(April 1977)

Random House, 1977 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
6.95 USD
Pages
108
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Ballantine Books
Brand
BB Ballantine
ISBN
0-345-25535-6-695
Editing
?
Color
color cover; color interior
Dimensions
8.75" x 11.5"
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; newsprint and glossy interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
one-shot

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.

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

Superman; Zatara; Congo Bill; Vigilante; Americommando / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Zatara; Congo Bill; Vigilante; Americommando
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Used on the book's actual cover.

Introduction (Table of Contents: 2)

about comics / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Richard O'Brien
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Letters
typeset

Characters
The Spirit [Denny Colt]; The Flame; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Sabrina Spellman; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe

Pages
5 - 21

Indexer Notes

A telling of the beginning of comic books and the people and characters involved in it.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Joe Shuster

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints
Keywords
automobiles

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Wonder Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Man [Fred Carson]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Steel Sterling; Black Hood; Mr. Justice; Sergeant Boyle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Charles Biro [as Biro] (signed)
Inks
Charles Biro [as Biro] (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Steel Sterling; Black Hood; Mr. Justice; Sergeant Boyle
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Aman the Amazing-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Everett [as Everett] (signed)
Inks
Bill Everett [as Everett] (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Amazing Man [John Aman]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Bruce Nelson / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Vin Sullivan
Inks
Vin Sullivan
Colors
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Sen Yoi
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Joe Shuster
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman; Zatara; Congo Bill; Vigilante; Americommando / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Zatara; Congo Bill; Vigilante; Americommando
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

The Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Bob Kane (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Dr. Death
Reprints
Keywords
knives; mad scientists; retorts; skeletons; test tubes; turbans

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

The Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Bob Kane (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Julie Madison; The Monk
Reprints
Keywords
bats; castles

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

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

The Sandman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Creig Flessel (signed)
Inks
Creig Flessel ?; Chad Grothkopf ?
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

The Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dennis Neville
Inks
Dennis Neville
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hawkman [Carter Hall]; The Flash [Jay Garrick] (inset); Cliff Cornwall (inset); Johnny Thunder (inset); The Whip [Rod Gaynor] (inset)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

The Spectre / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Spectre
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Doctor Fate / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson]; Inza Kramer; Wotan
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Howard Purcell
Inks
Howard Purcell
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Green Lantern [Alan Scott]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Peter
Inks
Harry Peter
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]
Reprints

Captain Marvel and the Mayan Temple! (Table of Contents: 19)

Captain Marvel / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
Pete Costanza
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel; Billy Batson
Reprints
Keywords
lightning

The Blackout Terror! (Table of Contents: 20)

Captain Marvel Jr. / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mac Raboy; Bob Rogers (backgrounds)
Inks
Mac Raboy; Bob Rogers (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel Jr. [Freddy Freeman]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Captain Marvel; Spy Smasher; Bulletman; Minute Man; Mr. Scarlet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mac Raboy
Inks
Mac Raboy
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong]; Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Minute Man [Jack Weston]; Mr. Scarlet [Brian Butler]
Reprints

Here Comes Bulletman! (Table of Contents: 22)

Bulletman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Binder
Inks
Jack Binder
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bulletman [Jim Barr]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

The Green Mask / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Green Mask [Michael Shelby]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This book credits Will Eisner with the layout.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Stuart Taylor in Weird Stories of the Supernatural / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Stuart Taylor; Laura; Dr. Hayward
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This book credits Will Eisner with the layout.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

The Flame / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine; Will Eisner (layout; credited)
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flame [Gary Preston]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Flint Baker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Flint Baker
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This book credits Will Eisner with layout and pencils.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Käanga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Käanga
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This book credits Will Eisner with the layout.

Buccaneer Vengeance (Table of Contents: 28)

The Hawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
historical
Characters
The Hawk
Reprints
Keywords
pirates; sailing ships; swords

Samson Slays the Iron Monster (Table of Contents: 29)

Samson / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Samson
Reprints
Keywords
robots

Indexer Notes

This book credits Will Eisner with the layout.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett]
Reprints
Keywords
bondage; pistol; tattoos

Indexer Notes

This book credits Will Eisner with the layout.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Uncle Sam / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Uncle Sam; Buddy Smith
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This book credits Will Eisner with the layout.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Neon the Unknown / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Neon [Tom Corbet]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This book credits Will Eisner with the layout.

