(April 1959)

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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Bob Kanigher
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age U.S.; then standard Silver Age U.S.; then standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #242, 269, 275, 280)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Rock of Easy Co.! (Table of Contents)

Sgt Rock / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war
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Indexer Notes

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

The Rock of Easy Co.! (Table of Contents)

Sgt Rock / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Sgt. Rock
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Indexer Notes

Bottom third of final page contains blurb announcing more stories in the future featuring Easy Company. This blurb removed in at least some reprints. Pencils credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (27 January 2008)

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (cover preview)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (cover preview)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["I see a mirage..."] (Table of Contents)

Khaki Yaks / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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Fighting Footsteps (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
An American soldier being tracked by his footprints in the desert takes out an enemy sniper, a half-track, and an enemy pilot, but when a sandstorm wipes out his footprints he loses any hope of his unit finding him. Luckily his unit can trace him by the "kayo trail" he leaves behind.
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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:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
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Letters:
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The Liberators - Battle Story of the 14th Armored Division (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
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Umbrella Pilot (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A soldier wishes he could be a pilot like his brother Phil, but he is stuck on the ground, providing transportation for parachutists. When an enemy plane cripples Phil's plane, and he has to jump, his brother, knowing Phil isn't prepared to fight as he falls, provides the support he needs.
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Indexer Notes

Pencils credit 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:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

No Pocket for Easy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Eddie and Burt have been separated from Easy Company, and in trying to rejoin their buddies find out that Easy is trapped in a "pocket," surrounded by enemy tanks.
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Indexer Notes

Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics, indicate that Jack Abel was paid for the art on this story (27 January 2008)

[Tootsie Roll Fudge ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
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Letters:
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Rock of Easy Co.!
    Sgt Rock
  2. 1. The Rock of Easy Co.!
    Sgt Rock
  3. 2. [The Brave and the Bold #23 ad]
  4. 3. ["I see a mirage..."]
    Khaki Yaks
  5. 4. Fighting Footsteps
  6. 5. [Tootsie Roll ad]
  7. 6. The Liberators - Battle Story of the 14th Armored Division
  8. 7. Umbrella Pilot
  9. 8. [Tootsie Roll Pop ad]
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Combat Corner
  11. 10. No Pocket for Easy
  12. 11. [Tootsie Roll Fudge ad]
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