(July-August 1975)

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Volume:
3
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (associate 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

[Who Stole Billy Batson's Thunder?] (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2007

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Zazzo-Plus [Zazzo]
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Indexer Notes

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

The Spy (Table of Contents)

Superman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Hostess Twinkies ad

Who Stole Billy Batson's Thunder? (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1985

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Zazzo-Plus [Zazzo] (villain); "Beef" Jerky (villain); Captain Marvel, Jr. [as Freddy Freeman] (cameo); Zazzo the Elder (cameo); Mr. Dockles (Cameo)
Synopsis:
Zazzo-Plus comes to our dimension and uses a super lightning-bolt attractive helmet to get Billy's lightning bolt to hit him instead and give him super powers.
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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-2014

Secret of the Smiling Swordsman! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1966

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Uncle Marvel [Uncle Dudley]; The Smiling Swordsman (villain)
Synopsis:
Uncle Dudley is kidnapped by the Smiling Swordsman and forced to steal a painting.
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Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Who Stole Billy Batson's Thunder?]
    Shazam!
  2. 1. The Spy
    Superman
  3. 2. Who Stole Billy Batson's Thunder?
    Shazam!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Shazamail!
  5. 4. Secret of the Smiling Swordsman!
    Mary Marvel
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Rich Morrissey (R.I.P.)
  • Gregory Fischer