(May-June 1972)

DC, 1971 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1972-03-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [character]
Editing:
Joe Kubert
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Weird War Tales / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
K-896

Genre:
occult; war
Reprints:

[The Prisoner] (Table of Contents)

Weird War Tales / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
K-839

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story set in December 1944, Northern Italy. Costanza letters per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Alex Toth.

The Toy Jet! (Table of Contents)

Weird War Tales / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
K-900

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Human Trigger! (Table of Contents)

Weird War Tales / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
France Herron
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-898

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Infantry...Queen of Battle (Table of Contents)

Table-Top Dioramas / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sam Glanzman
Pencils:
Sam Glanzman
Inks:
Sam Glanzman
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
K-752

Genre:
war

Direct Currents 8 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E.Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (illustration); Russ Heath (illustration)
Inks:
Mike Royer (illustration); Russ Heath (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Deadman; Forever People

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in early April 1972

Face a Firing Squad! (Table of Contents)

Weird War Tales / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
France Herron
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Inks:
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
K-899

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title: "I Faced a Firing Squad".

Corporal Gerry Kisters (Table of Contents)

Medal of Honor / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Norman Maurer (signed)
Pencils:
Norman Maurer (signed)
Inks:
Norman Maurer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Norman Maurer ?
Job Number:
K-705

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story set in May 1943, Tunisia.

Slave (Table of Contents)

Weird War Tales / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Willi Franz
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
K-345

Genre:
war
Reprints:

["This Is It!"] (Table of Contents)

Weird War Tales / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

continuation of the introductory story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

A.P.O. Weird War Tales / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Kubert
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (logo illustration)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
K-901

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Ron Cramer; Maria Morrisson; Juergen Olk; Steven Amicarelli; L. Nau

Editing
Edits to this Issue are currently awaiting review by a GCD Editor

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Weird War Tales
  2. 1. [The Prisoner]
    Weird War Tales
  3. 2. The Toy Jet!
    Weird War Tales
  4. 3. Human Trigger!
    Weird War Tales
  5. 4. Infantry...Queen of Battle
    Table-Top Dioramas
  6. 5. Direct Currents 8
    Direct Currents
  7. 6. Face a Firing Squad!
    Weird War Tales
  8. 7. Corporal Gerry Kisters
    Medal of Honor
  9. 8. Slave
    Weird War Tales
  10. 9. ["This Is It!"]
    Weird War Tales
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    A.P.O. Weird War Tales
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  • Ramon Schenk
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