(August 1963)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1963-06-06
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.

Yesterday's Hero! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed as Kubert)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed as Kubert)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
war
Characters
Corporal William David
Keywords
bazooka; Germans; swamp; tank; World War II

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

Dinosaurs / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Yesterday's Hero! (Table of Contents: 2)

Sgt. Rock / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war
Characters
Sgt. Rock; Easy Co. [Corporal William David (death); Bright-Eyes David; Ice Cream Soldier; Bulldozer; Zack; Wildman (cameo)]
Synopsis
After making a last stand to defeat a tank attack and winning the Medal of Honor, Corporal David is transferred to Easy. The Corporal's actions make Rock wonder if he is still fighting the last battle in his mind.
Keywords
artillery; bazooka; Germans; grenades; machine guns; Medal of Honor; post traumatic stress disorder; Stukas; swamp; tanks; walkie-talkie; World War II

Indexer Notes

Story across 19 pages in three chapters of 5.67, 5.67, and 6.67 pages

Try a Tongue Teaser! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Celebrate the Silver Anniversary of Superman! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

How Not to Enjoy a Vacation! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Mr. Green; Mrs. Green; the two Green children; Terry (the Greens' dog)
Synopsis
Terry relates all the results of poor planning by Mr. Green on his last vacation.

Indexer Notes

"Published as a public service in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly..." Comes between chapters one and two of the first story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Lois Lane Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Palisades Amusement Park Admission / 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

Characters
Sgt. Rock

Indexer Notes

Letters from Bud Werksman, George Peters and Cary Winthrop, Mario Montez, and Ben Waters. Comes between chapters two and three of the first story.

Great Masterpieces (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.34 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

The "Candy" Spad! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war
Characters
Lt. Shaw; Captain Clark; Iron Baron (villain)
Synopsis
Lt. Shaw is too young to fly in combat, so he's relegated to flying errands behind the lines.
Keywords
fireworks; Fokkers; Germans; Spad; World War I

Convoy Terror (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Helen of Toy, Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

147 Famous Automobiles (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Auto Models / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

100 Toy Soldiers $1.25 (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Josely Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

104 Kings' Knights (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Yesterday's Hero!
    Sgt. Rock
  2. 1. ["Amazing book about prehistoric animals"]
    Dinosaurs
  3. 2. Yesterday's Hero!
    Sgt. Rock
  4. 3. Try a Tongue Teaser!
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Celebrate the Silver Anniversary of Superman!
    Superman Annual
  6. 5. How Not to Enjoy a Vacation!
  7. 6. ["Your eyes may play tricks... but not your taste!"]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  8. 7. ["See the many exciting roles of Lois Lane..."]
    Lois Lane Annual
  9. 8. ["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park..."]
    Palisades Amusement Park Admission
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner
  11. 10. Great Masterpieces
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  12. 11. ["Hi! Boys and girls, here is your big chance to get these..."]
    DC Comics
  13. 12. The "Candy" Spad!
  14. 13. Convoy Terror
    Helen of Toy, Co.
  15. 14. 147 Famous Automobiles
    Auto Models
  16. 15. 100 Toy Soldiers $1.25
    Josely Co.
  17. 16. ["Nationally famous prizes at no cost to you!"]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  18. 17. 104 Kings' Knights
    104 Kings Knights
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