(October 1978)

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Volume:
8
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Paul Levitz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Rotirra--The Dinosaur Weapon! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-780?

Genre:
horror-suspense; war

["I am Death--and you should welcome me!"] (Table of Contents)

Weird War Tales / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Romeo Tanghal
Inks:
Romeo Tanghal
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5247

Genre:
horror-suspense; war
Characters:
Death

Rotirra--the Monster-Weapon! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Gerry Talaoc
Inks:
Gerry Talaoc
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Esphid Mahilum
Job Number:
J-5165

Genre:
horror-suspense; war
Characters:
Death (host)

Indexer Notes

Set in the Pacific in June 1943 during World War II.

The Life and Death of Charlie Golem (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Toomey
Pencils:
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Inks:
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Esphid Mahilum
Job Number:
J-4653

Genre:
horror-suspense; war
Characters:
Death (host)

Indexer Notes

Set in summer of 1943 in Eastern Europe during World War II.

The Greatest Story Never Told (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Frank Miller
Inks:
Danny Bulanadi
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Todd Klein
Job Number:
J-5091

Genre:
horror-suspense; war
Characters:
Death (host)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Set at the Teruel Front in Spain in 1937.

["Slowly, painfully, you dig your way from the cold, choking debris..."] (Table of Contents)

The Day after Doomsday / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger McKenzie
Pencils:
Frank Miller
Inks:
Bob Downs
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
John Workman
Job Number:
J-5086

Genre:
horror-suspense; science fiction; war
Synopsis:
The main character in this story turns out to be a cockroach that has survived the nuclear war.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Set sometime in the future. Title taken from first caption; the story contains no dialogue. The rubble of 75 Rockefeller Plaza, then DC Comics' address, is shown, along with a copy of C. Burkett's Collected Works.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Paul Levitz
Job Number:
L-104
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Rotirra--The Dinosaur Weapon!
    Weird War Tales
  2. 1. ["I am Death--and you should welcome me!"]
    Weird War Tales
  3. 2. Rotirra--the Monster-Weapon!
    Weird War Tales
  4. 3. The Life and Death of Charlie Golem
    Weird War Tales
  5. 4. The Greatest Story Never Told
    Weird War Tales
  6. 5. ["Slowly, painfully, you dig your way from the cold, choking debris..."]
    The Day after Doomsday
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    A.P.O. Weird War Tales
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  • Matthew Head
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