Tales of the Green Beret

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Tales of the Green Beret is a comic strip created by Robin Moore and Joe Kubert. It began as a daily strip, running for 72 numbered strips starting 20 September 1965. The following year it returned daily and Sunday, beginning 4 April, with scripts by Howard Liss. There were 8 Kubert stories:

  • 1965: Viet Cong Cowboy,
  • 1966: Kidnap Ksor Tonn, Sucker Bait, Chris Kidnapped, Project Oilspot,
  • 1967: Freedom Flight, The Syndicate, Prince Synok.

Kubert left the strip in January 1968. His last Sunday was Jan 7, his last daily Jan 10. The strip continued for a short time with art by John Celardo.

The first story was reprinted in a Signet Books paperback from The New American Library; most of the strip has been reprinted in three books from Blackthorne and in two magazines from Dragon Lady Press. Falling between the two reprint sets is most of May 1967. The last few Kubert strips, December 31, 1967 and later, have not been reprinted, nor have any of the Celardo strips.

Tales of the Green Beret continued to be published as an American comic book by Dell Publishing from 1967 - 1969.

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