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Fightin' Marines (1951 St. John/Charlton) comic books 1952

  • Issue #4
    Fightin' Marines (1951 St. John/Charlton) 4
    • 8" spine split through 7 interior wraps. Centerfold detached.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.
      Other items consigned by Mike'sRack

    Cover by Fran Matera. Stories and art by Matt Baker and others. Charlton's long-running series focused on the miliary exploits of the US Marines throughout the 20th century. Canteen Kate tries to alter her pal's ill-fitting uniform, but first she needs the right fabric from the supply depot, in a story with art by good-girl art legend Matt Baker. In Korea, Leatherneck Jack and his pals face a cacophony of auditory assaults, as well as a fog-shrouded grenade attack, in a story that may feature early art by future Marvel legend Gene Colan. Separated from his unit, Biff starts a landslide to subdue the enemy soldiers who wounded his pal Smokey. Tough Luck Makes a Hero; Leatherneck Jack; Canteen Kate: Tailor Maid; Tripoli Shores: Detour to Destruction; Guerrillas Die at Dawn; Danger Ahead; Gallantry in Action. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Fightin' Marines (1951 St. John/Charlton) 5

    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker and Gene Colan. Charlton's long-running series focused on the miliary exploits of the US Marines throughout the 20th century. After a collection of pin-up photos is destroyed, Canteen Kate volunteers to recreate them herself, in a story with art by good-girl art legend Matt Baker. In Korea, Leatherneck Jack and his team make a desperate attempt to take an enemy fort that has resisted air and sea attacks, in a story with early art by future Marvel legend Gene Colan. Sgt. Tripoli Shores and his buddies parachute behind enemy lines to rescue a captured American agent. Leatherneck Jack: Trail of the Tokyo Terrorist; Packaged Peril; Canteen Kate: Candid Cutie; Experiment with Death; Tripoli Shores: Fugitives from the Firing Squad; The Bobsledding Wildcats. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Fightin' Marines (1951 St. John/Charlton) 6
    • 2" spine split from bottom of comic. Cover detached at one staple. Cover oxidation.
    • 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 Gene L. Coon, Matt Baker and Gene Colan. Charlton's long-running series focused on the miliary exploits of the US Marines throughout the 20th century. Canteen Kate tries to put Al in the General's good graces when she finds out the General loves gardening, in a story with art by good-girl art legend Matt Baker. In Tokyo on leave, Leatherneck Jack sets out to track down a missing buddy last seen with a Russian dancer named Olga, in a story with early art by future Marvel legend Gene Colan. A Marine sergeant in Korea stumbles on trouble when he sees a sampan ship carrying contraband. Plus an early prose story by future Star Trek screenwriter Gene L. Coon, a veteran of Korea and WWII. Cover by Baker. Tankers Test; Tripoli Shores: Operation Rescue; Canteen Kate: Ready…Aim…Fire!; Express to Extinction; Major Error; Leatherneck Jack: Strategy for Suicide. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Fightin' Marines (1951 St. John/Charlton) 7
    • 3" spine split from top of comic, through all wraps.
    • 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 Charles F. X. Houts, Matt Baker and Gene Colan. Charlton's long-running series focused on the miliary exploits of the US Marines throughout the 20th century. Canteen Kate hates to see her buddies digging ditches, so she tries to help out with a steam shovel, in a story with art by good-girl art legend Matt Baker. In Korea, Leatherneck Jack and Monte target an enemy ammunition dump behind enemy lines, in a story with early art by future Marvel legend Gene Colan. Sgt. Tripoli Shores meets with the mysterious guerrilla leader known only as The Tiger. Cover by Baker. Patrol Duty; Tripoli Shores: The Mysterious Tiger; Canteen Kate: Foxhole Floozie; Armored Death; Leatherneck Jack: The Big Blast; Biff Barnes & Smokey Walsh: Flying High. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Fightin' Marines (1951 St. John/Charlton) 8

    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker and Gene Colan. Charlton's long-running series focused on the miliary exploits of the US Marines throughout the 20th century. After Al accidentally breaks the Colonel's vase, Canteen Kate thinks she can put it back together, in a story with art by good-girl art legend Matt Baker. In Korea, Leatherneck Jack and Monte are assigned to learn if the enemy is using a sacred temple for military purposes, in a story with early art by future Marvel legend Gene Colan. Biff and Smokey stow away on a freight train and find themselves deep in enemy territory. Cover by Baker. Have You Heard This One?; Tripoli Shores: Ivan the Terrible; Canteen Kate: Say It with Flour; Leatherneck Jack: Mountain Murder; Biff & Smokey: Round Trip Ticket to Danger; Private Thistlewait: Left Out; The Lighter Side; Quips and Queries. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Fightin' Marines (1951 St. John/Charlton) 9

    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker, Mort Drucker and Gene Colan. Charlton's long-running series focused on the miliary exploits of the US Marines throughout the 20th century. Needing a Quonset hut, Canteen Kate concocts a rendezvous with a Carmen Miranda-like actress, in a story with art by good-girl art legend Matt Baker. In Korea, Leatherneck Jack finds a stray Korean ox that is perfect for a special mission, in a story with early art by future Marvel legend Gene Colan. Sgt. Tripoli Shores and his sidekick Pt. Woods are discharged from the Korean War, only to have their plane crash-land in the Philippines. Plus a story featuring early art from future Mad magazine legend Mort Drucker. Cover by Baker. Tripoli Shores: Mustered for Mayhem; Canteen Kate: Lieutenants, Beware; Leatherneck Jack: Battlefield Barbecue; Hit the Dirt; Fun Time; The Lighter Side. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Fightin' Marines (1951 St. John/Charlton) 10

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Gene Colan and others. Charlton's long-running series focused on the miliary exploits of the US Marines throughout the 20th century. In Korea, Leatherneck Jack and Monte must rescue two Allied soldiers after their plane is shot down over enemy lines, in a story with early art by future Marvel legend Gene Colan. Knowing he is soon to be transferred to a desk job, Sgt. Gale elects to make his last stand on a Korean battlefield. The other Marines hate Davey's guitar playing, until it proves to turn the tide when they are trapped on the battlefield. Cover by good-girl art legend Matt Baker. Leatherneck Jack: Danger Patrol; Tripoli Shores: Rapid-Fire Eviction; One-Man Army; Just an Old Leatherneck; Quips and Queries; Gag Bag; Davey's Guitar! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.