(May 1962)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of March, June, Sept. and Dec.
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 Silver Age U.S.; later Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Col. Hakawa's Birthday Party! (Table of Contents)

Gunner & Sarge / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
war
Characters:
Gunner; Sarge

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Col. Hakawa's Birthday Party! (Table of Contents: 2)

Gunner & Sarge / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
war
Characters:
Gunner; Sarge; Pooch; Colonel Hakawa
Synopsis:
A new Japanese commander, Colonel Hakawa, "invites" Sarge and his men to his birthday party in an attempt to ambush them.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Time-Out for Talk! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy

["The numerical designation of the XI Army Corps is depicted..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

Army Corps Insignia! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
Insignia and brief history of XI Army Corp, XXIII Army Corp, XVI Army Corp and XXI Army Corp.

The Blind Snowbird (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
American Private; Nazi Engineer
Synopsis:
An American PFC captures a Nazi engineer and forces him to lead him back to his platoon while snowblind. WWII story.

['We go on a 20-mile hike in the morning!'] (Table of Contents: 7)

Private Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; war
Synopsis:
Private Pete has a 20-mile hike rained out.
Reprints:

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

Mystery in Space; Adam Strange / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Jaro Stamp Co.; Maxim Stamp Co., Inc. / 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:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Loser Take All! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
US fighter pilot is shot down and has to outwit a German tank. WWII story.

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

Showcase; Metal Men / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

"Arms Are the Guardian of the Peace" (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war

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

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Col. Hakawa's Birthday Party!
    Gunner & Sarge
  2. 1. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
  3. 2. Col. Hakawa's Birthday Party!
    Gunner & Sarge
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Our Army at War; Sgt. Rock
  5. 4. Time-Out for Talk!
  6. 5. ["The numerical designation of the XI Army Corps is depicted..."]
    Army Corps Insignia!
  7. 6. The Blind Snowbird
  8. 7. ['We go on a 20-mile hike in the morning!']
    Private Pete
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Mystery in Space; Adam Strange
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Jaro Stamp Co.; Maxim Stamp Co., Inc.
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner
  12. 11. Loser Take All!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Showcase; Metal Men
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  15. 14. "Arms Are the Guardian of the Peace"
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
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