(April-May 1972)

DC, 1970 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
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); Paul Levitz (assistant editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

Hundred Dollar Deal (Table of Contents)

Jonah Hex / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tony Dezuñiga
Inks:
Tony Dezuñiga ?; Alfredo Alcala ?; Nestor Redondo ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1590

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jonah Hex; El Diablo (inset); Pow-Wow Smith (inset); Bat Lash (inset)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

1. Some researchers believe that Tony Dezuñiga may have employed others to help with this cover but no definitive conclusion has been reached.
2. Alfredo Alcala or Nestor Redondo inks suggested by Fred Snyder (http://errors.comics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3903)

The Hundred Dollar Deal! (Table of Contents)

Jonah Hex / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
John Albano
Pencils:
Tony Dezuñiga
Inks:
Tony Dezuñiga
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
J-1421

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jonah Hex; Terry; Wes; Amy; Jerome P. Courtney
Synopsis:
Jonah helps Terry based on his claim that he is innocent and will pay Jonah $100 to help him get back to his home.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reverse coloring of the page number on page #13 indicates that John Costanza lettered this issue.

Satan's Sanctuary (Table of Contents)

El Diablo / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones (plot); Len Wein (dialogue)
Pencils:
Gray Morrow
Inks:
Gray Morrow
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gray Morrow ?
Job Number:
J-1547

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

["Dear Joe, First of all, I have to thank you..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Orlando ?
Pencils:
Sal Amendola ?
Inks:
Sal Amendola ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-1589

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Rich Durham; Mark Lucke; and Daniel Y. Louie.

The Buffalo-Hide Bandits! (Table of Contents)

Pow-Wow Smith / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Carmine Infantino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1550

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

[Brothers] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Sergio Aragones; Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Nick Cardy (signed)
Inks:
Nick Cardy (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
J-1499-A

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 1

["Kubert & Tarzan together..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan

Indexer Notes

House ad for Tarzan #207 (April 1972), DC's first issue, taking over from Gold Key. Arrival date advertised as "on sale Feb.29".

["Don't miss the conclusion..."] (Table of Contents)

All-Star Western / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.6 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Next issue blurb, with contents, advertised as "on sale on or about April 6th".

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Hundred Dollar Deal
    Jonah Hex
  2. 1. The Hundred Dollar Deal!
    Jonah Hex
  3. 2. Satan's Sanctuary
    El Diablo
  4. 3. ["Dear Joe, First of all, I have to thank you..."]
    Trail Talk
  5. 4. The Buffalo-Hide Bandits!
    Pow-Wow Smith
  6. 5. [Brothers]
    Bat Lash
  7. 6. ["Kubert & Tarzan together..."]
    Tarzan
  8. 7. ["Don't miss the conclusion..."]
    All-Star Western
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Bob Hughes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Nielsen