(January 1963)

DC, 1954 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of March, June, Sept. and Dec.
On-sale Date
1962-11-15
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 (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Hero-Maker! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti (sourced)
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti (sourced)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
war

104 Kings' Knights (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

104 Kings' Knights / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Hero-Maker! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Story in two parts of 5.67 pages and 7 pages.

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

The Brave and the Bold; Strange Sports Stories / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Giant Superman Annual; Giant Batman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

General Little / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Irwin Hasen
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Irwin Hasen
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A casualty from the front lines, General!
Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 7 of the previous story sequence.

"The Golden Lions"... World War II Battle Story of the 106th Infantry Division (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war

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

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 Lawrence Metcalf, Dave Smedley, Frank Healey, Ted Snowden, and John Loeffler.

Pass Out the Silver Stars! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Irv Novick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

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

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Shorty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Guard duty is very important...
Genre
humor; military
Reprints

Touchdown for Picasso! (Table of Contents: 11)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

Buck Fever! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Hank Chapman
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

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

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

Convoy Terror (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Convoy Terror / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Task Force (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Task Force / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

100 Toy Soldiers (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

150 Civil War Soldiers (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Hero-Maker!
    Gunner and Sarge
  2. 1. 104 Kings' Knights
    104 Kings' Knights
  3. 2. The Hero-Maker!
    Gunner and Sarge
  4. 3. ["Here is your formula for a new thrill in comic book reading!"]
    The Brave and the Bold; Strange Sports Stories
  5. 4. ["Featuring the mightiest super-heroes of all time!"]
    Giant Superman Annual; Giant Batman Annual
  6. 5. ["A casualty from the front lines, General!"]
    General Little
  7. 6. "The Golden Lions"... World War II Battle Story of the 106th Infantry Division
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner
  9. 8. Pass Out the Silver Stars!
  10. 9. ["Hi! I'm Johnny DC..."]
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  11. 10. ["Guard duty is very important..."]
    Shorty
  12. 11. Touchdown for Picasso!
  13. 12. Buck Fever!
  14. 13. ["For holiday giving..."]
  15. 14. Convoy Terror
    Convoy Terror
  16. 15. Task Force
    Task Force
  17. 16. 100 Toy Soldiers
    100 Toy Soldiers
  18. 17. 150 Civil War Soldiers
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  19. 18. ["How to gain up to 50 lbs. of mighty muscles!"]
    American Body Building Club
  20. 19. ["For real shootin' fun with a real gun..."]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Chris Boyko
  • Nick Caputo
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jim Van Dore