(June 1978)

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Volume
8
Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1978-03-07
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893071706
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Paul Levitz (editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #154.


[Deliver Me from D-Day] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Job Number
C-670
Genre
horror-suspense; war

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Romeo Tanghal (signed)
Inks
Romeo Tanghal (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-5009
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I am Death, and though I have mastered this world since it began, still there is no length to which men will not go to avoid my touch!
Genre
horror-suspense; war
Characters
Death

Deliver Me from D-Day (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Wyatt Gwyon
Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Danny Bulanadi
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-4878
Genre
horror-suspense; war
Characters
Death (host)

Indexer Notes

Set in late spring of 1944 during World War II.

Number 32 Midge Bregman (Table of Contents: 3)

DC Profiles / text article / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Michael Catron
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography

Indexer Notes

Script credit confirmed by Michael Catron.

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

The Answer Man / text article / 0.6 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Letters
typeset

Imperiled Sub (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Aquaman; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Day after Doomsday / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Wyatt Gwyon
Pencils
Danny Bulanadi
Inks
Danny Bulanadi
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
J-4990
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Senator, is it my fault that the terrorists were using Kelvin machine guns?
Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction; war
Characters
Death (host); John W. Kelvin; Sherlaw
Synopsis
John W. Kelvin, president of Kelvin Armaments, pays millions to have his scientist Sherlaw build him a suspended animation device. When nuclear war in inevitable, Kelvin is frozen for 500 years. When he awakens and goes to the surface, he is executed for causing World War Three.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Set in 1985 and 2485.

The Stand-in (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Roger McKenzie
Pencils
Juan Ortiz
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-4949
Genre
horror-suspense; war
Characters
Death (host)

Indexer Notes

Set during World War II.

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

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

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

Job Number
L-893
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Deliver Me from D-Day]
    Weird War Tales
  2. 1. ["I am Death, and though I have mastered this world since it began, still there is no length to which men will not go to avoid my touch!"]
    Weird War Tales
  3. 2. Deliver Me from D-Day
    Weird War Tales
  4. 3. Number 32 Midge Bregman
    DC Profiles
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Answer Man
  6. 5. Imperiled Sub
    Aquaman; Hostess Twinkies
  7. 6. ["Senator, is it my fault that the terrorists were using Kelvin machine guns?"]
    The Day after Doomsday
  8. 7. The Stand-in
    Weird War Tales
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    A.P.O. Weird War Tales
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