(October 1982)

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Volume:
47
Price:
1.25 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Carl Gafford; Dick Giordano
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shazam!; Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen (signed)
Inks:
Mike DeCarlo (signed)
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Satan; Supergirl; Brainiac 5

Indexer Notes

Lettering and coloring credits from Carl Gafford in a December 2010 e-mail.

...Battle With the Gods! (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Don Newton
Inks:
John Calnan
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
J-8282

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Mary Marvel; Captain Marvel, Jr.; Kid Eternity; Mr. Keeper; Master Man; Set; Ahriman; Cernobog; Tezcatlipoca
Synopsis:
The Marvels and Kid Eternity defeat Satan and his band of gods.

The Trail of the Ring! (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
Bob LeRose (reprint colorist)
Letters:
Jim Aparo (?)
Editing:
Dick Giordano (original story)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Vulko; Narkran; Aqualad; Zancol; Aquagirl (cameo); Aquababy [Arthur Curry, Jr.](cameo); Mera (cameo flashback)
Synopsis:
Aquaman continues his quest to find the missing Mera.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Coloring credits from Carl Gafford in December 2010 e-mail

The Three Super-Heroes! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
Carl Gafford (reprint colorist)
Letters:
Joe Letterese
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original story)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Chameleon Boy; Colossal Boy; Invisible Kid]; Superman
Synopsis:
The Legion wants to induct Supergirl, but Red Kryptonite ages her past their limit, forcing her rejection.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reprint of the third appearance of the Legion of Super Heroes; first appearances of Chameleon Boy, Colossal Boy, Invisible Kid.

Coloring credits from Carl Gafford in December 2010 e-mail.

[The Canary and the Cat! (Part Two)] (Table of Contents)

Black Canary / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil (signed)
Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth (signed)
Colors:
Tom Ziuko (reprint colorist)
Letters:
Alex Toth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen] (cameo flashback); Bertha Kane (villain, President of the Women's Resistence League); Marcy (villain); Catwoman [Selina Kyle] (villain, cameo) (cameo)
Synopsis:
Black Canary awakes in the back of a truck and learns that she is being taken on a 450 mile trip to intercept a prison car containing the League's true leader: the Catwoman!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Title taken from this story's appearance in Black Canary Archives (DC, 2001).

Coloring credits from Carl Gafford in December 2010 e-mail.

The Unholy Dreams of Gentleman Jack (Table of Contents)

Sandman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
Nansi Hoolahan (reprint colorist)
Letters:
Howard Ferguson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Sandy [Sandy Hawkins]; "Gentleman Jack" Jarvis
Synopsis:
Ex-convict "Gentleman Jack" Jarvis seeks revenge on the Sandman.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Coloring credits from Carl Gafford in December 2010 e-mail

The Army of Living Kryptonite Men! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
Carl Gafford (reprint colorist)
Letters:
Joe Letterese
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original story)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [also appears as Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor; Lightning Lad; Jonathan Kent; Lana Lang; Krypto; Cosmic Boy (cameo); Saturn Girl (cameo)
Synopsis:
Lex Luthor uses Green Kryptonite against Superboy in a new and deadly way, but Lightning Lad saves his friend.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Coloring credits from Carl Gafford in December 2010 e-mail.

Beyond the Sinister Barrier! (Table of Contents)

Spectre / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Anthony Tollin (reprint colorist)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original story)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spectre; Jim Corrigan; Shathan the Eternal; Azmodus (flashback)
Synopsis:
The Spectre battles the demonic Shathan the Eternal.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Coloring credits from Carl Gafford in December 2010 e-mail.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Shazam!; Supergirl
  2. 1. ...Battle With the Gods!
    Shazam!
  3. 2. The Trail of the Ring!
    Aquaman
  4. 3. The Three Super-Heroes!
    Supergirl
  5. 4. [The Canary and the Cat! (Part Two)]
    Black Canary
  6. 5. The Unholy Dreams of Gentleman Jack
    Sandman
  7. 6. The Army of Living Kryptonite Men!
    Superboy
  8. 7. Beyond the Sinister Barrier!
    Spectre
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