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United States Marines (1943 Magazine Enterprises/Toby) comic books

  • Issue #1
    United States Marines (1943 Magazine Enterprises/Toby) 1
    • 1/2" Spine split from top. Centerfold detached at one staple. Cover oxidation.

    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. 60 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    United States Marines (1943 Magazine Enterprises/Toby) 2
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split. Missing back cover.

    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. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $150 U.S. Marines #2 - PGX 1.5 - 1944
  • Issue #7A
    United States Marines (1943 Magazine Enterprises/Toby) 7A
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($60.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #55D344-017

    Published by Magazine Enterprises. 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 #8A
    United States Marines (1943 Magazine Enterprises/Toby) 8A
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($11.85) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2040087015
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 2.5" cumulative spine split, small lateral spine tears.

    Published by Magazine Enterprises. 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.