(July 1963)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Bob 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

Young Soldiers Never Cry! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Sgt. Rock
Keywords:
baby; fighter plane; World War II

["Hi boys and girls, here is your big chance to get these..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Sgt. Rock (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Promo for subscriptions to DC comics. Ten cents per issue for a two-year subscription. Titles are Our Army at War; Our Fighting Forces; G.I. Combat; All-American Men of War; Star-Spangled War Stories; The Metal Men; Sea Devils; Wonder Woman; Blackhawk; and The Flash.

Young Soldiers Never Cry! (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Rock / comic story / 14.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Sgt. Rock; Easy Co. [Bulldozer; Ice Cream Soldier; Sunny; Wild Man]
Synopsis:
While trying to capture a German soldier on D-Day, Rock comes across a toddler in the ruins of a bombed house and takes the boy with him on his mission.
Keywords:
cow; D-Day; disguise; France; Germans; grenades; hedgerows; machine gun; milking; orphan; prisoner; Stuka; tank; World War II

Indexer Notes

Two chapters of 5.67 and 8.67 pages

["Meet the Sergeant most Generals would like to be..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Sgt. Rock

Indexer Notes

Promo for Showcase #45 featuring Sgt. Rock. Cover is depicted. "On sale everywhere May 29th!"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Sgt. Rock

Indexer Notes

Letters from Lloyd Wescott; Jeff Sirota; Bobby Savage; and Joe Ferguson.

Arms Secure Peace (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Keywords:
Army; Europe; World War II

Indexer Notes

Story of the motto of the 143rd Infantry Regiment.

Wings For A Washout! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
A man's father and three brothers all earned combat wings. After failing as a pilot, bombardier, and gunner, he has to settle for being an aerial photographer. He is assigned to a bombing run in Italy where he has a chance to redeem himself.
Keywords:
aerial photographer; B-17; battleship; bombardier; bomber; gunner; Italy; pilot; World War II
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Young Soldiers Never Cry!
    Sgt. Rock
  2. 1. ["Hi boys and girls, here is your big chance to get these..."]
    DC Comics
  3. 2. Young Soldiers Never Cry!
    Sgt. Rock
  4. 3. ["Meet the Sergeant most Generals would like to be..."]
    Showcase; DC Comics
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner
  6. 5. Arms Secure Peace
  7. 6. Wings For A Washout!
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