(April 1958)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1958-02-18
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

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Hot Corner! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
war
Synopsis
Lone soldier vs a tank.
Keywords
ammo; ammunition; tank; World War II

Indexer Notes

We previously credited this cover to Joe Kubert. Bruno Andreacchi argued that the hands are distinctively not in Kubert's style and suggested the cover might be the work of Grandenetti, which Gene Reed, Bob Hughes, and Bob Bailey agreed was the correct artist.

The Secret of the Happy Pig! (Table of Contents: 1)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Peter Porkchops; Mervin Mouse; Wolfie

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Hot Corner! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
war
Characters
unnamed ex-ball player nicknamed "Boy Wonder"
Reprints
Keywords
baseball; desert; tank; World War II

Strive-Obey-Endure (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
535
Genre
war
Synopsis
history of the 112th Infantry Regiment and its official motto
Keywords
war

Battle Buzzards! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Jack Abel
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
war
Reprints
Keywords
buzzards; desert; war

Magic Magnifier Helps Betty & Jim Solve Big "Jewel Mystery!" (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Have Bazooka -- Will Travel! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
war
Characters
Al
Reprints
Keywords
bazooka; tank; war

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Editor: Will you please tell me something...

Indexer Notes

Combat questions by Lamar Hill; Bernard Hurley; Benjamin Collins; Bruce Connor

Silent Snow War! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti (signed)
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
war
Characters
Sam; Eddie
Synopsis
Older brother Sam searches for his brother Eddie against a wintry backdrop of war.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Hot Corner!
  2. 1. The Secret of the Happy Pig!
    Peter Porkchops
  3. 2. Hot Corner!
  4. 3. Strive-Obey-Endure
  5. 4. Battle Buzzards!
  6. 5. Magic Magnifier Helps Betty & Jim Solve Big "Jewel Mystery!"
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  7. 6. Have Bazooka -- Will Travel!
  8. 7. ["Dear Editor: Will you please tell me something..."]
    Combat Corner
  9. 8. Silent Snow War!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
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