(June-July 1969)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1969-04-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Joe Kubert
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[Kill Now - Pay Later] (Table of Contents)

The Haunted Tank / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Jeb Stuart
Keywords:
submarine; tank; World War II

Kill Now - Pay Later (Table of Contents)

The Haunted Tank / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-101

Genre:
war
Characters:
Jeb Stuart; Ludwig Von Ernst
Synopsis:
A German U-Boat commander and Jeb Stuart both share the same background of having their fathers killed in World War I.
Keywords:
Atlantic Ocean; Normandy; submarine; tank; World War I; World War II

Kill Now - Pay Later (Part Two) (Table of Contents)

The Haunted Tank / comic story / 6.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Jeb Stuart; General J.E.B. Stuart (ghost); Rick Rawlins; Slim Stryker; Ludwig Von Ernst
Synopsis:
Fate brings the U-Boat and the Haunted Tank together for a battle on a beach.
Keywords:
cemetery; submarine; tank; World War II

The First Name in Comics Presents Famous First Classics! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Superman

Indexer Notes

Promo for Superman #217 (Giant G60), "on sale April 8th." Cover is depicted. Comes after page 8 of the Haunted Tank story.

No-Name Hill (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Ed Robbins
Inks:
Ed Robbins
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
Two soldiers who haven't seen combat must take out a mortar to protect troops advancing behind them.
Keywords:
Germans; hand grenades; jeep; mortar; World War II

A Fun Happening from DC (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
(various)
Inks:
(various)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Binky; Scooter; Debbi

Indexer Notes

Promo for DC teen comics: Leave It to Binky #67, "on sale April 8th," Debbi's Dates #2, "on sale April 15th," and Swing with Scooter #19, "on sale April 22nd." Horizontal format; covers depicted.

The 13th Bullet (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Liss
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-116

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
A Confederate soldier's gun misfires on the 13th bullet after he had killed 12 Union soldiers. He in turn is killed by a Union soldier who takes the weapon. The first 12 bullets the Union soldier shoots kill 12 Confederates, but the 13th bullet proves unlucky again.
Keywords:
Civil War; Confederates; drummer boy; Union

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Let's Make Tracks / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
K-137

Indexer Notes

Letters from Gary Skinner; Jim Evans; Furman Dean Meckey; Dave Wyatt; and Chris Jurictch.

["Gosh =hic= I didn't realize it wuz..."] (Table of Contents)

Off His Tracks! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Pete Costanza [as Costanza] (signed)
Pencils:
Pete Costanza [as Costanza] (signed)
Inks:
? [as Costanza] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pete Costanza
Job Number:
K-146

Genre:
humor; military
Keywords:
rocket sled; tank; WAC

Indexer Notes

Two half-page gag stories.

How Can This Be Possible? (Table of Contents)

The Brave and the Bold / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Batman; Sgt. Rock

Indexer Notes

Promo for The Brave and the Bold #84, featuring Batman and Sgt. Rock, "on sale April 22nd." Cover is depicted.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Kill Now - Pay Later]
    The Haunted Tank
  2. 1. Kill Now - Pay Later
    The Haunted Tank
  3. 2. Kill Now - Pay Later (Part Two)
    The Haunted Tank
  4. 3. The First Name in Comics Presents Famous First Classics!
    Superman
  5. 4. No-Name Hill
  6. 5. A Fun Happening from DC
    DC Comics
  7. 6. The 13th Bullet
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Let's Make Tracks
  9. 8. ["Gosh =hic= I didn't realize it wuz..."]
    Off His Tracks!
  10. 9. How Can This Be Possible?
    The Brave and the Bold
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