(November 1973)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly (with the exception of Mar., May, Aug. and Dec.)
On-sale date:
1973-08-16
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [circle]
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; later standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #8,12-17)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-Sale date from the house ad in From Beyond the Unknown #25.


The Troubles of the Talking Tiger! (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
C. C. Beck
Inks:
C. C. Beck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1595

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Mr. Tawky-Tawny
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Troubles of the Talking Tiger (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
C. C. Beck
Inks:
C. C. Beck
Colors:
?
Letters:
C. C. Beck
Job Number:
S-1576

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Mr. Tawky-Tawny; Shazam (flashback); Mr. Dana (villain); Mr. Julius (cameo)
Synopsis:
After talking to his tiger friends, Mr. Tawky finds out about a jewel smuggling ring. While investigating he loses his voice and the smugglers try to get Mr. Tawky to eat Billy Batson.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [May 2008].

What's in a Name? Doomsday! (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
C. C. Beck
Inks:
C. C. Beck
Colors:
?
Letters:
C. C. Beck
Job Number:
S-1570

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman] (cameo); Sterling Morris; Mr. Grump; Ma Potter; Pa Potter; Doc Quartz; Dr. Sivana; Felix the Fence
Synopsis:
A rumor gets started that if someone says "Captain Marvel" that bad things will happen.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inspired by legal inability to use Captain Marvel's name on covers.

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [May 2008].

The Man Who Changed the World! (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1583-A

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]]; Professor Martin Mason
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Troubles of the Talking Tiger!
    Shazam!
  2. 1. The Troubles of the Talking Tiger
    Shazam!
  3. 2. What's in a Name? Doomsday!
    Shazam!
  4. 3. The Man Who Changed the World!
    Shazam!
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