(August 1957)

DC, 1957 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 Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Credits for pencils confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher, who edited this issue. Art experts believe Jack Adler did the wash to this cover (added by Greg Fischer, August 2008). Script and art credits for fillers confirmed from copies of DC editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986. (Gene Reed, 2011-04-04)


[The Walking Grenade] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jack Adler (wash)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher, who edited this issue. Art experts believe Jack Adler did the wash to this cover (added by Greg Fischer, August 2008).

Desert Stand! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, show Ross Andru as being paid for the pencils and inks for this story, however Mike Esposito worked with Ross and scholars agree he inked this story (added by Greg Fischer, August 2008).

[Five Minute Break] (Table of Contents)

This Ain't the Army / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Hasen
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irwin Hasen

Genre:
humor
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Bunker Hill Beachhead! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
France Herron
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Greg Fischer, August 2008).

Wide Awake -- Wide Awake! (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
non-fiction

Earn While You Learn (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Jump-Off Town! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Greg Fischer, August 2008).

Take Arms! (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
non-fiction; war

[Why do soldiers fold their flag into a triangular shape?] (Table of Contents)

Combat Corner / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller (Combat Corner editor); Chester Neilly; Charles Wood; Richard Merton; Frank Coolidge
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Jack Miller

Genre:
non-fiction

The Walking Grenade! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Greg Fischer, August 2008).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Walking Grenade]
  2. 1. Desert Stand!
  3. 2. [Five Minute Break]
    This Ain't the Army
  4. 3. Bunker Hill Beachhead!
  5. 4. Wide Awake -- Wide Awake!
  6. 5. Earn While You Learn
  7. 6. Jump-Off Town!
  8. 7. Take Arms!
  9. 8. [Why do soldiers fold their flag into a triangular shape?]
    Combat Corner
  10. 9. The Walking Grenade!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Glenn MacKay
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ed Boner