(September-October 1979)

DC, 1979 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1979-06-05
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893210210
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Murray Boltinoff (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 #169. According to house ad in August-dated comics out June 7, but according to house ad in September-dated comics out July 19. Based on its publication date and release dates of further issues, the June release date makes more sense.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Viking Commando; The Haunted Tank; Gunner & Sarge; Guerrilla War Starring Force 3 / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?; Todd Klein (logo design)

Job Number
B-4202
Genre
war
Characters
Viking Commando

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin. Logo design credit from Todd Klein.

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Star Trek / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

D-Day for a Viking (Table of Contents: 2)

The Viking Commando / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher (credited)
Pencils
George Evans (credited)
Inks
George Evans (credited)
Colors
Tatjana Wood (credited)
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (credited)

Job Number
B-4175
First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're far ahead of our troops, major--in ambush country!
Genre
war
Characters
Viking Commando (origin)
Reprints

Brother with Wings! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Haunted Tank / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher (credited)
Pencils
Dick Ayers (credited)
Inks
Romeo Tanghal (credited)
Colors
Jerry Serpe (credited)
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Job Number
B-4180
First Line of Dialogue or Text
One of our P-38s ... caught in Messerschmitt crossfire!
Genre
war
Characters
Haunted Tank
Reprints

Cardboard Marine (Table of Contents: 4)

Gunner & Sarge / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff (credited as Evan Douglas)
Pencils
E. R. Cruz (credited)
Inks
E. R. Cruz (credited)
Colors
Bob LeRose (credited)
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (credited)

Job Number
B-3479
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Men! These special services people come from Hollywood... to select the ideal Marine for a recruiting poster that'll be seen by everyone stateside!
Genre
war
Characters
Gunner; Sarge; Pooch
Reprints

Flashtastic New Collar Tips to Dress Up Your Shirts! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Eastern Cowgirl Fern / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bombshell Battle Bulletin! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Sgt. Rock; Men of War; Unknown Soldier / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

To Honor the Hero! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis (credited)
Pencils
Dick Ayers (credited)
Inks
Romeo Tanghal (credited)
Colors
Jerry Serpe (credited)
Letters
Shelly Leferman (credited)

Job Number
J-5493
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh my god! Hochberg -- Daley -- Holway -- Savadski --- all dead!
Genre
war

Funeral March for a Guerilla Fighter! (Table of Contents: 8)

Guerrilla War Starring Force 3 / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher (credited)
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti (credited)
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti (credited)
Colors
Jerry Serpe (credited)
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (credited)

Job Number
B-4178
First Line of Dialogue or Text
You still insist on fighting as guerrillas?
Genre
war
Reprints

Task Force / Fighting Ships (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Helen of Toy Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Bullet That Backfired (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Letters
typeset; Gaspar Saladino (title lettering)

Job Number
B-4173
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Seated behind the mayor's ornate desk, Kapitan Helmut Lange spun the barrel of the revolver, chuckling as if it were a toy.
Genre
war

[100 pc. Toy Soldier Set] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Prizes or Cash] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Daisy 840] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Viking Commando; The Haunted Tank; Gunner & Sarge; Guerrilla War Starring Force 3
  2. 1. Star Trek: The Motion Picture
    Star Trek
  3. 2. D-Day for a Viking
    The Viking Commando
  4. 3. Brother with Wings!
    The Haunted Tank
  5. 4. Cardboard Marine
    Gunner & Sarge
  6. 5. Flashtastic New Collar Tips to Dress Up Your Shirts!
    Eastern Cowgirl Fern
  7. 6. Bombshell Battle Bulletin!
    Sgt. Rock; Men of War; Unknown Soldier
  8. 7. To Honor the Hero!
  9. 8. Funeral March for a Guerilla Fighter!
    Guerrilla War Starring Force 3
  10. 9. Task Force / Fighting Ships
    Helen of Toy Co.
  11. 10. The Bullet That Backfired
  12. 11. [100 pc. Toy Soldier Set]
  13. 12. [Prizes or Cash]
  14. 13. [Daisy 840]
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