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Re: the 'NAM!

Post by Col_Fury » Sat Jul 23, 2016 11:59 pm

the 'NAM #73 (October 1992)
by Don Lomax & Wayne Vansant

APPEARANCES:
Ed Marks, Tex-Mex, Rocketman, enemy soldiers (bts)

SYNOPSIS:
April 5, 1972: After sending a story to his editor in New York, Ed Marks accompanies Tex-Mex ad Rocketman to An Loc, but a North Vietnamese attack ends up crashing their helicopter. They start making their way to An Loc on foot and join up with a group of refugees, forced out of their village by the North Vietnamese, who are also heading for An Loc. They sleep at night, but whej they wake up they see North Vietnamese tanks have come through and they realize An Loc is under attack, and that they’re now behind enemy lines.

2nd Story:
by Don Lomax & Mike Harris

APPEARANCES:
Dennis Lawrence, Jan Silverman, other reporters

SYNOPSIS:
After filing a new story by Ed Marks, associated press editor Dennis Lawrence leaves for the day. He tries to take a lady reporter out to dinner, but they end up talking about Ed Marks instead. Jealous, Lawrence tells himself to leave Ed in Vietnam for as long as possible. Meanwhile, she writes a letter to Ed Marks.

NOTE:
Jan Silverman is named in NAM 77 when her letter gets to Ed.

the 'NAM #74 (November 1992)
by Don Lomax & Wayne Vansant

APPEARANCES:
Ed Marks, Tex-Mex, Rocketman, South Vietnam resistance fighters, enemy soldiers

SYNOPSIS:
April 6, 1972: Ed Marks and the gang help some South Vietnam resistance fighters defeat some North Vietnam tanks.

2nd Story:
by Don Lomax & Mike Harris

APPEARANCES:
Sgt. Polkow, Dennis Lerner (also in fb), Mr. Klitzner, other social workers

FLASHBACK:
1969: Dennis Lerner was a forward observer in Vietnam; he called in an artillery strike on a village but was dismayed to see several women and children killed as a result. Later, he stepped on a landmine.
SYNOPSIS:
April 6, 1972: Sgt. Polkow, now a police Sgt., is called to a VA hospital to deal with a hostage situation. He quickly learns the “hostage taker” is a Vietnam vet in a wheelchair that the VA administrator just doesn’t like.

the 'NAM #75 (December 1992)
by Doug Murray, Scott Lobdell, Alex Trimpe & Herb Trimpe

APPEARANCES:
Sgt. Lou Martini, Lt. William J. Calley Jr. (in fb), Robert L. Haebrle (bts in fb), other US soldiers (in fb)

FLASHBACK:
March 16, 1968: Lt. William Calley oversees the slaughter of the village of My Lai.
SYNOPSIS:
1971: Lou Martini chats with another soldier about the slaughter of My Lai, then watches as a monk sets himself on fire in protest of the war.

2nd Story:
By Don Lomax & Mike Harris

APPEARANCES:
Paul Thomas, Russell

SYNOSIS:
Thomas, now a talk radio host in Chicago, fields caller question about the recently made public slaughter in My Lai.

3rd Story:
By Don Lomax & Wayne Vansant

APPEARANCES:
Robert L. Haebrle

FLASHBACK:
Repeats first story’s flashback, no new information.
SYNOPSIS:
Robert L. Haeberle is interviewed about the photographs he took during the My Lai massacre.

4th Story:
By Don Lomax & Herb Trimpe

APPEARANCES:
Sgt. Polkow, Lt. William J. Calley Jr.

SYNOPSIS:
At William Calley’s trial, Sgt. Polkow keeps reporters and bystanders calm, then helps Military Police escort Calley away after he’s found guilty.

the 'NAM #76 (January 1993)
by Don Lomax, Mike Harris & Wane Vansant

APPEARANCES:
Rob Little (also in fb), Ed Marks (in fb), Sgt. Jim Tarver (in fb), Lt. Wilcox (in fb), Eugene Little (in fb), Rob’s parents (in fb), various US soldiers (in fb), Eugene’s killer (in fb, see NOTE)

FLASHBACK:
Tarver’s upset with Polkow for promoting Little, so he assigns Little and Marks to some crappy assignments to leave Polkow shorthanded. Little and Marks meets with Lt. Wilcox and accompany him on his mission to pay backpay to various soldiers (pages 3 - 18). After being sent home, Little tries to talk his brother out of joining the Army once he graduates high school. He won’t listen and volunteers, but is declared 4-F. Upset, Little’s brother eventually falls in with a bad crowd and becomes a drug dealer, and is killed in a drive by shooting.
SYNOPSIS:
June 1972: Rob Little visits his brother’s grave.

