(April-May 1961)

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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1961-02-21
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.

Mission X! (Table of Contents)

The War That Time Forgot / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Jesse the "Professor"; Marty
Reprints
Keywords
turtles

Indexer Notes

Russ Heath is listed for pencil and ink credits in Julius Schwartz's editorial records provided by DC Comics, but this is an error. The published cover is by Ross Andru and Mike Esposito.

Test Your Talent (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mission X! (Table of Contents: 2)

The War That Time Forgot / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Jesse the "Professor"; Marty; four other unnamed Rangers
Synopsis
Marty and The Professor land on a mysterious island populated by giant animals, as the island finally sinks beneath the waves they make their escape in an oversized turtle egg shell.
Reprints
Keywords
dinosaurs; pterodactyls; turtles

Indexer Notes

Pencil credits and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. These records also give ink credits to Andru.

First use of the phrase "The War That Time Forgot."

Story in two parts of 8 pages and 5 pages.

Here It Is (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

A Salute to Our American Indians! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Children learn about the inventions and accomplishments of Native Americans.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

On the page immediately preceding page 9 of the previous story sequence.

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

Army Crests / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Morris Waldinger
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The pelican portrayed on the crest...
Genre
non-fiction; military
Keywords
infantry; Louisiana; Puerto Rico; United States Army; Washington

Bodyguard for a Flattop! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war
Synopsis
Sailors on a PT boat repeatedly risk their lives to protect a giant aircraft carrier from an enemy submarine.
Keywords
submarines; United States Navy; World War II

Indexer Notes

Pencil and inks credits, and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, August 2008.

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

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

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

Army Almanac / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Morris Waldinger
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

First Line of Dialogue or Text
July 27, 1775-- Establishment of the Army Medical Department...
Genre
non-fiction; military
Synopsis
two significant dates in U.S. Army history
Keywords
United States Army

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

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

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

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

Script
Robert Kanigher [as Sgt. Rock]
Pencils
Joe Kubert (logo illustration)
Inks
Joe Kubert (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Jay Strauss; Wendell Peters; Joey Martin; Bruce Wheeler

The Nothing Ace! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Hank Chapman
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
war
Synopsis
A U.S. fighter pilot fears that he won't be good enough to make the grade in his squadron but he finally has a chance to show what he can do.
Reprints
Keywords
Korean War; United States Air Force

Indexer Notes

Pencil and inks credits, and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, August 2008.

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

G.I. Combat; The Haunted Tank / 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) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Jowett Institute of Body Building / 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. Mission X!
    The War That Time Forgot
  2. 1. Test Your Talent
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. Mission X!
    The War That Time Forgot
  4. 3. Here It Is
    Justice League of America
  5. 4. A Salute to Our American Indians!
  6. 5. ["The pelican portrayed on the crest..."]
    Army Crests
  7. 6. Bodyguard for a Flattop!
  8. 7. ["Sgt. Rock and the Combat-Happy Joes of Easy Company..."]
    Our Army at War
  9. 8. ["July 27, 1775-- Establishment of the Army Medical Department..."]
    Army Almanac
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Grit Publishing Co.
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner
  12. 11. The Nothing Ace!
  13. 12. ["Can a tank without a driver's hands..."]
    G.I. Combat; The Haunted Tank
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Body Building
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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