(September-October 1974)

DC, 1973 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Volume:
2
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
bi-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

Issue Notes

Theme: Stories about books.


A New Book-Length Shazam Family Thriller! (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1782

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Uncle Marvel [Uncle Dudley]]; Sivana Family [Dr. Sivana; Sivana, Jr.; Georgia]; Mr. Mind; Mr. Tawky-Tawny (inset); Bluebeard (inset); King Kull (inset); Jeremy Thremm (inset)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Contents (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1056

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]]; Shazam (inset)

The Evil Return of the Monster Society (Table of Contents)

Marvel Family / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1704

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Uncle Marvel [Uncle Dudley]]; New Monster Society of Evil [Dr. Sivana; Sivana Jr.; Georgia Sivana; Mr. Mind; Ibac] (villain)
Synopsis:
Mr. Mind convinces Sivana to help him rebuild the Monster Society of Evil but they are easily stopped by the Marvel Family. Sivana escapes by capturing Uncle Dudley and uses his dreams about mythological creators to form another Monster Society of Evil made up of real monsters.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"The Evil Return of the Monster Society" (10 pages); Chapter II: "The Monsters Are Coming! The Monsters Are Coming!" (10 pages). Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [May 2008].

The Prophetic Book! (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Pete Costanza
Inks:
Pete Costanza
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-986

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Professor Joel Brompton; Samuel Stone (villain); Gunner Gallo (villain)
Reprints:

The Man Who Lived History! (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
William Woolfolk
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-987

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Jeremy Thremm
Reprints:

Mr. Tawny's Fight for Fame (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
C. C. Beck
Inks:
C. C. Beck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-988

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

Shazam Trivia Quiz (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1058

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [as Billy Batson]; Sivana Family [Beautia; Sivana, Jr.; Georgia; Magnificus]; Lieutenant Marvels [Fat Marvel [as Fat Billy]; Hill Marvel [as Hill Billy]; Tall Marvel [as Tall Billy]]
Reprints:

1. Solomon (Table of Contents)

Legends of Shazam! / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-1792

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Solomon

Curse of the Books! (Table of Contents)

Mary Marvel / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Jack Binder
Inks:
Jack Binder
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-984

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Mrs. Bromfield; Joshua Joad; John Elson; Arthur Archer (villain)
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-1788

The Magic Mix-Up (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
C. C. Beck
Inks:
Pete Costanza
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-985

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Professor Tweedle
Reprints:

The Word Wrecker! (Table of Contents)

Marvel Family / comic story / 16.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-983

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]]; King Kull (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Chapter One: "Burn, Books---Burn!" (6 pages); Chapter Two: "The Peril of the Paper Pyres" (6 pages); Chapter Three: "Battle of the Books" (4.66 pages)

Answers to the Shazam Trivia Quiz (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / filler / 0.34 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman-Shazam Battle Page / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-1800
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. A New Book-Length Shazam Family Thriller!
    Shazam!
  2. 1. Contents
    Shazam!
  3. 2. The Evil Return of the Monster Society
    Marvel Family
  4. 3. The Prophetic Book!
    Shazam!
  5. 4. The Man Who Lived History!
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  6. 5. Mr. Tawny's Fight for Fame
    Shazam!
  7. 6. Shazam Trivia Quiz
    Shazam!
  8. 7. 1. Solomon
    Legends of Shazam!
  9. 8. Curse of the Books!
    Mary Marvel
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Shazamail!
  11. 10. The Magic Mix-Up
    Shazam!
  12. 11. The Word Wrecker!
    Marvel Family
  13. 12. Answers to the Shazam Trivia Quiz
    Shazam!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Superman-Shazam Battle Page
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Rich Morrissey (R.I.P.)
  • Gregory Fischer