Weird War Tales #122 [Direct-Sales]
(April 1983)

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Volume:
13
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1983-01-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


In the Grip of a Sumo Robot! (Table of Contents)

G.I. Robot / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Trevor von Eeden
Inks:
Trevor von Eeden
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-282

Genre:
science fiction; war
Characters:
G.I. Robot [J.A.K.E. 2]

["There are many ways of measuring time."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Topper Helmers
Inks:
Eo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-8671

Genre:
horror-suspense; war
Characters:
Death

Robots Don't Dream! (Table of Contents)

G.I. Robot / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
Ernie Colon
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Phil Felix
Editing:
Mike W. Barr; E. Nelson Bridwell
Job Number:
J-7541

Genre:
science fiction; war
Characters:
G.I. Robot [J.A.K.E. 2]

Indexer Notes

Set during World War II on the Pacific island of Tattu.

The Hand of Glory (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack C. Harris; George Evans (special thanks)
Pencils:
Topper Helmers
Inks:
Gary Martin
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Editing:
Mike Barr; E. Nelson Bridwell
Job Number:
J-7513

Genre:
horror-suspense; war
Characters:
Death (host); Roger Baker
Synopsis:
Pilot Roger Baker, bitter that the lack of conflict prevents him from living up to his brother's example, is called out to New York one day in 1933 and gets attacked by a certain primate who had climbed a building and was swatting planes.

Indexer Notes

"Roger Baker" is presumably named for Hollywood special effects and make-up master Rick Baker who worked on both the 1976 and 2005 remakes of the film "King Kong."

Showing the Flag (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dan Mishkin; Gary Cohn
Pencils:
Don Newton
Inks:
Sal Trapani
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Phil Felix
Editing:
Len Wein; E. Nelson Bridwell [as E.N. Bridwell]
Job Number:
J-7110

Genre:
horror-suspense; war

Indexer Notes

Set in the south Pacific in September 1982 with flashbacks to 1911 during World War I.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

A.P.O. Weird War Tales / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robin Snyder
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-1262

Indexer Notes

Includes an index to the feature The War That Time Forgot.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. In the Grip of a Sumo Robot!
    G.I. Robot
  2. 1. ["There are many ways of measuring time."]
    Weird War Tales
  3. 2. Robots Don't Dream!
    G.I. Robot
  4. 3. The Hand of Glory
    Weird War Tales
  5. 4. Showing the Flag
    Weird War Tales
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    A.P.O. Weird War Tales
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