G.I. Combat #274 [Newsstand]
(February 1985)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price
1.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1984-11-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893050002
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (editor); Tom Condon (managing editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of G.I. Combat (DC, 1957 series) #274 [Direct]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #9.


Death March (Table of Contents)

The Haunted Tank / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood ?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
war

Death March (Table of Contents: 1)

The Haunted Tank / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Sam Glanzman
Inks
Sam Glanzman
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
B-4834
Genre
war
Characters
Haunted Tank; Lt. J.E.B. Stuart; ghost of General Stuart; Monitor (first physical appearance)
Synopsis
As World War 2 is happening on Earth-1, the Monitor's satellite appears above unbeknownst to all below. The Monitor then appears before the ghost of General Jeb Stewart on the spirit plane, as the general becomes aware of him as both continue to view the haunted tank and its crew in action.
Keywords
Earth-1; World War 2; World War Two

Indexer Notes

1st full physical appearance of Monitor before Crisis on Infinite Earths (DC, 1985 series) #1. Previous pre-Crisis on Infinite Earths mini-series appearances have been either silhouette only, voice-only, hands only, an image of only The Monitor's ship, or the Monitor is simply referenced but not shown. The Monitor appears in the next issue (#275) as well.

Angel of the Archangel Run (Table of Contents: 2)

Women at War / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Fred Carrillo
Inks
Fred Carrillo
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Esphid Mahilum [as Espid Mahilum]

Job Number
B-4539
Genre
war

Kill by the Clock (Table of Contents: 3)

Gunner & Sarge / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff [as Evan Douglas]
Pencils
E. R. Cruz (signed)
Inks
E. R. Cruz (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Esphid Mahilum

Job Number
B-4247
Genre
war

Fatal Hit (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Dick Ayers
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
B-4641
Genre
war

Ambush at the Top of the World (Table of Contents: 5)

The Mercenaries / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Vic Catan [as Vicatan Jr.]
Inks
Vic Catan [as Vicatan Jr.]
Colors
?
Letters
Esphid Mahilum

Job Number
B-4845
Genre
war

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Let's Make Tracks / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils
Sam Glanzman ? (illustration)
Inks
Sam Glanzman ? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-4856

Indexer Notes

Includes biographical info on Lewis Glanzman.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Death March
    The Haunted Tank
  2. 1. Death March
    The Haunted Tank
  3. 2. Angel of the Archangel Run
    Women at War
  4. 3. Kill by the Clock
    Gunner & Sarge
  5. 4. Fatal Hit
  6. 5. Ambush at the Top of the World
    The Mercenaries
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Let's Make Tracks
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  • John Higgins
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ed Boner