(December 1975)

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Volume:
26
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of October, January, April and July
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #160, 169, 178, 187, 196, 214, 229, 232)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

A Switch in Crime! (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ernie Chan
Inks:
Ernie Chan ?; José Luis García-López ?
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
Joe Letterese
Job Number:
S-2136

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credited to Ernie Chan (as Ernie Chua) in Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, August 2007. However, the original cover art is reproduced in Eric Nolen-Weathington's Modern Masters Volume Five: José Luis García-López, p. 23, crediting JLGL for the inks on p. 22 (as we originally had). Colors and letters credits from Carl Gafford via the GCD Error Tracker.

The Captive Commissioner (Table of Contents)

Batman; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell (?)
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner Gordon
Synopsis:
Crooks have kidnapped Commissioner Gordon. Batman and Robin rescue him with Hostess Fruit Pies.

Indexer Notes

An advertisement for Hostess products featuring DC characters and produced by DC staff.

A Switch in Crime! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates; Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2123

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mister Originality (1st appearance); Flash [Barry Allen]; Mr. Taylor (Bank President); Officer Simmons; Cosmo Puree (Musician); Iris Allen; Julian Black (Magazine Editor); Stacy Conwell
Synopsis:
Flash must stop a criminal who can change places with ordinary citizens at a moment's notice.

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Records confirm only Bates as scripter.

Tarzan Discovers the Land of the Prehistoric Animals (Table of Contents)

Tarzan; Pom Poms / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Tarzan
Synopsis:
Ad for Pom Poms candy featuring Tarzan and dinosaurs.

The Day of the Falling Sky! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Mike Grell
Inks:
Tex Blaisdell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2094

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Guardian of the Galaxy; Ayries (Alien race)
Synopsis:
Green Lantern saves the Ayries from a robot.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flash-Grams / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
S-2144
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. A Switch in Crime!
    Flash
  2. 1. The Captive Commissioner
    Batman; Hostess
  3. 2. A Switch in Crime!
    Flash
  4. 3. Tarzan Discovers the Land of the Prehistoric Animals
    Tarzan; Pom Poms
  5. 4. The Day of the Falling Sky!
    Green Lantern
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Flash-Grams
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