(April 1966)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly (semi-monthly February)
On-sale date:
1966-02-01
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
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

The Order Was Written in Blood! (Table of Contents)

Sgt Rock / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Sgt. Rock
Keywords:
machine guns; United States Army; Wehrmacht; World War II

Half a Sergeant (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Rock / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Reprints:

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.

["September 8, 1756--"] (Table of Contents)

First in War! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
Four firsts: September 8, 1756, first battle on what is now American soil; October 23, 1917, first American artillery shot in World War I; September 17-26, 1941, First Allied Airborne Army carried out its first World War II mission; and November 7, 1944, launching of the first V-2 robot bomb on London.
Keywords:
6th Field Artillery; Holland; Lake George N. Y.; Operation Market; V-2; World War I; World War II

What's Your B. Q*? (*Brotherhood Quotient) (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Indexer Notes

Public service announcement promoting Brotherhood Week (February 20-26). Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly. Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated April 1959.

["I notice your car never leaves the slot track."] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Hints / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Tips for slot-car racing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Readers--Sound Off! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Kaningher [as R. K.] (responses)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Vincent Escadero (Atlantic City, N.J.), Robert Roberts Castden (San Francisco, Calif.), (Miss) Randy Soronazi (Philadelphia, Pa.), and Ernest Jelkins (Peoria, Ill.). Letters include comments on Capt. Storm, G.I. Robot, and characters from Star-Spangled War Stories, in addition to Sgt. Rock.

The Joker Is Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Liss
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. The Order Was Written in Blood!
    Sgt Rock
  2. 1. Half a Sergeant
    Sgt. Rock
  3. 2. ["September 8, 1756--"]
    First in War!
  4. 3. What's Your B. Q*? (*Brotherhood Quotient)
  5. 4. ["I notice your car never leaves the slot track."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Readers--Sound Off!
  7. 6. The Joker Is Death
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Merlin Haas
  • Nick Caputo
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