(June-July 1972)

DC, 1972 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1972-04-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [character]
Editing:
Joe Orlando; Mark Hanerfeld (assistant)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

First issue, spinning off from All-Star Western.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

El Diablo / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors:
?
Job Number:
J-1677

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
El Diablo
Reprints:

Promise to a Princess! (Table of Contents)

Jonah Hex / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
John Albano
Pencils:
Tony Dezuñiga
Inks:
Tony Dezuñiga
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1404

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jonah Hex; Jed; Mr. Craig; Joe Higgins; Doc Harrow; Little Fawn; Iron Jaws (Wolf); General (Jonah's Horse); Pawnee Chief
Synopsis:
Jonah Hex saves the life of a Pawnee Chief's daughter. When the tribe that befriended him is wiped out by smallpox riddled blankets, Jonah takes his revenge on the man responsible.
Reprints:

A Time to Die! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson [as Berni Wrightson]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1638

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

[Brothers] (Table of Contents)

Bat Lash / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones; Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1499-B

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 2.

["One to Startle You--"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed) [as RH]
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed) [as RH]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult

Indexer Notes

House ad for House of Mystery #203 (June 1972), advertised as "On Sale april 20".

For Suspense (Table of Contents)

House of Secrets / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Inks:
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
occult

Indexer Notes

House ad for House of Secrets #98 (June-July 1972), advertised as "On Sale April 6".

The Treasure of the Flaming Arrows! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
France Herron
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Carmine Infantino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1659

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

"Be with us in our next Rip-Roaring issue..." (Table of Contents)

Weird Western Tales / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jonah Hex; El Diablo

Indexer Notes

Next issue blurb (for #13), advertised as "on sale on or about June 1st".

["Dear Joe; Ever since the "spaghetti westerns"..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Orlando
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-1666

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Bruce Long; Robert Ocque; Dan Gheno; Larry Morgan; Joe Arnold; and Mike Chestnut.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    El Diablo
  2. 1. Promise to a Princess!
    Jonah Hex
  3. 2. A Time to Die!
    El Diablo
  4. 3. [Brothers]
    Bat Lash
  5. 4. ["One to Startle You--"]
    House of Mystery
  6. 5. For Suspense
    House of Secrets
  7. 6. The Treasure of the Flaming Arrows!
    Pow-Wow Smith
  8. 7. "Be with us in our next Rip-Roaring issue..."
    Weird Western Tales
  9. 8. ["Dear Joe; Ever since the "spaghetti westerns"..."]
    Trail Talk
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