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Tell It to the Marines (1952 Toby Press) 1 GD 2.0

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    "Operation Petticoat," art by Jack Sparling; Spike and Bat, two brawny, lusty, best-buddy Marines on the Korean front, are sent behind enemy lines to retrieve valuable information from an elderly, wounded Korean acting as an agent for the United States. Before dying, the agent tells the boys the information is sewn into the dress hem of his lovely granddaughter, Lotus Blossom. "Arabian Nightmare," script by Charles Spain Verral, art by Jack Sparling; A big mistake is made in Washington and the boys are sent to the Middle East to secure oil concessions for the western powers; Boris, a Russian emissary, is trying to do the same for his country; The Shah of Ariq, a boxing fan, decides the issue will be settled via a boxing match between Boris and Spike, a renowned Corps heavyweight champion celebrated for a punch of his own devising called the Double Reverse Pretzel Bolo. "Blue Plate Blossom"; Lover O'Leary is the "pre-eminent gal-hound" of the United States Marine Corps and agrees to take two nerdy, young "chowderheads" out on the town; The three pass their time ogling busty, leggy Good Girls in little clothing. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10. Grade: GD 2.0 explanation of grade Condition: Used (collectible)