(March-April 1977)

DC, 1976 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.30 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893244804
Editing:
Joe Orlando (Managing Editor); Dennis O'Neil (Story Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Karate Kid / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Grell (signed)
Inks:
Mike Grell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-377

Genre:
superhero; martial arts
Characters:
Karate Kid; Gyro-Master

The Gyro-Master Strikes Twice! (Table of Contents)

Karate Kid / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
David Michelinie [as Barry Jameson]
Pencils:
Ric Estrada
Inks:
Joe Staton
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-4497

Genre:
superhero; martial arts
Characters:
Karate Kid; Iris Jacobs; The Gyro-Master (villain); Pulsar [Benjamin Day] (villain)
Synopsis:
As Karate Kid is being arrested for the murder of his landlady, The Gyro-Master appears. Karate Kid must stop Gyro-Master and prove his innocence, all while someone new is about to come gunning for him.

Indexer Notes

Pseudonym identification submitted by Rob Allen. The Gyro-Master was originally intended to be the Flash villain The Top, who was unavailable, due to being dead at the time.

That Dirty Beach (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman [Arthur Curry; Orin]; Slud-Jak (villain)
Synopsis:
Slud-Jak fouls beaches in revenge for ocean pollution, but agrees to negotiate when tempted by Hostess Twinkies.

Indexer Notes

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

And Now... We Interrupt This Comic To Bring You a Word from your New Publisher... (Table of Contents)

Publishorial / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jenette Kahn; Jack Adler
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Jenette Kahn

Indexer Notes

Jenette Kahn introduces herself to DC comics readers. A note from Jack Adler regarding the illustration of Jenette Kahn.

Karate Comments (Table of Contents)

Karate Comments / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-595

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Mike Christiansen, Mary Jo Duffy and Elizabeth Smith.

Daily Planet Volume 76 Issue 32 (Table of Contents)

Daily Planet / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
The Losers

Indexer Notes

Volume 76, Issue 32, Week of December 6, 1976. Solicitation for titles shipping the weeks of December 6, 1976 and December 13, 1976. Trivia Quiz #32. Spotlight on OUR FIGHTING FORCES #132, JONAH HEX #1, SUPERMAN FAMILY #182 and HOUSE OF MYSTERY #251.

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Karate Kid
  2. 1. The Gyro-Master Strikes Twice!
    Karate Kid
  3. 2. That Dirty Beach
    Aquaman
  4. 3. And Now... We Interrupt This Comic To Bring You a Word from your New Publisher...
    Publishorial
  5. 4. Karate Comments
    Karate Comments
  6. 5. Daily Planet Volume 76 Issue 32
    Daily Planet
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