(March 1974)

DC, 1971 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Editing:
Joe Orlando; Paul Levitz (assistant)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[The Bird of Death!] (Table of Contents)

Weird War Tales / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Luis Dominguez (signed)
Inks:
Luis Dominguez (signed)
Colors:
?
Job Number:
J-3424

Genre:
horror-suspense; war

The Bird of Death! (Table of Contents: 1)

Weird War Tales / comic story / 11.5 pages (report information)

Script:
John Albano
Pencils:
Alfredo Alcala
Inks:
Alfredo Alcala
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alfredo Alcala
Job Number:
J-2029?

Genre:
horror-suspense; war
Characters:
Death (host)

Indexer Notes

Set in Summer 1944 in France during World War II.

["I can't take any more!"] (Table of Contents: 2)

Day After Doomsday! / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Rich Buckler
Inks:
Rich Buckler
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Editing:
Dick Giordano (original editor)
Job Number:
G-841

Genre:
science fiction; war
Characters:
Death (host)
Synopsis:
A man finds a candy machine that is full of money, but empty of food.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Set sometime in the future.

Corporal Kelly's Private War! (Table of Contents: 3)

Weird War Tales / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Alex Nino
Inks:
Alex Nino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-3275

Genre:
horror-suspense; war
Characters:
Death (host)

Indexer Notes

Set on 7 December 1941 in the Pacific, as well as the far future.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

A.P.O. Weird War Tales / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Orlando
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (illustration)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-3403

Indexer Notes

Joe Orlando explains that the Day After Doomsday series was originally prepared under Dick Giordano for the mystery titles and new episodes would be appearing.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Bird of Death!]
    Weird War Tales
  2. 1. The Bird of Death!
    Weird War Tales
  3. 2. ["I can't take any more!"]
    Day After Doomsday!
  4. 3. Corporal Kelly's Private War!
    Weird War Tales
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    A.P.O. Weird War Tales
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