(October-November 1973)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1973-07-24
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [circle]
Editing:
Joe Simon
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Bronze Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Head of the Family (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti ?; Joe Orlando ?
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti ?; Creig Flessel ?; Joe Orlando ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
JS-37

Genre:
horror-suspense

Maniac! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby ?
Inks:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Joe Simon (original editor); Jack Kirby (original editor)
Job Number:
JS-38

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Harry Mason; Tom Mason; Mr. Collier; Mr. Mason; Mrs. Mason
Synopsis:
Tom Mason wanted nothing more than to protect his poor handicapped brother Harry.
Reprints:

The Head of the Family! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Bruno Premiani
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Joe Simon (original editor); Jack Kirby (original editor)
Job Number:
JS-40

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Uncle Hugo Fesker; Francie Bleeker; Hugan Fesker; Hugel Fesker; Hugard Fesker; Huguette Fesker
Synopsis:
When Francie Bleeker falls in love with Hugan Fesker she decides she must discover the secret of the Fesker family.
Reprints:

Metropolis, Illinois (Table of Contents)

Behind the Scenes at the DC Comic World / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz ?
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Murphy Anderson (illustrations)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (illustrations)
Colors:
? (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Superman; Spectre
Synopsis:
Includes a writeup on the town of Metropolis, IL and their plans to build a Superman museum.

The Greatest Horror of Them All! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Joe Simon (original editor); Jack Kirby (original editor)
Job Number:
JS-41

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Tom; Fritz; Sing; Johnny Parker; Elena; Doc Lowry; Felix
Synopsis:
Johnny lives in Sanctuary where other deformed people live free from the prying eyes of the public. He falls in love with Elena, the lovely secretary, until he learns her secret.
Reprints:

The Vigil (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
JS-42

Genre:
horror-suspense
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Head of the Family
  2. 1. Maniac!
  3. 2. The Head of the Family!
  4. 3. Metropolis, Illinois
    Behind the Scenes at the DC Comic World
  5. 4. The Greatest Horror of Them All!
  6. 5. The Vigil
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Dan Kocher
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jerry Hillegas