(November-December 1967)

DC, 1967 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1967-09-21
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Julius Schwartz
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration, confirmed by promo in The Inferior Five # 5..


The Sinister Lives of Captain Skull! (Table of Contents)

The Spectre / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jack Adler ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

The Sinister Lives of Captain Skull! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Spectre / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils
Murphy Anderson (credited)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Captain Skull (villain)
Synopsis
The use of an experimental anesthetic on a sniper-shot ambassador causes him to be possessed by his ancestor, an 18th century pirate named Captain Skull who has received strong supernatural powers in the process. Only the Spectre can stand against him.
Reprints
Keywords
pirate

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Story across 23 pages, but page 14 and 23 are 1/2-pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Readers' Rendezvous / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
6568
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I always mess up my paint jobs and get paint all over everything.

Indexer Notes

Idea from Maurice Wadu, Downey, Calif.

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

Readers' Rendezous -- Extra / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title of feature is misspelled in the issue.

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

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Sinister Lives of Captain Skull!
    The Spectre
  2. 1. The Sinister Lives of Captain Skull!
    The Spectre
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Readers' Rendezvous
  4. 3. ["I always mess up my paint jobs and get paint all over everything."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Readers' Rendezous -- Extra
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Kirk House
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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