(June 1962)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Bob Kanigher [as Robert 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

["Get that plane before it blows up the mine field under us!"] (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Rock / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
war
Characters:
Sgt. Rock; Babyface
Keywords:
fighter plane; knife; landmines; swastika

Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Atom; Hawkman; Aquaman; Metal Men / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

A Bazooka For a Babyface (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Rock / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
war
Characters:
Sgt. Rock; Easy Company [Bulldozer; Ice Cream Soldier; Wee Willie; Archie; Zack; Nick; Benjamin B. Barrett [Babyface]]
Synopsis:
A young soldier lied about his age to get into combat (he's only 16) and wants to prove he's worthy of staying with Easy Company.
Keywords:
artillery; bazooka; booby traps; hand grenade; knife; land mines; machine gun; tank; World War II

Indexer Notes

From the birthdate of the soldier, this story takes place some time in 1943 or 1944.

The Gunner (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Gunner and Sarge / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

75th Infantry Division (Table of Contents)

World War II Battle Story / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
A summary of the 75th Infantry Division's winter offensive in Germany in early 1944.
Keywords:
Alsace-Lorraine; Germany; World War II

Your Pass to New Worlds! (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
Keywords:
library

Indexer Notes

Public Service Announcement about using the public library. Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Battle Eagle (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Adolf Hitler (cameo)
Synopsis:
Adolf Hitler gives a solid gold eagle to the leader of his finest desert Panzer regiment. A lone American soldier ends up with the eagle by accident and has to fight off the German attempts to recover it.
Keywords:
camel; desert; gold; hand grenade; oasis; palm tree; Panzer; tank

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Sgt. Rock]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Bobbie Chavez (Newport, Ky.), Alice Fisher (Ford Cliff, Pa.), Sidney Cochran (Saline, Mich.), and Phil Cronin (Hartford, Conn.).

Canteen That Won an Island (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Leterese ?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Jim Lucas; Eddie Lucas
Synopsis:
Jim Lucas, a lone Marine on a Pacific island, awaiting a final Japanese attack, writes a note to his son Eddie Lucas and puts it in a canteen and throws it in the ocean. As fate would have it, his son was on a landing craft on the other side of the island that is hit by a mine. The only survivor is Eddie Lucas, who finds the canteen with his name on it and goes on a one-man rampage that reunites him with his father.
Keywords:
Banzai attack; canteen; Japanese; machine gun; Marines; Pacific; tank; World War II

More Startling Than Tomorrow's Science-Fiction Are the Metal Men (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park, New Jersey."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park, N.J. / advertisement / 0.2 page (report information)

Big-Big-Big News About a Small-Small-Small Super-Hero (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Here's a package for you from Salada!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Salada; Junket / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Get that plane before it blows up the mine field under us!"]
    Sgt. Rock
  2. 1. Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today!
    Atom; Hawkman; Aquaman; Metal Men
  3. 2. A Bazooka For a Babyface
    Sgt. Rock
  4. 3. The Gunner
    Gunner and Sarge
  5. 4. 75th Infantry Division
    World War II Battle Story
  6. 5. Your Pass to New Worlds!
  7. 6. Battle Eagle
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner
  9. 8. Canteen That Won an Island
  10. 9. More Startling Than Tomorrow's Science-Fiction Are the Metal Men
    Metal Men
  11. 10. ["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park, New Jersey."]
    Palisades Amusement Park, N.J.
  12. 11. Big-Big-Big News About a Small-Small-Small Super-Hero
    The Atom
  13. 12. ["Here's a package for you from Salada!"]
    Salada; Junket
  14. 13. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
    DC Comics
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