(April 1965)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Bob Kanigher [as Robert Kanigher]
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age U.S.; then standard Silver Age U.S.; then standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #242, 269, 275, 280)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Easy's Last Stand! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Sgt. Rock
Keywords:
bridge; Germans; World War II

100 Magnets (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Easy's Last Stand! (Table of Contents: 2)

Sgt. Rock / comic story / 10.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Sgt. Rock; Easy Company [Pony Boy; Ice Cream Soldier; Wild Man; Bulldozer; Bright Eyes; Nick; Zack; Canary; Danny; Sunny; Little Sure Shot]
Synopsis:
Haunted by the sight of a shell-shocked sergeant retreating after losing his entire company, Rock vows that it won't happen to Easy.
Reprints:
Keywords:
artillery; cigarettes; Germans; haystack; medics; tanks; World War II

Indexer Notes

Chapters of 5.67 pages and 4.67 pages. Some characters just mentioned in dialogue. 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.

["When it's snowy, cold or muddy..."] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["G.I. Joe... G.I. Joe"] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

G.I. Joe; Hasbro / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["It started with The Flash!"] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Doctor Fate; Hourman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["During the War of 1812, American Infantry officers wore cap plates..."] (Table of Contents: 6)

American Military Ornaments / illustration / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; military
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

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

Cap plates for American Infantry officers in the War of 1812 and cap insignia of officers in the 4th Infantry Regiment in 1851.

["For the very best in comics reading"] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

["That's not necessary here!"] (Table of Contents: 8)

Khaki-Yaks / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Four cartoons about Army life.
Reprints:
Keywords:
tank

["If you missed the most famous Flash story ever printed..."] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

The Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["208 different world-wide stamps"] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Flaming Bait! (Table of Contents: 11)

Enemy Ace / comic story / 13.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Enemy Ace [Hans von Hammer]; Weber (Mechanic); Erich Schloss; Werner Schloss
Synopsis:
Hans Von Hammer must deal with the death of two of his pilots after they posed for pictures before flying their missions.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bi-planes; Fokker; French; Germans; Nieuport; photographs; superstitions; World War I

Indexer Notes

Chapters of 7.67 pages and 6 pages. 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.

["Ride a sea-going thunderbolt..."] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

["Hi, buddies!"] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Characters:
Sgt Rock

Indexer Notes

Questions on militaria from Tony Territo; Jack Morris; Mac Thompson; Johnny Koch; Lester Brock Jr; William Durstine, with answers ostensibly from Sergeant Rock

10 Issues of Our Army at War for Only $1.00 (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Are You a Silent Witness? (Table of Contents: 15)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy
Characters:
Ed; Ed's friend; police officer; hit-and-run victim
Synopsis:
Two boys observe a hit-and-run accident. Their willingness to get involved saves the victim's life, and provides a lead to the driver.
Keywords:
citizenship; police

Indexer Notes

Comic story. "Published as a public service in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly, coordinating organization for national health, welfare and recreation agencies of the U.S."

["Friend, do you dare risk a dime?"] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Make Money Get Prizes (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Easy's Last Stand!
    Sgt. Rock
  2. 1. 100 Magnets
  3. 2. Easy's Last Stand!
    Sgt. Rock
  4. 3. ["When it's snowy, cold or muddy..."]
    Silly Putty
  5. 4. ["G.I. Joe... G.I. Joe"]
    G.I. Joe; Hasbro
  6. 5. ["It started with The Flash!"]
    Doctor Fate; Hourman
  7. 6. ["During the War of 1812, American Infantry officers wore cap plates..."]
    American Military Ornaments
  8. 7. ["For the very best in comics reading"]
  9. 8. ["That's not necessary here!"]
    Khaki-Yaks
  10. 9. ["If you missed the most famous Flash story ever printed..."]
    The Flash
  11. 10. ["208 different world-wide stamps"]
  12. 11. Flaming Bait!
    Enemy Ace
  13. 12. ["Ride a sea-going thunderbolt..."]
    Capt. Storm
  14. 13. ["Hi, buddies!"]
    Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner
  15. 14. 10 Issues of Our Army at War for Only $1.00
    DC Comics
  16. 15. Are You a Silent Witness?
  17. 16. ["Friend, do you dare risk a dime?"]
    American Body Building Club
  18. 17. Make Money Get Prizes
    American Seed Co.
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