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Anchors Andrews (1953 The Saltwater Daffy) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Anchors Andrews (1953 The Saltwater Daffy) 1

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    Cover by Carl Hubbell. Stories and art by Matt Baker and Carl Hubbell. Military humor with Anchors Andrews, who looks and acts like Archie's older brother joined the Navy. When Sleepy accidentally loses the pin-up photo of Ofc. Tugglebert's girlfriend, the result is a merry chase across the ship. In a story by good-girl art legend Matt Baker, Canteen Kate fights three approaching North Korean soldiers, armed only with a rolling-pin and moxie. In another Baker story, Canteen Kate's insistence on teaching baseball to a Korean boy results in trouble for her soldier pals. Knavery in the Navy; Canteen Kate; Tale of Two Middies; Canteen Kate: The Old Ball Game; Calling All Ships. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Anchors Andrews (1953 The Saltwater Daffy) 2
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    Cover by Carl Hubbell. Stories and art by Carl Hubbell and others. Military humor with Anchors Andrews, who looks and acts like Archie's older brother joined the Navy. (In fact, in this issue, redheaded Anchors becomes blond, and the title officially drops the "Andrews.") Agnes and Dinah sneak aboard the ship to see their boyfriends Anchors and Sleepy, in a story featuring some good-girl art by Carl Hubbell. Anchors signs up for the ship boxing league and gets matched against Tuggleburt, the ship's tough-guy commander. Anchors decides to leave the Navy after his tour of duty is over, but now he's got to get his re-enlistment papers back. Plus an early ad for the Slinky spring toy. Damsels in Distress; The Dream Fighter; Youre in the Navy Now; Girl in Any Port; Please Omit the Flowers. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Anchors Andrews (1953 The Saltwater Daffy) 3

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    Cover by Carl Hubbell. Stories and art by Carl Hubbell and A. W. Nugent. Military humor with Anchors Andrews, who looks and acts like Archie's older brother joined the Navy. Anchors and Sleepy try to keep the commander from discovering the loudmouth parrot that they've smuggled aboard. The guys must improvise when Tuggleburt changes their shore-leave days without warning. Sleepy accidentally erases Tuggleburt's rare recordings of native chants. Birds of a Feather; Dinah: A Slip of the Pen; Shore Leave; Leathernecks Test Your Wits; Fisherman's Folly; Comedy Column; Gag-Bag; A Musical Comedy. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Anchors Andrews (1953 The Saltwater Daffy) 4

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    Cover by Carl Hubbell. Stories and art by Carl Hubbell and others. Military humor with Anchors Andrews, who looks and acts like Archie's older brother joined the Navy. While pursuing a mosquito, Anchors accidentally sprays shoe polish all over the ship, and right before an inspection. Dinah and Agnes hatch a plan to convince the Captain to give the boys shore leave. A runaway monkey gets loose on the ship right when Tuggleburt's girlfriend is visiting. Mosquito Boat; Bedtime Story; Dinah: The Best Laid Plans; Upside-Down Cake; Monkey Business; The Admiral's Daughter: Boarding Party; Comedy Column; Gag-Bag; Three Stripes: Out. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.