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From the Soothsayr Collection
Issue: #19
Published: September 1956, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 36, Editing: Al Fago (executive editor)
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Silver Age, Later Standard Modern Age U.S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)

Comic Story (5 pages) Pinky's Beachhead
Synopsis: Story of an unambitious Marine ("Pinky") who is seen as lazy or a loser until all of his squad mates are pinned down or wounded in the invasion of an unspecified island late in the war, at which point he takes over, saves them, and holds the position. After which he is transferred, and all the others who turned out to be less brave than they thought spend their lives wondering what happened to them. In the last panel they decide to publish their story to see if it turns up their old friend.
Genre: War

Comic Story (7 pages) Butterball
Synopsis: "Butterball" is the chubby Mess Sergeant, a veteran of Saipan, who--despite his weight--proves not only able to lead his platoon in combat in Korea, but also to win the beautiful nurse.
Genre: War

Comic Story (5 pages) K. P. Ain't So Bad!
Synopsis: PFC Clint Bolden seizes on the chance to get out of KP for a special mission, which turns out to be a desperate attempt to kidnap a Chinese general behind enemy lines in Korea. Even though the mission succeeds (Bolden himself captures General Ho), Bolden is more than happy to return to mess duty.
Genre: War

Comic Story (1 page) A Sure Thing
Featuring: Tightwad Tad
Synopsis: Non-military humor story about a stingy man finding money at the beach
Genre: Humor
Characters: Tightwad Tad

Text Story (2 pages) Playground Jungle
Genre: War

Comic Story (5 pages) The Neatest Nurse in the Navy
Featuring: Quigley and Beals
Synopsis: Quigley and Beals fight for the affections of two Navy nurses.
Genre: War
Characters: Quigley And Beals

Comic Story (1 page) Smile-A-Whiles
Synopsis: Generic cartoons, one of which is military related.
Genre: Humor

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