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Issue Details

Issue #1
Published March 1952
Frequency Bi-monthly
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 36
Editing ?

Cover Details - "Tell It to the Marines"

Characters Spike Dowdy; Bat Bentley
Synopsis Two American Marines battle Asian soldiers.
Genre Humor; War; Military
Notes Front cover.

1 page advertisement "Unique and Outstanding Book"

Synopsis Full-page, black-and-white ad with cut-out form for the mail-order book, "Beat the High Cost of Living".
Script ? (ad copy)
Letters typeset
Notes Inside front cover.

12 page story "Operation Petticoat"

Characters Pfc. Spike Dowdy; Pfc. Bat Bentley
Genre Humor; War; Military

14 page story "Arabian Nightmare"

Characters Pfc. Spike Dowdy; Pfc. Bat Bentley.
Genre Humor; War; Military

2 page text article "The Fighting Leathernecks March On!"

Synopsis Unillustrated article about early-middle 19th century United States Marine Corps history.
Genre Fact; Military History
Letters typeset

4 page story "Lover O'Leary and His Liberty Belles"

Characters Lover O'Leary; Blue Plate Blossom; Queenie Quadrille; Marlene; Three-Quarters-of-a-Mile Miriam; several nerdy, lusting young Marines
Genre Humor; War; Military; Good Girl

1 page advertisement "Holy Pictures That Come to Life in Your Hand"

Synopsis Full-page, black-and-white mail-order pictures of Pope Pius XII, the Savior, and Madonna.
Script ? (ad copy)
Letters typeset
Notes Inside back cover.

1 page advertisement "The Most Amazing Tool Set Ever Offered!"

Synopsis Full-page, color ad for mail-order set of hand tools with order form.
Script ? (ad copy)
Letters typeset
Notes Back cover.