(June-July 1965)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1965-04-15
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
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Our Army at War #155 and copyright registration.


Ghost Ace! (Table of Contents)

The Haunted Tank / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
war
Characters
The Haunted Tank; Jeb Stuart
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This appears to be a reworking of the cover for G.I. Combat #91.

Happy Hobby Time! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
?

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superboy; Frank
Synopsis
Superboy shows Frank that he can be creative, regardless of whether his creations are perfect, and notes an expressive hobby can be life long enjoyment.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Credits from a list by Lionel English via Donald Dale Milne.

Ghost Ace! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Haunted Tank / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war
Characters
Haunted Tank; Lt. Jeb Stuart; Arch Asher; Rick Rawlins; Slim Stryker; General J.E.B. Stuart (ghost); Sgt. Rock; Easy Company; Attila the Hun (ghost); Irv (Tank Commander); Lt. Johhny Cloud
Synopsis
As the tank column is battered by the enemy, only the Haunted Tank makes it through lines to pick up Easy Co., aided by the ghost of General J.E.B. Stuart fighting the ghost of Atilla The Hun.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story is in two parts. 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.

For the Very Best in Comics Reading (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Our Army at War; Star Spangled War Stories / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Ghost Ace! Part Two (Table of Contents: 5)

The Haunted Tank / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kaninger
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
war
Characters
Haunted Tank; Lt. Jeb Stuart; Arch Asher; Rick Rawlins; Slim Stryker; General J.E.B. Stuart (ghost); Sgt. Rock; Easy Company; Attila the Hun (ghost); Irv (Tank Commander); Lt. Johhny Cloud
Keywords
ghosts; tanks

Johnny Gets his Own Monster Koach! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Munsters; AMF / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Be My Guest at World's Famous Amusement Park (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Robert Kanigher [as Sgt. Rock]
Pencils
Joe Kubert (illustration)
Inks
Joe Kubert (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Sgt. Rock (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Answers to letters on war-related questions from Nick Martini; Don Grosswirth; Terry Jones. Letters answered as "Sgt. Rock" with an logo illustration.

Bail-Out Blues! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
Hank Chapman
Pencils
Jack Abel (signed)
Inks
Jack Abel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
war
Characters
Barney Benson; The Blue Baron
Synopsis
because of his barnstorming experience, Barney Benson becomes a lieutenant of the air squadron in World War I after a stint in the infantry. He ends up winning air battles with infantry skills and weapons.
Keywords
barnstorming; bi-planes; Fokkers; hand grenade; machine gun; parachutes; Spads; World War I; zeppelin

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.

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

Fred Flypogger; Monogram / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Featuring 7 Epic Duels-to-the-Death...between Superman and Lex Luthor! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

80 Page Giant; Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

More Startling than Tomorrow's Science-Fiction are the Metal Men (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

10 Issues of G.I. Combat for Only $1.00 (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

Willy and Dilly / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Atten-shun!
Genre
humor
Characters
Willy; Dilly
Synopsis
Willy puts his G.I. Joe doll on K.P. duty for not following orders.
Keywords
action figure; K.P.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
During the 1840's, certain Irish-group militia units...
Genre
non-fiction; military
Synopsis
Information on emblems of the Hibernia Greens and American Militia Riflemen.

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

100 Magnets / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Famous Artists Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Ghost Ace!
    The Haunted Tank
  2. 1. Happy Hobby Time!
    Superboy
  3. 2. Ghost Ace!
    The Haunted Tank
  4. 3. For the Very Best in Comics Reading
    Our Army at War; Star Spangled War Stories
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    G.I. Joe
  6. 5. Ghost Ace! Part Two
    The Haunted Tank
  7. 6. Johnny Gets his Own Monster Koach!
    Munsters; AMF
  8. 7. Be My Guest at World's Famous Amusement Park
    Palisades Amusement Park
  9. 8. ["Ship ahoy.. ..what a toy!"]
    Silly Putty
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner
  11. 10. Bail-Out Blues!
  12. 11. ["Greetings Earth People!"]
    Fred Flypogger; Monogram
  13. 12. Featuring 7 Epic Duels-to-the-Death...between Superman and Lex Luthor!
    80 Page Giant; Superman
  14. 13. More Startling than Tomorrow's Science-Fiction are the Metal Men
    Metal Men
  15. 14. 10 Issues of G.I. Combat for Only $1.00
    DC Comics
  16. 15. ["Atten-shun!"]
    Willy and Dilly
  17. 16. ["During the 1840's, certain Irish-group militia units..."]
    American Military Ornaments
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Famous Artists Schools
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Kirk House
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ed Boner