(January 1982)

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Volume:
48
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893113001
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


Beware the Marionette! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks:
Mike DeCarlo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-766

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Marionette; Gemstone [Christopher King]; The Weaver [Vicki Grant]

Indexer Notes

Inker credit of Dick Giordano removed based on signature on the cover of "Andru / DeCarlo". [Mike Nielsen, 5/2010]

Proof...the Whole Proof...and Nothing But the Proof! (Table of Contents)

Dial "H" For Hero / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Todd Klein
Job Number:
J-7781

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Christopher King; Vicki Grant; Tsunami; Distortionex; Neon [Christopher King]; The Unicorn [Vicki Grant]; Greg King; Phase Master [Christopher King]; Queen of Hearts [Vicki Grant]; Gary King; Multi-Force [Christopher King]; Blue Biker [Vicki Grant]; Judge Harrison Henderson; Mr. Berger
Synopsis:
After Chris and Vicki stop Tsunami and Distortionex from robbing a bank they are summoned to testify in court. How will they re-dial those heroes so they can show up for the trial?
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Tsunami created by Matt Young
Distortionex created by Edward Murr
Neon created by Andrew Murphy
The Unicorn created by Kyla M. Jones
Phase Master created by Mike Cheung
Queen of Hearts created by Martin Rios
Multi-Force created by Scott Hutchison
Blue Biker created by Craig Lantz

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tamsyn O'Flynn
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
L-920

Who's Pulling the Strings (Table of Contents)

Dial "H" For Hero / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Trevor Von Eeden
Inks:
Larry Mahlstedt
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Pierre Bernard Jr.
Job Number:
J-7764

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Christopher King; Vicki Grant; Mrs. Roman; The Marionette; Gemstone [Christopher King]; The Weaver [Vicki Grant]; Brad Mann; Frannie Nash; Frosty [Vicki Grant]; Hasty Pudding [Christopher King]
Synopsis:
Chris and Vicki's class is attacked by The Marionette.

Indexer Notes

The Marionette crated by David Wile
Gemstone create by Richard Konkle
The Weaver created by Nancy Mayberry
Frosty created by Ann-Marie Leslie
Hasty Pudding created by Dale M. Houstman

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Beware the Marionette!
    Dial "H" For Hero
  2. 1. Proof...the Whole Proof...and Nothing But the Proof!
    Dial "H" For Hero
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Dial "L" For Letters
  4. 3. Who's Pulling the Strings
    Dial "H" For Hero
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Cherry
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Michael Grabois
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Pat Lang
  • Mark Waid
  • Sidne Gail Ward
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ted Watson
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ed Boner