(April 1973)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
100
On-sale Date
1973-02-06
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [block]
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #93.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Capt. Storm; Gunner and Sarge; The Haunted Tank; Johnny Cloud; Mlle. Marie; Sgt. Rock / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
N-622
Genre
war
Characters
Sgt. Rock; Johnny Cloud; Mlle. Marie; Capt. Storm; Gunner; Sarge

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed)
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Make Me a Hero! (Table of Contents: 2)

Sgt. Rock / comic story / 14.17 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
N-608
First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is Sgt. Rock!
Genre
war
Characters
Sgt. Rock; Grin; Bear It; Ice Cream Soldier; Bulldozer; Fearful; Glory Boy
Synopsis
Glory Boy, a recruit newly assigned to Easy Company, wishes to be a war hero like Sgt. Rock.
Reprints
Keywords
World War II

Indexer Notes

Story in two parts of 5.5 and 8.67 pages.

Killer Hunt! (Table of Contents: 3)

Capt. Storm / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
N-607
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Capt. Storm--your leg's hit!
Genre
war
Characters
Lt. Bill Storm; Buddy Brown; Jan; Lea; Capt. Ahab; Moby Dick (whale)
Synopsis
On his first mission and serving on his first command, Lt. Storm loses his leg and his PT boat when he encounters a Japanese submarine. Undaunted by the loss of his leg and of his ship, Bill Storm undergoes intensive rehabilitation and is eventually assigned another PT boat.
Reprints
Keywords
World War II

Indexer Notes

Story across 25 pages in four parts of 5.67, 5.67, 3.67, and 9 pages.

The Flying Chief! (Table of Contents: 4)

Johnny Cloud / comic story / 16.67 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
N-610
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ho, my brother in the sky!
Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Johnny Cloud [Flying Cloud]; Mack
Synopsis
Growing up, John Cloud has to face bigotry as a member of the Navajo, and continues to do so even as an adult in the military.
Reprints
Keywords
Focke-Wulf; P-51 Mustang; World War II

Indexer Notes

Flying Cloud is Johnny Cloud's Navajo name.

Battle Doll! (Table of Contents: 5)

Mlle. Marie / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-609
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I--can't leave you here!
Genre
war
Characters
Mlle. Marie; Ben
Synopsis
A U.S. paratrooper is sent to help the French underground destroy a bridge in occupied France.
Reprints
Keywords
French Resistance; World War II

Gunner's Choice! (Table of Contents: 6)

Gunner and Sarge / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-611
First Line of Dialogue or Text
You wanted a change of targets, Gunner--there it is--a sub!
Genre
war
Characters
Gunner; Sarge
Reprints
Keywords
World War II

Haunted Tank vs Ghost Tank! (Table of Contents: 7)

The Haunted Tank / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Russ Heath
Inks
Russ Heath
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-612
First Line of Dialogue or Text
That Tiger--is appearing--out of a puff of smoke!
Genre
war
Characters
Haunted Tank; Jeb Stuart Smith; Arch Asher; Rick Rawlins; Slim Stryker; General Jeb Stuart (ghost); Marty Gibson
Synopsis
The Haunted Tank discovers the secret of a "ghost" German Tiger tank that has kept infantry pinned down.
Reprints
Keywords
M3 Stuart; World War II

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

A Look through the Super Spectacles / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
N-631
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, here I am with another page to fill and no letters.

The Combat-Happy Joes of Easy Co. (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Easy Co. [Sgt. Rock; Wild Man; Zack; Ice Cream Soldier; Bulldozer; Little Sure Shot; Ramrod; Tin Soldier; Sad-Eyes; Corp. David; Bright-Eyes; High-Boy; Goldfish; New-Boy; Sunny; Canary]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

DC's Cover Gallery (Table of Contents: 10)

Capt. Storm; Gunner and Sarge; Johnny Cloud; Sgt. Rock / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Capt. Storm; Gunner and Sarge; The Haunted Tank; Johnny Cloud; Mlle. Marie; Sgt. Rock
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. Make Me a Hero!
    Sgt. Rock
  4. 3. Killer Hunt!
    Capt. Storm
  5. 4. The Flying Chief!
    Johnny Cloud
  6. 5. Battle Doll!
    Mlle. Marie
  7. 6. Gunner's Choice!
    Gunner and Sarge
  8. 7. Haunted Tank vs Ghost Tank!
    The Haunted Tank
  9. 8. ["Well, here I am with another page to fill and no letters."]
    A Look through the Super Spectacles
  10. 9. The Combat-Happy Joes of Easy Co.
    Sgt. Rock
  11. 10. DC's Cover Gallery
    Capt. Storm; Gunner and Sarge; Johnny Cloud; Sgt. Rock
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