(December 1971)

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Volume:
12
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan, Apr and July
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [character]
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint; Mando (beginning with #254)
Binding:
saddle-stitched (#s 39, 48, 58, 67, 76, 110-116, 200 squarebound)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Private War of Johnny Dune! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
S-1014

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Black Canary; Green Arrow; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Johnny Dune

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [July 2007]

The Private War of Johnny Dune! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Friedrich
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-935

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [Superman; Batman; Aquaman (cameo); Black Canary; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (cameo); Hawkman [Katar Hol] (cameo); The Flash [Barry Allen] (cameo); The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Green Arrow]; Johnny Dune (villain)
Synopsis:
Returning war veteran Johnny Dune discovers that he has the mutant power to control people with his voice. Though he tries to use this ability for his own advancement, a confrontation with the Justice League leads him to make a grave sacrifice.
Keywords:
Vietnam

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (May 2007).

The Origin of... Dr.Mid-Nite (Table of Contents)

Dr. Mid-Nite / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Reizenstein
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1005

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Mid-Nite [Charles McNider]; Myra Mason; "Killer" Maroni (villain)
Synopsis:
Blinded by a mobster's bomb, Dr. McNider gives up the practice of medicine to write articles for crime magazines. But a chance accident, with an owl crashing through the former doctor's window during the night, allows McNider to discover that he can see in the dark [as well as in the daylight with special infra-red goggles he creates], so he decides to adopt the secret identity of Dr. Mid-Nite to round up "Killer" and bring him to justice for his crimes.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The JLA Mail Room / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-1034

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Stephen Barry; Richard H. Morrissey; Mark Gruenwald; Bob Rozakis

The Origin of... Doctor Fate (Table of Contents)

Doctor Fate / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Sherman ?
Job Number:
S-1006

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson]; Sven Nelson (death); Nabu the Wise; Inza Kramer; Negal (villain)
Synopsis:
In 1920 young Kent Nelson and his father explore the mysteries of the pyramids, there Kent meets Nabu the Wise, an exile from the planet Cilia, who helped build the pyramids. Nabu trains Kent in the mysteries of the universe until Kent assumes the role of Dr. Fate.
Reprints:

He's Wild... He's Savage... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony DeZuniga
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

house ad for All-Star Western (DC, 1970 series) #10, on sale December 7

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Private War of Johnny Dune!
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. The Private War of Johnny Dune!
    Justice League of America
  3. 2. The Origin of... Dr.Mid-Nite
    Dr. Mid-Nite
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The JLA Mail Room
  5. 4. The Origin of... Doctor Fate
    Doctor Fate
  6. 5. He's Wild... He's Savage...
    Jonah Hex
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