(October 1978)

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Volume
8
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
44
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1978-07-11
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893071710
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 #158.


Rotirra-- The Dinosaur Weapon! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Job Number
C-786
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
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-5247
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I am Death--and you should welcome me!
Genre
horror-suspense; war
Characters
Death

Rotirra-- the Monster-Weapon! (Table of Contents: 2)

Weird War Tales / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Gerry Talaoc
Inks
Gerry Talaoc
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Esphid Mahilum

Job Number
J-5165
Genre
horror-suspense; war
Characters
Death (host)

Indexer Notes

Set in the Pacific in June 1943 during World War II.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Answer Man / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Number 40 Bob Le Rose (Table of Contents: 4)

DC Profiles / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Batman and the Corsair of Crime (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Batman; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Life and Death of Charlie Golem (Table of Contents: 6)

Weird War Tales / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Toomey
Pencils
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Inks
Ruben Yandoc [as Rubeny]
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Esphid Mahilum

Job Number
J-4653
Genre
horror-suspense; war
Characters
Death (host)

Indexer Notes

Set in summer of 1943 in Eastern Europe during World War II.

The Greatest Story Never Told (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Danny Bulanadi
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
J-5091
Genre
horror-suspense; war
Characters
Death (host)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Set at the Teruel Front in Spain in 1937.

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

The Day after Doomsday / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Roger McKenzie
Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Bob Downs
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
John Workman

Job Number
J-5086
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Slowly, painfully, you dig your way from the cold, choking debris...
Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction; war
Synopsis
The main character in this story turns out to be a cockroach that has survived the nuclear war.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Set sometime in the future. The rubble of 75 Rockefeller Plaza, then DC Comics' address, is shown, along with a copy of C. Burkett's Collected Works.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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-104
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Rotirra-- The Dinosaur Weapon!
    Weird War Tales
  2. 1. ["I am Death--and you should welcome me!"]
    Weird War Tales
  3. 2. Rotirra-- the Monster-Weapon!
    Weird War Tales
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Answer Man
  5. 4. Number 40 Bob Le Rose
    DC Profiles
  6. 5. Batman and the Corsair of Crime
    Batman; Hostess Fruit Pies
  7. 6. The Life and Death of Charlie Golem
    Weird War Tales
  8. 7. The Greatest Story Never Told
    Weird War Tales
  9. 8. ["Slowly, painfully, you dig your way from the cold, choking debris..."]
    The Day after Doomsday
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    A.P.O. Weird War Tales
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