(June-July 1969)

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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1969-04-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Joe Kubert
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 copyright registration.


[Kill Now - Pay Later] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
war
Characters
Jeb Stuart
Reprints
Keywords
submarine; tank; World War II

Indexer Notes

Saladino letters per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Joe Kubert.

Kill Now - Pay Later (Table of Contents: 1)

The Haunted Tank / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Ross Andru; Joe Kubert (see notes)
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
K-101
Genre
war
Characters
Jeb Stuart; Ludwig Von Ernst
Synopsis
A German U-Boat commander and Jeb Stuart both share the same background of having their fathers killed in World War I.
Reprints
Keywords
Atlantic Ocean; Normandy; submarine; tank; World War I; World War II

Indexer Notes

Kubert pencils on page 5. As noted in the letters page of G.I. Combat # 139, Kubert penciled a few pages due to deadline problems.

[Kill Now - Pay Later] Part Two (Table of Contents: 2)

The Haunted Tank / comic story / 6.5 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kaninger
Pencils
Ross Andru; Joe Kubert (see notes)
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
war
Characters
Jeb Stuart; General J.E.B. Stuart (ghost); Rick Rawlins; Slim Stryker; Ludwig Von Ernst
Synopsis
Fate brings the U-Boat and the Haunted Tank together for a battle on a beach.
Keywords
cemetery; submarine; tank; World War II

Indexer Notes

Page 7 and 11 penciled by Kubert. As noted in the letters page of G.I Combat #139, Kubert worked on a few pages when deadline problems occurred.

The First Name in Comics Presents Famous First Classics! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

No-Name Hill (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Ed Robbins
Inks
Ed Robbins
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
war
Synopsis
Two soldiers who haven't seen combat must take out a mortar to protect troops advancing behind them.
Keywords
Germans; hand grenades; jeep; mortar; World War II

A Fun Happening from DC (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The 13th Bullet (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
Howard Liss
Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
K-116
Genre
war
Synopsis
A Confederate soldier's gun misfires on the 13th bullet after he had killed 12 Union soldiers. He in turn is killed by a Union soldier who takes the weapon. The first 12 bullets the Union soldier shoots kill 12 Confederates, but the 13th bullet proves unlucky again.
Reprints
Keywords
Civil War; Confederates; drummer boy; Union

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

Let's Make Tracks... / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
K-137

Indexer Notes

Letters from Gary Skinner; Jim Evans; Furman Dean Meckey; Dave Wyatt; and Chris Jurictch.

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

Off His Tracks! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Costanza [as Costanza] (signed)
Pencils
John Costanza [as Costanza] (signed)
Inks
John Costanza [as Costanza] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
K-146
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh =hic= I didn't realize it wuz...
Genre
humor; military
Keywords
rocket sled; tank; WAC

Indexer Notes

Two half-page gag stories.

How Can This Be Possible? (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

The Brave and the Bold / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Kill Now - Pay Later]
    The Haunted Tank
  2. 1. Kill Now - Pay Later
    The Haunted Tank
  3. 2. [Kill Now - Pay Later] Part Two
    The Haunted Tank
  4. 3. The First Name in Comics Presents Famous First Classics!
    Superman
  5. 4. No-Name Hill
  6. 5. A Fun Happening from DC
    DC Comics
  7. 6. The 13th Bullet
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Let's Make Tracks...
  9. 8. ["Gosh =hic= I didn't realize it wuz..."]
    Off His Tracks!
  10. 9. How Can This Be Possible?
    The Brave and the Bold
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
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