(April 1966)

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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of March, June, Sept. & Dec.
On-sale Date
1966-02-10
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

No Mercy in Vietnam! (Table of Contents)

Capt. Hunter / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
war
Characters
Capt. Hunter
Reprints
Keywords
hand grenades; United States Marine Corps; Vietnam War

No Mercy in Vietnam! (Table of Contents: 1)

Capt. Hunter / comic story / 14.7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war
Characters
Captain Phil Hunter (introduction); Major Nick Hunter (flashback); Lu-Lin
Synopsis
When Captain Hunter's twin brother Nick is believed to be missing in action, he receives permission to search for him. A Vietnamese girl offers to help, but he remains wary that she might be leading him into a trap.
Reprints
Keywords
Saigon; twins; United States Marines; Viet Cong; Vietnam War

Indexer Notes

First DC Vietnam War hero. Story in two parts: Part One (5.67 pp.) & Part Two (9 pp., no "!" in title).
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: 2)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1965
No circulation information given.
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J. S. Liebowitz, P. H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S. U. Sampliner, Sonia Iger, all at 575 Lexington Ave, New York, N.Y., 10022

Revised statement with circulation numbers appears in the July issue (#101).

Grandpa Munster "Digs" the Drag-u-la! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Munsters; The Kat from AMT / comics-form advertising / 0.5 page (report information)

Who Are the Real Kings of Super-Speed? (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

Direct Currents / in-house column / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 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
What are you doing? Spreading paper on the floor...
Genre
non-fiction

Fighting Fifth Cavalry Regiment! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Genre
historical; military
Synopsis
Historical facts about the United States Army's Fifth Cavalry Regiment.

What's Your B.Q.*? (*Brotherhood Quotient) (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis
National Brotherhood Week quiz

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Odds on Death! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Howard Liss
Pencils
Jack Abel
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
war
Synopsis
Private Harry Clay places bets on everything and everyone around him during battle, but eventually his own luck runs out.
Keywords
gambling; Nazis; World War II

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils, inks and letters 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: 10) (Expand) /

Tyco / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Is a Centaur a Horse Who Is Half a Man -- Or a Man who Is Half a Horse? (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from Alicia Genzler, J. A. Macphail, Guy H. Lillian III, and Richard Murray.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. No Mercy in Vietnam!
    Capt. Hunter
  2. 1. No Mercy in Vietnam!
    Capt. Hunter
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Grandpa Munster "Digs" the Drag-u-la!
    The Munsters; The Kat from AMT
  5. 4. Who Are the Real Kings of Super-Speed?
    The Flash
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  7. 6. ["What are you doing? Spreading paper on the floor..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  8. 7. Fighting Fifth Cavalry Regiment!
  9. 8. What's Your B.Q.*? (*Brotherhood Quotient)
  10. 9. Odds on Death!
  11. 10. ["What d'ya mean you built it?"]
    Tyco
  12. 11. Is a Centaur a Horse Who Is Half a Man -- Or a Man who Is Half a Horse?
    Metal Men
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Readers -- Sound Off!
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Dwayne Best
  • Mark Boyer
  • Chris Boyko
  • Matthew Head
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore