(March 1977)

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Volume:
28
Price:
0.30 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of February, April, July and October
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
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

Issue Notes

Cover proclaims "Now Monthly" but indicia still lists only 8 times per year. The letters page confirms the new monthly schedule.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rich Buckler
Inks:
Frank Springer
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2511

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Abra Kadabra
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inking credit from Comic Reader #138, previously credited to Dick Giordano.
Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Mad, Mad Earth of Abra Kadabra! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2467

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Abra Kadabra; police officers of 6376 A.D.; robot prison guards of 6376 A.D.; Joan Garrick
Synopsis:
Abra Kadabra has rigged some radiation so that he is sent to the past when Flash [Allen] punches him, creating the illusion of his murder, so the Flash is sent to prison in 6376 A.D. However, the past Abra Kadabra is sent to is on Earth 2, where he does battle with Jay Garrick before Barry Allen escapes prison and helps to defeat him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

That Dirty Beach (Table of Contents)

Aquaman; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Slud-Jak; unnamed bureaucrat
Synopsis:
Slud-Jak fouls beaches in revenge for ocean pollution, but agrees to negotiate when tempted by Hostess Twinkies.

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Hostess Twinkies. Sequence appears between pages 4 and 5 of sequence 1.

And Now...We Interrupt This Comic To Bring You A Word From Your New Publisher... (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jenette Kahn
Pencils:
Neal Adams (signed)
Inks:
Neal Adams (signed)
Letters:
?

Characters:
Jenette Kahn
Synopsis:
Jenette Kahn recounts some of the recent officer changes at DC and her background in publishing.
Keywords:
editorial

Indexer Notes

Includes a note from Jack Adler, Vice-President of DC. Appears between pages 10 and 11 of sequence 1.

Flash-Grams (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2518

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]

Indexer Notes

Letters regarding Flash #243-244 from: Peter Sanderson; Mike White; Keith Sillman; Gary Lockridge, with an illustration.

Daily Planet Volume 76 Issue 31 (Table of Contents)

Direct Currents; Trivia Quiz; Lola Barnett's Comicsworld / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Bob Rozakis; Anthony Tollin (production)

Characters:
Richard Dragon; Lola Barnett
Synopsis:
Information on upcoming DC comics, along with a trivia quiz.

Indexer Notes

Volume 76, Issue 31, week of November 29, 1976. Trivia Quiz is #31, with answer in next week's Daily Planet. Also contains answer to Trivia Quiz #30.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Flash
  2. 1. The Mad, Mad Earth of Abra Kadabra!
    Flash
  3. 2. That Dirty Beach
    Aquaman; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. And Now...We Interrupt This Comic To Bring You A Word From Your New Publisher...
  5. 4. Flash-Grams
    Flash-Grams
  6. 5. Daily Planet Volume 76 Issue 31
    Direct Currents; Trivia Quiz; Lola Barnett's Comicsworld
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
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