(December 1977-January 1978)

DC, 1976 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.35 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893248201
Editing:
Larry Hama
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Tower of Fear! (Table of Contents)

Warlord / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Grell (signed)
Inks:
Mike Grell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Warlord [Travis Morgan]; Machiste
Reprints:

The Cuckoo Cuckoos (Table of Contents)

Penguin; Hostess Fruit Pie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; police officers; cuckoo clock robbers
Synopsis:
The Penguin controls some cuckoo clocks and has them stealing money, but the police entice the clocks to stop using Hostess Fruit Pies, and they capture The Penguin.

Indexer Notes

Hostess Fruit Pie ad on inside front cover. One bystander looks like Julius Schwartz.

Tower of Fear (Table of Contents)

Warlord / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Grell
Pencils:
Mike Grell
Inks:
Mike Grell
Colors:
Liz Berube
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-4945

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Warlord [Travis Morgan]; Mariah Romanova; Machiste; VILLAINS: Deimos; Ashiya
Synopsis:
Ashiya tricks Travis, Mariah and Machiste into retrieving the Mask of Life, which she then uses to bring Deimos back to life.
Reprints:

Chain Mail (Table of Contents)

Chain Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-790

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Christopher Juricich, Ruben Toyos, David Donovan and James Lentini.

DC Publishorial: It's a Mystery... (Table of Contents)

DC Publishorial / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Jenette Kahn
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial about the DC horror books.

#23 Bob Layton (Table of Contents)

DC Profiles / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

Script: Michael Catron suggests Harris.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Tower of Fear!
    Warlord
  2. 1. The Cuckoo Cuckoos
    Penguin; Hostess Fruit Pie
  3. 2. Tower of Fear
    Warlord
  4. 3. Chain Mail
    Chain Mail
  5. 4. DC Publishorial: It's a Mystery...
    DC Publishorial
  6. 5. #23 Bob Layton
    DC Profiles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Per Sandell
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gregory Fischer