NOTE:
A footnote says the Vietnam flashback happens sometime during NAM 2-5. That’s nice, because going off of clues, I would have said sometime during NAM 5, but the timing of that issue leaves nowhere for this flashback to go. I guess Little was promoted by Polkow earlier than NAM 5, and we just didn’t know about it. Also, Ed is a Cpl. here, and he made a big deal of pointing out his promotion in NAM 5, so I guess this is between NAM 4-5.

NAM 78/2 posits that Tarver might have been Eugene’s killer.

the 'NAM #77 (February 1993)
by Don Lomax & Wane Vansant

APPEARANCES:
Ed Marks, Tex-Mex, Ens. Percy Frank, “Pigeon” Hawkins (also in fb), “Munchkin” Stevenson (in fb)

FLASHBACK:
Pigeon and Munchkin spot for fighter jets, and they destroy a North Vietnam SAM station.
SYNOPSIS:
April 15, 1972: Ed Marks learns that Rocketman was killed recently, and is then dropped off with the Navy for his next story. Marks reads a letter sent to him from Jan Silverman then interviews a pilot.

2nd Story:
By Don Lomax & Mike Harris

APPEARANCES:
Sgt. Leonard Polkow, Dennis Lerner, Rob Little

SYNOPSIS:
April 15, 1972: Lerner protests the war at the White House and gets arrested. When he’s eventually released he goes home to Sgt. Polkow’s place. They’re visited by Rob Little.

NOTE:
This happens after NAM 76, but that's dated June 1972 while this is dated April 15, 1972. I think the June in NAM 76 is what's wrong.

the 'NAM #78 (March 1993)
by Don Lomax & Wane Vansant

APPEARANCES:
Ed Marks, Ens. Percy Frank, Sgt. Lester “Bulldog” Briscoe

SYNOSIS:
May 1, 1972: Ed Marks accompanies some Navy to rescue some Army from Quang Tri, which has pretty much been destroyed by North Vietnam. Some are rescued, but Ed and Sgt. Briscoe are left behind because Briscoe was too busy burning paperwork. They eventually make their way out and Ed decides he needs to report from here, and not from an aircraft carrier.

2nd Story:
By Don Lomax & Mike Harris

APPEARANCES:
Sgt. Leonard Polkow, Dennis Lerner, Rob Little, Dennis Lawrence (vo), Jan Silverman, Ed Marks

SYNOPSIS:
Rob explains that he thinks Tarver shot his brother and wants to know if Polkow can help him find out. They all go to New York try to get ahold of Ed Marks through Dennis Lawrence, but he’s no help. Jan Silverman helps instead, and Ed says he’ll look into Tarver’s history for them. Ed gets a date with Jan whenever he ends up returning to the States.

NOTE:
Ed says he thinks Tarver's first name is Julius. He's wrong; it's James (as shown in the all-Tarver NAM 45).
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the 'NAM #79 (April 1993)
by Don Lomax & Wane Vansant

APPEARANCES:
Ed Marks, Ens. Percy Frank, Sgt. Lester “Bulldog” Briscoe (also in fb), Capt. Dai-Uy Lu, Nahn (in fb), Lyndon Johnson (in fb), Ellsworth Bunker (real person, bts in fb), other US military (in fb), enemy soldiers (in fb)

FLASHBACK:
January 31, 1968: Sgt. Briscoe was at the US embassy in Saigon during the initial Tet Offensive attacks. Sgt. Briscoe is ordered to check out some suspicious activity in cemeteries, and he finds that’s where the VC were staging their attacks (they buried weapons in graves earlier). Sgt. Briscoe gets his facial scar during the fighting. The US successfully fought back the VC attackers, but since the media at home spun a different story of the US military being surprised it, changed the direction of the war. Lyndon Johnson announced he wouldn’t be running for re-election soon after.
SYNOPSIS:
May 5, 1972: Ed Marks meets back up with Sgt. Briscoe and they chat about the Tet Offensive.

the 'NAM #80 (May 1993)
by Don Lomax & Wane Vansant

APPEARANCES:
Ed Marks, Sgt. Lester “Bulldog” Briscoe (also in fb), Capt. Dai-Uy Lu, Nahn (in fb), Nguyen Van Thieu (real person, bts in fb), Col. Frederic E. Davison (real person, in fb), Gen. Nguyen Ngoc Loan (real person, in fb), Nguyen Van Lem (real person, in fb), Eddie Adams (real person, in fb), other US military (in fb), enemy soldiers (in fb)

