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Comic books in 'Korean War'

  • Issue #7
    Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (1952) 7
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    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Heavy cover oxidation.

    "Battle Trail!" Rex trains a reckless counterpart named Ace as the pair wage war in Korea. Also includes: "Monkeyshines at the Wax Museum!" (starring Detective Chimp); "The Dog Who Lost His Memory!"; and "Toy Dogs." Script by Robert Kanigher and John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane and Alex Kotzky, inks by Sy Barry. Cover by Kane and Barry. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (1952) 8

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    "Island Fortress." Rex and his master arrive on the battlefield via parachute, with Rex ending up on a submarine with Major Dennis. Also includes "Death Walks the High Wire!" (starring Detective Chimp); "The Town is Haunted!"; and "Rover Never Had It So Good." Script by Robert Kanigher and John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane and Irwin Hasen, inks by Sy Barry and Joe Giella. Cover by Kane and Barry. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Alex Toth Reader TPB (2003-2005) 2-1ST

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. By Alex Toth. More great stories from "The Artist's Artist!" 160 pages of war, romance, fantasy, and Western stories including The Time Machine, 18 rare Marveick illustrations, the entire issue of Crime and Punishment #66. The work is Theakstonized and digitally remastered for the finest reproduction possible. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 160 pages, B&W. Cover price $25.00.

  • Issue #2
    All American Men of War (1952) 2

    Actual #2 in series, dated Dec 1952 - Jan 1953. Edited by Whitney Ellsworth (credited) and Robert Kanigher (actual). Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Stories by David Kahn, Jerry Grandenetti, Joe Giella, Robert Bernstein, Bernie Krigstein, Irwin Hasen, Dave Wood, Eugene Hughes, Jack Miller, Raymond Perry, David Kahn, Mort Drucker, and Bob Lander. Adventure tales of war and the military, including some humor—go into combat with All American Men of War! Actual #2 in series. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    All American Men of War (1952) 4

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    Edited by Whitney Ellsworth (credited) and Robert Kanigher (actual). Cover by Jerry Grandenetti. Stories by Robert Kanigher, Irv Novick, Bernard Sachs, Dave Wood, Gene Colan, Joe Giella, Irwin Hasen, Robert Kanigher, Gene Colan, Bernard Sachs, Jack Miller, Raymond Perry, David V. Reed, Irv Novick, and Bernard Sachs. Adventure tales of war and the military, including some humor—go into combat with All American Men of War! 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #128
    All American Men of War (1952) 128

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    This issue follows the #127 issue (the actual #1 in the series), so #128 is the chronological #2 in the series, a distinction it shares with the actual #2 which came out a month later in Dec 1952 - Jan 1953. The title was previously All-American Western. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #55
    Blackhawk (1944 1st Series) 55

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    Cover by Reed Crandall. Stories by Bill Woolfolk, Paul Gustavson and unknown. Art by Reed Crandall, Dick Dillin, Paul Gustavson, Chuck Cuidera and unknown. Featuring Blackhawk in: "Red Ransom!" with pencils by Reed Crandall; "The Horror Bomb" by Bill Woolfolk, Dick Dillin and Chuck Cuidera; and "The Rocketmen!" with inks by Cuidera. Plus: Chop Chop in an untitled back-up story by Paul Gustavson. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Combat (1952 Atlas) 3

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    "Zeroed In" (art by Russ Heath), "Night Raid" (art by John Romita Sr.), "Behind Red Lines" (art by Norman Steinberg), "Demolition Team," and a two-page text story, "Korean Cowboy." Joe Maneely cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Exciting War (1952) 6

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  • Issue #3
    United States Fighting Air Force (1952 Canada) 3
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Cover detached.
    • Label #3714943004

