Showcase #72
(January-February 1968)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1967-11-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Robert Kanigher
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Western reprints. On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Russ Heath
Inks
Russ Heath
Colors
Jack Adler ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Johnny Thunder

Indexer Notes

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

Sheriff on a Spot! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Trigger Twins / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Trigger Twins [Wayne Trigger; Walt Trigger]
Reprints

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

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

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

Job Number
6596
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why so glum, Pete?

Indexer Notes

Between pages 9 and 10 of the previous sequence.

Idea from Tom Gallagher, Fort Cambell, Ky.

Panhandle Terror! (Table of Contents: 3)

Epics of the Texas Rangers / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Kubert
Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Unseen Allies! (Table of Contents: 4)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Alex Toth [as Alexander Toth] (signed)
Inks
Alex Toth [as Alexander Toth] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Alex Toth

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Johnny Thunder; Raze Ruin
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Toth's signature is on the last page in the last panel.

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

The Hitching Post / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Editors: Was Tom Horn, that famous...

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Dennis Phillips, Leo Thomas, Frank Turner, Charles Tilman, and Gary Trenet.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Johnny Thunder
  2. 1. Sheriff on a Spot!
    The Trigger Twins
  3. 2. ["Why so glum, Pete?"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  4. 3. Panhandle Terror!
    Epics of the Texas Rangers
  5. 4. Unseen Allies!
    Johnny Thunder
  6. 5. ["Dear Editors: Was Tom Horn, that famous..."]
    The Hitching Post
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Denys Howard
  • Dwayne Best
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
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