(September-October 1965)

DC, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
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

Jets Never Let Go!; Only One Ace Could Live!; Tag -- You're Dead! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Jets Never Let Go! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
In Korea, a fighter pilot talks to his jet - and the jet talks back - as they blast MIGs. Last mission. The pilot is being shipped stateside to train rookies - and he's taking the jet along so they'll never be separated. But a MIG closes and stitches the pilot. The jet despairs, but with the pilot's dead hand on the joystick, together they soar up, up and up...

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: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Only One Ace Could Live! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Hank Chapman
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
In WW1 air combat, a rookie American and a "Death's Head" German vie for kills. Diving for each other, they sideswipe and blast other planes but never come close. So goes a second mission. On the third mission, they tangle and ram. Both end up parachuting down, shooting with pistols. The combat continues on the ground, grappling for the pistol - and only the American walks away.

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.

Nature's Bill of Rights (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy

Indexer Notes

On the page between page 6 and page 7 of the previous story sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 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) /

100 Magnets / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Tag -- You're Dead! (Table of Contents: 10)

Johnny Cloud / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
As Cloud Flight soars in Mustangs to protect bombers, Johnny Cloud sees a German rival from before the war... On the reservation, Johnny was champion of Tag on horses. German students jeer American inferiors. Johnny accepts a challenge from the Olympic-champion German to Tag, and they score even by vaulting into a river. The third bout must wait.. Johnny drives Cloud Flight to save the bombers. The German swoops close and rams. Both parachute. The German is bent on shooting Johnny - and is killed as the tangled planes snag his chute. "Tag -- You're dead."

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.

The Kat Gets Cooled! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Showcase; Enemy Ace / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["For the very best..."] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Our Fighting Forces; Our Army at War / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

80 Page Giant Magazine; Lois Lane / 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)

10 Issues of A.A. Men of War for Only $1.00 (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Ballantine War Books / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Mets Wrist Watch / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Go Full-Throttle with Wen-Mac (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Jets Never Let Go!; Only One Ace Could Live!; Tag -- You're Dead!
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  3. 2. Jets Never Let Go!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    G. I. Joe
  6. 5. Only One Ace Could Live!
  7. 6. Nature's Bill of Rights
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  11. 10. Tag -- You're Dead!
    Johnny Cloud
  12. 11. The Kat Gets Cooled!
    AMT
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Showcase; Enemy Ace
  14. 13. ["For the very best..."]
    Our Fighting Forces; Our Army at War
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    80 Page Giant Magazine; Lois Lane
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  17. 16. 10 Issues of A.A. Men of War for Only $1.00
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Ballantine War Books
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Mets Wrist Watch
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  22. 21. Go Full-Throttle with Wen-Mac
    Wen-Mac
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Clayton Emery
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