Assagai Poison (Table of Contents: 33)

Sheena / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich [as Zolne Rowich] (signed)
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich [as Zolne Rowich] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle
Characters
Sheena; Bob Reynolds
Reprints

The Claw Returns! (Table of Contents: 34)

The Claw / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Cole (signed)
Inks
Jack Cole (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Claw
Reprints

Daredevil Battles The Claw (Table of Contents: 35)

The Claw; Daredevil / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Claw; Daredevil [Bart Hill]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

Steel Sterling / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Charles Biro (signed)
Inks
Charles Biro (signed)
Colors
?

Characters
Steel Sterling
Reprints

Iron Jaw Returns! (Table of Contents: 37)

Crimebuster / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Charles Biro
Inks
Charles Biro
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Crimebuster [Chuck Chandler]; Squeeks; Iron Jaw [Von Schmidt]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Charles Biro (signed)
Inks
Charles Biro (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

Shield / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Irv Novick [as Novick] (signed)
Inks
Irv Novick [as Novick] (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shield [Joe Higgins]
Reprints
Keywords
flooding; subway trains; subway tunnels

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

Hangman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Lucey (signed)
Inks
Harry Lucey (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hangman [Bob Dickering]; Dusty; Roy; Captain Swastika
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

The Conqueror / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Everett [as Everett] (signed)
Inks
Bill Everett [as Everett] (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero; war
Characters
The Conqueror [David Lyons]
Reprints
Keywords
planes; tanks; World War II

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

The Eye / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Thomas (signed)
Inks
Frank Thomas (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Eye; Curly; Estella
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

Fantom of the Fair / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Leo E. Morey [as Leo Morey] (signed)
Inks
Leo E. Morey [as Leo Morey] (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantom of the Fair
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44)

The Arrow / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Arrow [Ralph Payne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This book credits Harold De Lay as the cover artist.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45)

Green Giant / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Sahle (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Giant [Mr. Brentwood]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46)

Spacehawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Basil Wolverton
Inks
Basil Wolverton
Colors
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Spacehawk
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 1. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Zatara; Congo Bill; Vigilante; Americommando
  2. 2. Introduction
  3. 3. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  4. 4. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Man
  5. 5. [no title indexed]
    Steel Sterling; Black Hood; Mr. Justice; Sergeant Boyle
  6. 6. [no title indexed]
    Aman the Amazing-Man
  7. 7. [no title indexed]
    Bruce Nelson
  8. 8. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  9. 9. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Zatara; Congo Bill; Vigilante; Americommando
  10. 10. [no title indexed]
    The Batman
  11. 11. [no title indexed]
    The Batman
  12. 12. [no title indexed]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  13. 13. [no title indexed]
    The Sandman
  14. 14. [no title indexed]
    The Hawkman
  15. 15. [no title indexed]
    The Spectre
  16. 16. [no title indexed]
    Doctor Fate
  17. 17. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern
  18. 18. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman
  19. 19. Captain Marvel and the Mayan Temple!
    Captain Marvel
  20. 20. The Blackout Terror!
    Captain Marvel Jr.
  21. 21. [no title indexed]
    Captain Marvel; Spy Smasher; Bulletman; Minute Man; Mr. Scarlet
  22. 22. Here Comes Bulletman!
    Bulletman
  23. 23. [no title indexed]
    The Green Mask
  24. 24. [no title indexed]
    Stuart Taylor in Weird Stories of the Supernatural
  25. 25. [no title indexed]
    The Flame
  26. 26. [no title indexed]
    Flint Baker
  27. 27. [no title indexed]
    Käanga
  28. 28. Buccaneer Vengeance
    The Hawk
  29. 29. Samson Slays the Iron Monster
    Samson
  30. 30. [no title indexed]
    Blue Beetle
  31. 31. [no title indexed]
    Uncle Sam
  32. 32. [no title indexed]
    Neon the Unknown
  33. 33. Assagai Poison
    Sheena
  34. 34. The Claw Returns!
    The Claw
  35. 35. Daredevil Battles The Claw
    The Claw; Daredevil
  36. 36. [no title indexed]
    Steel Sterling
  37. 37. Iron Jaw Returns!
    Crimebuster
  38. 38. [no title indexed]
  39. 39. [no title indexed]
    Shield
  40. 40. [no title indexed]
    Hangman
  41. 41. [no title indexed]
    The Conqueror
  42. 42. [no title indexed]
    The Eye
  43. 43. [no title indexed]
    Fantom of the Fair
  44. 44. [no title indexed]
    The Arrow
  45. 45. [no title indexed]
    Green Giant
  46. 46. [no title indexed]
    Spacehawk
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