(May-June 1962)

DC, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1962-03-15
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
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Our Army at War #118.

Stories are featured in a chronological progression: World War I, World War II, and the Korean War.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed) [as RH]
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed) [as RH]
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war

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

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

Three O'Clock Killer! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Lt. Jimmy Lee; Von Luft

["The Gunner is a man with a gun..."] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Our Fighting Forces; Gunner & Sarge / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

"The Blackhawks"... World War II Battle Story of the 86th Infantry Division (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Morris Waldinger
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tom Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Two Missions to Doom! (Table of Contents: 6)

Johnny Cloud / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Lt. Johnny Cloud; Shamrock (crew chief mechanic); Big-Brother-in-the-Sky (Johnny Cloud's spirit guide)

["Whirl on an undersea roller coaster..."] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Sea Devils / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["Etta, will you please forgive me..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Private Pete; Etta
Reprints:

["Dear Sgt. Rock: Can you tell me when..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Serious answers to military questions from readers, including Jim Pettito; Stan Sui; Tim O'Neilly; Walter Pesko; and Ben Redfield.

Just One Second! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

The Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

"Black Cat" Squadron! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Morris Waldinger
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tom Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; war

Ace in a Cage! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Capt. Mike Ross; Kid Palmer

["More startling than tomorrow's science-fiction..."] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Time-Out for Talk! (Table of Contents: 14)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy

Indexer Notes

Students learn to settle their disputes without violence.

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

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

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  3. 2. Three O'Clock Killer!
  4. 3. ["The Gunner is a man with a gun..."]
    Our Fighting Forces; Gunner & Sarge
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  6. 5. "The Blackhawks"... World War II Battle Story of the 86th Infantry Division
  7. 6. Two Missions to Doom!
    Johnny Cloud
  8. 7. ["Whirl on an undersea roller coaster..."]
    Sea Devils
  9. 8. ["Etta, will you please forgive me..."]
    Private Pete
  10. 9. ["Dear Sgt. Rock: Can you tell me when..."]
    Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner
  11. 10. Just One Second!
    The Flash
  12. 11. "Black Cat" Squadron!
  13. 12. Ace in a Cage!
  14. 13. ["More startling than tomorrow's science-fiction..."]
    Showcase; Metal Men
  15. 14. Time-Out for Talk!
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
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