(September-October 1973)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
39
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1973-06-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [circle]
Editing:
Joe Orlando (Editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (Assistant Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Orchid / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Job Number:
J-3223

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Orchid

Challenge to the Black Orchid (Table of Contents)

Black Orchid / comic story / 14.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Tony DeZuñiga
Inks:
Tony DeZuñiga
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1934

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Orchid

["Dear Editor: While it was more than..."] (Table of Contents)

Dateline: Adventure / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-3156

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Keith Griffin and Jay D. Baker.

Direct Currents (Table of Contents)

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illos)
Inks:
? (illos)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Demon; Batman; Shadow

Pirate's Revenge (Table of Contents)

Captain Fear / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Alex Niño
Inks:
Alex Niño
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-3005

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Captain Fear

Who Knows What Evil Lurks in the Hearts of Men? (Table of Contents)

The Shadow / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Michael W. Kaluta (signed)
Inks:
Michael W. Kaluta (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Shadow

Indexer Notes

House ad for The Shadow (DC, 1973 series) #1 (October-November 1973), with cover shown, and advertised as "On Sale July 12".

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Orchid
  2. 1. Challenge to the Black Orchid
    Black Orchid
  3. 2. ["Dear Editor: While it was more than..."]
    Dateline: Adventure
  4. 3. Direct Currents
    Direct Currents
  5. 4. Pirate's Revenge
    Captain Fear
  6. 5. Who Knows What Evil Lurks in the Hearts of Men?
    The Shadow
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Cherry
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Michael Grabois
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Pat Lang
  • Mark Waid
  • Sidne Gail Ward
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ted Watson
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ed Boner