(November 1965)

DC, 1954 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of March, June, Sept., and Dec.
On-sale Date
1965-09-23
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[Battle of Fire!] (Table of Contents)

The Fighting Devil Dog / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Russ Heath
Inks
Russ Heath
Colors
Jack Adler ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp (credited)

Genre
war
Characters
Lt. Larry Rock
Keywords
Japanese; World War II

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Punt, Pass & Kick Competition / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Battle of Fire! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Fighting Devil Dog / comic story / 14.33 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Irv Novick
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
war
Characters
Lt. Larry Rock; Lennie; Frankie Brown [Phil Bork]
Synopsis
Rock and his sergeant recognize their new recruit as a troublemaker from their home town, though he denies it. Later, in the field, they aren't sure if they can trust him.
Keywords
Pacific; World War II

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.

Story in two parts of 5.67 pages and 8.67 pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

Regimental Shields / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The field gun portrayed on the shield...
Genre
non-fiction; military
Synopsis
Emblems of the United States Army's 7th Infantry Regiment, the 5th Regiment, the 14th Regiment, and the 21st Regiment.

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 6 of the previous story sequence.

The Hip Way to Learn! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Public service message teaching kids how to study.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
On the page immediately following the previous sequence.

AMT Makes the Party (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

AMT / comics-form advertising / 0.5 page (report information)

Where the Action Is -- the Justice League of America Is on the Go-Go-Go! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Justice League / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Readers -- Sound Off! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Joe Kubert (logo illustration)
Inks
Joe Kubert (logo illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Bradley Friese, Tex Hudak, Herbert Hanson, Harold Ansons, Angel L. Nieves, Steven Seckendorf, and Richard E. Massey.

Desert Ambush! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war
Characters
A soldier stranded alone in the desert fights enemies in tanks and planes, hoping that he can gain some leverage to bargain for some water.
Keywords
Nazis; North Africa; World War II

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) /

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

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

Tyco / comics-form advertising / 0.5 page (report information)

There's Always Something New Brewing at DC! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

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

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

238 Magic Tricks (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Army Almanac / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Morris Waldinger
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Tom Nicolosi
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
November 4, 1775 -- The first army ration was established by Congress...
Genre
non-fiction; war; military
Reprints

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

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

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

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Battle of Fire!]
    The Fighting Devil Dog
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Punt, Pass & Kick Competition
  3. 2. Battle of Fire!
    The Fighting Devil Dog
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  5. 4. ["The field gun portrayed on the shield..."]
    Regimental Shields
  6. 5. The Hip Way to Learn!
  7. 6. AMT Makes the Party
    AMT
  8. 7. Where the Action Is -- the Justice League of America Is on the Go-Go-Go!
    Justice League
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Readers -- Sound Off!
  11. 10. Desert Ambush!
  12. 11. ["Hey, characters!"]
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tyco
  14. 13. There's Always Something New Brewing at DC!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  16. 15. 238 Magic Tricks
  17. 16. ["November 4, 1775 -- The first army ration was established by Congress..."]
    Army Almanac
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    G. I. Joe
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Aurora
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