(August-September 1965)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date
1965-06-10
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 Showcase #57 and copyright registration.


Tank Fight in Death Town! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Russ Heath
Inks
Russ Heath
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
war
Characters
Haunted Tank
Reprints

Summer at Home Can Be Fun! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Tank Fight in Death Town! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Haunted Tank / comic story / 13.33 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 [Bulldozer (Cameo)]; Al Kalman (Tank Commander)
Synopsis
The Haunted Tank is sent to hold a town full of German tanks until the rest of the company can join them. The same town where Lt. Stuart's friend Al Kalman and his crew were killed.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story in two parts: Part One (5.67 pp.) & Part Two (7.67 pp.). 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: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Flight of the P-26 (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wen-Mac / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from Bill Leahy, Joseph Perretti, John Smuczynski.

On the page immediately following the previous sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Air Force Insignia! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The "cunning -- rugged -- courageous" motto...
Genre
non-fiction; military

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following the previous sequence.

How to Build Prrrrfect Models (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

40 Army-Navy-Marine Medals & Insignias / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

126 World War II Fighting G.I.'s and Commandos / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Sink the Scorpio! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Hank Chapman
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Gene Colan
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
war

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: 13) (Expand) /

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

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

80 Page Giant Magazine; Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Cap's Hobby Center / comic story / 0.33 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
My daddy bought me this model plane kit.
Genre
humor

10 Issues of G.I. Combat for Only $1.00 (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

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

Cap's Hobby Center / comic story / 1 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
Hi, Bill.
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Tank Fight in Death Town!
    The Haunted Tank
  2. 1. Summer at Home Can Be Fun!
  3. 2. Tank Fight in Death Town!
    The Haunted Tank
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  5. 4. Flight of the P-26
    Wen-Mac
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner
  7. 6. ["The "cunning -- rugged -- courageous" motto..."]
    Air Force Insignia!
  8. 7. How to Build Prrrrfect Models
    AMT
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    40 Army-Navy-Marine Medals & Insignias
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    126 World War II Fighting G.I.'s and Commandos
  13. 12. Sink the Scorpio!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    G.I. Joe
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    80 Page Giant Magazine; Jimmy Olsen
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  17. 16. ["My daddy bought me this model plane kit."]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  18. 17. 10 Issues of G.I. Combat for Only $1.00
  19. 18. ["Hi, Bill."]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
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