(October-November 1965)

DC, 1957 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 Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Keywords:
World War II

The Battle Origin of the Haunted Tank (Table of Contents)

Haunted Tank / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Haunted Tank; Lt. Jeb Stuart
Reprints:
Keywords:
World War II

Battle Origin of the Haunted Tank! (Table of Contents)

Haunted Tank / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Haunted Tank; Lt. Jeb Stuart; Arch Asher; Rick Rawlins; Slim Stryker; General J.E.B. Stuart (ghost); Alexander the Great (ghost); Julius Caesar (ghost); Napoleon (ghost); Admiral Nelson (ghost)
Synopsis:
General J.E.B. Stuart tells the story of the first time he watched over Lt. Stuart and his crew as they landed for the first time in Northern Africa and learned how to fight.
Reprints:
Keywords:
World War II

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. Story is comprised of two parts. Part 1 is 5.67 pages and Part 2 is 8.67 pages. Cover story.

["In Alis Vincimus"] (Table of Contents)

Air Force Mottoes [sic] / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Located between pages 6 and 7 of the main story.

Are You a Litterbug? (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Synopsis:
A young boy realizes that he's a litterbug and changes his ways.

Indexer Notes

Located between pages 6 and 7 of the main story.

Our Fighting Forces Explodes with a new Battle-Star (Table of Contents)

Our Fighting Forces / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Heath; Irv Novick
Inks:
Russ Heath; Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Lt. Larry Rock
Keywords:
World War II

Indexer Notes

House ad for Our Fighting Forces (DC, 1954 Series) #95 (October 1965), with cover shown, as well as some interior art. Advertised as "Now on Sale Everywhere!"

["Hi, buddies! Greetin's from Sgt. Rock..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Sgt Rock
Keywords:
World War II

Indexer Notes

Readers' military questions from Dick Frankel; Lenny Handler; David Kelton; and Burton Ableson. Answered by editor as "Sgt. Rock".

My Witness -- the Enemy! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Mike (frogman); Chief Brady; Japanese sub commander
Keywords:
World War II

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. The Battle Origin of the Haunted Tank
    Haunted Tank
  2. 1. Battle Origin of the Haunted Tank!
    Haunted Tank
  3. 2. ["In Alis Vincimus"]
    Air Force Mottoes [sic]
  4. 3. Are You a Litterbug?
  5. 4. Our Fighting Forces Explodes with a new Battle-Star
    Our Fighting Forces
  6. 5. ["Hi, buddies! Greetin's from Sgt. Rock..."]
    Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner
  7. 6. My Witness -- the Enemy!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Max Capp
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ed Boner