(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.


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

["For the very best..."] (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)

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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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