(May-June 1978)

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Volume:
23
Price:
0.35 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893070506
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age and Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Mostly Saddle-Stitched (Squarebound #157-162)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[Cry of the Death Bird] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Luis Dominguez (signed)
Inks:
Luis Dominguez
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-3926

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Monsters from a Thousand Fathoms (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Redondo Studio
Inks:
Redondo Studio
Colors:
D. R. Martin
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-3753

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Captain Ransom; Bruce Ransom
Synopsis:
Captain Random's son does not want to take up his father's career, but goes along on one voyage to prove that he will be of no use. However, his skills at hypnosis come in handy foiling an attempted mutiny.
Reprints:
Keywords:
magic; mutiny

Welcome Home, Killer! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Fred Carrillo
Inks:
Fred Carrillo
Colors:
D. R. Martin
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-2553

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Roy; Dr. Smith; Bernie; Gena
Synopsis:
A man is released after years in an asylum, supposedly cured of his murderous impulses. His sister-in-law plans to drive him mad again and make him kill his brother, but she is the victim instead.

Dilemma (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wonder Woman; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Strangest Showcase Story in Twenty-One Years! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Can Four Super-Speed Super-Stars Defeat Gorilla Grodd? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Cry of the Death Bird (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Toomey
Pencils:
E. R. Cruz
Inks:
Noly Panaligan
Colors:
D. R. Martin
Letters:
Erick Santos [as Erick S. J.]
Job Number:
B-3850

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Timothy Shannon; Katie
Synopsis:
A terrorist seeks refuge in his late brother's home, where his nephew is dying. The legend of a giant black bird who carries people to their death comes true, taking the man instead of the boy.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Unexpected Mail / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltinoff
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-3912

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Mike Masterson, Kirk Carter, Morris Kass and Debbi Jani.

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1977
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 131,315
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 102,854
Owner: DC Comics, Inc., wholly owned by Warner Communications, Inc., a publicly-held company, both at 75 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, N.Y. 10019

Volume 78 Issue 9 Week of February 27, 1978 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Cry of the Death Bird]
  2. 1. Monsters from a Thousand Fathoms
  3. 2. Welcome Home, Killer!
  4. 3. Dilemma
    Wonder Woman; Hostess
  5. 4. The Strangest Showcase Story in Twenty-One Years!
  6. 5. Can Four Super-Speed Super-Stars Defeat Gorilla Grodd?
    The Flash
  7. 6. Cry of the Death Bird
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Unexpected Mail
  9. 8. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
  10. 9. Volume 78 Issue 9 Week of February 27, 1978
    Daily Planet
This issue was most recently modified by:
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