(July 1956)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Robert Kanigher (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Sidekick! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
war
Keywords:
World War II

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (14 August 2007)

Sidekick! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
Vic is used to being the guy everyone depends on, but when he is wounded he must depend on others.
Keywords:
World War II

Thundering Like an Exploding Depth Charge... (Table of Contents)

The Frogmen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandinetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #3

The Ghost Raider! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
Lt. John Hamilton sank the German ship Dorn during World War I, but somehow the ship returns in World War II and Hamilton's son now feels an obligation to sink it again.
Keywords:
World War I; World War II

Do-It-Yourself Safety Rules! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
safety tips to remember when school is out

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Bull's Eye Letter (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
Private Simpson braves danger and enemy fire to deliver a letter from home to another soldier in a foxhole.
Keywords:
World War II

Fighting Engineers (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
history of the Army Corps of Engineers

["My uncle sent me this barometer."] (Table of Contents)

Private Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Private Pete
Reprints:

Battle Parade (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
As an American soldier marches in a victory parade through a French village, he recalls the battle to liberate that village just the day before.
Keywords:
France; World War II
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Sidekick!
  2. 1. Sidekick!
  3. 2. Thundering Like an Exploding Depth Charge...
    The Frogmen
  4. 3. The Ghost Raider!
  5. 4. Do-It-Yourself Safety Rules!
  6. 5. Bull's Eye Letter
  7. 6. Fighting Engineers
  8. 7. ["My uncle sent me this barometer."]
    Private Pete
  9. 8. Battle Parade
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