(April-May 1962)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical 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 Punchboard War! (Table of Contents)

The War That Time Forgot with Mac & Joe / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
fantasy; war
Reprints:
Keywords:
dinosaurs; robots; underwater

Punchboard War! (Table of Contents)

The War That Time Forgot with Mac & Joe / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy; war
Synopsis:
A soldier and his robot soldier buddy face prehistoric monsters on a remote island.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dinosaurs; robots

Don't Miss These Two Super-Spectaculars! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #96 and Superman (DC, 1939 series) #152

["Rations... 20 Mile Hikes..."] (Table of Contents)

This Ain't the Army / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; military

Do You Know Your Neighbors? (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Buzzy Brown; Susie Gruff
Synopsis:
Buzzy and his friends learn about the backgrounds of their neighbors through their ethnic customs.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly,
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated November 1955.

The Town That Wouldn't Die! (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:
An old man and his two grandchildren fight to stop a Nazi tank after their village in France has been destroyed in an air raid.
Keywords:
France; Nazis; World War II

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Kanigher [as Sgt. Rock]
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (logo illustration)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Dennis Wolfe; Billy Grant; Mich Webb; Wayne Griffith; Lloyd West; Conrad Gritz

Enter Into Danger... WWII Battle Story of the 17th Bombardment Group (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; military
Synopsis:
history of the Army Air Force's 17th Bombardment Group during World War II
Keywords:
United States Army Air Force; World War II

Sergeants Are Made -- Not Born! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
A young private is determined to win his sergeant stripes.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Punchboard War!
    The War That Time Forgot with Mac & Joe
  2. 1. Punchboard War!
    The War That Time Forgot with Mac & Joe
  3. 2. Don't Miss These Two Super-Spectaculars!
    Superboy; Supermen
  4. 3. ["Rations... 20 Mile Hikes..."]
    This Ain't the Army
  5. 4. Do You Know Your Neighbors?
    Buzzy
  6. 5. The Town That Wouldn't Die!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner
  8. 7. Enter Into Danger... WWII Battle Story of the 17th Bombardment Group
  9. 8. Sergeants Are Made -- Not Born!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dwayne Best
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  • Jan Roar Hansen
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