(May-June 1968)

DC, 1968 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1968-03-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Dick Giordano
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Publication date of 26 March 1968 was reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 22, Part 2, Periodicals, January-December 1968. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B417392.

Copy of this issue with arrival date of March 28 known to exist.


Where Lurks The Menace? (Table of Contents)

The Creeper / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko [as Ditko] (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko [as Ditko] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Creeper [Jack Ryder]; The Terror
Reprints

Where Lurks the Menace? (Table of Contents: 1)

The Creeper / comic story / 21.5 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ditko (plot); Denny O'Neil [as Sergius O'Shaugnessy] (script)
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Creeper [Jack Ryder]; The Terror; Jurgan; Vera Sweet; Bill Brane; "Baldy" Pate; Gerk Kreg; Vance Cleary; Hack Axeley; Ida Horn
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Strip continues from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #73. Pages 8, 16, and 23 of the story are 0.5 pages of art each.

Will Our New Western Hero... Save the West? Or Ruin It? (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Bat Lash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Mason, the druggist, gave me some empty medicine capsules to use on my models.

Indexer Notes

"Thanks to - Brian Welsh Toronto, Canada" (presumably for idea).

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

Creeper's Corner / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Dick Giordano
Pencils
Steve Ditko; Dick Giordano
Inks
Steve Ditko; Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial by Giordano for upcoming letters section. Creeper illustration by Ditko and Giordano caricature by Giordano.

Who Are They? What Are They? (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Angel and the Ape / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

2 Boys as Different and Right and Wrong (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Bomba; Spectre / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Billy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Job Number
6615
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Billy, weren't you supposed to work on the lawn today?
Genre
humor
Characters
Billy
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Appears at the bottom half of page 23 of this issue's story.

This appears to be a comic strip, not an ad, but with "product placement" for the Skittles game by Aurora

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

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Where Lurks The Menace?
    The Creeper
  2. 1. Where Lurks the Menace?
    The Creeper
  3. 2. Will Our New Western Hero... Save the West? Or Ruin It?
    Bat Lash
  4. 3. ["Mr. Mason, the druggist, gave me some empty medicine capsules to use on my models."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Creeper's Corner
  6. 5. Who Are They? What Are They?
    Angel and the Ape
  7. 6. 2 Boys as Different and Right and Wrong
    Bomba; Spectre
  8. 7. ["Billy, weren't you supposed to work on the lawn today?"]
    Billy
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Nick Caputo
  • Steve Jenner
  • Merlin Haas
  • Chris Boyko
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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