(April 1959)

DC, 1953 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Robert Kanigher
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Man and the Gun! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Julius Schwartz's editorial records, supplied to the GCD by DC Comics, indicate that this cover was created by Jerry Grandinetti (27 January 2008)

The Man and the Gun (Table of Contents)

Gunner & Sarge / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
Gunner teaches us that the man with the gun may have to use it against Japanese PT Boats, planes, or as a baseball bat...in between naps, that is.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (27 January 2008)

[Tootsie Roll ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Army Slang (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

An illustrated feature page.

[The Brave and the Bold #23] (Table of Contents)

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

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

What's Your B.Q.*? (*Brotherhood Quotient) (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Breaking Point (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A Nazi squad wages a war of nerves against a single American soldier in an abandoned town.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (27 January 2008)

[Tootsie Roll Pop ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

["Monday - Dear Diary"] (Table of Contents)

"Private" Diary / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

The Last Machine Gun (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Herron
Pencils:
Jack Abel
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
The wind separates a parachuting American squad. One soldier ends up with three machine guns to set up to defend against the Nazis.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (27 January 2008)

[Tootsie Roll Fudge ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Man and the Gun!
  2. 1. The Man and the Gun
    Gunner & Sarge
  3. 2. [Tootsie Roll ad]
  4. 3. Army Slang
  5. 4. [The Brave and the Bold #23]
  6. 5. What's Your B.Q.*? (*Brotherhood Quotient)
  7. 6. Breaking Point
  8. 7. [Tootsie Roll Pop ad]
  9. 8. ["Monday - Dear Diary"]
    "Private" Diary
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Combat Corner
  11. 10. The Last Machine Gun
  12. 11. [Tootsie Roll Fudge ad]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Ed Boner
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Peter Croome
  • Ed Boner