FLASHBACK:
January 31, 1968: As other targets (like Long Binh) fight off VC, Sgt. Briscoe continues to clean out VC in Saigon. He watches as Gen. Loan executes Nguyen Van Lem and Eddie Adams takes the picture, but thinks nothing of it at the time. He’s surprised to later hear that this one picture did more to turn America public opinion against the war than anything else.
SYNOPSIS:
May 6, 1972: Ed Marks and Sgt. Briscoe continue to chat about the Tet Offensive in Saigon.

the 'NAM #81 (June 1993)
by Don Lomax & Wane Vansant

APPEARANCES:
Ed Marks, Sgt. Lester “Bulldog” Briscoe, Capt. Dai-Uy Lu (also in fb), Lt. Lester Rattner (in fb), Sgt. Nigel Medwin (in fb), Nguyen Ho (in fb), other US & ARVN military (in fb), enemy soldiers (in fb)

FLASHBACK:
January 31, 1968: Dai-Uy and some Australians are a squad stationed in Hue when the Tet Offensive begins. They make their way through town, stopping executions of civilians when thy can, but when they reach the MACV compound thee realize their radio is broken; if they try and enter they’ll be shot as invaders. Instead, they use hit-and-run guerilla tactics against the NVA and VC, which they thought was funny. Eventually, the enemy attack is broken.
SYNOPSIS:
May 6, 1972: Ed Marks and Sgt. Briscoe continue to chat about the Tet Offensive, but this time about Dai-Uy’s experience in the city of Hue.

the 'NAM #82 (July 1993)
by Don Lomax & Wane Vansant

APPEARANCES:
Ed Marks, Sgt. Lester “Bulldog” Briscoe, Capt. Dai-Uy Lu (also in fb), “Cookie” Crocker (in fb), “Morg” Morgan (in fb), Pop (in fb), Kid (in fb), Tonto (in fb), Boonie (in fb), other US & ARVN military (in fb), enemy soldiers (in fb)

FLASHBACK:
February 1968: Dai-Uy helps take the city of Hue back from the NVA and VC, and gains the respect of some Amricans in the process.
SYNOPSIS:
May 6, 1972: Ed Mark continues to chat with Sgt. Briscoe and Dai-Uy about taking the city of Hue back from the NVA.

the 'NAM #83 (August 1993)
by Don Lomax & Wane Vansant

APPEARANCES:
Ed Marks, Sgt. Lester “Bulldog” Briscoe, Capt. Dai-Uy Lu, other ARVN soldiers, enemy soldiers

SYNOPSIS:
May 6-7, 1972: Ed Marks and the others make it to an outpost so they can go to Saigon, but Dai-Uy is killed in the process.

2nd Story:
by Don Lomax & Mike Harris

APPEARANCES:
Ed Marks (vo), Jan Silverman, St. Leonard Polkow, Rob Little, Dennis Lerner, Jim Tarver & his common law wife

SYNOPSIS:
Ed calls Jan and tells her what he found out about Tarver. Jan meets with the other and relays the information, and that Tarver is likely living in the area. Rob thinks Tarver might have killed his brother after all. They stake out his place and figure out Tarver’s dealing drugs. They set up a sting, but Tarver’s common law wife kills Tarver before they have a chance to arrest him.

NOTE:
James “Jim” “Jimbo” Tarver is again called “Julius” here. Oh well.

the 'NAM #84 (September 1993)
by Don Lomax & Alberto Saichann

APPEARANCES:
Ed Marks, Sgt. Lester “Bulldog” Briscoe (also in fb); Luong Yen & her mother, Luong Tuan, Lon, Pham, Hien, Trung, Ngoc, Luong Nguyen (Yen’s father), other NVA soldiers, other VC, US soldiers (all in fb)

FLASHBACK:
In North Vietnam, Yen draws a picture for her father, who has been fighting the Americans for three years. She gives it to her cousin Tuan, who is going away with the NVA to fight the Americans. When Tuong dies of Malaria, the letter s passed to one of his friends to make sure it’s delivered. When he dies, it’s passed to another friend. When he dies, it’s passed to a fellow soldier. It’s then passed to someone who knows where the father is, then t a courier, then to the father. As he opens it he’s happy, but just then his base is discovered by the Americans and he’s killed. Later, Sgt. Briscoe finds the picture floating down the river and keeps it.
SYNOPSIS:
Ed Marks and Sgt. Briscoe prepare to head back to the States. They wonder where a kid’s drawing Briscoe found once came from.

