(October 1979)

Simon and Schuster, 1979 Series
 
Price:
6.95
Pages:
247
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A Fireside Book
ISBN:
0-671-24774-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Michael Uslan
Color:
Color cover and interior
Dimensions:
17.5cm x 24.5cm
Paper Stock:
Glossy cardstock cover; White matte interior
Binding:
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Introduction (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Uslan
Pencils:
repros of various covers
Letters:
typeset

Boy Commandos No. 4 Fall 1943 (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

intro to the 1940's section

[The Origin of Blackhawk] (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Charles Cuidera
Inks:
Charles Cuidera
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Reprints:

[Experimental Mission] (Table of Contents)

Hop Harrigan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jon L. Blummer
Pencils:
Jon L. Blummer
Inks:
Jon L. Blummer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Joe Orlando

Genre:
aviation
Reprints:

The Romance of Rip Carter (Table of Contents)

Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Joe Simon
Inks:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Ferguson

Genre:
war; adventure
Reprints:

[Clark Kent Tries to Join the Army] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Letters:
?
Editing:
Joe Orlando

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:
  • from Superman dailies (McClure Syndicate, 1939 series) 1943.02.15 - 1943.02.19

I Sustain the Wings (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

G.I. Combat #54 Nov 1957 (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Joe Orlando; Jack C. Harris

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

intro to the 1950's section

Push-Button War (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
France Herron
Pencils:
John Severin
Inks:
John Severin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The Rock and the Wall! (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Rock / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Joe Orlando; Jack C. Harris

Genre:
war
Characters:
Easy Company (intro); Sgt. Rock; Joe Wall
Synopsis:
Joe Wall, the "Wall" of Easy learns that walls may fall but Rocks do not.
Reprints:

Our Fighting Forces #49 Oct 1959 (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Blind Gunner! (Table of Contents)

Gunner & Sarge / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Joe Orlando; Jack C. Harris

Genre:
war
Reprints:

T.N.T. Spotlight (Table of Contents)

Mlle. Marie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Our Army at War #112 Nov 1961 (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Dennis O'Neil

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

intro to the 1960's

Introducing -- the Haunted Tank (Table of Contents)

Haunted Tank / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Haunted Tank (first appearance); Jeb Stuart (first appearance); Arch Asher (first appearance); Rick Rawlins (first appearance); Slim Stryker (first appearance); General Jeb Stuart (first appearance; ghost)
Synopsis:
The Haunted Tank takes on several German Tiger tanks in a small town, managing to destroy them even though the little Stuart tank is outclassed.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reprint of the first Haunted Tank story.

Killer Of The Skies! (Table of Contents)

Enemy Ace / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Enemy Ace [Hans von Hammer]; The Hunter (Canadian Ace)
Synopsis:
The Enemy Ace faces off agains The Hunter, a Canadian Ace, over No-Man's Land.
Reprints:

What's the Color of Your Blood? (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Rock / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher, who edited Our Army At War #160 where this story originally appeared.

The Killing Ground (Table of Contents)

War That Time Forgot / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

Our Fighting Forces #102 Aug 1966 (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Cold Steel for a Hot War! (Table of Contents)

Capt. Hunter / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Jack Abel
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Robert Kanigher

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher, who edited Our Fighting Forces #102 where this story originally appeared

Army at War #1 (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

intro to the 1970's

The Glory Boys (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alex Toth

Reprints:

Our Army at War #233 June 1971 (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Head-Count (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Rock / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Kamikaze (Table of Contents)

USS Stevens / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sam Glanzman
Pencils:
Sam Glanzman
Inks:
Sam Glanzman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Star Spangled War Stories #183 Nov-Dec 1974 (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

8,000 to One (Table of Contents)

Unknown Soldier / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
David Michelinie
Pencils:
Gerry Talaoc
Inks:
Gerry Talaoc
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The Pool (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

DC War Comics Bibliography (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Uslan
Letters:
typeset

Index to DC's 1950s Frontier War Comics (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Michael Uslan
Letters:
typeset