(August 1981)

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Volume:
47
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893113008
Editing:
Len Wein; Mike W. Barr (Associate Editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (Consulting Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title "Adventure Comics Presents Dial H For Hero".


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dial "H" For Hero / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Perez
Inks:
George Perez
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
C-655

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Negative; Rainbeaux [Vicki Grant]; Steadfast [Christopher King]

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

Blood Money! (Table of Contents)

Dial "H" For Hero / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Dennis Jensen
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
J-7383

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Christopher King; Vicki Grant; Mr. Manelli; Doric; Bounty Hunter; Pupil; Elizabeth King; Gary King; Greg King; Waspman [Christopher King]; Glinda Parks; Frannie Nash; Brad Mann; Vipers (street gang); Weather Witch [Vicki Grant]; Vibro the Quake Master [Christopher King]; The Emerald Tiger [Vicki Grant]
Synopsis:
Christopher and Vicki use the H Dials to stop Bounty Hunter and Pupil from killing Mr. Manelli.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

No listed credits. Corrected credits added 2005 by Steven Tice. Jensen inker credit derived from The Comic Reader #191.

The Bounty Hunter created by Joseph Beaulier.
Pupil created by Bruce Smith.
Waspman created by Ziggy Czyzycki
Weather Witch created by Donald Ewing
Vibro the Quake-Master created by Tom Young
The Emerald Tiger created by James Devlin

Superman Vs. The Laughing Gas Bandits (Table of Contents)

Superman; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Mr. Negative! (Table of Contents)

Dial "H" For Hero / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
J-7394

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Christopher King; Vicki Grant; Mr. Negative; Rainbeaux [Vicki Grant]; Steadfast [Christopher King]
Synopsis:
When a homeless person suddenly has the power to infect his negative attitude on those around him Christopher and Vicki must use the H Dials to help him drain off his new power.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

No credits listed. Letterer corrected 2005 by Steven Tice. Credits derived from The Comic Reader #191.

Mr. Negative created by Rudolph M. Minger
Rainbeaux created by Robert P. Lasco
Steadfast created by Richard Hango

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dial "L" For Letters / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
L-796
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dial "H" For Hero
  2. 1. Blood Money!
    Dial "H" For Hero
  3. 2. Superman Vs. The Laughing Gas Bandits
    Superman; Hostess
  4. 3. Mr. Negative!
    Dial "H" For Hero
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Dial "L" For Letters
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jon Ingersoll
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