(April 1959)

DC, 1952 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:
Bob Kanigher
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age U.S.; then standard Silver Age U.S.; then standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #242, 269, 275, 280)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Rock of Easy Co.! (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Rock / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

The Rock of Easy Co.! (Table of Contents: 2)

Sgt. Rock / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Sgt. Rock
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Bottom third of final page contains blurb announcing more stories in the future featuring Easy Company. This blurb removed in at least some reprints. Pencils credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics.

["Why does the Viking Prince risk his life time and time again..."] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

["I see a mirage!"] (Table of Contents: 4)

Khaki Yaks / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military
Reprints:

Fighting Footsteps (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
An American soldier being tracked by his footprints in the desert takes out an enemy sniper, a half-track, and an enemy pilot, but when a sandstorm wipes out his footprints he loses any hope of his unit finding him. Luckily his unit can trace him by the "kayo trail" he leaves behind.
Reprints:

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: 6) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

What's Your B.Q.*? (*Brotherhood Quotient) (Table of Contents: 7)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy

The Liberators! Battle Story of the 14th Armored Division... (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Reprints:

Umbrella Pilot! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
A soldier wishes he could be a pilot like his brother Phil, but he is stuck on the ground, providing transportation for parachutists. When an enemy plane cripples Phil's plane, and he has to jump, his brother, knowing Phil isn't prepared to fight as he falls, provides the support he needs.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

No Pocket for Easy (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
Eddie and Burt have been separated from Easy Company, and in trying to rejoin their buddies find out that Easy is trapped in a "pocket," surrounded by enemy tanks.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics, indicate that Jack Abel was paid for the art on this story.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Rock of Easy Co.!
    Sgt. Rock
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. The Rock of Easy Co.!
    Sgt. Rock
  4. 3. ["Why does the Viking Prince risk his life time and time again..."]
    The Brave and the Bold; The Viking Prince
  5. 4. ["I see a mirage!"]
    Khaki Yaks
  6. 5. Fighting Footsteps
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  8. 7. What's Your B.Q.*? (*Brotherhood Quotient)
  9. 8. The Liberators! Battle Story of the 14th Armored Division...
  10. 9. Umbrella Pilot!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Combat Corner
  13. 12. No Pocket for Easy
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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