(March-April 1965)

DC, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1965-01-21
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 Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Capt. Storm #6.


Death Dive of the Aces! (Table of Contents)

Johnny Cloud, the Navajo Ace / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?

Death Dive Of The Aces! (Table of Contents: 1)

Lt. Johnny Cloud / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
WW2 ace Johnny Cloud "wakes" and finds he's a WW1 pilot flying a biplane to destroy a flak-tower bridge. But he's hounded by a German Albatross pilot who hammers his plane to pieces. Johnny falls to his death -- And wakes in WW2. It was a dream once seen in his childhood: death by albatross, a bird of ill omen. Johnny learns today's mission is the same: destroy a flak-tower bridge. And he's again hounded by an albatross-painted German plane! Again his plane is destroyed, but his parachute snags on the enemy plane. Shooting the pilot steers the plane to destroy the bridge!

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher, who edited this issue.

Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner (Table of Contents: 2)

letters page / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Sgt. Rock answers readers' questions on guns, howitzers, and mortars. Bomb fuses. The General Patton tank. Dogs in WW2. And the Battle of El Alamein.

Air Force Insignia (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tom Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; military

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (May 2007).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Death Dive of the Aces!
    Johnny Cloud, the Navajo Ace
  2. 1. Death Dive Of The Aces!
    Lt. Johnny Cloud
  3. 2. Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner
  4. 3. Air Force Insignia
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Clayton Emery
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Peter Croome
  • Ed Boner