(September-October 1976)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
0.30 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A DC TV Comic
Barcode:
0709893068810
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; Joe Orlando; E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor); Bob Rozakis (assistant editor); Paul Levitz (assistant editor)
Format:
Color; Standard Silver & Modern Age US; Saddle-Stitched (Squarebound: 8 & 12-17); Newsprint; Ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue bears a "DC TV Comic" logo, which will last through #33 (to tie in with then-current Shazam! TV show).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-4350

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Isis

Isis... As in Crisis! (Table of Contents)

Isis / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Dick Giordano
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Job Number:
S-2381

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Isis (origin); Captain Marvel [Billy Batson] (cameo); Cindy Lee; Rick Mason

Indexer Notes

Tie-in with TV heroine connected with Captain Marvel; prior to spin-off into her own title. Credits for script and pencils confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [May 2008].

The Bicentennial Villain (Table of Contents)

Shazam!; Captain Marvel / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Joe Orlando
Job Number:
J-4347

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Whitey Murphy; Dr. Sivana (villain); Shazam (cameo); Sterling Morris (cameo); Benjamin Franklin (Flashback; Cameo); Captain John Smith (Flashback; Cameo); Pocahontas (Flashback; Cameo); Kit Carson (actor posing as the original); Buffalo Bill Cody (actor posing as the original)
Synopsis:
Billy and his friend Whitey are making a documentary of young adults throughout history, but their production is sabotaged by Dr. Sivana.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Setting up a new trip by Billy and Uncle Dudley (inspired by TV format) visiting various American cities.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-4351

Indexer Notes

Explains that Julius Schwartz edited the Isis story in this issue, while the incoming editor, Joe Orlando, wrote the Captain Marvel story.

Justice for All Includes Children. 6 (Table of Contents)

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Indexer Notes

Artwork donated by Continuity Associates, Inc.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Shazam!
  2. 1. Isis... As in Crisis!
    Isis
  3. 2. The Bicentennial Villain
    Shazam!; Captain Marvel
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Shazamail!
  5. 4. Justice for All Includes Children. 6
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Rich Morrissey (R.I.P.)
  • Gregory Fischer