(May-June 1962)

DC, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1962
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Stories are featured in a chronological progression: World War I, World War II, and the Korean War.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

All-American Men of War / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed) [as RH]
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed) [as RH]
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war

Three O'Clock Killer! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Lt. Jimmy Lee; Von Luft

The Gunner (Table of Contents)

Our Fighting Forces / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Gunner; Sarge

Indexer Notes

House ad for Gunner and Sarge in Our Fighting Forces.

The Blackhawks (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Morris Waldinger
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tom Nicolisi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

World War II Battle Story of the 86th Infantry Division

Two Missions To Doom! (Table of Contents)

Lt. Johnny Cloud / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Lt. Johnny Cloud; Shamrock [crew chief mechanic]; Big-brother-in-the-sky [Johnny Cloud's spirit guide]

["Whirl on an undersea roller coaster..."] (Table of Contents)

Sea Devils / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

House ad for Sea Devils.

["Etta, will you please forgive me..."] (Table of Contents)

Private Pete / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Private Pete; Etta

["Dear Sgt. Rock: Can you tell me when..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Serious answers to military questions from readers, including Jim Pettito; Stan Sui; Tim O'Neilly; Walter Pesko; and Ben Redfield.

Just One Second! (Table of Contents)

Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Abra Kadabra

Indexer Notes

House ad for The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #128 (May 1962), with cover art, advertised as "Now On Sale!".

Black Cat Squadron! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Morris Waldinger
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tom Nicolisi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Ace In A Cage! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Capt. Mike Ross; Kid Palmer

More Startling than Tomorrow's Science-Fiction (Table of Contents)

Metal Men / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Will Magnus; Gold; Lead; Platinum; Lead; Mercury; Tin

Indexer Notes

House ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #38 (May-June 1962), with cover art, advertised as "On Sale Everywhere Mar. 29th".

Time-Out for Talk! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Students learn to settle their disputes without violence.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    All-American Men of War
  2. 1. Three O'Clock Killer!
  3. 2. The Gunner
    Our Fighting Forces
  4. 3. The Blackhawks
  5. 4. Two Missions To Doom!
    Lt. Johnny Cloud
  6. 5. ["Whirl on an undersea roller coaster..."]
    Sea Devils
  7. 6. ["Etta, will you please forgive me..."]
    Private Pete
  8. 7. ["Dear Sgt. Rock: Can you tell me when..."]
    Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner
  9. 8. Just One Second!
    Flash
  10. 9. Black Cat Squadron!
  11. 10. Ace In A Cage!
  12. 11. More Startling than Tomorrow's Science-Fiction
    Metal Men
  13. 12. Time-Out for Talk!
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