(February-March 1965)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
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; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Gun Fight on Dinosaur Hill! (Table of Contents)

The War That Time Forgot; The Suicide Squad / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Suicide Squad [the Sheriff; the Wild One]
Reprints:

Don't Give Fire a Place to Start! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
advocacy; superhero

Gun Duel on Dinosaur Hill! (Table of Contents)

The War That Time Forgot; The Suicide Squad / comic story / 14.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Suicide Squad [Commanding Officer (unnamed); the Sheriff (intro); the Wild One (intro)]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story in two parts: Part One (5.67 pp.) & Part Two (8.67 pp.). Credits for script and pencils confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher, who edited this issue.

This is the Sheriff's third Suicide Squad mission (the first two are unrecorded) and the Wild One's first.

[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
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Neil Blair, Dennis Martin, Carl Burns, Stephen Daley, David Bristol.

["Representative of the virtue alisque..."] (Table of Contents)

Air Force Mottoes / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tom Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; military

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (May 2007).

Desert Rat! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Hank Chapman
Pencils:
Jack Abel
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher, who edited this issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Gun Fight on Dinosaur Hill!
    The War That Time Forgot; The Suicide Squad
  2. 1. Don't Give Fire a Place to Start!
    Superboy
  3. 2. Gun Duel on Dinosaur Hill!
    The War That Time Forgot; The Suicide Squad
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner
  5. 4. ["Representative of the virtue alisque..."]
    Air Force Mottoes
  6. 5. Desert Rat!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • John Censullo
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Chris Boyko
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • James Ludwig
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ed Boner