(November 1978)

DC, 1971 Series
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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

[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:
?

Genre:
science fiction; war

["Which war is really the war to end all war?"] (Table of Contents)

Weird War Tales / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Chaykin (signed)
Inks:
Howard Chaykin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5364

Genre:
occult; war
Characters:
Death

The Phantom with My Face! (Table of Contents)

Weird War Tales / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Edelman
Pencils:
Romeo Tanghal
Inks:
Romeo Tanghal
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
J-4882?

Genre:
occult; war
Characters:
Death (host)

Indexer Notes

Set during World War II.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
? (letter head)
Inks:
? (letter head)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-126

Indexer Notes

Explains that themed issues of Weird War Tales are temporarily on hold until the sales figures can be reviewed. Anthology issues will resume.

["So you want to kill me!"] (Table of Contents)

The Day after Doomsday / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
Alex Niño (signed)
Inks:
Alex Niño (signed)
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-3504

Genre:
horror-suspense; science fiction; war
Characters:
Death (host); Major Preston
Synopsis:
Major Preston was a man who thrived on war. He is accidentally placed in suspended animation for centuries. When he awakens, he avoids mad mutants, then finds a city protected by a force field. The inhabitants of the city say he is infected by the same plague that the mutants have, and they place him in a prison cell. He is to be isolated for the rest of his life so that the plague doesn't spread. The plague's name is violence.

Indexer Notes

Set sometime in the future.

Daily Planet Volume 78 Issue 32 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
? (illos); Fred Hembeck
Inks:
? (illos); Fred Hembeck
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Fred Hembeck (cartoon)
Job Number:
P-232

Characters:
Jonah Hex; Creeper

Indexer Notes

Placed between pages 4 and 5 of the previous sequence.

The Soldiers from "Heaven!" (Table of Contents)

Weird War Tales / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake [as Drake]
Pencils:
Bill Draut [as Draut]
Inks:
Bob Smith [as Smith]
Colors:
Jerry Serpe [as Serpe]
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-3815

Genre:
occult; war
Characters:
Death (host)

Indexer Notes

Set in the time of the Spanish conquistadores.

Atrocities! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack C. Harris
Pencils:
Howard Chaykin
Inks:
Howard Chaykin
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
J-5380

Genre:
science fiction; war
Characters:
Death (host)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Set a millennium ago but on another planet.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Weird War Tales
  2. 1. ["Which war is really the war to end all war?"]
    Weird War Tales
  3. 2. The Phantom with My Face!
    Weird War Tales
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    A.P.O. Weird War Tales
  5. 4. ["So you want to kill me!"]
    The Day after Doomsday
  6. 5. Daily Planet Volume 78 Issue 32
    Daily Planet
  7. 6. The Soldiers from "Heaven!"
    Weird War Tales
  8. 7. Atrocities!
    Weird War Tales
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  • John Censullo
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Matthew Head
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