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Sad Sack's Army Life (1963) comic books

  • Issue #51
    Sad Sack's Army Life (1963) 51

    Cover pencils by George Baker. Harvey Characters calendar. UNICEF public service announcement featuring Casper. "Hero," pencils by Fred Rhoads; Sack tries to reminisce with his WWII photo album, but everyone leaves the room before he notices. "Who's Responsible?", pencils by Fred Rhoads; While Sarge is away, Sad Sack is in charge of the office and causes havoc, eventually burning down the building and winding up in the guard house. Ads for Casper, Sad Sack, and Richie Rich. "Big Fat Mouth," pencils by Fred Rhoads; The Sarge loses his hearing due to cannon fire, and Sack begins to verbally insult him in a quest for revenge. "Good Trick," pencils by Fred Rhoads; In order to get him to re-enlist, the Sarge tricks Sack into believing he has been promoted to jet pilot. "Mix-Up," pencils by Fred Rhoads; The doctor gives a vitamin pill to Sarge so he can recover his mean attitude; when the pill wears off, Sarge demands that Sack locate the pills in the Doctor's absence. Ads for Casper, Richie Rich, Hot Stuff, and Sad Sack. "Running Wild," script by Fred Rhoads, art by Joe Dennett; Sad Sack and Sarge spend the night in a spooky house and believe the occupants want to eat them, so they bind them and flee back to the camp. "Seeing Things," pencils by Fred Rhoads; Sod awakens from a drunken stupor at his moonshine still and sees dancing girls rehearsing, which he takes to be an illusion. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #52
    Sad Sack's Army Life (1963) 52

    Cover art by George Baker. "Out Of It All," script and art by Fred Rhoads; To avoid digging holes, Sack allows Sarge to talk him into volunteering for a space trip to Mars, where the martians force him to dig the famous Martian canals. Untitled story, script and art by Fred Rhoads; A mad scientist temporarily switches the minds of Sack and the Sarge, so for a while Sad Sack can kick Sarge and make him do all the work. "Troubles Begin," script and art by Fred Rhoads; Sod discovers diamonds on his property, but spends the wealth faster than he can mine the diamonds. A return to poverty brings satisfaction to he and his wife. "My Time is MY Time" text story, script and art by Fred Rhoads. "Hair Do," script and art by Fred Rhoads; Sadie frets that no amount of make up makes her appealing to men; her barracks mate gives Sadie a hairdo that is combed down over her face. "Army Style," script and art by Fred Rhoads; The lieutenant is ecstatic over Cookies elaborate dinner preparations; when Sack is in line to be served, Cookie violently slops the food on his tray as he would in the mess hall under ordinary conditions. "New Scenery," script and art by Fred Rhoads; Tired of watching TV every night, Sack and Slob ask the Sarge for a furlough, which he surprisingly grants in order to get rid of them. "Caught," script and art by Fred Rhoads; Sack tries to sneak out of camp at night, but sees the silhouette of Sarge against a building so he retreats into the barracks. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #53
    Sad Sack's Army Life (1963) 53
  • Issue #54
    Sad Sack's Army Life (1963) 54
  • Issue #55
    Sad Sack's Army Life (1963) 55

    Cover art by George Baker. "The Wild, Wild Yonder," art by Fred Rhoads; Sarge has Sack test a jetpack. "Hero," pencils by Fred Rhoads; Sad Sack takes another soldier to get an aspirin for his headache, then writes a book called "I Saved My Buddy," which is made into a movie. "Messed Up," pencils by Fred Rhoads; Sarge and the Captain try to get Sack out of their hair by having him help Cookie, but the plan backfires. "The Twilight Zone," pencils by Fred Rhoads; Late-night horror movies give Sack nightmares. "Trickery" text story, pencils by Fred Rhoads. "Getting a Lift"; Sadie has no energy, so the doctor recommends a change of scenery and gives her a three-day pass. "Brave Action"; A phony mystic tries to get into the camp to fleece the soldiers. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #56
    Sad Sack's Army Life (1963) 56
  • Issue #57
    Sad Sack's Army Life (1963) 57
  • Issue #58
    Sad Sack's Army Life (1963) 58
  • Issue #59
    Sad Sack's Army Life (1963) 59
  • Issue #60
    Sad Sack's Army Life (1963) 60
  • Issue #61
    Sad Sack's Army Life (1963) 61