(April-May 1961)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-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 Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[Dead End!] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Jack Adler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. These records also give ink credits to Heath.

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

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

Introducing -- the Haunted Tank (Table of Contents: 2)

The Haunted Tank / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Haunted Tank (first appearance); Jeb Stuart (first appearance); Arch Asher (first appearance); Rick Rawlins (first appearance); Slim Stryker (first appearance); General J.E.B. Stuart (first appearance, ghost)
Synopsis:
The Haunted Tank takes on several German Tiger tanks in a small town, managing to destroy them even though the little Stuart tank is outclassed.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil and inks credits, and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[Deadline, Pearl Diver] (Table of Contents: 3)

Army Slang! / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; military

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 6 of the previous story sequence.

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

A Salute to Our American Indians! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy

Indexer Notes

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

["These maneuvers with real ammunition are dangerous!"] (Table of Contents: 6)

Private Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 12 of the previous story sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Grit Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Showcase; Aquaman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

World War II Battle Story of... The 4th Marine Division (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war

Dead End! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Pencil and inks credits, and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

Our Army at War; Sgt. Rock / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 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) /

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

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Dead End!]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  3. 2. Introducing -- the Haunted Tank
    The Haunted Tank
  4. 3. [Deadline, Pearl Diver]
    Army Slang!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  6. 5. A Salute to Our American Indians!
  7. 6. ["These maneuvers with real ammunition are dangerous!"]
    Private Pete
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Grit Publishing Co.
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Showcase; Aquaman
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner
  11. 10. World War II Battle Story of... The 4th Marine Division
  12. 11. Dead End!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Our Army at War; Sgt. Rock
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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