NOTE:
PUNNAM was originally intended to start this issue and continue through NAM 85-86; instead, when the decision was made to cancel the ‘Nam, PUNNAM was published as a prestige format one-shot. This issue was originally intended to be NAM 87.

PUNNAM is already included in the MCP, but check out the Punisher Index TPB to see a write-up on PUNNAM!
-Daron Jensen

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Re: the 'NAM!

Post by wolframbane » Wed Jul 27, 2016 5:41 am

Awesome work Fury!!!

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Post by Col_Fury » Sat Jul 30, 2016 7:42 pm

Thanks!

Here are some placement suggestions:

ABRAMS, GEN. CREIGHTON
NAM 29

ADAMS, EDDIE
NAM 24 (1 - 20)
NAM 80-FB
NAM 24 (21 - 22)

AEDER, PVT. MIKE
NAM 22
NAM 23
NAM 24
NAM 26
NAM 28
NAM 30
NAM 31

ALARNICK, LT.
NAM 14
NAM 16
NAM 17
NAM 18

ALBERGO, PVT. MIKE
NAM 1
NAM 2
NAM 3
NAM 4
NAM 5
NAM 6
NAM 8
NAM 9

BACON, PVT.
NAM 35
NAM 36
NAM 37
NAM 38
NAM 39
NAM 42-FB

BERRY, LT. COL.
NAM 71
NAM 72

BIGGS, LT.
NAM 30
NAM 31
NAM 34
NAM 35
NAM 37
NAM 38
NAM 41
NAM 42-FB
NAM 42
NAM 47

BIVINS, “SPEED”
NAM 54
NAM 55
NAM 56
NAM 57
NAM 58
NAM 62
NAM 63
NAM 64
NAM 65

BREMBY, GARLAND
SAVT2 1
SAVT2 4
*NAM 8/2-FB

BRETT, LT. JIM
EPICGN:HRT&MND

BRISCOE, SGT. LESTER “BULLDOG”
NAM 79-FB
NAM 80 (2 - 22:1)-FB
NAM 24 (1 - 20)-OP
NAM 80 (22:2 - 22:4)-FB
NAM (21 - 22)-OP
NAM 84-FB
{NAM 78}
NAM 79
NAM 80
NAM 81
NAM 82
NAM 83
NAM 84

BROOKS, PVT. JEFF
NAM 13
NAM 14
NAM 16
NAM 17

BROWN, PVT. CASEY
NAM 13
NAM 14
NAM 16
NAM 18
NAM 19
NAM 20
NAM 21
NAM 22
NAM 23

BUI, COL.
EPICGN:HRT&MND

BUNKER, ELLSWORTH
NAM 79-FB-BTS

CALLAHAN, PVT. MARK
NAM 28
NAM 30
NAM 31
NAM 32
NAM 33
NAM 34
NAM 35
NAM 36
NAM 37
NAM 38
NAM 39
NAM 42-FB
NAM 44

CALLEY, LT. WILLIAM J. JR.
NAM 75-FB
NAM 75/4

CARSON, PVT. HOWIE
NAM 39
NAM 42-FB
NAM 42
NAM 44

CLARK, SPC. ANDY “AESOP”
NAM 14-FB
{NAM 13}
NAM 14
NAM 15
NAM 16
NAM 17
NAM 18
NAM 19
NAM 20
NAM 21
NAM 22
NAM 23
NAM 25
NAM 26
NAM 27

COFFIN, WILLIAM SLOAN JR.
NAM 29

COLONEL NO-NAME
**NAM 67-FB (delete)
**NAM 68-FB (delete)
NAM 69 (2:5 - 18:4)-FB
PNAM-FB
NAM 69 (19:1)-FB

CREEP/”WHISPERING DEATH”
NAM 66-FB
NAM 66

*CREEP (renumber to be the second)
V:MADNESS 1
V:MADNESS 2
V:MADNESS 3

*CREEP II (renumber to be the third)
SM 96

CREWS, SGT. LONNIE
NAM 1
NAM 2
NAM 3
NAM 28
NAM 29-BTS
NAM 32
NAM 35
NAM 37
NAM 38
NAM 39
NAM 40

CRONKITE, WALTER
MARVELS 2
*NAM 15-FB
CA 125
DD 70
CA 132

DANIEL, SPC. DENNIS
NAM 17
NAM 18
NAM 19
NAM 20
NAM 21
NAM 22
NAM 23
NAM 24
NAM 26
NAM 28
NAM 33
NAM 34
NAM 35
NAM 36
NAM 37
NAM 38
NAM 39
NAM 42-FB
NAM 44
NAM 45
NAM 49
NAM 50

