(October-November 1973)

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Volume:
?
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [circle]
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Prisoner of the Parakeets! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1573

Genre:
science fiction
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Indexer Notes

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

Sell Personalized Christmas Cards The Sales Leadership Way! (Table of Contents)

Sales Leadership Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for Sales Leadership Club Christmas cards on inside front cover.

The Powerless Weapons of Adam Strange! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1586

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Alanna; the Dust Devil [Jakarta of Rhynthar]
Synopsis:
The Dust Devil has found a way to overcome Adam's previous methods of imprisonment and vows to conquer both Earth and Rann but Adam finds a new way to imobilize the creature.
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Indexer Notes

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

Peter Revson Drives This Car (Table of Contents)

AFX Model Motoring / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
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Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for Aurora AFX Model Motoring toys. Appears between pages 4-5 of story sequence.

Just Put An X Next To The Comics You Want! (Table of Contents)

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for comic subscriptions and the new "Champion Sports" comic. Appears between pages 4-5 of story sequence.

40 Red China Stamps (Table of Contents)

Kenmore Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for stamps from Kenmore Stamp Co. Appears between pages 6-7 of story sequence.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

The Gayle House / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
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Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for novelties from The Gayle House. Appears between pages 6-7 of story sequence.

Spotlight #1 On Strange Adventures (Table of Contents)

Spotlight On Strange Adventures / letters page / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Swartz
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-1580

Indexer Notes

Letters from: James T. McCoy, Jr.; Bob Burros. Appears at bottom of story page 8.

The Day Bill Told Off His Boss (Table of Contents)

Cleveland Institute of Electronics, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Bill; Mr. Bemis
Synopsis:
While being docked for arriving late to work, Bill tells his boss he's quitting because he got a better job after studying at CIE.

Indexer Notes

Ad for electronics courses from Cleveland Institute of Electronics, Inc. (CIE). Appears between pages 8-9 of story sequence.

New Sew On 4" Patches (Table of Contents)

Ad-A-Patch / advertisement / 0.05 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Krypto; Superman; Superboy; The Joker; Catwoman; Robin; The Penguin; Batman; Supergirl; Wonder Woman; Flash; Aquman; Riddler

Indexer Notes

Ad for Ad-A-Patch Emblem Co. superhero patches. Appears between pages 10-11 of story sequence.

Reward $11,750.00 For This Coin! (Table of Contents)

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for Best Values Co. coin catalogue. Appears between pages 10-11 of story sequence.

Spotlight #2 On Strange Adventures (Table of Contents)

Spotlight On Strange Adventures / letters page / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Swartz
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-1580-A

Indexer Notes

Letter from Ron Legro. Appears on final page of first story sequence.

Pass This Test And You May Earn $300 (Table of Contents)

Sunshine Art Studios, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for Sunshine Art Studios, Inc. Christmas cards.

Behind The Scenes At The DC Comic World (Table of Contents)

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Superman; The Spectre
Synopsis:
Text article about new Amazing World of Superman being constructed in Metropolis, Illinois. Also information on several upcoming DC comics.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Iron-Wolf; Captain Marvel

Indexer Notes

House ad for Black Magic, Weird Worlds and Shazam!

Prisoner of the Parakeets (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Henry Sharp
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1587

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
John Walden
Synopsis:
The combination of an atomic bomb test and an strange meteorite has caused a flock of parakeets to evolve into giant birds with intelligence rivaling humans but John Walden lures them to destruction before they can cause any harm.
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Indexer Notes

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

How Joe Solved His "Secrurity Problem"! (Table of Contents)

Locksmithing Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Joe; Jane
Synopsis:
Joe is laid off from a factory job and becomes his own boss after studying locksmithing.

Indexer Notes

Ad for Locksmithing Institute course drawn in comic book style. Appears between pages 4-5 of second story sequence.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Helen of Toy games / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for "Woods Edge" and "Cannon Ball" games from Helen of Toy, Co.

There Must Be A Better Way To Earn A Living... (Table of Contents)

International Correspondence Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for International Correspondence Schools (ICS) courses.

Famous Name Prized or Cash (Table of Contents)

Olympic Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for Olympic Sales Club, Inc. on inside back cover.

One for Roads. One for Loads. (Table of Contents)

Raleigh bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
typeset
Editing:
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Indexer Notes

Ad for the 1973 Raleigh bicycles on back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Prisoner of the Parakeets!
  2. 1. Sell Personalized Christmas Cards The Sales Leadership Way!
    Sales Leadership Club
  3. 2. The Powerless Weapons of Adam Strange!
    Adam Strange
  4. 3. Peter Revson Drives This Car
    AFX Model Motoring
  5. 4. Just Put An X Next To The Comics You Want!
    DC Comics
  6. 5. 40 Red China Stamps
    Kenmore Stamp Co.
  7. 6. [untitled]
    The Gayle House
  8. 7. Spotlight #1 On Strange Adventures
    Spotlight On Strange Adventures
  9. 8. The Day Bill Told Off His Boss
    Cleveland Institute of Electronics, Inc.
  10. 9. New Sew On 4" Patches
    Ad-A-Patch
  11. 10. Reward $11,750.00 For This Coin!
    Best Values Co.
  12. 11. Spotlight #2 On Strange Adventures
    Spotlight On Strange Adventures
  13. 12. Pass This Test And You May Earn $300
    Sunshine Art Studios, Inc.
  14. 13. Behind The Scenes At The DC Comic World
    DC Comics
  15. 14. [untitled]
    DC Comics
  16. 15. Prisoner of the Parakeets
  17. 16. How Joe Solved His "Secrurity Problem"!
    Locksmithing Institute
  18. 17. [untitled]
    Helen of Toy games
  19. 18. There Must Be A Better Way To Earn A Living...
    International Correspondence Schools
  20. 19. Famous Name Prized or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club
  21. 20. One for Roads. One for Loads.
    Raleigh bicycles
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