(June-July 1968)

DC, 1952 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:
Joe Kubert
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

Closer... Closer... The Hangman Tightens His Noose Around the Enemy Ace! (Table of Contents)

Enemy Ace / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Enemy Ace [Hans von Hammer]; The Hangman (French Ace)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Gregory Fischer, May 2009).

Coming Your Way -- A New DC Brand (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy; Bob Brown
Inks:
Nick Cardy; Bob Brown
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; house ad for Secret Six (DC, 1968 series) #2 and The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #78

Death Whispers -- Death Screams! (Table of Contents)

Enemy Ace / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Enemy Ace [Hans von Hammer]; The Hangman [Count Andre De Sevigne] (French Ace); Ludwig (German pilot); Schmidt (von Hammer's Orderly)
Synopsis:
Details of the early life of Hans von Hammer. Enemy Ace wins the second fight with The Hangman. Story concludes next issue.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils, inks and editing confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher, who edited this title prior to Joe Kubert.

From Us --- to You, Only the Best! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman (DC, 1939 series) #207 [80 Page Giant #G-48], on sale April 9

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Via Air Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Sandra Polledri; Mike Fortin; Naomi Nikaido; Gerry Rijff

[Fokker Dr-I & Spad S.13] (Table of Contents)

Battle Album / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
Information about the Fokker and the Spad aircraft form WWI.
Reprints:

Who Are They? What Are They? (Table of Contents)

Angel and the Ape / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

house ad for Angel and the Ape (DC, 1968 series)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams; Joe Kubert
Inks:
Neal Adams; Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale May 2, 1968; includes cover art from Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #117 and Out Army at War (DC, 1952 series) #195

["Dad, can I have these old broken eyeglasses of yours?"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
6603

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

hint from Arthur Goldstein, Chicago, Illinois

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Closer... Closer... The Hangman Tightens His Noose Around the Enemy Ace!
    Enemy Ace
  2. 1. Coming Your Way -- A New DC Brand
  3. 2. Death Whispers -- Death Screams!
    Enemy Ace
  4. 3. From Us --- to You, Only the Best!
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Via Air Mail
  6. 5. [Fokker Dr-I & Spad S.13]
    Battle Album
  7. 6. Who Are They? What Are They?
    Angel and the Ape
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  9. 8. ["Dad, can I have these old broken eyeglasses of yours?"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jan Roar Hansen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • James Ludwig
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ed Boner