DAVISON, COL. FREDERIC E.
NAM 80-FB

DELUCA, PHILIP
NAM 49
NAM 50
NAM 51

DEMAIO, PVT. JIM
NAM 28
NAM 30
NAM 31
NAM 32
NAM 33
NAM 34
NAM 35
NAM 36
NAM 37

DOVE, ELI
NAM 49
NAM 50
NAM 51

DOVE, GAIL HENDERSON
NAM 49
NAM 50
NAM 51

DUAN LE
EPICGN:HRT&MND

DUAN NHI
EPICGN:HRT&MND

DUFF, JOHN “FATS”
SAVT2 1
SAVT2 4
*NAM 8/2-FB

FENELLI, CAPT. “FLASH”
NAM 2
NAM 5-BTS
NAM 7-FB
NAM 8
NAM 9
NAM 13

FERBER, MICHAEL K.
NAM 29

FORD, FRANCIS J.W.
NAM 29

FRANK, ENS. PERCY
NAM 77
NAM 78
NAM 79

FRANK, SGT.
NAM 46
NAM 48

FUENTES, PVT. RON
NAM 39
NAM 42-FB
NAM 44
NAM 49
NAM 50

GEIGERICH, PVT. RICH
NAM 17
NAM 18
NAM 19
NAM 20
NAM 21
NAM 22

GHOST
NAM 65-FB-BTS
NAM 65

*GHOST (renumber to be the second)

*GHOST II (renumber to be the third)
See FU MANCHU

GOODMAN, MITCHELL
NAM 29

HAEBRLE, ROBERT L.
NAM 75-FB-BTS
NAM 75/3

HALLEN, CALVIN
NAM 54

HALLEN, JOSEPH E.
NAM 46
NAM 54
NAM 55
NAM 56
NAM 57
NAM 58

HALLEN, LONDRA
NAM 54

HALLEN, MRS.
NAM 54

HARRIMAN, W. AVERELL
NAM 29
NAM 36

HAYDEN, TOM
NAM 32

HEIDEL, SGT. RICH
SAVT2 1
SAVT2 4
*NAM 8/2-FB

HO CHI MINH
NAM 7-FB

HOGAN, PAUL “HEAD”
SAVT2 1
SAVT2 4
*NAM 8/2-FB

HOPE, BOB
SGTF 43
*EPICGN:HRT&MND
*NAM 35

HUCKLEBUCK
NAM 71
NAM 72

JACOBSON, COL. GEORGE
NAM 24

JOHNSON, LYNDON BAINES
……
SGTF@ 3
*NAM 79-FB
*NAM 33
NFAOS 11
CA:SL 1-FB

JONES, PVT.
NAM 35
NAM 36
NAM 37
NAM 38
NAM 39
NAM 42-FB
NAM 44

JONES, PVT. DWIGHT
NAM 28
NAM 30
NAM 31
NAM 32
NAM 33
NAM 34
NAM 35
NAM 36
NAM 37
NAM 38
NAM 39
NAM 41
NAM 42-FB
NAM 44
NAM 49
NAM 50

KAKAS, SPC.
NAM 2
NAM 6

KENNEDY, ETHEL
NAM 29

KENNEDY, JOHN FITZGERALD
……
{TOS 41}
*NAM 45-FB-BTS
FF 17
……

KENNEDY, ROBERT FRANCIS
NAM 29

KOTOWSKI, SGT.
NAM 70
NAM 72

LAMEER, AUGUSTUS “DOGGIE”
NAM 62
NAM 63

LAM QUANG THI, GEN.
NAM 71-BTS

LAWRENCE, DENNIS
NAM 4
NAM 35
NAM 73/2
NAM 78/2-VO

LERNER, PVT. DENNIS
NAM 74/2-FB
NAM 74/2
NAM 77/2
NAM 78/2
NAM 83/2

LIGHT, SPC.
NAM 14-FB
NAM 14
NAM 18

LITTLE, EUGENE
NAM 76-FB

LITTLE, MR.
NAM 76-FB

LITTLE, MRS.
NAM 76-FB

LITTLE, SGT. ROB
NAM 45-FB
NAM 4-FB
{NAM 1}
NAM 2
NAM 4
NAM 76 (3 - 18)-FB
NAM 5
NAM 6
NAM 8
NAM 9
NAM 10
NAM 11
NAM 12-FB
NAM 12
NAM 13
NAM 14
NAM 15
NAM 16
NAM 17
NAM 18
NAM 20
NAM 26
NAM 76 (19:4 - 22:7)-FB
NAM 76
NAM 77/2
NAM 78/2
NAM 83/2