    Despite the US affiliation in the title, this was an original war comic from Canadian publisher Superior, with early issues focused on the then-current Korean War. Ace pilot Steve is given a suicide mission to rescue a kidnapped general from behind enemy lines. Army air corps pilot Mike crash-lands near a Navy carrier, and must endure the ridicule of his old Navy nemesis Bill. US pilots discover an enemy scheme to create decoy targets for their bombing raids. Rescue Raider; Crash Hero; Secret Mission; Operation Decoy; Panmunjom Treachery. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    United States Fighting Air Force (1952 Canada) 21

    Despite the US affiliation in the title, this was an original war comic from Canadian publisher Superior, focused on the then-new US Air Force. Johnny Anger and the Flying Dragons risk all to escape from danger. Freelance pilot Powerhouse Perkins sets out on a race to win a fabulous reward in the Far East. Flying Gold; Powerhouse Perkins: Powerhouse's Reward; Air Stampede; Flying Dragons' Escape; Operation Survival. 32 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 #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
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    • 2.5" cumulative spine split, small lateral spine tears.

    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 #1
    US Marines in Action (1952) 1

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    Art by Louis Ravielli and Gerald McCann. Cover by Louis Ravielli. One of Avons many combat titles during the Korean War, this one focusing on the Marines. The sole survivor of a U.S. platoon targets an enemy ammo dump; Private Johnny Bishop risks his life to save a fellow soldier he doesnt particularly like; The 36th Marine Combat Unit becomes known as The Blood n Guts Platoon. Also featuring a photo-realistic contents page by Louis Ravielli on the inside front cover. The Blood n Guts Platoon!; The Greater Glory; Objective: Hill 33; Operation Explosion; Flying Ace!; Death at Twelve OClock High! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    US Marines in Action (1952) 2
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Cover detached.
    • Label #3714942024

    Art by Louis Ravielli, Vincent Alascia and Gene Fawcette. One of Avons many combat titles during the Korean War, this one focusing on the Marines. A Marine task force undertakes an impossible mission to the Korean shore; A mismatched duo finds unexpected danger on a mission behind enemy lines; A reckless pilot endangers his unit to win a contest with his brother, also a hotshot pilot. Also featuring another photo-realistic contents page by Louis Ravielli on the inside front cover. Killer Patrol; Candidate for a Firing Squad; Death in Korea; Glory Sky-Ace; The Counter-Agents; Submarine Fighters. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    US Marines in Action (1952) 3

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    Art by Mike Becker, Vincent Alascia and Gene Fawcette. Cover by Everett Raymond Kinstler. One of Avons many combat titles during the Korean War, this one focusing on the Marines. Vastly outnumbered and outgunned, Marines set a trap for the enemy at the Honshu River; A rogue warlord captures a Marine commander and holds him for ransom; Marines and Chinese soldiers must work together to dig themselves out of a collapsed mine, but they dont know which side won the battle above them. Also featuring a symbolic contents page by Louis Ravielli on the inside front cover. Dead End River!; Ransom; Death in Korea; Torpedoed!; The Flare of Death; Buried Alive!; Death Ridge! Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    War Action (1952) 11
    Published Feb 1953 by Atlas.

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  • Issue #12
    War Action (1952) 12
    Published Mar 1953 by Atlas.

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  • Issue #13
    War Action (1952) 13
    Published Apr 1953 by Atlas.
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    • Cover loose at staples. Staple rust. Water damage.

    "Big Bertha" (art by Paul Reinman), "The Eagle's Brood," "Lancer!" (art by Gil Evans), "One Day," and a two-page text story, "Undercover." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    War Action (1952) 14
    Published Jun 1953 by Atlas.

