(November-December 1974)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Editing:
Joe Orlando (Editor); Paul Levitz (Assistant Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Comic title appears (on cover only) as Weird Adventure Comics.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Spectre / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Aparo [as JA] (signed)
Inks:
Jim Aparo [as JA] (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]
Reprints:
Keywords:
observatories; sea monsters

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Gasmen and... the Spectre (Table of Contents)

The Spectre / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Fleisher (signed); Russell Carley (script continuity) (signed)
Pencils:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Aparo
Job Number:
J-3698

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Earl Crawford (freelance magazine writer); Bob (Newsbeat Magazine editor); Marian (auto show model, death); Simms; Field Marshall Offal (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Lt. Corrigan investigates the deaths of patrons at a local car show by lethal gas, such as that used in World War I, not realizing that this mass killing is a part of "Operation Green Cloud," a demonstration to city officials who are being asked to cough up $1 billion or risk more guerilla attacks!
Reprints:
Keywords:
giant squid

Indexer Notes

The Earl Crawford character next appears in Ghosts (DC, 1971 series) #98 (March 1981) in the Dr. Thirteen, Ghostbreaker feature.

The King is Dead; Long Live the King! (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Mike Grell
Inks:
Mike Grell
Colors:
John Albano Jr.
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-3600

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Mera; Aqualad; the Bugala; Black Manta
Synopsis:
Aquaman fights Black Manta.
Reprints:

Dateline: Adventure (Table of Contents)

Dateline: Adventure / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
J-3692

Indexer Notes

LOC from readers Mike Verderosa, Robert Greenberger, Bob Rodi and Steve Clement.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Spectre
  2. 1. The Gasmen and... the Spectre
    The Spectre
  3. 2. The King is Dead; Long Live the King!
    Aquaman
  4. 3. Dateline: Adventure
    Dateline: Adventure
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