LOPEZ, SGT. “LUCKY”
EPICGN:HRT&MND

LU DAI-UY, CAPT.
NAM 81-FB
NAM 82-FB
{NAM 70}
NAM 72
NAM 79
NAM 80
NAM 81
NAM 82
NAM 83

LUONG NGUYEN
NAM 84-FB

LUONG TUAN
NAM 84-FB

LUONG YEN
NAM 84-FB

MACARTHUR, GEN. DOUGLAS
……
SAGAHT 4-FB
*NAM 45

MAI BAC XUAN “MINKY”
NAM 62
NAM 63

MAI PHAT
NAM 62

MANN, SGT. JAMES
NAM 54
NAM 55
NAM 56
NAM 57
NAM 58

MARCHESE, PVT. RALPH
NAM 5
NAM 6

MARGRET, ANN
EPICGN:HRT&MND
{NAM 35}

MARKS, CPL. EDWARD
NAM 1
NAM 2
NAM 3
NAM 4
NAM 76-FB
NAM 5
NAM 26-FB
NAM 6
NAM 7
NAM 8
NAM 9
NAM 10
NAM 11
NAM 12-FB
NAM 12
NAM 13
NAM 15-FB
NAM 26
NAM 35
NAM 70
NAM 71
NAM 72
NAM 73
NAM 74
NAM 77
NAM 78
NAM 78/2
NAM 79
NAM 80
NAM 81
NAM 82
NAM 83
NAM 83/2-VO
NAM 84

MARKS, MR.
NAM 1
NAM 15-FB
NAM 35

MARKS, MRS.
NAM 1
NAM 6-BTS
NAM 15-FB
NAM 35

MARTINEZ, PVT. OSCAR
NAM 39
NAM 42-FB
NAM 44
NAM 49
NAM 50

MARTINI, SGT. LOU
NAM 28
NAM 30
NAM 31
NAM 32
NAM 33
NAM 34
NAM 35
NAM 36
NAM 37
NAM 38
NAM 39
NAM 41
NAM 42-FB
NAM 42
NAM 44
NAM 45
NAM 49
NAM 50
NAM 43
NAM 75

MCCANDLES, MAJ.
NAM 34

MEACHUM, SPC. CAL “PIG”
NAM 17
NAM 18
NAM 19
NAM 20
NAM 21
NAM 22
NAM 23
NAM 24
NAM 28
NAM 29
NAM 30
NAM 31
NAM 32
NAM 33
NAM 34
NAM 35
NAM 36
NAM 37
NAM 38
NAM 39

MEACHUM, THEODORE
NAM 32

MIKUTA, J.F.
NAM 67-FB
NAM 68-FB

MILLER, PVT. ARLEN
NAM 28
NAM 30
NAM 31
NAM 32
NAM 33
NAM 34
NAM 35
NAM 36
NAM 37
NAM 38
NAM 39
NAM 42-FB
NAM 44
NAM 49
NAM 50

MILLS, PVT. FITZ
NAM 5
NAM 9
NAM 17

MINH, “LITTLE”
NAM 62
NAM 63
NAM 64

MONKEY
NAM 52
NAM 53

NAGAMI, AKIE
NAM 15

NANDI, SPC.
NAM 70
NAM 71
NAM 72

NGO DINH DIEM
NAM 7-FB-FB

NGUYEN HOUANG, MAJ.
NAM 60

NGUYEN NGOC LOAN, GEN.
NAM 24 (1 - 20)
NAM 80-FB
NAM 24 (21 - 22)

NGUYEN VAN LEM
NAM 24 (1 - 20)
NAM 80-FB
NAM 24 (21 - 22)

NGUYEN VAN THIEU
NAM 80-FB-BTS

NIXON, RICHARD MILHOUS
SAGAHT 4-FB
*NAM 32
IH2 119
*NAM 46-BTS
A 82
……

NOEL, CHRIS
NAM 23

PAWLEY, AMIL “CROAKER”
SAVT2 1
SAVT2 4
*NAM 8/2-FB

PHAN BOI CHAU
NAM 7-FB

*PHILLIPS, MIKE (change name to PHILLIPS, SGT. MIKE “ICEMAN”)
……
NAM 65
**NAM 66 (delete)
NAM 67
……

