(February 1968)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly (semi-monthly Feb)
On-sale date:
1967-12-05
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:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Mission Was Murder! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Sgt. Rock
Reprints:

The Mission Was Murder Part One (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Rock / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Sgt. Rock; Easy Company; Unit 3 [Henri]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the Teenage underground fighters of Unit 3. 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.

The Mission Was Murder Part Two (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Rock / comic story / 5.375 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Sgt. Rock; Easy Company; Unit 3
Reprints:

Tag For A Tail Gunner (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
France Herron
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy
Inks:
Arthur Peddy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Noted as A Demand Classic.

You Can't Bust A Sergeant (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Liss
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
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.

Direct Currents (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Superman; Bob Hope
Keywords:
news

Indexer Notes

Features reviews of titles available. Contains two house ads of Action Comics #358 and The Adventures of Bob Hope #109.

Readers--Sound Off! (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Sgt. Rock (in masthead)

Indexer Notes

Fan letter from Guy Lillian.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Mission Was Murder!
    Sgt. Rock
  2. 1. The Mission Was Murder Part One
    Sgt. Rock
  3. 2. The Mission Was Murder Part Two
    Sgt. Rock
  4. 3. Tag For A Tail Gunner
  5. 4. You Can't Bust A Sergeant
  6. 5. Direct Currents
  7. 6. Readers--Sound Off!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mark Gordon
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Diverse Hands
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mark Gordon
  • Max Capp
  • Darrel McCann
  • Ed Boner