(February-March 1964)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1963-12-26
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, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #112-117, 120, 200)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Strange Adventures #161.


Suicide Mission! (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Rock; Haunted Tank; Johnny Cloud / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Sgt. Rock; Lt. Johnny Cloud; Haunted Tank; Sgt. Jeb Stuart
Reprints:

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

The World of Dinosaurs / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Suicide Mission! (Table of Contents: 2)

Sgt. Rock; Haunted Tank; Johnny Cloud / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
war
Characters:
Haunted Tank; Lt. Jeb Stuart (promoted); Arch Asher; Rick Rawlins; Slim Stryker; General J.E.B. Stuart (ghost); Sgt. Rock; Easy Company [Dead-Eye (death)]; Captain Johnny Cloud (promoted from Lt.); Mlle. Marie [as Martin]; Tex (Fighter Pilot; Cameo); Big-Brother-In-The-Sky
Synopsis:
Sgt. Rock, Jeb Stuart and Johnny Cloud must get a valuable agent named "Martin" to the Allies.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

1) Story in three parts (not four parts as per splash page): unnumbered Part One (5.67 pages), Part Two (9.67 pages), Part Three (8.67 pages). 2) Jeb Stuart meets Sgt. Rock in G.I. Combat #108 and recalls this team-up.

["For the very best..."] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Our Fighting Forces; Our Army at War / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

H-Minus! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 6 of the main story sequence.

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

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

Special Christmas Quiz "Christmas in Many Lands!" (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

Sgt. Rock's Prize Battle Tales / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Get these favorite, exciting and entertaining comics magazines..."] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Wade Halloway, Sidney Waters, Lanny Sternholz, Lawrence Bright, Peter Durskine.

On the page immediately preceding page 17 of the previous story sequence.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Donenfeld
Letters:
typeset

Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Suicide Mission!
    Sgt. Rock; Haunted Tank; Johnny Cloud
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The World of Dinosaurs
  3. 2. Suicide Mission!
    Sgt. Rock; Haunted Tank; Johnny Cloud
  4. 3. ["For the very best..."]
    Our Fighting Forces; Our Army at War
  5. 4. H-Minus!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  7. 6. Special Christmas Quiz "Christmas in Many Lands!"
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Metal Men
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Sgt. Rock's Prize Battle Tales
  10. 9. ["Get these favorite, exciting and entertaining comics magazines..."]
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Roman War Soldiers
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
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