(April-May 1973)

DC, 1960 Series
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Volume:
14
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [circle]
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

["Introducing -- the newest member of the Justice League!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dick Giordano
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
S-1446

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [Superman; Batman; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Black Canary; Green Arrow]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Specter in the Shadows! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 22.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-1409

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [Aquaman; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Green Arrow; Batman; Black Canary; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Superman; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Elongated Man (joins)]; The Putty-Men (villains); Red Tornado; Sue Dibny (guest appearance)
Synopsis:
The Elongated Man is briefly believed to be killed during his first JLA mission against the alien Putty-Men, while the rest of the team is saved by a mysterious stranger who is later revealed to be the Red Tornado.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Biggest Bargain in Comics (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Rock / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

house ad for 100-Page Super Spectacular (DC, 1973 series) #DC-16

DC Explodes in '73 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson; Mike Royer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Indexer Notes

house ad for Swamp Thing (DC, 1972 series) #4 and Kamandi, the Last Boy on Earth (DC, 1972 series) #5

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

JLA Mail Room / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-1454

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Susan Bregman, David Dasch

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1972
Owner: National Periodical Publications, Inc., 909 Third Avenue, N.Y., N.Y. 10022, wholly owned by Warner Communications, Inc., 10 Rockefeller Plaza, N.Y., N.Y. 10020, a publicly-held corporation
Average number of copies sold preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 168,871
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 224,899

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Introducing -- the newest member of the Justice League!"]
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. Specter in the Shadows!
    Justice League of America
  3. 2. Biggest Bargain in Comics
    Sgt. Rock
  4. 3. DC Explodes in '73
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    JLA Mail Room
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
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  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
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