(November-December 1972)

DC, 1972 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [circle]
Editing:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Mystery of the Blue Flame! (Table of Contents)

Weird Mystery Tales / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-550

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Burners! (Table of Contents)

Dr. Maas / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Mike Royer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mike Royer
Job Number:
X-252

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Dr. Maas (host)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Originally planned for Spirit World #2 as noted on the letters page. Page 6 of story includes a photo-collage.

"I Know Your Future!" (Table of Contents)

Madame Topaz / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Purcell
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
W-467

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Madame Topaz

The Wizard's Gift (Table of Contents)

Weird Mystery Tales / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-549

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Cosmic Log / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell [as Destiny]
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
N-551

Characters:
Destiny

Indexer Notes

Destiny handles the letters page, apologizing that he did not host any of the stories in this issue (scheduling required a reprint). Letters from Steve Clement and Mark Lucke.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Mystery of the Blue Flame!
    Weird Mystery Tales
  2. 1. The Burners!
    Dr. Maas
  3. 2. "I Know Your Future!"
    Madame Topaz
  4. 3. The Wizard's Gift
    Weird Mystery Tales
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Cosmic Log
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bob Hughes
  • Matthew Head
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed