(March-April 1974)

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Volume:
15
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [block]
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

The Murder of Santa Claus, 1973! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1662

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; The Flash [Barry Allen]; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Black Canary; Green Arrow; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Wonder woman [Earth-2]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Dr. Mid-Nite; The Atom [Al Pratt]; The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Zatanna; Santa Claus
Reprints:
Keywords:
Christmas

Indexer Notes

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

The Man Who Murdered Santa Claus! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-1627

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; The Flash [Barry Allen] (Cameo); The Atom [Ray Palmer] (Cameo); Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny] (Cameo); Black Canary [Dina Lance]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Red Tornado [John Smith](new costume); Aquaman [Arthur Curry] (Cameo); Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (cameo); Phantom Stranger (cameo)]; Sue Dibny (cameo); Iris Allen (cameo); Mera (cameo); Kathy Sutton (cameo); Green Lantern [John Stewart]; Santa Simpson; Eric Russell (Iris's father); Fran Russell (Iris's Mother); The Key (villain)
Synopsis:
The murder of a department store Santa Clause puts the JLA on the tail of the Key and his scheme to kill the JLA.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Credits include special thanks to Duffy Vohland.

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (May 2007). Colors credit from Carl Gafford via the GCD Error Tracker, July 2010

The Plight of a Nation! [part 1] (Table of Contents)

Justice Society of America / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy; Carmine Infantino (spash)
Inks:
Bernard Sachs; Frank Giacoia (splash)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-797

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice Society of America [Wonder Woman [Earth-2]; Dr. Mid-Nite; The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Black Canary; The Atom [Al Pratt]]
Reprints:
Keywords:
juvenile delinquency

The Plight of a Nation! [part 2] (Table of Contents)

Justice Society of America / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Carmine Infantino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice Society of America [Black Canary; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Wonder Woman [Earth-2]; Dr. Mid-Nite; The Atom [Al Pratt]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; The Flash [Jay Garrick]]
Reprints:

The Plight of a Nation! [part 3] (Table of Contents)

Justice Society of America / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice Society of America [Dr. Mid-Nite; Black Canary; The Atom [Al Pratt]; Wonder Woman [Earth-2]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]]
Reprints:

Justice Society of America (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-273

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Justice Society of America [Atom [Al Pratt]; Batman (Earth 2) [Bruce Wayne]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]; Doctor Mid-Nite [Charles McNider]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Johnny Thunder; Mister Terrific [Terry Sloane]; Red Tornado [Ma Hunkle]; Red Tornado [John Smith]; Robin (Earth 2) [Dick Grayson]; Sandman [Wes Dodds]; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Starman [Ted Knight]; Superman (Earth 2); Thunderbolt; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Wonder Woman (Earth 2) [Diana Prince]]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Anderson is not credited in this issue, but is credited in the letter column in Justice League of America #85.

Z--as in Zatanna--and Zero Hour! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-827

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League of America [Atom [Ray Palmer]; Batman; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]]; Zatanna (guest star); Elongated Man (guest star); Zatara (guest star); Amen-Hotep (villain); Allura (villain)
Synopsis:
The conclusion of Zatanna's quest to find her father.
Reprints:
Editing
This Issue is currently being edited by Dwayne Best (since 2014-12-15, last edit 2014-12-15)

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Murder of Santa Claus, 1973!
    Justice League of America
  2. 1. The Man Who Murdered Santa Claus!
    Justice League of America
  3. 2. The Plight of a Nation! [part 1]
    Justice Society of America
  4. 3. The Plight of a Nation! [part 2]
    Justice Society of America
  5. 4. The Plight of a Nation! [part 3]
    Justice Society of America
  6. 5. Justice Society of America
  7. 6. Z--as in Zatanna--and Zero Hour!
    Justice League of America
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