(February-March 1972)

DC, 1970 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1971-12-07
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [character]
Editing:
Joe Orlando; Mark Hanerfeld (Assistant Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

["What shocking truth made the town he saved fear Jonah Hex?"] (Table of Contents)

Jonah Hex / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tony DeZuniga
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-1491 ?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
El Diablo; Bat Lash; Jonah Hex
Reprints:

Welcome to Paradise (Table of Contents)

Jonah Hex / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
John Albano
Pencils:
Tony DeZuniga
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-1378

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jonah Hex (intro)
Synopsis:
After helping a town rid themselves of a gang of thieves, Jonah befriends a small boy.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

It appears that Tony DeZuniga modelled Big Jim after Lee Marvin. Oda letters per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited John Costanza.

The Devil's Secret (Table of Contents)

El Diablo / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Gray Morrow
Inks:
Gray Morrow
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1203

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
El Diablo
Reprints:

["Dear Editor. Western comics are nothing new..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Orlando ?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-1478

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from James Crawford; Bill Ingram; William J. Denholm III; and John Saint.

["Between the covers of this book..."] (Table of Contents)

Our Army at War / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Sgt. Rock

Indexer Notes

House ad for DC 100 Page Super Spectacular #DC-9 (also listed as Our Army at War #242) (February 1972), advertised as "on sale Dec. 23rd". Promo cover shows a cover date of Mar, whereas the actual comic subsequently had a cover date of Feb.

[Revenge Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Bat Lash / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones; Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Nick Cardy; Mike Sekowsky (pages 1-5)
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1395-B

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bat Lash
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Conclusion of two-part story.

["In the next action-packed issue..."] (Table of Contents)

All-Star Western / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.4 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Next issue blurb, with contents, advertised as "on sale on or about Feb. 3rd".

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["What shocking truth made the town he saved fear Jonah Hex?"]
    Jonah Hex
  2. 1. Welcome to Paradise
    Jonah Hex
  3. 2. The Devil's Secret
    El Diablo
  4. 3. ["Dear Editor. Western comics are nothing new..."]
    Trail Talk
  5. 4. ["Between the covers of this book..."]
    Our Army at War
  6. 5. [Revenge Part 2]
    Bat Lash
  7. 6. ["In the next action-packed issue..."]
    All-Star Western
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Bob Hughes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Dwayne Best
  • Edgar Loftin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Nielsen