(April 1958)

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

Hot Corner! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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:
?

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:
?

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:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Al
Reprints:
Keywords:
bazooka; tank; war

["Dear Editor: Will you please tell me something..."] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script:
? [as Combat Corner Editor]
Pencils:
? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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:
?

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)

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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
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ed Boner