(April 1959)

DC, 1953 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:
Robert Kanigher
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Man and the Gun! (Table of Contents)

Gunner and Sarge / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Julius Schwartz's editorial records, supplied to the GCD by DC Comics, indicate that this cover was created by Jerry Grandenetti.

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

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Man and the Gun! (Table of Contents: 2)

Gunner and Sarge / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Gunner; Sarge
Synopsis:
Gunner teaches us that the man with the gun may have to use it against Japanese PT Boats, planes, or as a baseball bat...in between naps, that is.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics.

Feature continues in Our Fighting Forces #45.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[Bug Out, Army Brat, Bad Time, Sunshiner] (Table of Contents: 4)

Army Slang! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; military

Indexer Notes

An illustrated feature page.

["Why does the Viking Prince risk his life time and time again..."] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

The Brave and the Bold / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

What's Your B.Q.*? (*Brotherhood Quotient) (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
Jack Schiff

Breaking Point! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
A Nazi squad wages a war of nerves against a single American soldier in an abandoned town.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["Monday -- Dear Diary: I thought I'd get out of the guard-house..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

Private Diary / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; military

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

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

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

The Last Machine Gun! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Herron
Pencils:
Jack Abel
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
The wind separates a parachuting American squad. One soldier ends up with three machine guns to set up to defend against the Nazis.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics.

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

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man and the Gun!
    Gunner and Sarge
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. The Man and the Gun!
    Gunner and Sarge
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [Bug Out, Army Brat, Bad Time, Sunshiner]
    Army Slang!
  6. 5. ["Why does the Viking Prince risk his life time and time again..."]
    The Brave and the Bold
  7. 6. What's Your B.Q.*? (*Brotherhood Quotient)
  8. 7. Breaking Point!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. ["Monday -- Dear Diary: I thought I'd get out of the guard-house..."]
    Private Diary
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Combat Corner
  12. 11. The Last Machine Gun!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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  • Ed Boner
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jim Stangas
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