(January 1976)

DC, 1974 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
1.50 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Paul Levitz; Carl Gafford
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Magazine size
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Official fanzine for DC Comics. Majority of magazine is articles on DC heroes and their creators.


Behind the Scene in DC's Production Department (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Carl Gafford (color guide & separations)
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody; superhero
Characters:
Superman, Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Sol Harrison; Jack Adler
Synopsis:
Photograph of Sol Harrison and Jack Adler in the DC production department with added art.

Indexer Notes

Cover is combination of art and black and white photograph with color overlays. Coloring information provided by Carl Gafford.

Green Lantern No. 8 (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover reprint (on interior page) / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Jack Adler
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Page 24-25. Horizontal two-page reprint of cover to Green Lantern #8.

Through the Wringer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
David V. Reed
Pencils:
Ramona Frandon
Inks:
Ramona Frandon
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cain (host)
Synopsis:
Comics writer Phil Binger hounds an editor for advances on his salary; even coming from the grave for one last handout.

Indexer Notes

Pages 38-43. Possibly an unpublished story from "The House of Mystery".

Modern Technology and the Get-Away Car! (Table of Contents)

Crime Can Be Comedy? / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
John Costanza
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; satire-parody
Synopsis:
A parody of 1930s gangster movies, showing what would happen if they used modern technology in their get-away cars.

Indexer Notes

Pages 47-48. Per Mark Evanier and Martin O'Hearn, Jack Kirby wrote and pencilled the story, not John Costanza, as original indexer listed. The story was originally intended for "In the Days of The Mob", not Plop as original indexer suspected. Title is listed as "Crime Machines" in the table of contents.

Movie Comics No. 5 (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Carl Gafford (color guide & separations)
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Joan Bennett; Louis Hayward
Synopsis:
Cover feature is "The Man in the Iron Mask" movie adaptation.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Coloring information provided by Carl Gafford.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Behind the Scene in DC's Production Department
  2. 1. Green Lantern No. 8
    Green Lantern
  3. 2. Through the Wringer
  4. 3. Modern Technology and the Get-Away Car!
    Crime Can Be Comedy?
  5. 4. Movie Comics No. 5
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Merlin Haas
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Merlin Haas
  • Gregg Whitmore