Semper Fi' Tales of the Marine Corps
10 in HIGH x 6.5 in WIDE
(25.40 cm HIGH x 16.51 cm WIDE)
Gift of David E. James

Premis: Semper Fi' is a comic series about the US Marines role in various American conflicts. It follows one family, the Whittiers (who have been Marines since 1775), thru their experiences. Each issue includes two stories, each of different battles in different times. Story One: "The Villiage War" CAP units (Combined Action Platoon) in a Vietnamese Villiage. Story Two: "War Correspondent" is about the second day at Betio Island during WWII. Cover: Image shows Marines on patrol, one trying to stop another from walking into a trip wire set in the jungle. The Marvel sign in the upper left corner, is in the shape of a rectangle with the price, date and the Comic Code stamp, it also includes an image of a Marine in dress blues, the background color varies with no signifigance, there is also a black and white spiderman mask in the lower left.
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