(December 1959-January 1960)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Robert Kanigher
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Steel Trap! (Table of Contents)

Mademoiselle Marie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Mademoiselle Marie

Indexer Notes

Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics, incorrectly credits this cover to Joe Kubert (9 May 2008)

The Steel Trap! (Table of Contents)

Mademoiselle Marie / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
war
Characters:
Mademoiselle Marie; Lt. Messer
Synopsis:
A German spy masquerades as an American officer so that he can get close enough to Mlle. Marie to kidnap her.
Reprints:
Keywords:
French resistance; Nazis; World War II

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (9 May 2008)

The Atom: Servant of Man (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

The Bayonet Decides! (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Morris Waldinger
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war; non-fiction
Synopsis:
history of the 338th Infantry Regiment of the U. S. Army
Keywords:
United States Army

The Glass Hill! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Jack Abel
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
Am army private undergoes a test under fire to prove his mettle.
Keywords:
United States Army; World War II

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (9 May 2008)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (logo illustration)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Mike Hastings; Peter Fitzgerald; Ronald Walker; Donald Kelley

The Sergeant is a Monkey! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Hank Chapman
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
A monkey tags along with a band of soldiers, imitating all the actions of the sergeant, which leads it to save them all from an oncoming tank.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monkeys; World War II

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (9 May 2008)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Steel Trap!
    Mademoiselle Marie
  2. 1. The Steel Trap!
    Mademoiselle Marie
  3. 2. The Atom: Servant of Man
  4. 3. The Bayonet Decides!
  5. 4. The Glass Hill!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner
  7. 6. The Sergeant is a Monkey!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • James Ludwig
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ed Boner