(February-March 1980)

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Volume:
29
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

A Trio Of Haunted Tank Tales (Table of Contents)

Haunted Tank / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-4269

Genre:
war
Characters:
Jeb Stuart
Synopsis:
Vignettes from several stories in this issue.

Indexer Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Shhhh Don't Let Lois Lane Find Out You're A Friend of Superman (Table of Contents)

Corgi Toys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
Ad for Superman related, pocket-sized vehicles.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Even the Dead Can Fight! (Table of Contents)

Haunted Tank / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Sam Glanzman
Inks:
Sam Glanzman
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
B-4212

Genre:
war
Characters:
Haunted Tank; Jeb Stuart; Gus; Rick Rawlins; Slim Stryker; General Jeb Stuart (ghost)
Synopsis:
The Tank and crew are floated down a river to rescue some trapped rangers and have to fight as if they're a ship.

The Human Adventure Is Just Beginning (Table of Contents)

Star Trek The Motion Picture / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Capt. James Kirk; Mr. Spock
Synopsis:
Ad for movie.

Indexer Notes

between pages 8-9 of "Even the Dead Can Fight!"

This Set of MPC Wheels Gets You This Set of MPC Wheels Free (Table of Contents)

MPC model kits / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for model kits.

Indexer Notes

between pages 8-9 of "Even the Dead Can Fight!"

Counterfeit Castaway (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
David Allikas
Pencils:
Vicatan (signed)
Inks:
Vicatan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-4210

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
Two German seaman, survivors of their sunken ship, try to pass as British so as to be rescued.

Indexer Notes

Dialog balloons are in German, with English subtitles.

48 Hours to Die (Table of Contents)

OSS / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
E. R. Cruz
Inks:
E. R. Cruz
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
B-4203

Genre:
war
Characters:
Control; Allan; Lt. Emily Shawcross; Dr. Wolff
Synopsis:
Allan must destroy some missiles in Germany but is poisoned by an enemy double agent before leaving on the mission. He manages to destroy the agent and the missiles, using the conditions of their storage to his advantage.

Batman and Professor Plutonium (Table of Contents)

Batman; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Professor Plutonium
Synopsis:
Professor Plutonium intends to make America's gold reserves disappear, but Batman distracts him with Twinkies and captures him.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 8-9 of "48 Hours to Die."

Last Stands Don't Win Wars! (Table of Contents)

Haunted Tank / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Sam Glanzman
Inks:
Sam Glanzman
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
B-4208

Genre:
war
Characters:
Haunted Tank; Jeb Stuart; Gus; Rick Rawlins; Slim Stryker; General Jeb Stuart (ghost); Senator Vincent
Synopsis:
The Tank crew must take a US Senator along on a mission to prove the value of tanks, because the Senator is opposed to funding them.

Now, From The Greatest Movie Of All Time Comes The Kenner Star Wars Toy Collection! (Table of Contents)

Kenner Star Wars toys / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for action figures, radio-controlled R2-D2, die-cast vehicles, and play sets featuring Star Wars.

Indexer Notes

between pages 5-6 of "Last Stands Don't Win Wars!"

Mego Introduces Elastic Super Heroes (Table of Contents)

Mego Elastic Super Heroes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Superman; Batman
Synopsis:
Ad for stretchable toy figures.

Soon The Screen Will Be Bombarded By The Most Explosive Barrage Of...Ever Filmed (Table of Contents)

1941 / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
John Belushi
Synopsis:
Ad for movie.

Indexer Notes

The "..." in the title is actually several Japanese characters.

Triumph of The "Trailblazers" The 70th Infantry Division (Table of Contents)

Famous Fighting Outfits / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-4223

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Information about the 70th Infantry Division.

Indexer Notes

Illustration is the logo of the 70th Infantry Division.

The Short Happy Life of Big Howie (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Steve Bissette
Inks:
Rick Veitch
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
? [as Kubert School]
Job Number:
B-4195

Genre:
war
Characters:
Cpl. Phil Kramer
Synopsis:
Cpl. Kramer and his howitzer crew become the best, but he is relieved of command because he fires without orders.

Gumfighting Do's And Don'ts (Table of Contents)

Hubba Bubba Bubblegum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for candy.

Let's Make Tracks (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?; Frederick Cowdrwy Langille, Jr
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-4231

Synopsis:
Information on the US Army.

Indexer Notes

Includes a letter from US Army Public Affairs Officer Frederick Cowdrwy Langille, Jr.

Ambush at Devil's Crossing (Table of Contents)

Haunted Tank / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Sam Glanzman
Inks:
Sam Glanzman
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
B-4230

Genre:
war
Characters:
Haunted Tank; Jeb Stuart; Gus; Rick Rawlins; Slim Stryker; General Jeb Stuart (ghost)
Synopsis:
The Tank and crew inadvertently give away the position of a division, but manage to rout the Germans who intended to ambush.

Take Command! Make Stategic Decisions! (Table of Contents)

Kay*Bee Toy & Hobby Shops / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for HO scale historic wargames.

Indexer Notes

between pages 2-3 of "Ambush at Devil's Crossing"

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents)

Charles Atlas; United Way; United Schools And Services / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?; ? (photo)
Inks:
?; ? (photo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Charles Atlas
Synopsis:
Classified ads for body building, comics, self defense, high school diplomas, t-shirts, toys, and novelties.

Indexer Notes

For advertising rates write S. Schwarz & Co.
The United Way ad is "A public service of this magazine & The Advertising Council."

Superscale (Table of Contents)

Monogram Models, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for 1/72 scale model kits.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

You've Got To Build'Em To Believe 'Em! (Table of Contents)

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for Expert Builder Series of toys.

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. A Trio Of Haunted Tank Tales
    Haunted Tank
  2. 1. Shhhh Don't Let Lois Lane Find Out You're A Friend of Superman
    Corgi Toys
  3. 2. Even the Dead Can Fight!
    Haunted Tank
  4. 3. The Human Adventure Is Just Beginning
    Star Trek The Motion Picture
  5. 4. This Set of MPC Wheels Gets You This Set of MPC Wheels Free
    MPC model kits
  6. 5. Counterfeit Castaway
  7. 6. 48 Hours to Die
    OSS
  8. 7. Batman and Professor Plutonium
    Batman; Hostess Twinkies
  9. 8. Last Stands Don't Win Wars!
    Haunted Tank
  10. 9. Now, From The Greatest Movie Of All Time Comes The Kenner Star Wars Toy Collection!
    Kenner Star Wars toys
  11. 10. Mego Introduces Elastic Super Heroes
    Mego Elastic Super Heroes
  12. 11. Soon The Screen Will Be Bombarded By The Most Explosive Barrage Of...Ever Filmed
    1941
  13. 12. Triumph of The "Trailblazers" The 70th Infantry Division
    Famous Fighting Outfits
  14. 13. The Short Happy Life of Big Howie
  15. 14. Gumfighting Do's And Don'ts
    Hubba Bubba Bubblegum
  16. 15. Let's Make Tracks
    Let's Make Tracks
  17. 16. Ambush at Devil's Crossing
    Haunted Tank
  18. 17. Take Command! Make Stategic Decisions!
    Kay*Bee Toy & Hobby Shops
  19. 18. Write Right Now!
    Charles Atlas; United Way; United Schools And Services
  20. 19. Superscale
    Monogram Models, Inc.
  21. 20. You've Got To Build'Em To Believe 'Em!
    Lego
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