(April-May 1968)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1968-02-08
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

Hold that Town for a Dead Man (Table of Contents)

Haunted Tank / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Hold That Town for a Dead Man! (Table of Contents)

Haunted Tank / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed)
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.

["Dad, I know a shortcut..."] (Table of Contents)

Billy / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Job Number:
6618

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Billy; Billy's dad
Synopsis:
Billy drops a big hint as to what he wants for his birthday.

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Cap's Hobby Hints universe". Located between story pages 6 and 7.

["Dear Editor: G.I. Combat No. 127..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Richard Bucholtz; Mack Sendale; Ben Angestine; and Ronnie Rosensweig. Located between story pages 6 and 7.

The Flashiest News of the Year (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #178 (April-May 1968) with cover shown.

Returning to the Savage Battle Skies of 1918 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Enemy Ace [Hans Von Hammer]

Indexer Notes

House ad for Enemy Ace appearing the same month in the unnamed Star Spangled War Stories #138.

Combat Nightmare! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Jack Abel (signed)
Inks:
Jack Abel (signed)
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. Hold that Town for a Dead Man
    Haunted Tank
  2. 1. Hold That Town for a Dead Man!
    Haunted Tank
  3. 2. ["Dad, I know a shortcut..."]
    Billy
  4. 3. ["Dear Editor: G.I. Combat No. 127..."]
    Readers -- Sound Off!
  5. 4. The Flashiest News of the Year
    Flash
  6. 5. Returning to the Savage Battle Skies of 1918
    Enemy Ace
  7. 6. Combat Nightmare!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Merlin Haas
  • Steve Jenner
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Lou Mazzella
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