'Lee," a reference to the Marines' Hymn. Also featuring an ad for a glow-in-the dark necktie: "By day a lovely swank tie...By night a call to love in glowing words." No Flash in the Pan; The Heat's On!; Palau; Star Performance; Wild West in the East!; Guam; Saipan!; The Fighting Redhead; Monte Zuma and Trip O'Lee; Semper Fidelis and Sometimes Funny; Hero of Koromakina Lagoon; The Tanks of Tarawa; Leatherneck Lens; Split-Second Escapes; Who Goes There...?; Vanguard of Doom; Seagoing Bathtub; South Pacific Serenade. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    United States Marines (1943) 5

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    (A-1 Comics #55) Cover by Dick Ayers and Ernie Bache. Edited by Raymond C. Krank. Stories and art by Raymond C. Krank, Mart Bailey, Creig Flessel and Bob Powell. Sometimes listed as A1 Comics (1944 Life's Romances) #55. Action-packed fact and fiction about the US Marine Corps, in a series revived for the Korean War. The history of the U.S. Marine Corps; Marines must overcome their prejudices and animosity toward each other to become a fighting unit; The true story of the Battle of Wake Island. The Red Road of Death!; Birth of the Marines; Wake!; The Secret of Korea; Fighting '23. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    United States Marines (1943) 6

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    Cover by Dick Ayers and Ernie Bache. Edited by Raymond C. Krank. Stories and art by Mart Bailey, Fred Guardineer and Bob Powell. Sometimes listed as A1 Comics (1944 Life's Romances) #60. Action-packed fact and fiction about the US Marine Corps, in a series revived for the Korean War. Strange figures similar to the Angel of Mons appear to US soldiers in Korea; Adventure with Johnny Devildog ("Devil Dog" being a nickname for a Marine); Educational comics on Marine weaponry and lingo. The Guardian Angel of Company A; Johnny Devildog; Bayonet Fighting; The Capitalist; The Hand Grenade; Leatherneck Lingo; Green Man with Guts. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    United States Marines (1943) 7

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    Cover by Dick Ayers and Ernie Bache. Edited by Raymond C. Krank. Stories and art by Bob Powell and others. Sometimes listed as A1 Comics (1944 Life's Romances) #68. Action-packed fact and fiction about the US Marine Corps, in a series revived for the Korean War. A pilot flies night raids over Korea; The story of the battle of Tripoli, remembered in song in the Marines' Hymn; Profiles of the U.S.M.C. Hall of Fame. The Man in the Flying Nightmare; Marine Boot Camp; The Shores of Tripoli!; "Look After My Billy!"; Mister Marine Corps; The Spirit of Semper Fi! 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7A
    United States Marines (1943) 7A

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    Published by Toby. Cover by Dick Ayers and Ernie Bache. Edited by Raymond C. Krank. Stories and art by Bob Powell and others. Sometimes listed as A1 Comics (1944 Life's Romances) #68. Action-packed fact and fiction about the US Marine Corps, in a series revived for the Korean War. A pilot flies night raids over Korea; The story of the battle of Tripoli, remembered in song in the Marines' Hymn; Profiles of the U.S.M.C. Hall of Fame. The Man in the Flying Nightmare; Marine Boot Camp; The Shores of Tripoli!; "Look After My Billy!"; Mister Marine Corps; The Spirit of Semper Fi!. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    United States Marines (1943) 8
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2040087015

    Cover by Dick Ayers and Ernie Bache. Edited by Raymond C. Krank. Stories and art by Bob Powell and Frank Bolle. Sometimes listed as A1 Comics (1944 Life's Romances) #68. Action-packed fact and fiction about the US Marine Corps, in a series revived for the Korean War. A hillbilly named McCoy brings his family feud to Korea; The story of the battle of Tarawa during WWII; A pilot struggles to regain his nerve after being shot down over enemy territory. A-Feudin' and a-Fightin'; The Bloodiest Battle in History!; Boogie Woogie Battle; Flight Into Fury; Initiation Into Fear! 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8A
    United States Marines (1943) 8A

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    Published by Toby. Cover by Dick Ayers and Ernie Bache. Edited by Raymond C. Krank. Stories and art by Bob Powell and Frank Bolle. Sometimes listed as A1 Comics (1944 Life's Romances) #68. Action-packed fact and fiction about the US Marine Corps, in a series revived for the Korean War. A hillbilly named McCoy brings his family feud to Korea; The story of the battle of Tarawa during WWII; A pilot struggles to regain his nerve after being shot down over enemy territory. A-Feudin' and a-Fightin'; The Bloodiest Battle in History!; Boogie Woogie Battle; Flight Into Fury; Initiation Into Fear! 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
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  • Issue #10
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  • Issue #11
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