(December 1961)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1961-10-03
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Robert Kanigher (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration. Copy with October 3 arrival date reported.

Eyes for a Blind Gunner! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wild Man!--You know I can't see!--Where are they?
Genre
war
Characters
Jackie Johnson; Wild Man
Reprints
Keywords
German tank

Indexer Notes

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

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

Art Instruction Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Eyes of a Blind Gunner (Table of Contents: 2)

Sgt. Rock / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed as Joe Kubert)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed as Joe Kubert)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where are they, Wild Man?
Genre
war
Characters
Wild Man (first appearance); Jackie Johnson (first appearance)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Jackie Johnson is the first African-American soldier in Easy Company.

Tootsie Roll Makes History! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

People Are People! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Originally, before the dawn of history, all men were of the same race...
Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

This PSA is produced in sequential comics-art style.

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

Superboy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

World War II Marine Nicknames! (Table of Contents: 6)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A Japanese artillery piece that harassed the Marines during the Guadalcanal Campaign was dubbed by them "Pistol Pete."
Genre
non-fiction; war

Target of the Black Ace! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Jack Abel (signed as J. Abel)
Inks
Jack Abel (signed as J. Abel)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The 3:02 to "Nowhere"! Because that's where I am going to send it!
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

Tootsie Roll Fudge (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Tootsie [all other candies] / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To symbolize its service as an army of occupation during World War I, the Third Army had emblazoned on its insignia the letter A...
Genre
non-fiction; war

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

Zenith Co. [stamps] / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner

Indexer Notes

Letters from Richard Arthur, David Cripe, Barry Tenet, George Weston, Lon Heskins, and Bruce Covert.

Big Bazookaman! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Hank Chapman
Pencils
Jack Abel
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If I use my last rocket to clobber that T-34 to keep it from stomping my brother...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Pencil and ink credits and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. These records also list title as "Mr. Bazookaman."

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

Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Norton Products / 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) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Eyes for a Blind Gunner!
    Sgt. Rock
  2. 1. Test Your Talent!
    Art Instruction Schools
  3. 2. Eyes of a Blind Gunner
    Sgt. Rock
  4. 3. Tootsie Roll Makes History!
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. People Are People!
  6. 5. ["Re-live the adventures of Superman when he was a boy!"]
    Superboy
  7. 6. World War II Marine Nicknames!
  8. 7. Target of the Black Ace!
  9. 8. Tootsie Roll Fudge
    Tootsie [all other candies]
  10. 9. ["To symbolize its service as an army of occupation during World War I, the Third Army had emblazoned on its insignia the letter A..."]
    Army Insignia!
  11. 10. ["207 stamps yours only for only 25ยข"]
    Zenith Co. [stamps]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner
  13. 12. Big Bazookaman!
  14. 13. ["Kids flip their lids for Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar"]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
  15. 14. ["100 toy soldiers, made of durable plastic..."]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  16. 15. ["Draw any person in one minute"]
    Norton Products
  17. 16. ["The world's greatest molder of handsome he-man and champs out of weakling says..."]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  18. 17. [""Spittin' Image" of the great Model 94 Winchester..."]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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