(November-December 1974)

DC, 1973 Series
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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: Scientists and inventors.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Marvel Family / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1818

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman] (inset); Mary Marvel [Mary Batson] (inset)]; Mr. Tawky-Tawny (inset); Lex Luthor; Mr. Mind; Superman; Dr. Sivana (inset); Zotan (inset)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1122

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

Captain Marvel Meets... Lex Luthor!?! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Tex Blaisdell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1766

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Mr. Mind (villain); Lex Luthor (villain); Superman (cameo); Mr. Tawky-Tawny (cameo)
Synopsis:
Luthor builds a magic accumulator to use against Superman but it accidentally transports Luthor to Captain Marvel's universe. Luthor teams with Mr. Mind to try to destroy Captain Marvel by locking Billy Batson in a water tank with a hammerhead shark.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story reveals that Lex Luthor and Superman live in a different universe than the Marvel Family.

Credits for script and pencils confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [May 2008]. The book credits Blaisdell with inks for this story while the editorial records credit them to Oksner.

Shazam's Scientists and Inventors! (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1123

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Sivana Family [Dr. Sivana; Sivana, Jr.; Georgia]; Mr. Mind; Dr. Thomas Kilowatt; Doc Quartz; Dexter Knox; King Kull; Professor Edgewise

Mary Marvel Meets The Chameleon Girl! (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-1071

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Lucy Todd
Reprints:

Sivana's Good Inventions (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Pete Costanza
Inks:
Pete Costanza
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1070

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Dr. Sivana (villain)
Reprints:

A Tour of American Cities with Captain Marvel! (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1057

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]
Reprints:

The Marvel Family Battles the King of All Time (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-1069

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]]; Mrs. Wagner; Zotan (villain); Red O'Reilly; Shazam
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Chapter One: "The Conqueror of All Earth" (6 pages); Chapter Two: "The Trap of No Escape" (6 pages); Chapter Three: "All History Enslaved" (6 pages)

2--Hercules (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-1832

Characters:
Hercules

Shazam! and the Incredible Calculator (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
William Woolfolk
Pencils:
C. C. Beck
Inks:
Pete Costanza
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1068

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Sterling Morris; Professor Smott; Professor Sneeyer
Reprints:

Mr. Tawny's Bouncing Shoes (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-1072

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

The Day Civilization Went Backwards (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Pete Costanza
Inks:
Pete Costanza
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1067

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Professor Swope (villain)
Reprints:

The Man in the Paper Armor! (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1795

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Jim Bellows; Professor Edgewise; "Rip-Off" Riggs
Synopsis:
When "Rip-Off" Riggs steals Professor Edgewise's formula that turns newspaper into something harder than steel he goes on a crime spree that can only be stopped by Captain Marvel Jr.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story literally came to its writer in a dream!

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-1824
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Family
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
    Shazam!
  3. 2. Captain Marvel Meets... Lex Luthor!?!
    Shazam!
  4. 3. Shazam's Scientists and Inventors!
    Shazam!
  5. 4. Mary Marvel Meets The Chameleon Girl!
    Mary Marvel
  6. 5. Sivana's Good Inventions
    Shazam!
  7. 6. A Tour of American Cities with Captain Marvel!
    Shazam!
  8. 7. The Marvel Family Battles the King of All Time
    Marvel Family
  9. 8. 2--Hercules
    Legends of Shazam!
  10. 9. Shazam! and the Incredible Calculator
    Shazam!
  11. 10. Mr. Tawny's Bouncing Shoes
    Shazam!
  12. 11. The Day Civilization Went Backwards
    Shazam!
  13. 12. The Man in the Paper Armor!
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Shazamail!
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