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: "Trench Warfare" WWI, France, in the trenches, mustard gas. Story Two: "A Continental Marine" the Revolutionary War- the first Whittier to join the marines. Cover: The image is of Marines in the trenches during WWI, one of whom is being blown off a ladder. 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 corner.
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