(January 1974)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

The Day Shazam Went Ape! (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
C. C. Beck (signed)
Inks:
C. C. Beck (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1639

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Bonzo the Chimp; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman] (inset)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Worms of the World, Unite! (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-1621

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Shazam (flashback); Mr. Mind (villain)
Synopsis:
Mr. Mind collects earthworms into one location to amplify their power with a Hate-Projector in an attempt to destroy Captain Marvel.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Mystery of the Missing Newsstand! (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum
Inks:
Dave Cockrum
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1629

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel, Jr. [also appears as Freddy Freeman]; Good-Natured Joe
Synopsis:
Captain Marvel, Jr. battles a gang of crooks who stole Freddy's newsstand.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Behind The Scenes at the DC Comic World / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Information about the new DC Comicmobiles.

The Day Captain Marvel Went Ape! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils:
C. C. Beck
Inks:
C. C. Beck
Colors:
?
Letters:
C. C. Beck
Job Number:
S-1578

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Bonzo the Chimp; Sterling Morris [also as Captain Morris]; Trixie [also as Trixie Marvel]
Synopsis:
A strange jewel causes the lightning bolt that changes Billy Batson into Captain Marvel to be redirected to other people, including Bonzo the Chimp.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shazamail! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-1646
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Day Shazam Went Ape!
    Shazam!
  2. 1. Worms of the World, Unite!
    Shazam!
  3. 2. The Mystery of the Missing Newsstand!
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Behind The Scenes at the DC Comic World
  5. 4. The Day Captain Marvel Went Ape!
    Shazam!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Shazamail!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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