Weird War Tales #124 [Newsstand]
(June 1983)

DC, 1971 Series
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Volume:
13
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1983-03-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Weird War Tales (DC, 1971 series) #124 [Direct-Sales].


Old Enemies Never Die! (Table of Contents)

Weird War Tales / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-347

Genre:
horror-suspense; war

Old Enemies Never Die! (Table of Contents)

Weird War Tales / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Topper Helmers
Inks:
Gary Martin
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Phil Felix
Editing:
Paul Levitz; E. Nelson Bridwell
Job Number:
J-4979

Genre:
horror-suspense; war

Indexer Notes

"A Mountain of Skulls!" (Part One, 5 pages), "Wait--Beyond the Grave!" (Part Two, 4 pages), "Shuddering Skies" (Part Three, 4 pages), "Murder of a Town!" (Part Four, 2 pages), "Earth Is Hell!" (Part Five, 1 page), "This Graveyard Earth" (Part Six, 1 page), "Out of Ashes--Eden!" (Conclusion, 1 page). Set in 453 in Western Europe during the time of Attila the Hun, in 1190 during the reign of King Richard the Lion-Hearted in England, in 1915 in France during World War I, in 1942 in Czechoslovakia during World War II, in the middle of the 21st Century in New York City, in the 31st Century, and sometime in the far future.

Destination Unknown! (Table of Contents)

Creature Commandos; G.I. Robot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Fred Carrillo
Inks:
Fred Carrillo
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-8301?

Genre:
horror-suspense; science fiction; war
Characters:
G.I. Robot [J.A.K.E. 2]; Cap; a robot cat; Creature Commandos [Lt. Matthew Shrieve; Taylor; Dr. Medusa; Griffith; Velcro]
Synopsis:
General Paul Levitz sentences G.I. Robot and the Creature Commandos to death, but the sentence is commuted, and they are sent into a mission in space. However, the rockets malfunction, and they head towards an unknown destination.
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Set during World War II. Script and art credits confirmed in the letters page of this issue.

The Window (Table of Contents)

Weird War Tales / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robin Snyder
Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Ernie Colon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-7387

Genre:
horror-suspense; war

Indexer Notes

Set in France during World War II.

The Grass Is Always Greener (Table of Contents)

Weird War Tales / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robin Snyder
Pencils:
Ric Estrada
Inks:
Ric Estrada
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Phil Felix
Editing:
Mike W. Barr; E. Nelson Bridwell
Job Number:
J-7386

Genre:
horror-suspense; war

Indexer Notes

Set during World War II.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

A.P.O. Weird War Tales / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robin Snyder
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

The letters page also includes a special end of series tribute by Robin Snyder, including a listing of memorable stories: "Weird War" (#11), "Dream of Disaster" (#14), "The Dead Draftees of Regiment Six" (#41), "Death God" (#59), "Death the Dread Drummer" (#89), "Roses Are Red--But Blood Is Redder" (#109-110), and "Destination Unknown" (#124).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Old Enemies Never Die!
    Weird War Tales
  2. 1. Old Enemies Never Die!
    Weird War Tales
  3. 2. Destination Unknown!
    Creature Commandos; G.I. Robot
  4. 3. The Window
    Weird War Tales
  5. 4. The Grass Is Always Greener
    Weird War Tales
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    A.P.O. Weird War Tales
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  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Ramon Schenk