(December 1959-January 1960)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1959-10-29
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Steel Trap! (Table of Contents)

Mlle. Marie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
war
Characters
Mlle. Marie

Indexer Notes

Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics, incorrectly credits this cover to Joe Kubert.

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Steel Trap! (Table of Contents: 2)

Mlle. Marie / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
war
Characters
Mlle. Marie; Lt. Messer
Synopsis
A German spy masquerades as an American officer so that he can get close enough to Mlle. Marie to kidnap her.
Reprints
Keywords
French resistance; Nazis; World War II

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics. Story in two parts: Part One (7 pp.) and Part Two (7 pp.).

The Atom: Servant of Man (Table of Contents: 3)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Tom Nicolosi ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy; math & science

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 7 of the preceding story sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Bayonet Decides! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Morris Waldinger
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Tom Nicolosi ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war
Synopsis
history of the 338th Infantry Regiment of the U. S. Army
Keywords
United States Army

The Glass Hill! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Jack Abel
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
war
Synopsis
Am army private undergoes a test under fire to prove his mettle.
Keywords
United States Army; World War II

Indexer Notes

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

Hit the Combat Trail (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Our Army at War / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher (signed as Combat Corner Editor)
Pencils
Joe Kubert (logo illustration)
Inks
Joe Kubert (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Mike Hastings, Peter Fitzgerald, Ronald Walker, and Donald Kelley.

The Sergeant Is a Monkey! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Hank Chapman
Pencils
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks
Russ Heath
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
war
Synopsis
A monkey tags along with a band of soldiers, imitating all the actions of the sergeant, which leads it to save them all from an oncoming tank.
Reprints
Keywords
monkeys; World War II

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: 11) (Expand) /

Flying Jet / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Steel Trap!
    Mlle. Marie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. The Steel Trap!
    Mlle. Marie
  4. 3. The Atom: Servant of Man
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  7. 6. The Bayonet Decides!
  8. 7. The Glass Hill!
  9. 8. Hit the Combat Trail
    Our Army at War
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner
  11. 10. The Sergeant Is a Monkey!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Flying Jet
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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