(July-August 1974)

DC, 1974 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.50 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Carl Gafford (managing); Allan Asherman (contributing); Paul Levitz (contributing); Guy H. Lillian III (contributing); Steve Mitchell (contributing); Bob Rozakis (contributing)
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Magazine size
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

The individual issues of this series are each less than 50% comics. Only comics sequences are indexed and cover scans are accepted only if the issue has 10% indexed comics content.

[Infantino's Characters] (Table of Contents)

Amazing World of DC Comics / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Inks:
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Swamp Thing (inset); Wonder Woman (inset); The Shadow (inset); Sgt. Rock (inset); Captain Marvel [Billy Batson] (inset); Superman (inset); Batman; Kamandi (inset); The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Cain (inset); Aquaman (inset); Tarzan (inset); Adam Strange; Black Canary; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Kid Flash; Johnny Thunder; Detective Chimp; Elongated Man; Captain Boomerang

[Adventures of Superman] (Table of Contents)

Amazing World of DC Comics / filler / 1 page (report information)


Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane

Indexer Notes

Photo still of George Reeves and Noel Neill from early 1955 as Superman and Lois Lane from "Adventures of Superman," the 1952 TV show. Inside front cover.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

Amazing World of DC Comics / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Celebrated Mr. K: Joe Kubert (Table of Contents)

Amazing World of DC Comics / text article / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Guy H. Lillian III
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Joe Kubert; Tarzan; Enemy Ace; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Firehair; Easy Company [Sgt. Rock; Bulldozer; Ice Cream Soldier; Zack; Wee Willie; Sunny; Nick; Junior; Archie]; Rip Hunter; Viking Prince; Nightmaster

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

July and August comic listings.

Wonder Woman: TV Super-Agent (Table of Contents)

Amazing World of DC Comics / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Wonder Woman; Queen Hippolyta

Indexer Notes

Article on the "Wonder Woman" ABC Tuesday Movie of the Week.

The Adventures of Superman (Table of Contents)

Amazing World of DC Comics / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Allan Asherman
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen

Indexer Notes

Article on "Adventures of Superman" TV show from 1952.

Meet the Woodchucks (Table of Contents)

Amazing World of DC Comics / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Carl Gafford; Steve Mitchell; Paul Levitz; Sol Harrison; Allan Asherman; Bob Rozakis; Guy H. Lillian III; E. Nelson Bridwell

The Shadow (Table of Contents)

Amazing World of DC Comics / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Inks:
Mike Kaluta (signed)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Shadow

Indexer Notes

Centerfold illustration of the Shadow, originally intended for The Shadow (DC, 1973 series), probably #5. It was never printed because interior artist Frank Robbins was inspired to do the cover as well.

[Sol Harrison] (Table of Contents)

remembering... / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Allan Asherman
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones (Artist's Nightmare panel); ?
Inks:
Sergio Aragones (Artist's Nightmare panel); ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Sol Harrison

Indexer Notes

Sol Harrison remembers the early years of comic book publishing. Includes a small gag panel called "Artist's Nightmare" by Sergio Aragones on the second page.

William Finger (1914-1974) (Table of Contents)

In Memoriam / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Batman; Bill Finger

Indexer Notes

Biography of Bill Finger, accompanied by an illustration of Batman.

Sergio Takes a Look at DC (Table of Contents)

Amazing World of DC Comics / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones
Pencils:
Sergio Aragones
Inks:
Sergio Aragones
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Batman

The Letter Column All-Stars of Tomorrow (Table of Contents)

Amazing World of DC Comics / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters to DC from younger fans.

Yesteryear (Table of Contents)

Amazing World of DC Comics / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Batman; Robin; Superman; Julius Schwartz; Jimmy Olsen

Murder, Inc! (Table of Contents)

In the Days of the Mob / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Mike Royer
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Kirby

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

Unpublished story intended for In the Days of the Mob (DC, 1971 series) #2.

How a Comic Is Created (Table of Contents)

Amazing World of DC Comics / text article / 2.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
Joe Kubert; ?
Inks:
Joe Kubert; ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Article continues in next issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Amazing World of Letters / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

A call for letters, as well as an index to the characters on the cover.

It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman... in Technicolor (Table of Contents)

Amazing World of DC Comics / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Mitchell
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Superman

Indexer Notes

A guide to the Superman cartoon series by the Fleischer studio.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Amazing World of Puzzles / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Hawkman (Table of Contents)

Amazing World of DC Comics / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (signed)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkman [Shiera Sanders]

Indexer Notes

Artwork from one of Joe Kubert's first DC assignments. Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 1. [Infantino's Characters]
    Amazing World of DC Comics
  2. 2. [Adventures of Superman]
    Amazing World of DC Comics
  3. 3. Table of Contents
    Amazing World of DC Comics
  4. 4. The Celebrated Mr. K: Joe Kubert
    Amazing World of DC Comics
  5. 5. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  6. 6. Wonder Woman: TV Super-Agent
    Amazing World of DC Comics
  7. 7. The Adventures of Superman
    Amazing World of DC Comics
  8. 8. Meet the Woodchucks
    Amazing World of DC Comics
  9. 9. The Shadow
    Amazing World of DC Comics
  10. 10. [Sol Harrison]
    remembering...
  11. 11. William Finger (1914-1974)
    In Memoriam
  12. 12. Sergio Takes a Look at DC
    Amazing World of DC Comics
  13. 13. The Letter Column All-Stars of Tomorrow
    Amazing World of DC Comics
  14. 14. Yesteryear
    Amazing World of DC Comics
  15. 15. Murder, Inc!
    In the Days of the Mob
  16. 16. How a Comic Is Created
    Amazing World of DC Comics
  17. 17. [no title indexed]
    The Amazing World of Letters
  18. 18. It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman... in Technicolor
    Amazing World of DC Comics
  19. 19. [untitled]
    Amazing World of Puzzles
  20. 20. Hawkman
    Amazing World of DC Comics
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  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Matthew Head
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