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  • Issue #1
    War Adventures (1952) 1
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    "Cold Steel" (art by Robert Q. Sale), "Battle Fatigue," "The Weapon," "News Item," and a two-page text story, "Pass the Ammunition!" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    War Adventures (1952) 2
  • Issue #3
    War Adventures (1952) 3

    "The Wrong Answer" (art by Mac Pakula), "The Final Salvo" (art by Jerry Robinson), "Beware the Dead," "Cycle" (script by Stan Lee, art by Joe Maneely), "The Casualty" (art by Robert Q. Sale), and a two-page text story, "Who Is the Hero?" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    War Adventures (1952) 4

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    "K-9!" (art by Al Hartley), "Rear Guard," "The Deal!" (art by Henkel), "One Life" (art by Dave Berg), and a two-page text story, "Medal Chasers." Russ Heath cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    War Adventures (1952) 5
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  • Issue #6
    War Adventures (1952) 6
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    "Stand or Die" (script by Hank Chapman), "Glory," "The Mule" (art by Gene Colan), "Replacement!" (art by Henkel), "The Friend!" (art by Norman Steinberg), and a two-page text story, "With His Boots On." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    War Adventures (1952) 7

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  • Issue #8
    War Adventures (1952) 8
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  • Issue #9
    War Adventures (1952) 9

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  • Issue #10
    War Adventures (1952) 10
  • Issue #11
    War Adventures (1952) 11

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  • Issue #12
    War Adventures (1952) 12
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    "The Vultures and the Shark," "One Move Means Death," "The Dame," "Spot!" (art by Mac Pakula), and a two-page text story, "War Cry." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    War Adventures (1952) 13

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  • Issue #23
    War Comics (1950 Atlas) 23
    Published 1953 by Atlas.

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  • Issue #1
    War Dogs of the U.S. Army (1952) 1

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    Art by Gerald McCann, Howard Larsen and Everett Raymond Kinstler. Cover by Everett Raymond Kinstler. War Dogs is not a term for soldiers - in this case, it refers to actual dogs used in combat by U.S. troops. Chuba risks his life to fetch a pouch of secrets for his wounded master; Charger is a trained attack dog with killer instincts; A K-9 unit leads a trapped platoon to safety. Also featuring a contents page by Everett Raymond Kinstler on the inside front cover, in which dogs get the upper paw over men. Out of the Trap; Four-Legged Terror; The Charge; Dangerous Trail; The Sniper; War-Messenger. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #1
    War Heroes (1952 Ace) 1

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    "Showdown For a Shavetail"; Lieutenant Graham must replace the leader of Company B who was loved by his men. "Last Chance on Hopeless Hill"; Sergeant Tom Cargill learns his little brother Ed has gone AWOL and is charged with being in a black market ring. "Operation: Pots and Pans," art by Lou Cameron; Mess Sergeant Connelly and his two helpers take a hot meal to the soldiers on the front line; Korean War story. "What Price Courage" text story. "The Sacrifice Platoon," art by Jim McLaughlin; Sergeant Fiske and his men stay behind as a "sacrifice platoon" to buy the rest of the men in his company time to escape. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    War Heroes (1952 Ace) 4

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  • Issue #6
    War Heroes (1952 Ace) 6

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    "Hell on Wheels" (art by Lou Cameron); "His Private War"; "The Reluctant Hero"; and "The Flying Bazooka" Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    War Heroes (1952 Ace) 7

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  • Issue #8
    War Heroes (1952 Ace) 8

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  • Issue #12
    War Heroes (1963 Charlton) 12

    Cover inks by Dick Giordano. Stories by Joe Gill? Art by Charles Nicholas, Vince Alascia, Don Perlin?, Jon D'Agostino?, Bill Fraccio?, Tony Tallarico? and unknown. Featuring: "Buried Alive"; "Habits of a Hero"; "Going North"; and the 1-page stories "They Also Serve" and "The Rising Sun Sets"! Plus: 2-page text story "Soldiers Always"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #1
    War Report (1952) 1
    Published Sep 1952 by Ajax.

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    US soldiers face combat action as the Korean War heats up, from publisher Ajax-Farrell. A seasoned corporal and a fresh lieutenant get caught in an ambush with their squad. Injured Private Fenton is captured by enemy forces and fears being listed as MIA. Tensions between Air Force and infantry soldiers come to a head during a fight at a USO club in Okinawa. The Dawn's Early Light; Missing in Action; Dirty Fighter; I'll Take the Infantry; Operation Bridgehead. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    War Report (1952) 2
    Published Nov 1952 by Ajax.

