(August 1957)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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.


[The Walking Grenade!] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jack Adler (wash)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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:
?

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:
?

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:
?

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:

["Why do soldiers fold their flag into a triangular shape?"] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

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)

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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:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Glenn MacKay
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ed Boner