(April-May 1962)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1962-02-20
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Robert Kanigher
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in G.I. Combat #93 and copyright registration.


The Punchboard War! (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; science fiction; war
Characters
Mac; Joe the G.I. Robot
Reprints
Keywords
dinosaurs; robots; underwater

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

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

Punchboard War! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
adventure; science fiction; war
Characters
Mac; Joe the G.I. Robot; Prof. Zurin; giant Japanese robot (intro)
Synopsis
A corporal and his robot soldier buddy face prehistoric monsters and a giant robot on a remote island.
Reprints
Keywords
dinosaurs; robots

Indexer Notes

This story continues into the next issue.

Don't Miss These Two Super-Spectaculars! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[Rations, 20-Mile Hikes, Mechanized Infantry, Parachute Jump] (Table of Contents: 4)

This Ain't the Army / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; military
Reprints

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Buzzy Asks: "Do You Know Your Neighbors?" (Table of Contents: 6)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Susie Gruff
Synopsis
Buzzy and his friends learn about the backgrounds of their neighbors through their ethnic customs.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly,
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated November 1955.

The Town That Wouldn't Die! (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
An old man and his two grandchildren fight to stop a Nazi tank after their village in France has been destroyed in an air raid.
Keywords
France; Nazis; World War II

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

Our Fighting Forces; G.I. Combat / 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 [as Sgt. Rock]
Pencils
Joe Kubert (logo illustration)
Inks
Joe Kubert (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Dennis Wolfe; Billy Grant; Mich Webb; Wayne Griffith; Lloyd West; Conrad Gritz

"Enter Into Danger"... World War II Battle Story of the 17th Bombardment Group (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; military
Synopsis
history of the Army Air Force's 17th Bombardment Group during World War II
Keywords
United States Army Air Force; World War II

Sergeants Are Made -- Not Born! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Irv Novick
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
war
Synopsis
A young private is determined to win his sergeant stripes.
Reprints

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

Green Lantern; The Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Punchboard War!
    The War That Time Forgot
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  3. 2. Punchboard War!
    The War That Time Forgot
  4. 3. Don't Miss These Two Super-Spectaculars!
    Superboy; Superman
  5. 4. [Rations, 20-Mile Hikes, Mechanized Infantry, Parachute Jump]
    This Ain't the Army
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  7. 6. Buzzy Asks: "Do You Know Your Neighbors?"
    Buzzy
  8. 7. The Town That Wouldn't Die!
  9. 8. ["For the very best..."]
    Our Fighting Forces; G.I. Combat
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner
  11. 10. "Enter Into Danger"... World War II Battle Story of the 17th Bombardment Group
  12. 11. Sergeants Are Made -- Not Born!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern; The Flash
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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