Saturday, November 11, 2006

Our Fighting Forces #13

In honor of all of our veterans past and present on this Veterans' Day, I've decided to post this great Jerry Grandenetti cover from Our Fighting Forces #13 from September, 1956. Our Fighting Forces was one of the DC Big Five war books and at this point just featured generic war stories mostly set in World War II. But when you have art by the likes of Grandenetti, Joe Kubert, Russ Heath, and Irv Novick, no DC war book was generic. This particular issue contained three stories by Bob Haney, "Hickory Foot Soldier", "Compliments Of", and "The Green Pigeon" plus "Beach Party", written by the most prolific chronicler of DC war comics, the one and only Robert Kanigher. So crack open some DC war comics today to celebrate our fighting forces.

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