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  • Issue #1
    Warfront (1951) 1
    Published Sep 1951 by Harvey.

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    Stories and art by Jack Sparling, Rudy Palais, Lee Elias, and Bob Powell. Tales of war from Harvey, published as the Cold War was heating up. A sergeant with four men is assigned to take down a tank in 1951 Korea. A PT boat crew takes on an enemy cruiser in the Philippines just after Pearl Harbor. A bomber pilot seeks revenge on the Nazis after his brother is shot down. War Is Hell!; Korean Combat; Glory Road!; Wet Death!; Battlegrounds; Screaming Grenades; Taps for Texas Jim!; Bullets, Babies and Bombs; The Fighting Corpse. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Warfront (1951) 2
    Published Nov 1951 by Harvey.

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    Cover art by Warren Kremer. "Medal for Mitzi," art by Bob Powell; A captured American soldier ties a note to the collar of the squad mascot and sends her for help. "Guns, Guts and Glory!", pencils by Lee Elias, inks by Warren Kremer; After a crash landing, a tail gunner continues firing to save his buddies. "Eggs" text story, art by Bob Powell. "Battlegrounds," art by Jack Sparling; Descriptions and drawings of battlegrounds of various wars. "Hotbox" text story; Short story about a ride on a B-17. Ads for Little Max and Humphrey. "Somewhere in Korea," art by Jack Sparling; A newspaper reporter rides an airplane troop transport and witnesses a battle. "Man to Man," art by Rudy Palais; A soldier learns something about himself when he fights the enemy one-on-one. "Night Invasion" text story. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Warfront (1951) 3
    Published Jan 1952 by Harvey.

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    Stories and art by John Spranger, Lee Elias, and Bob Powell. Tales of war from Harvey, published as the Cold War was heating up. The true story of the Four Chaplains, who sacrificed their lives to save others on a sinking troop ship during World War II. Allied pilots target a crucial German oil reserve in 1943. During the Battle of the Bulge, Allied flight crews figure out how to get support aircraft out through heavy fog. Too Young to Die!; Four Chaplains!; Fighting Air Force; The Mystery of the Secret Well!; Death - Pint Size!; Gates of Hell!; Combat Photographer; The Crying Heroes! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Warfront (1951) 11
    Published Oct 1952 by Harvey.

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    Cover art by Lee Elias. "Murder Incorporated," pencils by Bob Powell, inks by Bob Powell and Howard Nostrand; A tough guy from Chicago proves his worth in battle. "Bazooka!"; A bazooka soldier is assigned to a firewood detail. "On Guard!"; Short feature about the National Guard. "MIG vs. Sabrejet" text story. "The Big Lie," art by Jack Sparling; A replacement soldier from Hollywood tries to impress his buddies by telling them he dated a famous movie star. "Our Army," art by Pete Morisi; Examples and definitions of six different army insignia. "The Outcast," art by Howard Nostrand; A flight commander is reprimanded for being too reckless while on patrol. "The Test" text story; A new pilot tests his wings. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Yanks in Battle (1956 Quality) 3
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split. Cover detached Centerfold detached at one staple.

    November 1956, Quality Comics, 10 cent cover price: Cover by Dick Dillin and Charles Cuidera; "Guided Missle Attack," 9 pages; "Last Ditch Stand," 6 pages; "Attack on Doom Mountain," 7 pages (originally appeared in G.I. Combat #17, October 1954; original title was "Attack on Death Mountain"); "Bright Future," 1 page text story; "Red Invasion Strike," 6 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Young Men (1950-1954 Marvel/Atlas) 18

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    Cover by Jerry Robinson. Written by unknown. Art by Dave Berg, Vernon Henkel, Tom Gill, Bill Everett and unknown. Battlefield adventures! In this issue: "Explosion!" with art by Dave Berg; "Junk" with art by Vernon Henkel; "Stage War" text story; "The Vanished Army" with pencils by Tom Gill; and "War Lord" with art by Bill Everett. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.