(February-March 1980)

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Volume
29
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1979-11-06
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893050003
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Murray Boltinoff (editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #174.


Last Stands Don't Win Wars (Table of Contents)

The Haunted Tank / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
B-4269
Genre
war
Characters
Jeb Stuart
Synopsis
Vignettes from several stories in this issue.

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Shhhh Don't Let Lois Lane Find Out You're a Friend of Superman (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Corgi Toys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Even the Dead Can Fight! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Haunted Tank / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Sam Glanzman
Inks
Sam Glanzman
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
B-4212
Genre
war
Characters
Haunted Tank; Jeb Stuart; Gus; Rick Rawlins; Slim Stryker; General Jeb Stuart (ghost)
Synopsis
The Tank and crew are floated down a river to rescue some trapped rangers and have to fight as if they're a ship.

The Human Adventure Is Just Beginning (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Star Trek The Motion Picture / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

This Set of MPC Wheels Gets You This Set of MPC Wheels Free (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

MPC model kits / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Counterfeit Castaway (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
David Allikas
Pencils
Vic Catan (signed)
Inks
Vic Catan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Esphid Mahilum ?

Job Number
B-4210
Genre
war
Synopsis
Two German seaman, survivors of their sunken ship, try to pass as British so as to be rescued.

Indexer Notes

Dialog balloons are in German, with English subtitles.

48 Hours to Die (Table of Contents: 6)

OSS / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
E. R. Cruz (signed)
Inks
E. R. Cruz (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
B-4203
Genre
war
Characters
Control; Allan; Lt. Emily Shawcross; Dr. Wolff
Synopsis
Allan must destroy some missiles in Germany but is poisoned by an enemy double agent before leaving on the mission. He manages to destroy the agent and the missiles, using the conditions of their storage to his advantage.

Batman and Professor Plutonium (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Last Stands Don't Win Wars! (Table of Contents: 8)

The Haunted Tank / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Sam Glanzman
Inks
Sam Glanzman
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
B-4208
Genre
war
Characters
Haunted Tank; Jeb Stuart; Gus; Rick Rawlins; Slim Stryker; General Jeb Stuart (ghost); Senator Vincent
Synopsis
The Tank crew must take a US Senator along on a mission to prove the value of tanks, because the Senator is opposed to funding them.

Now, From The Greatest Movie Of All Time Comes The Kenner Star Wars Toy Collection! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Kenner Star Wars toys / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Mego Introduces Elastic Super Heroes (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Mego Elastic Super Heroes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Soon The Screen Will Be Bombarded By The Most Explosive Barrage Of...Ever Filmed (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

1941 / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Triumph of The "Trailblazers" The 70th Infantry Division (Table of Contents: 12)

Famous Fighting Outfits / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-4223
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Information about the 70th Infantry Division.

Indexer Notes

Illustration is the logo of the 70th Infantry Division.

The Short Happy Life of Big Howie (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Steve Bissette
Inks
Rick Veitch
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
? [as Kubert School]

Job Number
B-4195
Genre
war
Characters
Cpl. Phil Kramer
Synopsis
Cpl. Kramer and his howitzer crew become the best, but he is relieved of command because he fires without orders.

Gumfighting Do's And Don'ts (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Hubba Bubba Bubblegum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Let's Make Tracks... / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-4231

Indexer Notes

Includes a letter from US Army Public Affairs Officer Frederick Cowdrwy Langille, Jr and US Army information by Murray Boltinoff.

Ambush at Devil's Crossing (Table of Contents: 16)

The Haunted Tank / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Sam Glanzman
Inks
Sam Glanzman
Colors
Bob LeRose
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
B-4230
Genre
war
Characters
Haunted Tank; Jeb Stuart; Gus; Rick Rawlins; Slim Stryker; General Jeb Stuart (ghost)
Synopsis
The Tank and crew inadvertently give away the position of a division, but manage to rout the Germans who intended to ambush.

Take Command! Make Stategic Decisions! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Kay*Bee Toy & Hobby Shops / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas; United Way; United Schools And Services / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superscale (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Monogram Models, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

You've Got To Build'Em To Believe 'Em! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Last Stands Don't Win Wars
    The Haunted Tank
  2. 1. Shhhh Don't Let Lois Lane Find Out You're a Friend of Superman
    Corgi Toys
  3. 2. Even the Dead Can Fight!
    The Haunted Tank
  4. 3. The Human Adventure Is Just Beginning
    Star Trek The Motion Picture
  5. 4. This Set of MPC Wheels Gets You This Set of MPC Wheels Free
    MPC model kits
  6. 5. Counterfeit Castaway
  7. 6. 48 Hours to Die
    OSS
  8. 7. Batman and Professor Plutonium
    Batman; Hostess Twinkies
  9. 8. Last Stands Don't Win Wars!
    The Haunted Tank
  10. 9. Now, From The Greatest Movie Of All Time Comes The Kenner Star Wars Toy Collection!
    Kenner Star Wars toys
  11. 10. Mego Introduces Elastic Super Heroes
    Mego Elastic Super Heroes
  12. 11. Soon The Screen Will Be Bombarded By The Most Explosive Barrage Of...Ever Filmed
    1941
  13. 12. Triumph of The "Trailblazers" The 70th Infantry Division
    Famous Fighting Outfits
  14. 13. The Short Happy Life of Big Howie
  15. 14. Gumfighting Do's And Don'ts
    Hubba Bubba Bubblegum
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Let's Make Tracks...
  17. 16. Ambush at Devil's Crossing
    The Haunted Tank
  18. 17. Take Command! Make Stategic Decisions!
    Kay*Bee Toy & Hobby Shops
  19. 18. Write Right Now!
    Charles Atlas; United Way; United Schools And Services
  20. 19. Superscale
    Monogram Models, Inc.
  21. 20. You've Got To Build'Em To Believe 'Em!
    Lego
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jim Stangas
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