(August 1957)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1957-06-16
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Robert Kanigher (actual)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Script and art credits for fillers confirmed from copies of DC editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[The Walking Grenade!] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors
Jack Adler (washtone)
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher, who edited this issue. Art experts believe Jack Adler did the wash to this cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Desert Stand! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, show Ross Andru as being paid for the pencils and inks for this story, however Mike Esposito worked with Ross and scholars agree he inked this story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Josely Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Five Minute Break, GI Haircut, Payday, Gas Attack Drill] (Table of Contents: 4)

This Ain't the Army / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Irwin Hasen
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Irwin Hasen
Colors
?
Letters
Irwin Hasen

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

4 gags.

Bunker Hill Beachhead! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Irv Novick
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Wide Awake -- Wide Awake! (Table of Contents: 6)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Earn While You Learn! (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy

Jump-Off Town! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Take Arms! (Table of Contents: 10)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
non-fiction; war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Combat Corner / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Miller [as Combat Corner Editor]
Pencils
Morris Waldinger (illustration)
Inks
Tommy Nicolosi (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Jack Miller

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why do soldiers fold their flag into a triangular shape?
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Letters from Chester Neilly, Charles Wood, Richard Merton, and Frank Coolidge.

The Walking Grenade! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Junior Sales Club Batting Tips (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Walking Grenade!]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. Desert Stand!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Josely Company
  5. 4. [Five Minute Break, GI Haircut, Payday, Gas Attack Drill]
    This Ain't the Army
  6. 5. Bunker Hill Beachhead!
  7. 6. Wide Awake -- Wide Awake!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  9. 8. Earn While You Learn!
  10. 9. Jump-Off Town!
  11. 10. Take Arms!
  12. 11. ["Why do soldiers fold their flag into a triangular shape?"]
    Combat Corner
  13. 12. The Walking Grenade!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  16. 15. Junior Sales Club Batting Tips
    Junior Sales Club of America
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gene Reed
  • Glenn MacKay
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ed Boner