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Haunted tank..Easy Company.....Nick Fury and the Howling Commandos......throw in some Hardy Boys and you pretty much have my early childhood library....
I might have had that comic book back in the day..
Back in the early 50's before the "Comic Censor Law" I had a stack of these comics that were brutal, but great fantasy material.
I read more than my share of haunted tank stories. Today those would be banned as part of white supremacy.
I remember one particular "GI comics" story. A Scottish regiment tries to take an objective and is wiped out. Only the piper survives. An American unit gets tasked with taking the position and the piper plays for the Americans during the assault. Weird what stays with you, huh?
"Sgt. Rock" comic book reader, back in the mid 1970's. I was always sketching cartoon battles. Didn't matter what tools were used - some sword battles, others were ground assaults by troops and tanks. Even air battles. I was a weird kid, lol.
That reminds me of a Richard Jeni joke. He was talking about Schwarzenegger getting picked to play Sgt Rock.He said something like "imagine how the first day shooting went. Arnie; Look here come de Germans...director; CUT!"
I read a Sergeant Rock comic when I was about 10 titled “I’m Infantry” or something like that. Fast forward to the early 90s and I’m humping an 80 pound ruck through the backwoods of Fort Benning. Amazing that a comic book could have that much of an impact on a major life decision.
This would be the one, from August of 1982:https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/VUIAAOSwaL5ewrdV/s-l640.jpg
Don't forget Hans von Hammer, the Enemy Ace!
Read those lots as a kid and a teenager. I Still have a bunch of them in boxes in a spare room. But they aren't worth much really. The super heroes were the ones that came to be worth a nice bit of money. But I was never into heros who didn't have guns.
Bring those old comics to a comic book store, you might be surprised.Last year I unloaded a box of old 'reading copies' (i.e not the copies put in a mylar bag and never read) for $2,400 dollars.
I remember in the sixties, ads in the back of certain comic books you could buy a 20 mm Solothurn anti-tank rifle with ammo! The good old days.....
Might be where Henry Bowman got his.
Weird War Tales with that bizarre skeleton narrator... Yeah, lots of cool stuff."Hit the grit!" stuck with me for some reason... As did a jeep flying over a sand dune with some guy hosing down with a Thompson while driving... Yeah, weird what sticks with you.