(1972)

Supergraphics, 1970 Series
Price
6.00 USD
Pages
132
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
A Supergraphics Publication
Editing
James Steranko

Issue Notes

The individual issues of this series are each less than 50% comics. Only comics sequences are indexed and cover scans are accepted only if the issue has 10% indexed comics content.

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jim Steranko (credited)
Inks
Jim Steranko (credited)
Colors
Jim Steranko (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel; Mr. Mind; Green Lama; Pyroman: Skyman; The Ray; Spider-Man; Captain Midnight; Thor; Sheena; Captain America; The Spirit; Nick Fury; Spy Smasher; Ibis; Plastic Man; Daredevil; Thing; Hulk; Hawkman; Black Angel; iron Man; Human Torch; Superman; Doll Man; Uncle Sam; Mary Marvel; Captain Marvel Jr.; Batman; Airboy; The Blackhawks [Hendrick; Andre; Chuck; Chop-Chop; Olaf; Stanislaus; Blackhawk]; Green Hornet; Blonde Phantom; The Target; Mr. Scarlet; The Heap (mostly cut-off); Bulletman; Bulletgirl; Silver Surfer; Silver Streak; Johnny Quick; The Flash; Hawkgirl

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.
Targeteer Tommy and Targeteer Dave are on the full sized original artwork, but are cut off at the bottom on the back cover when printed.

Shazam! (Table of Contents: 2)

about comics / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Steranko (credited)
Pencils
C. C. Beck (credited); Beck-Costanza Studio (credited)
Inks
C. C. Beck (credited); Beck-Costanza Studio (credited)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Captain Marvel; Captain Marvel Jr.; Mary Marvel; Captain Tootsie; Vic Verity; Tom Travis; Hot-Shot Galvan; Uncle Marvel; Lem the Foreman; Delecta of the Planets; Lieut. Marvels; Mr. Mind

Pages
6 - 21

How It Happened (More or Less) (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
C. C. Beck (credited, signed)
Pencils
C. C. Beck (credited, signed)
Inks
C. C. Beck
Letters
C. C. Beck ?

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
C. C. [C. C. Beck]; B. P. [Bill Parker]; W. H. Forcemeat; readers; Shazam; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]
Synopsis
Publisher Forcemeat calls in B. P. and C. C., and orders them to create the world's greatest cartoon character. They create Captain Marvel.

Indexer Notes

Dated April 1, 1970. On page 10 of the issue.

Lighting Strikes Twice or, Play It Again, Shazam! (Table of Contents: 4)

about comics / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Steranko (credited)
Pencils
Jack Binder (credited) (signed as Jack Binder); Mac Raboy (credited)
Inks
Jack Binder (credited) (signed as Jack Binder); Mac Raboy (credited)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Mary Marvel; Captain Marvel Jr.; Captain Marvel

Pages
22 - 37

The Costumed Co-Stars (Table of Contents: 5)

about comics / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Steranko (credited)
Pencils
Ken Bald (signed as Ken Bald); various
Inks
Ken Bald (signed as Ken Bald); various
Letters
typeset

Characters
Capt. Marvel; Spy Smasher; Ibis; Captain Midnight; Golden Arrow; Lance O'Casey; Master Man; Bulletman; Bulletgirl; Minute-Man; Don Winslow

Pages
38 - 51

Hawk-A-A-A! (Table of Contents: 6)

about comics / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Steranko (credited)
Pencils
Reed Crandall (credited) (signed as Reed Crandall); various
Inks
Reed Crandall (credited) (signed as Reed Crandall); various
Letters
typeset

Characters
Blackhawk; Ande; Stanislaus; Hendrick; Boris; Zeg; Olaf; Chop-Chop

Pages
52 - 61

The Flying Heroes (Table of Contents: 7)

about comics / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Steranko (credited)
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Letters
typeset

Pages
62 - 79

The Long Arm of the Law (Table of Contents: 8)

about comics / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Steranko (credited)
Pencils
Jack Cole (credited); various
Inks
Jack Cole (credited); various
Letters
typeset

Characters
Plastic Mam; Woozy Winks

Pages
80 - 89

The Big Super Hero Show (Table of Contents: 9)

about comics / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Steranko (credited)
Pencils
Reed Crandall (credited); Lou Fine (credited); various
Inks
Reed Crandall (credited); Lou Fine (credited); various
Letters
typeset

Characters
Uncle Sam; Doll Man; Doll Girl; The Spirit; Captain Triumph; Red Bee; Hercules; Kid Eternity

Pages
90 - 109

Sunday Matinee Idol (Table of Contents: 10)

about comics / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Steranko (credited)
Pencils
Will Eisner (credited) (signed as Will Eisner)
Inks
Will Eisner (credited) (signed as Will Eisner)
Letters
typeset

Characters
The Spirit

Pages
110 - 116

The Strange Case of Mrs. Paraffin (Table of Contents: 11)

The Spirit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner (credited)
Pencils
Will Eisner (credited)
Inks
Will Eisner (signed); Jerry Grandenetti
Letters
Abe Kanegson

Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
Mrs. Paraffin (death); The Spirit [Denny Colt]; Dr. Waxel Paraffin (death); Commissioner Eustace Dolan; unnamed judge, unnamed court witness; unnamed attorney; unnamed police officer; Paraffin's cat (death); nurse matron
Synopsis
The Spirit has to prove Mrs. Paraffin's story, that she murdered her husband, when everyone else thinks she is crazy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On pages 117-123.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Steranko (credited)
Pencils
Mort Leav (credited)
Inks
Mort Leav (credited)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Afterword using Leav's famous victory cartoon.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. [no title indexed]
  2. 2. Shazam!
  3. 3. How It Happened (More or Less)
  4. 4. Lighting Strikes Twice or, Play It Again, Shazam!
  5. 5. The Costumed Co-Stars
  6. 6. Hawk-A-A-A!
  7. 7. The Flying Heroes
  8. 8. The Long Arm of the Law
  9. 9. The Big Super Hero Show
  10. 10. Sunday Matinee Idol
  11. 11. The Strange Case of Mrs. Paraffin
    The Spirit
  12. 12. [no title indexed]
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