(June 1966)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly; (semi-monthly, Feb.)
On-sale date
1966-04-05
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 U.S.; then standard Silver Age U.S.; then standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #242, 269, 275, 280)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


I Knew the Unknown Soldier! (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Rock / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
war
Characters
Sgt. Rock
Reprints

The Top TV Comic Stars Come from DC (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

I Knew the Unknown Soldier! (Table of Contents: 2)

Sgt. Rock / comic story / 14.34 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war
Reprints

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 and 8.67 pages.

Said a Cat Suffocating in Squaresville (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

A Super-Scoop! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[River Crossing, Guard Duty, Calisthenics, Frogmen Mess Hall] (Table of Contents: 5)

This Ain't the Army! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Genre
humor; military
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Four gag panels on life in the army.

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

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Job Number
6403
First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's tough living in an apartment.

Indexer Notes

Hobby Hint from James Lovett of Ravenel, S.C.

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

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

Your Free Trip Around the World! (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

A sea captain shows two boys how to travel the world, at the library. This PSA appeared previously in December 1963 DC comics.

A Showcase Disgrace (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Inferior Five / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Statue of Liberty Division (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; war
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Four panels about the 77th Infantry Division during World Wars I and II.

Second Chance for a Dead Man! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

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.

Scooter? Who He? (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Batman and Detective Comics Started Something New (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Editor: How about an all-Navy DC Giant?

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Lionel Illiger; Stephen Fellerby; Marty Cummings; and Mary Michaels.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Knew the Unknown Soldier!
    Sgt. Rock
  2. 1. The Top TV Comic Stars Come from DC
  3. 2. I Knew the Unknown Soldier!
    Sgt. Rock
  4. 3. Said a Cat Suffocating in Squaresville
  5. 4. A Super-Scoop!
    Superman
  6. 5. [River Crossing, Guard Duty, Calisthenics, Frogmen Mess Hall]
    This Ain't the Army!
  7. 6. ["It's tough living in an apartment."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  9. 8. Your Free Trip Around the World!
  10. 9. A Showcase Disgrace
    Inferior Five
  11. 10. Statue of Liberty Division
  12. 11. Second Chance for a Dead Man!
  13. 12. Scooter? Who He?
    Swing with Scooter
  14. 13. Batman and Detective Comics Started Something New
  15. 14. ["Dear Editor: How about an all-Navy DC Giant?"]
    Readers -- Sound Off!
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