(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)

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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
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