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Canteen Kate (1952) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Canteen Kate (1952) 1
    • Interior complete. Near-complete spine split. Cover detached. Staple added (not manufacturing). Water damage.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.
      Other items consigned by Bud Plant

    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker and others. Fifties-style cheesecake from good-girl art legend Matt Baker and military mischief combine to make this series a snapshot of its times. When the guys get two-day passes for Yokohama, Kate decides to stow away on their military transport and join them. Kate's next scheme involves stealing the Reveille bugle from the bugler's barracks so the boys can sleep in. When Al accidentally drops Major Herringbone's birthday cake, Kate offers to bake him a new one - and there goes the kitchen. Cover by Baker. Yokohama Melodrama; Sleepy-Time Girl; Tanks for the Memories; Einstein at the Front; Male Call; Calamity Cake. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Canteen Kate (1952) 2

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker and others. Fifties-style cheesecake from good-girl art legend Matt Baker and military mischief combine to make this series a snapshot of its times. While stationed in Japan, Kate and the boys try to figure out how to hear "some good old American jive" music. When a monkey raids the base kitchen, Kate's horrified reaction is adorable, until she grabs Al's rifle and takes off after it. When Kate's new kitchen assistant, a young kid, eats Al's mushroom soup, she collects some replacement mushrooms, or so she thinks. Cover by Baker. Quips and Queries; Rugged Rug-Cutters; Screw Ball Strategy; Scuttlebutt; Bring Em Back Alive; Much Ado About Mushrooms; Gag Bag. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Canteen Kate (1952) 3
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing and portion of last page torn off (affects art and story). Lateral spine tears, 1/2" spine split.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.
      Other items consigned by humble cow

    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker and others. Fifties-style cheesecake from good-girl art legend Matt Baker and military mischief combine to make this series a snapshot of its times. When the guys get caught off base without their passes, the only thing to do is dress them up like geisha girls. Anchors Andrews and his sailor pal Sleepy board the wrong ship at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, and don't wake up until they're out at sea. Kate and Al think they've found a map to buried treasure. Cover by Baker. Quips and Queries; Trouble in Major Key; Anchors Andrews: The Fleets Out; Party Line; Power of the Press. Final issue of the series. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.