1 magazine : col. ; title of the magazine is on the top of the cover page, "The Message from Mars." There is an illustration of a man wearing an army uniform and holding a rifle in one hand. His other hand is outstretched. There is text to the right of him that says "being a Christmas Greeting / from the Officers, / and Men of the / 4th. CANADIAN DIVISION / (British Expeditionary Force) / to friends the wide world over. / In the Field _ Dec.1918." Below the text there is a green maple leaf with yellow text on it that says "SOMME / VIMY / LENS / PASSCHENDAELE / AMIENS / ARRAS." There is a white text box with a red border below the maple leaf that says "TO CANADA / OUR HOMELAND / "Our Hearts where / they rocked our cradle, / Our love where / we spent our toil, / And our Faith and our Hope, / and our Honour, / We pledge to our / Native Souls."" The background of the front cover is royal blue.
The back cover is a full page advertisement for Valet Autostrop Safety Razor. There is an illustration of a hand holding a safety razor, and another hand holding a box and a strop. The background is red. In small text at the bottom of the back cover there is text that says "Published for the 4th Canadian Division by the Carlton Studio, 29 Bedford Street, Strand, London, W.C. Printed by The Menpes Printing and Engraving Co., Ltc., London and Watford."