(October 1971)

DC, 1971 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Editing:
Jack Kirby
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; later standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Big Barda! (Table of Contents)

Mister Miracle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
X-181

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mister Miracle
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The Closing Jaws of Death! (Table of Contents)

Mister Miracle / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
X-164

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mister Miracle [Scott Free]; Big Barda; Oberon; Dr Bedlam
Synopsis:
Barda arrives on Earth just in time to help Scott escape Dr. Bedlam.
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Indexer Notes

First appearance of Big Barda.

Miracle Talk (Table of Contents)

Miracle Talk / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Evanier; Steve Sherman
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
X-196

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Rich Morrissey, Mark Gruenwald, Steve Jordan, and Al Polyniak.

Pirate or Patriot? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Jean Laffite; Captain Lockyer; Captain McWilliams; Dominique; Governor Claiborne; Pierre Laffite; Edward Livingstone; General Andrew Jackson
Synopsis:
Facts about a Jean Lafitte who warned the Americans that the British planned on invading New Orleans.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Carmine Infantino
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Explanation of the increase in price to 25cents.

The Romance of Rip Carter (Table of Contents)

Boy Commandos / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby ?; Joe Simon ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Kirby ?
Job Number:
x-205

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Boy Commados [Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Alfy; Andre; Jan]; Rosalind K. (a plane); Sgt. Hooker; Carlo Ravissi; Captain Groggins; Lieutenant Nevil; Augustino; Rigo
Synopsis:
The Boy Commandos fail in their mission to blow up a railway tunnel, but the plane that was carrying them manages to destroy the tunnel without any crew aboard.
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Indexer Notes

Boy Commandos airplane named after Roz Kirby, as noted by Jack Kirby. Possible Kirby lettering per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Howard Fergusen.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Big Barda!
    Mister Miracle
  2. 1. The Closing Jaws of Death!
    Mister Miracle
  3. 2. Miracle Talk
    Miracle Talk
  4. 3. Pirate or Patriot?
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. The Romance of Rip Carter
    Boy Commandos
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Darrel McCann