POLKOW, SGT. LEONARD
NAM 26 (16:4 - 18:1)-FB
{NAM 1}
NAM 2
NAM 3
NAM 4
NAM 5
NAM 26 (7)-FB
NAM 6
NAM 7-FB
NAM 9
NAM 10
NAM 11-BTS
NAM 12-FB
NAM 12
NAM 13
NAM 14
NAM 15
NAM 16
NAM 26
NAM 74/2
NAM 75/4
NAM 77/2
NAM 78/2
NAM 83/2

POPE PAUL VI
NAM 11-BTS

RAMNARAIN, SPC. CHANDRADAT “JERRY”
NAM 5
NAM 6
NAM 9
NAM 10
NAM 13
NAM 14
NAM 16
NAM 26
NAM 60

RASKIN, MARCUS
NAM 29

REYNOLDS, EARLE
NAM 15

RIPLEY, JANE
NAM 18
NAM 20
NAM 21

RITCHEY, LT. ALVIN
NAM 59
NAM 60
NAM 61

RITCHEY, PAM
NAM 59

ROCKETMAN
NAM 71
NAM 72
NAM 73
NAM 74

ROEDER, PVT. DAVID
NAM 57
NAM 58

ROMERO, JUAN
NAM 29

ROSSI, PVT. “ROCKET”
NAM 44
NAM 47
NAM 49
NAM 50

ROWLAND, SGT.
NAM 16
NAM 17
NAM 18
NAM 19
NAM 20
NAM 21
NAM 24
NAM 30
NAM 33
NAM 39

RUBINO, PVT. JIMMY
NAM 14
NAM 16
NAM 17
NAM 18
NAM 19
NAM 20
NAM 21
NAM 22
NAM 23
NAM 25

SANTOS, PVT. JOSE
NAM 5
NAM 6
NAM 9
NAM 10
NAM 11
NAM 12-FB
NAM 12
NAM 13
NAM 14
NAM 16
NAM 17

SCOTT, PVT.
NAM 35
NAM 36
NAM 37
NAM 38
NAM 39
NAM 42-FB
NAM 44

SILVERMAN, JAN
NAM 73/2
NAM 78/2
NAM 83/2

SIRHAN, SIRHAN BISHARA
NAM 29

SPOCK, DR. BENJAMIN
NAM 29

TARVER, SGT. JAMES “JIMBO”
NAM 45-FB
NAM 4-FB
{NAM 1}
NAM 2
NAM 3
NAM 4
NAM 76 (3 - 18)-FB
NAM 5
NAM 26
NAM 45
NAM 51
NAM 76 (19:4 - 22:7)-FB
NAM 83/2

TEX-MEX
NAM 71
NAM 72
NAM 73
NAM 74
NAM 77

THOMAS, PVT. PAUL
NAM 2
NAM 4
NAM 5
NAM 6
NAM 8
NAM 9
NAM 10
NAM 11
NAM 26
NAM 75/2

TOWLE, COOKIE
EPICGN:HRT&MND
{NAM 32}

TRADER, PVT.
NAM 46

TRAN VAN VAN
NAM 10

UNRUH, JESSE
NAM 29

VERZYL, SPC. FRANK T. “FUDD”
NAM 8
NAM 8/2-FB
NAM 8/2
NAM 26

WESTMORELAND, GEN. WILLIAM
NAM 24
NAM 29

WHITE, PVT. DAN
NAM 17

WILLIAMS, PVT.
NAM 35
NAM 36
NAM 37
NAM 38
NAM 39
NAM 41
NAM 42-FB
NAM 44

XUAN THUY
NAM 29
NAM 36

YOUNG, ROGER
SAVT2 1
SAVT2 4
*NAM 8/2-FB
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Post by MarvelBoy2002 » Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:13 am

According to Marvunapp, Marvel's series about Vietnam War take place on Earth-85101 instead of Earth-616.

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Post by Russ Chappell » Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:42 am

Can you cite a Marvel comic that says that?

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Post by MarvelBoy2002 » Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:15 pm

Punisher Index, as Fragael of CMRO said (http://cmro.travis-starnes.com/forums/v ... start=2660)

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Post by Col_Fury » Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:26 pm

Huh.

And yet, Punisher's the 'Nam appearances are noted in all relevant chronologies in that Index, AND in the "Before Punisher #1" piece at the start of the book. How can the 'Nam both "count" and "not count"? Heck, one of those the 'Nam comics explains/straightens out one of the big inconsistencies of Frank's military service and family history.

