(March 1976)

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

Issue Notes

Cover says April, 1976. Indicia says March 1976. Official DC fanzine, published by DC. Mostly articles about DC characters and their creators.


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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

DC Universe Super-Villains / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Dick Dillin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Joker; Lex Luthor; Superman; Ocean Master; Aquaman; Captain Cold; Flash; Dr. Light; Wonder Woman; Sinestro; Green Lantern

Super-Villains Then and Now (Table of Contents)

Lex Luthor; Star Sapphire; Joker / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris
Pencils:
Joe Shuster; Curt Swan; Gil Kane; Bob Kane; Irv Novick
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lex Luthor; Star Sapphire; Joker
Synopsis:
A look at how villains have evolved in art over the years.

Indexer Notes

The art is taken from various books over the years.

The Wrong Arm of the Law! (Table of Contents)

Superman; Batman; Harlequin; Black Canary; Plastic Man; Creeper; Hawk and Dove / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Uslan
Pencils:
Joe Shuster; Bob Kane; Carmine Infantino; Jack Cole; Steve Ditko
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Harlequin; Black Canary; Plastic Man; Creeper; Hawk and Dove
Synopsis:
A look at heroes who were thought to be villains early in their careers.

Indexer Notes

The art is taken from various books over the years.

Those Who Worship Evil's Might (Table of Contents)

Sinestro / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell; Anthony Tollin
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sinestro
Synopsis:
Interview with Sinestro by Hermo-Prej of the Qwardian Journal.

Indexer Notes

Research by Kenneth Gale. Includes 1 panel of various Green Lantern villains by Gil Kane.

Amazing World of Letters (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Letters:
?

Direct Currents (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz; Bob Rozakis
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A look at upcoming DC books, including various covers. Article also features the introduction of Jeanette Kahn as DC's new Publisher.

Curious Case of the Changing Criminal Club (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Darkseid (in silhouette)
Synopsis:
Explains why there are 2 versions of Secret Society of Super-Villains #1, the printed one and the one that follows this article.

Beware the Brotherhood of Crime (Chapter 1) (Table of Contents)

Secret Society of Super-Villains / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Ric Estrada
Inks:
Pablo Marcos
Letters:
?
Editing:
Gerry Conway

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Star Sapphire; Clayface; Captain Cold; Manhunter; Gorilla Grodd; Darkseid; New Gods (1 panel cameo)
Synopsis:
Various villains are brought together by Darkseid to do dastardly deeds.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is an alternate story originally slated for Secret Society of Super-Villains #1.

Enemy- Thy Name Is Evil! (Chapter 2) (Table of Contents)

Secret Society of Super-Villains / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Ric Estrada
Inks:
Pablo Marcos
Letters:
?
Editing:
Gerry Conway

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Star Sapphire; Clayface; Captain Cold; Manhunter; Gorilla Grodd; Darkseid
Synopsis:
After working together to steal a new type of war chemical, Darkseid betrays the team, who then vows revenge on him.
Reprints:

How A Comic is Created (Table of Contents)

Phantom Stranger / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
David Michelinie
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Stranger; Nathan Seine
Synopsis:
Article about creating a villain for a hero. Includes art from the Phantom Stranger book.

Lowdown on the Lunar Lawbreaker (Table of Contents)

Eclipso / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Gafford
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
Review of Eclipso's career.

Remembering with Dick Dillin (Table of Contents)

character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Interview with Dick Dillin, including artwork featuring the Blackhawks, Green Lantern and Green Arrow

Solomon Grundy (Table of Contents)

Solomon Grundy; Green Lantern [Alan Scott] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Solomon Grundy; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]
Synopsis:
Single page reprint of Solomon Grundy's origin.

Indexer Notes

Based on children's nursery rhyme titled "Solomon Grundy".

[All Star Comics No. 37] (Table of Contents)

Injustice Society of the World! / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice Society of America [Green Lantern; Hawkman; Dr. Mid-Nite; Johnny Thunder; Atom; Flash; Wonder Woman]; The Injustice Society of the World [The Gambler; The Brain Wave; Vandal Savage; The Wizard; Per Degaton; The Thinker]
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 1. [no title indexed]
    DC Universe Super-Villains
  2. 2. Super-Villains Then and Now
    Lex Luthor; Star Sapphire; Joker
  3. 3. The Wrong Arm of the Law!
    Superman; Batman; Harlequin; Black Canary; Plastic Man; Creeper; Hawk and Dove
  4. 4. Those Who Worship Evil's Might
    Sinestro
  5. 5. Amazing World of Letters
  6. 6. Direct Currents
  7. 7. Curious Case of the Changing Criminal Club
  8. 8. Beware the Brotherhood of Crime (Chapter 1)
    Secret Society of Super-Villains
  9. 9. Enemy- Thy Name Is Evil! (Chapter 2)
    Secret Society of Super-Villains
  10. 10. How A Comic is Created
    Phantom Stranger
  11. 11. Lowdown on the Lunar Lawbreaker
    Eclipso
  12. 12. Remembering with Dick Dillin
  13. 13. Solomon Grundy
    Solomon Grundy; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]
  14. 14. [All Star Comics No. 37]
    Injustice Society of the World!
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