(February 1959)

DC, 1954 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:
Robert Kanigher
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.; later Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Sorry...Wrong Hill! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (23 January 2008)

The Magic Card! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Pete; Pete's friends
Synopsis:
Pete's friends are playing records, reading books, making costumes, and working on remote controls, all thanks to items they borrowed with their library cards.
Keywords:
Library

Indexer Notes

"Published as a public service in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly, coordinating organization for national health, welfare and recreation agencies of the U.S."

Sorry -- Wrong Hill (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Sarge; Joe; soldiers
Synopsis:
A company tasked to take a vital hill loses the Sarge and the map before even reaching the beach. Joe takes the lead as the company captures hill after hill, looking for the right one.
Keywords:
Army; bazooka; Second World War; World War 2; World War II; World War Two

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (23 January 2008)

["Said a daring young ski-champ named Andy,"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

First in Aviation! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; aviation
Characters:
Orville Wright; pilots
Keywords:
Airplane; aviation; educational; fact

Statement required by the Act of August 24, 1912, as amended.... (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

["Just one second!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Combat Corner (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Combat Corner Editor]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
War correspondent

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers George Wade, Sydney Lauter, Len Strave, and Roy Harper. Combat Corner letters and replies during this period involved factual questions on military matters, rather than discussion of the stories and issues.

Bull's Eye Fort (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
American air crew; German officers
Synopsis:
Germans track a lone B-17 on a mission, but fail to destroy it despite numerous attacks.
Keywords:
B-17; Second World War; World War 2; World War II; World War Two

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (23 January 2008)

["There was a hoop whirler named Wynn,"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Let 'Em Have It! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; military
Characters:
Soldiers of the 59th Infantry Regiment
Synopsis:
The 59th Infantry is constituted in 1917 and fights in several campaigns in France. Re-erected in 1942, then broken into battalions, the men of the 59th fight in Europe during World War II.
Keywords:
Army; educational; fact

Combat Corner (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
War correspondent

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers Bill Henry, Mickey Collins, and Conrad Helfter. Combat Corner letters and replies during this period involved factual questions on military matters, rather than discussion of the stories and issues.

Fire Jumper (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Paratrooper; German soldiers
Synopsis:
A lone paratrooper fights Germans by using fire-fighting techniques he learned as a fire jumper [smoke jumper].
Keywords:
Army; fire fighter; fire fighting; fire jumper; firefighter; firefighting; paratrooper; Second World War; smoke jumper; World War 2; World War II; World War Two

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (23 January 2008)

["A captain came in on the tide"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["Oh boy, a desk job!"] (Table of Contents)

Private Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
General; Sergeant; Private Pete
Synopsis:
When the unit evacuates, Private Pete has to rescue his desk.
Keywords:
Army

["Do you want spending money?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["My pal!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["150 Civil War soldiers!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Sorry...Wrong Hill!
  2. 1. The Magic Card!
  3. 2. Sorry -- Wrong Hill
  4. 3. ["Said a daring young ski-champ named Andy,"]
  5. 4. First in Aviation!
  6. 5. Statement required by the Act of August 24, 1912, as amended....
  7. 6. ["Just one second!"]
    The Flash
  8. 7. Combat Corner
    Combat Corner
  9. 8. Bull's Eye Fort
  10. 9. ["There was a hoop whirler named Wynn,"]
  11. 10. Let 'Em Have It!
  12. 11. Combat Corner
    Combat Corner
  13. 12. Fire Jumper
  14. 13. ["A captain came in on the tide"]
  15. 14. ["Oh boy, a desk job!"]
    Private Pete
  16. 15. ["Do you want spending money?"]
  17. 16. ["My pal!"]
  18. 17. ["150 Civil War soldiers!"]
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