(October-December 1969)

DC, 1968 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1969-08-14
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Secret Lives of Joe Kubert (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
K-183
Characters
Viking Prince; Superman; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; "Cave" Carson; Johnny Quick; Zatara; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Sgt. Rock; Batman; Sargon the Sorcerer; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Flash [Barry Allen]

Memorandum (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carmine Infantino ?; Joe Kubert
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
K-210

Indexer Notes

Introduction page "Memorandum" from Carmine Infantino ordering Joe to tell his story to readers.

The Cartoonist -- At Home! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Joe Kubert; Joe's family [Muriel Kubert (wife); Dave Kubert (son); Danny Kubert (son); Lisa Kubert (daughter); Adam Kubert (son); Andy Kubert (son)]; Russ (Russ Heath?); Gerda (Joe's secretary)
Synopsis
A day in the life of a harried cartoonist / editor and his family.

Indexer Notes

Includes drawings of the Kubert family. First appearance of Adam and Andy Kubert in a comic.

Eyes of a Blind Gunner (Table of Contents: 3)

Sgt. Rock / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
K-208
Genre
war
Characters
Sgt. Rock; Easy Company [Wild Man; Jackie; Burt (all injured in this story); Bulldozer; Ice Cream Soldier]; Nazis
Synopsis
When a grenade blinds Jackie and injures Wild Man's hands, they help each other out in order to stay alive. Wild Man becomes Jackie's eyes while Jackie becomes Wild Man's hands.
Reprints

Rider of the Winds! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
K-209
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Eagle Feather (a young Indian brave); Rider of the Winds (an mystic eagle); Black Lighting (a black mountain lion)
Synopsis
After losing 5 of his herd to a mountain lion, Eagle Feather must kill the mountain lion in order to regain face in the tribe.
Reprints

To the Readers... (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Kubert
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

includes letters to Joe from Russ Heath, Irv Novick, Norm Mauer, Neal Adams, Carmine Infantino and Muriel Kubert and family.

Menace of the Matter Master! (Table of Contents: 6)

Hawkman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
K-207
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shayera Hol; Shiera Hall]; Matter Master; Commissioner George Emmett; Mavis Trent
Synopsis
Hawkman and Hawkgirl are plagued by a series of bizarre crimes from a new criminal called the Matter-Master.
Reprints

[Joe Kubert's Characters] (Table of Contents: 7)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
K-211
Characters
Dr. Fate; Johnny Quick; Sargon the Sorcerer; Maximillian O'Leary; Hawkman; Flash; Guardian; Wildcat; Yellow Wasp; Vigilante; Zatara; Firehair
Synopsis
Some of the characters Joe has worked on over the years includes an illo of his latest character, Firehair.

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

Amazing Ratios! / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A fireball is a type of meteor...
Reprints

#9 [The Seven Soldiers of Victory] (Table of Contents: 9)

Fact File / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-24
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Vigilante; Green Arrow; Speedy; Star-Spangled Kid; Shining Knight; Crimson Avenger] (also referred to as the Law's Legionnaires)
Synopsis
A brief history of the Seven Soldiers of Victory.

Indexer Notes

Stripesy is not shown in the accompanying picture.

Threat of the Ice King (Table of Contents: 10)

Viking Prince / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
K-206
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Viking Prince [Jon]; Mute Bard; the Ice King; the Rose Princess
Synopsis
The Viking Prince completes the Fourth task of Thor to "awaken a Rose" and in doing so, defeats the Ice King.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Secret Lives of Joe Kubert
  2. 1. Memorandum
  3. 2. The Cartoonist -- At Home!
  4. 3. Eyes of a Blind Gunner
    Sgt. Rock
  5. 4. Rider of the Winds!
  6. 5. To the Readers...
  7. 6. Menace of the Matter Master!
    Hawkman
  8. 7. [Joe Kubert's Characters]
  9. 8. ["A fireball is a type of meteor..."]
    Amazing Ratios!
  10. 9. #9 [The Seven Soldiers of Victory]
    Fact File
  11. 10. Threat of the Ice King
    Viking Prince
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