(February-March 1960)

DC, 1958 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Larry Nadle [as Lawrence Nadle]
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Pvt. Doberman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Pvt. Duane Doberman; Colonel Hall; Sgt. Ernie Bilko
Keywords:
guitars

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

Frontier Cabin; Hi-Power Binoculars / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Keep rockin' Dobie! We're cleaning up!"] (Table of Contents: 2)

Pvt. Doberman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Cal Howard
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Pvt. Duane Doberman; Sgt. Ernie Bilko
Synopsis:
When a professional hypnotist gets transferred to Bilko's outfit, Bilko asks to be hypnotized into believing he's Pervis Peesley, rock and roll legend. But when Bilko doesn't "concentrate on the watch," the suggestion is picked up by someone else.

Indexer Notes

Part 1.

["To the boys and girls of America..."] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["Too high! Too high!"] (Table of Contents: 4)

Merry Maneuvers / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Continental Schools, Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Two Weeks in Summer (Table of Contents: 6)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

4 gags.

["Gee, Ernie... Doberman's still at it!"] (Table of Contents: 7)

Pvt. Doberman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Cal Howard
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Pvt. Duane Doberman; Sgt. Ernie Bilko; Colonel Hall; Mrs. Hall
Synopsis:
Colonel Hall's wife falls in love with Doberman's voice, and Hall fears his wife will leave him for "a private!" Bilko gets permission to take Doberman on a cross-country concert tour, mostly to get him off the base.

Indexer Notes

Part 2.

["Let's be friendly, gentlemen..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

This Ain't the Army! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

4 gags

Superboy Says: "It's Fun to Help Others!" (Table of Contents: 9)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
Jack Schiff

Genre:
advocacy; superhero
Characters:
Superboy

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

["I'm all ready to go, Sarge. How do I look?"] (Table of Contents: 10)

Pvt. Doberman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Cal Howard
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Pvt. Duane Doberman; Sgt. Ernie Bilko; Colonel Hall; Mrs. Hall
Synopsis:
Hall cancels Doberman's tour when he becomes concerned that his wife will leave him if Doberman isn't around. Bilko's last gambit - to hypnotize Mrs. Hall into falling in love with her husband's voice. Unfortunately the hypnotist has transferred out, leaving Bilko to try to do it himself.

Indexer Notes

Part 3.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Aircraft Carrier; 150 Civil War Soldiers! / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Body Building / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Pvt. Doberman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin; Hi-Power Binoculars
  3. 2. ["Keep rockin' Dobie! We're cleaning up!"]
    Pvt. Doberman
  4. 3. ["To the boys and girls of America..."]
  5. 4. ["Too high! Too high!"]
    Merry Maneuvers
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Continental Schools, Inc.
  7. 6. Two Weeks in Summer
  8. 7. ["Gee, Ernie... Doberman's still at it!"]
    Pvt. Doberman
  9. 8. ["Let's be friendly, gentlemen..."]
    This Ain't the Army!
  10. 9. Superboy Says: "It's Fun to Help Others!"
    Superboy
  11. 10. ["I'm all ready to go, Sarge. How do I look?"]
    Pvt. Doberman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Aircraft Carrier; 150 Civil War Soldiers!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Body Building
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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