(June 1962)

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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1962-04-03
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 (credited)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

A Bazooka for Babyface! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
war
Characters
Sgt. Rock; Babyface
Keywords
fighter plane; knife; landmines; swastika

Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Aquaman; The Atom; Hawkman; Metal Men / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

A Bazooka for Babyface! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
war
Characters
Sgt. Rock; Easy Company [Bulldozer; Ice Cream Soldier; Wee Willie; Archie; Zack; Nick; Benjamin B. Barrett [Babyface]]
Synopsis
A young soldier lied about his age to get into combat (he's only 16) and wants to prove he's worthy of staying with Easy Company.
Keywords
artillery; bazooka; booby traps; hand grenade; knife; land mines; machine gun; tank; World War II

Indexer Notes

From the birthdate of the soldier, this story takes place some time in 1943 or 1944.
This story is the source of the Roy Lichtenstein painting "Live Ammo (Blang)".

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

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

World War II Battle Story... ...75th Infantry Division (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war
Synopsis
A summary of the 75th Infantry Division's winter offensive in Germany in early 1944.
Keywords
Alsace-Lorraine; Germany; World War II

Your Pass to New Worlds! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Keywords
library

Indexer Notes

Public Service Announcement about using the public library. Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Battle Eagle! (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
Adolf Hitler (cameo)
Synopsis
Adolf Hitler gives a solid gold eagle to the leader of his finest desert Panzer regiment. A lone American soldier ends up with the eagle by accident and has to fight off the German attempts to recover it.
Keywords
camel; desert; gold; hand grenade; oasis; palm tree; Panzer; tank

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Script
Robert Kanigher (signed as Rock, Sergeant)
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Bobbie Chavez (Newport, Ky.), Alice Fisher (Ford Cliff, Pa.), Sidney Cochran (Saline, Mich.), and Phil Cronin (Hartford, Conn.).

Canteen That Won an Island! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Genre
war
Characters
Jim Lucas; Eddie Lucas
Synopsis
Jim Lucas, a lone Marine on a Pacific island, awaiting a final Japanese attack, writes a note to his son Eddie Lucas and puts it in a canteen and throws it in the ocean. As fate would have it, his son was on a landing craft on the other side of the island that is hit by a mine. The only survivor is Eddie Lucas, who finds the canteen with his name on it and goes on a one-man rampage that reunites him with his father.
Keywords
Banzai attack; canteen; Japanese; machine gun; Marines; Pacific; tank; World War II

More Startling Than Tomorrow's Science-Fiction Are the Metal Men (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

Palisades Amusement Park, N.J. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Big-Big-Big News About a Small-Small-Small Super-Hero (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

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

Salada; Junket / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Bazooka for Babyface!
    Sgt. Rock
  2. 1. Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today!
    Aquaman; The Atom; Hawkman; Metal Men
  3. 2. A Bazooka for Babyface!
    Sgt. Rock
  4. 3. ["The Gunner is a man with a gun..."]
    Our Fighting Forces; Gunner & Sarge
  5. 4. World War II Battle Story... ...75th Infantry Division
  6. 5. Your Pass to New Worlds!
  7. 6. Battle Eagle!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner
  11. 10. Canteen That Won an Island!
  12. 11. More Startling Than Tomorrow's Science-Fiction Are the Metal Men
    Metal Men
  13. 12. ["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park, New Jersey."]
    Palisades Amusement Park, N.J.
  14. 13. Big-Big-Big News About a Small-Small-Small Super-Hero
    The Atom
  15. 14. ["Here's a package for you from Salada!"]
    Salada; Junket
  16. 15. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
    DC Comics
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
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