I'm leery of dismissing the 'Nam. I mean, what's next? Amazing Spider-Man #175 is no longer canon because Punisher has a Vietnam flashback in it?

I should probably mention I was one of the co-head writers of the Punisher Index.
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Post by Michael » Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:04 am

The 'Nam! series is weird, though, because in the early issues the characters talk about superheroes as if they're fictional. The real explanation is that Marvel changed its mind halfway through about whether or not it's happening in 616.

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Re: the 'NAM!

Post by loki » Thu Nov 30, 2017 1:48 pm

Col_Fury wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:26 pm
Huh.

And yet, Punisher's the 'Nam appearances are noted in all relevant chronologies in that Index, AND in the "Before Punisher #1" piece at the start of the book. How can the 'Nam both "count" and "not count"? Heck, one of those the 'Nam comics explains/straightens out one of the big inconsistencies of Frank's military service and family history.

I'm leery of dismissing the 'Nam. I mean, what's next? Amazing Spider-Man #175 is no longer canon because Punisher has a Vietnam flashback in it?

I should probably mention I was one of the co-head writers of the Punisher Index.
Punisher's 'Nam adventures happened for him, but not in Vietnam, or at least, not the Vietnam War of the 1960s and 1970s. The sliding timeline is gradually making it increasingly difficult for him to be a veteran of a war of that era while still being active and crimefighting in the modern day. He'd now have to be in his late sixties - and before anyone raises the fact that the Frankencastle incident could be used to reset his clock, that wouldn't resolve the issue for all his fellow veterans that he keeps running into, who are similarly still active in what would be becoming their twilight years. The comments for PWJ #22 note:

Ice Phillips is the Earth-616 (mainstream Marvel Earth) counterpart to The ’Nam (Earth-85101) Ice Phillips. Though this issue is 616 Ice’s 1st, the other Ice last appeared in The ’Nam #69, ’92; presumably 616 Ice’s life includes similar events to those depicted in The ’Nam, but in a conflict other than Vietnam and a world containing superhumans.

And no, ASM #175 would remain canon - we just have to accept that the flashback isn't to the war it was originally intended to be. Punisher suffers from the same sliding timescale impact on his war as Iron Man and Flash Thompson do for their respective wars.

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Re: the 'NAM!

Post by Col_Fury » Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:27 pm

Re: Michael
If I remember right, there was a letters page editorial (or maybe it was in Marvel Age?) around the time Punisher appeared in the 'Nam that explained it was to boost sales, but they wanted it to be respectful and important to the character without being a cheap stunt. Or something like that.

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Yeah, the sliding timescale does some wonky things to Marvel history. :)

As I currently understand it, there's the historic Vietnam, and then there's a "Southeast Asian Conflict" (or somesuch) that happened around comics published in the late '60s/early '70s. That second one is the one Flash Thompson and Frank Castle served in. Pretty soon (if it hasn't happened already), there'll be two 9/11s. The historic one and the one seen in Cap v4, ASM v3 #36 and the Call. I'm sure there are other examples and I'm sure there will be more in the future. That's part of what makes all of this fun! :lol:
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Re: the 'NAM!

Post by MarvelBoy2002 » Fri Dec 01, 2017 7:48 am

Now Frank is Gulf War veteran, right?

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Re: the 'NAM!

Post by loki » Fri Dec 01, 2017 10:27 am

Col_Fury wrote:
Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:27 pm
As I currently understand it, there's the historic Vietnam, and then there's a "Southeast Asian Conflict" (or somesuch) that happened around comics published in the late '60s/early '70s.
Pretty much - probably a war with Communist holdout Sin Cong.
Col_Fury wrote:
Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:27 pm
That second one is the one Flash Thompson and Frank Castle served in.
And, presumably, Red Wolf, Rhodey, and whoever else was involved in Bengal's origin story.
Col_Fury wrote:
Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:27 pm
I'm sure there are other examples and I'm sure there will be more in the future. That's part of what makes all of this fun! :lol:
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Re: the 'NAM!

Post by loki » Fri Dec 01, 2017 10:29 am

MarvelBoy2002 wrote:
Fri Dec 01, 2017 7:48 am
Now Frank is Gulf War veteran, right?
Frank fought in the last notable conflict the U.S. was in. Whichever one that might be at any given time. Or, if there's ever a long enough real world peace, Frank fought in Sin Cong / A.N. Other generic South East Asian conflict.

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Re: the 'NAM!

Post by Russ Chappell » Fri Dec 01, 2017 11:24 am

Clearly, Iceman is trolling Hercules.

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