Weird War Tales #116 [Canadian]
(October 1982)

DC, 1971 Series
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Volume
12
Price
0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1982-07-22
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893071710
Editing
Dick Giordano (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (editor); Robin Snyder (assistant editor); Tamsyn O'Flynn (assistant editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Weird War Tales (DC, 1971 series) #116 [Direct]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from The Comic Reader #203. Snyder credits in https://nick-caputo.blogspot.com/2013/10/a-look-at-dcs-weird-war.html. O'Flynn credit in letters page.


The Doorway to Hell! (Table of Contents)

The Creature Commandos / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Inks
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-975
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The world's weirdest warriors storm...
Genre
horror-suspense; war
Characters
Creature Commandos [Dr. Medusa; Lt. Matthew Shrieve; Griffith; Taylor; Velcro]; Inferna
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Cover only features the Creature Commandos, but the logo is "The Creature Commandos and the G.I. Robot."

Doorway to Hell (Table of Contents: 1)

The Creature Commandos / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Fred Carrillo
Inks
Fred Carrillo
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Job Number
J-8300
First Line of Dialogue or Text
It is on hilly Agrigento, in Sicily-- a vast island steeped in myth and murder, mystery and madness, where the twin rivers of magic and reality merge under the blazing sun--
Genre
horror-suspense; war
Characters
Creature Commandos ["Lucky" Taylor; Dr. Medusa; Lt. Matthew Shrieve; Griffith; Velcro]; Inferna; Pluto; Persephone; Herr Oberst
Reprints
Keywords
Hades

Indexer Notes

Set during World War II.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

A.P.O. Weird War Tales / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Tamsyn O'Flynn [as TOF]
Pencils
Joe Kubert (letterhead)
Inks
Joe Kubert (letterhead)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-1110
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fantastic! This is the kind of stories that should be in Weird War Tales!

Indexer Notes

Letters from SP4 John D. Long (2 letters), T. M. Maple, Kevin O'Toole, Ronald C. E. Dabor, and Brad Horning.

On Sale July 22nd (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

DC Coming Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Sgt. Rock Is on the Move in 82! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Sgt. Rock; Remco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Lonely Robot! (Table of Contents: 5)

The G.I. Robot / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Sal Trapani [as Sal Trapini]
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Phil Felix [as Philip Felix]

Job Number
J-8299
First Line of Dialogue or Text
On the Pacific island of Tattu, where marines and their Japanese foes are separated by a jungle no-man's land in which they battle each other to the death on sight...
Genre
science fiction; war
Characters
G.I. Robot [J.A.K.E. 2]; Cap [C.A.P.D.: Computerized Automatic Patrol Dog No. 1] (intro); Sgt. Coker

Indexer Notes

Set on the Pacific island of Tattu during World War II.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Doorway to Hell!
    The Creature Commandos
  2. 1. Doorway to Hell
    The Creature Commandos
  3. 2. ["Fantastic! This is the kind of stories that should be in Weird War Tales!"]
    A.P.O. Weird War Tales
  4. 3. On Sale July 22nd
    DC Coming Comics
  5. 4. Sgt. Rock Is on the Move in 82!
    Sgt. Rock; Remco
  6. 5. The Lonely Robot!
    The G.I. Robot
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Antonio Pontes Junior
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mazzella
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