(October 1979)

Simon and Schuster, 1979 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
6.95
Pages
247
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
A Fireside Book
ISBN
0-671-24774-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
?
Editing
Michael Uslan
Color
Color cover and interior
Dimensions
17.5cm x 24.5cm
Paper Stock
Glossy cardstock cover; White matte interior
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

Introduction (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Uslan
Pencils
repros of various covers
Letters
typeset

Boy Commandos No. 4 Fall 1943 (Table of Contents: 2)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; war
Reprints

Indexer Notes

intro to the 1940's section

[The Origin of Blackhawk] (Table of Contents: 3)

Blackhawk / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner; Bob Powell
Pencils
Charles Cuidera
Inks
Charles Cuidera
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Will Eisner (original editor)

Genre
adventure; war
Reprints

[Experimental Mission] (Table of Contents: 4)

Hop Harrigan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jon L. Blummer
Pencils
Jon L. Blummer
Inks
Jon L. Blummer
Colors
?
Letters
Jon L. Blummer
Editing
Sheldon Mayer (original editor)

Genre
aviation
Characters
Hop Harrigan
Reprints

The Romance of Rip Carter (Table of Contents: 5)

Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby; Joe Simon
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson

Genre
children; war
Reprints

[Clark Kent Tries to Join the Army] (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Jack Burnley
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
  • from Superman dailies (McClure Syndicate, 1939 series) 1943.02.15 - 1943.02.19

I Sustain the Wings! (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger
Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

G.I. Combat #54 Nov 1957 (Table of Contents: 8)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
war
Reprints

Indexer Notes

intro to the 1950's section

Push-Button War! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
France Herron
Pencils
John Severin
Inks
John Severin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Reprints

The Rock and the Wall! (Table of Contents: 10)

Sgt. Rock / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Easy Company (intro); Sgt. Rock; Joe Wall
Synopsis
Joe Wall, the "Wall" of Easy learns that walls may fall but Rocks do not.
Reprints

Our Fighting Forces #49 Oct 1959 (Table of Contents: 11)

Gunner & Sarge / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
war
Reprints

Blind Gunner! (Table of Contents: 12)

Gunner & Sarge / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war
Characters
Gunner; Sarge
Reprints

T.N.T. Spotlight (Table of Contents: 13)

Mlle. Marie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Reprints

Our Army at War #112 Nov 1961 (Table of Contents: 14)

Sgt. Rock / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
war
Characters
Sgt. Rock; Bulldozer; Ice Cream Soldier; Zack; Wee Willie; Sgt. Rock; Sunny; Nick; Junior; Archie
Reprints

Indexer Notes

intro to the 1960's

Introducing -- the Haunted Tank (Table of Contents: 15)

Haunted Tank / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war
Characters
Haunted Tank (first appearance); Jeb Stuart (first appearance); Arch Asher (first appearance); Rick Rawlins (first appearance); Slim Stryker (first appearance); General Jeb Stuart (first appearance; ghost)
Synopsis
The Haunted Tank takes on several German Tiger tanks in a small town, managing to destroy them even though the little Stuart tank is outclassed.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprint of the first Haunted Tank story.

Killer of the Skies! (Table of Contents: 16)

Enemy Ace / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
war
Characters
Enemy Ace [Hans von Hammer]; The Hunter (Canadian Ace)
Synopsis
The Enemy Ace faces off agains The Hunter, a Canadian Ace, over No-Man's Land.
Reprints

What's the Color of Your Blood? (Table of Contents: 17)

Sgt. Rock / comic story / 14.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Sgt. Rock
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher, who edited Our Army At War #160 where this story originally appeared.

The Killing Ground (Table of Contents: 18)

War That Time Forgot / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Reprints

Our Fighting Forces #102 Aug 1966 (Table of Contents: 19)

Capt. Hunter / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
war
Characters
Capt. Hunter
Reprints

Cold Steel for a Hot War! (Table of Contents: 20)

Capt. Hunter / comic story / 17.34 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Jack Abel
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Robert Kanigher (original editor)

Genre
war
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher, who edited Our Fighting Forces #102 where this story originally appeared

Army at War #1 (Table of Contents: 21)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
?; Gaspar Saladino (logo design)
Editing
Paul Levitz (original editor)

Genre
war
Reprints

Indexer Notes

intro to the 1970's

The Glory Boys (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Alex Toth
Colors
?
Letters
Alex Toth

Genre
war
Reprints

Our Army at War #233 June 1971 (Table of Contents: 23)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Reprints

Head-Count (Table of Contents: 24)

Sgt. Rock / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
war
Characters
Sgt. Rock
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story begins on the left hand page, causing the two-page splash on pages 2 and 3 to be printed incorrectly on opposite sides of the same page.

Kamikaze (Table of Contents: 25)

USS Stevens / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sam Glanzman
Pencils
Sam Glanzman
Inks
Sam Glanzman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Reprints

Star Spangled War Stories #183 Nov-Dec 1974 (Table of Contents: 26)

The Unknown Soldier / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Orlando
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Reprints

8,000 to One (Table of Contents: 27)

Unknown Soldier / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
David Michelinie
Pencils
Gerry Talaoc
Inks
Gerry Talaoc
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Reprints

The Pool... (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Russ Heath
Inks
Russ Heath
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Joe Kubert (original editor)

Genre
horror-suspense; war
Reprints

DC War Comics Bibliography (Table of Contents: 29)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Uslan
Letters
typeset

Index to DC's 1950s Frontier War Comics (Table of Contents: 30)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Michael Uslan
Letters
typeset
Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Introduction
  3. 2. Boy Commandos No. 4 Fall 1943
  4. 3. [The Origin of Blackhawk]
    Blackhawk
  5. 4. [Experimental Mission]
    Hop Harrigan
  6. 5. The Romance of Rip Carter
    Boy Commandos
  7. 6. [Clark Kent Tries to Join the Army]
    Superman
  8. 7. I Sustain the Wings!
    Superman
  9. 8. G.I. Combat #54 Nov 1957
  10. 9. Push-Button War!
  11. 10. The Rock and the Wall!
    Sgt. Rock
  12. 11. Our Fighting Forces #49 Oct 1959
    Gunner & Sarge
  13. 12. Blind Gunner!
    Gunner & Sarge
  14. 13. T.N.T. Spotlight
    Mlle. Marie
  15. 14. Our Army at War #112 Nov 1961
    Sgt. Rock
  16. 15. Introducing -- the Haunted Tank
    Haunted Tank
  17. 16. Killer of the Skies!
    Enemy Ace
  18. 17. What's the Color of Your Blood?
    Sgt. Rock
  19. 18. The Killing Ground
    War That Time Forgot
  20. 19. Our Fighting Forces #102 Aug 1966
    Capt. Hunter
  21. 20. Cold Steel for a Hot War!
    Capt. Hunter
  22. 21. Army at War #1
  23. 22. The Glory Boys
  24. 23. Our Army at War #233 June 1971
  25. 24. Head-Count
    Sgt. Rock
  26. 25. Kamikaze
    USS Stevens
  27. 26. Star Spangled War Stories #183 Nov-Dec 1974
    The Unknown Soldier
  28. 27. 8,000 to One
    Unknown Soldier
  29. 28. The Pool...
  30. 29. DC War Comics Bibliography
  31. 30. Index to DC's 1950s Frontier War Comics
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Denys Howard
  • Lee Lines
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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