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Fighting Leathernecks (1952) comic books 1952

  • Issue #1
    Fighting Leathernecks (1952) 1

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    "Introducing Quigley and Beals"; Two brawling, womanizing buddies join the United States Marine Corps. and are sent to "clean up" a Pacific Island held by a Japanese force that refuses to acknowledge the war's end and their nation's defeat. "Dame Trouble"; In Hawaii, Quigley and Beals encounter a ring of spies led by the beautiful Lani. Captain Tootsie and the Return of Dr. Narsty ad for Tootsie Rolls. "Duke's Diary"; The Duke comments on Good Girl types. "Battle Stations" text story; While competing with Beals for the attentions of Marie, Quigley traps a killer. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Fighting Leathernecks (1952) 2

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    Stories and art by Vic Herman and Mike Roy. Military comedy from Toby Press featuring ne'er-do-well US Marines Quigley and Beals. The boys are assigned to protect the wife of the visiting Middle Eastern prince from Eurania, and soon find themselves in wacky international intrigue. Female Marine private Gwendolyn volunteers for a special assignment. Quigley and Beals find danger and fight over an Italian starlet while working as technical advisors for a Hollywood war movie. Plus a selection of one-page good-girl art pin-ups from various unsigned artists, and a whimsical look at Marine uniforms through the ages. Princess Powder-Keg; Gwendolyn; The Private Gets His Gun; In Hollywood; Duke's Diary; What the Well-Dressed Marine Has Worn - 1775-1951. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Fighting Leathernecks (1952) 3

    Military comedy from Toby Press featuring ne'er-do-well US Marines Quigley and Beals. While on leave in San Francisco, Quigley and Beals compete with a nerdy sailor, and each other, to make time with a beautiful local. Q. and B. get to see how the other army lives when they're assigned to capture a North Korean officer. Somehow Quigley tricks Beals into going a few rounds in the ring with a Japanese Sumo wrestler. Plus a selection of one-page good-girl art pin-ups from various unsigned artists, and a comics history of the Battle of Wake Island. Want-Ad Campaign; Old Sam and His Whistle!; The U.S. Marines at Wake Island, Dec. 8 - Dec. 22 1941; The Good Old Suma Time; Gil's Gals; Hup Bradley; Memory Lame. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Fighting Leathernecks (1952) 4

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    Stories and art by Vic Herman and others. Military comedy from Toby Press featuring ne'er-do-well US Marines Quigley and Beals. A diplomatic assignment to Austria is impeded by Quigley and Beals' inclination to compete for every comely woman they see, whether she's a military secretary or a sinister Russian spy. Q. and B. are assigned to protect a visiting Russian opera star with info on commie agents, but the commie agents are there too, disguised as the FBI. Marine private Gwendolyn gets all dolled-up for a formal dance, forgetting that "formal" in the military means "in uniform." Plus a selection of one-page good-girl art pin-ups from various unsigned artists - the best one yet. The Brunette Bombshell; A Night at the Opera; Crying Is For Cowards; GI Chuckles; Gils Gals; Gwendolyn. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Fighting Leathernecks (1952) 5

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    Stories and art by Mike Roy, Sam Burlockoff, Jack Sparling, George Crenshaw and Art Helfant. Military comedy from Toby Press featuring ne'er-do-well US Marines Quigley and Beals. While trying to stop an enemy rocket mission, Quigley and Beals' compete for the attention of a local teacher, and get whisked airborne by a runaway parade float. To stop Quigley from reading his mail, Beals arranges a confrontation for him with a bulked-out lady wrestler. This issue's selection of good-girl art pin-ups from various artists has a movie theme, but the starlets have made-up names like "Claudette Shmaltz." The Wild Blue Yonder; Red Letter Day; The Ring of Steel; Gils Gals; Fat Stuff the Happy Hobo; Wobble's Squabbles. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Fighting Leathernecks (1952) 6

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    Stories and art by Mike Roy, Sam Burlockoff, Jack Sparling, George Crenshaw and Art Helfant. Military comedy from Toby Press featuring ne'er-do-well US Marines Quigley and Beals. Quigley and Beals volunteer for corpsmen (medic) duty, so they can protect (and fight over) a curvaceous war correspondent. Q. and B. are assigned to guard a experimental rocket for the Navy. Plus a selection of one-page good-girl art pin-ups from various unsigned artists. Errand of Mercy; Flight of Fancy; King of Hearts; Battle Song; Gil's Gals. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.