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: "A Lousy Way to Die!" Nicaragua, 1927 Augusto Ceasar Sandino and guerrilla warfare. Story Two : Korea, 1952 medics on the battlefield. Cover: The image is of a Nicaraguan sniped in a tree pointing his rifle at US Marines on patrol. 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 image of spiderman swinging from his web-rope in the bottom left corner.
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