(April 1958)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Keywords:
ammunition; tank; World War II

Hot Corner! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
Lone soldier vs a tank.
Keywords:
ammo; tank

Indexer Notes

I can't agree that this is by Kubert. Nothing about that left hand, and especially the thumb, looks like Joe Kubert to me. Too blocky. Joe's fingers are elegant in their shape. Grandenetti, maybe?

The Secret of the Happy Pig! (Table of Contents)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Peter Porkchops; Mervin Mouse; Wolfie

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

Hot Corner! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
unnamed ex-ball player nicknamed "Boy Wonder"
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Keywords:
baseball; desert; tank; World War II

Indexer Notes

cover story

Strive-Obey-Endure (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
535

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
history of the 112th Infantry Regiment and its official motto
Keywords:
war

Battle Buzzards! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jack Abel
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints:
Keywords:
buzzards; desert; war

Look Kids! Big Powerful Magic Magnifier (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Have Bazooka -- Will Travel! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
France Herron
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Al
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Keywords:
bazooka; tank; war

["Dear Editor: Will you please tell me something..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Combat Corner Editor]
Pencils:
? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Combat questions by Lamar Hill; Bernard Hurley; Benjamin Collins; Bruce Connor

Silent Snow War! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Sam; Eddie
Synopsis:
Older brother Sam searches for his brother Eddie against a wintry backdrop of war.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Hot Corner!
  2. 1. The Secret of the Happy Pig!
    Peter Porkchops
  3. 2. Hot Corner!
  4. 3. Strive-Obey-Endure
  5. 4. Battle Buzzards!
  6. 5. Look Kids! Big Powerful Magic Magnifier
  7. 6. Have Bazooka -- Will Travel!
  8. 7. ["Dear Editor: Will you please tell me something..."]
    Combat Corner
  9. 8. Silent Snow War!
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