(March-April 1971)

DC, 1962 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1971-05-06
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [character]
Editing:
Dick Giordano; Bernard Kashdan (business manager)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Final Issue of original run.

Printed in the U.S.A.

On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 25, Part 2, Periodicals, January-December 1969. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B640206.


The Creature that Devoured Detroit! (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Job Number:
G-1149

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman
Reprints:

The Creature that Devoured Detroit! (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Aparo
Job Number:
G-953

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Crusader [Don Powers] (death); George; Ethel; Don (looks like Ed McMahon); Warren Savin (looks like Johnny Carson); Denise Lovely; Marvin Walson; Dr. William Neilson; "Shorty" Thomas; unnamed police officer; unnamed security guard; unnamed scientists; Karen; Karen's mother; Mrs. Selma Mae Stanley
Synopsis:
A green slime coming out of Lake Erie threatens to overrun Detroit. Aquaman visits an old friend, Don Powers, owner of Powers Investigations, an investigation firm helping Detroit police fight crime. Powers' firm is also responsible for a satellite meant to stop crime but is also the cause of the slime. Powers is the Crusader, though losing his eyesight, he wants to continue fighting crime using the satellite. On a last patrol, Crusader dies from a fall from a building due to his deteriorating eyesight. Aquaman discovers his death, then breaks into Powers' business and destroys the satellite

Indexer Notes

The story refers to the City of Detroit bordering Lake Erie. Detroit actually borders the Detroit River, which connects Lake St. Clair with Lake Erie.

The Cave of Death! (Table of Contents)

Aquagirl / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates [as S-A-G]
Pencils:
Jim Aparo [as S-A-G]
Inks:
Jim Aparo [as S-A-G]
Colors:
? [as S-A-G]
Letters:
Jim Aparo [as S-A-G]
Job Number:
G-806

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquagirl; unnamed boy
Synopsis:
Aquagirl saves a boy falling into the Cave of Death.

Indexer Notes

Not sure who the "G" in S-A-G is.

Direct Currents (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.75 page (report information)

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Bernard Kashdan (Business Manager)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Date of filing: October 1st, 1970.
Average number of copies of each issue during preceding 12 months (net press run): 285,554.
Average number of copies of each issue during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 141,210.
Single issue nearest to filing date (net press run): 301,500.
Single issue nearest to filing date (total paid circulation): 159,599.

Survey Winners (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Listing DC survey winners, their names and locations.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Creature that Devoured Detroit!
    Aquaman
  2. 1. The Creature that Devoured Detroit!
    Aquaman
  3. 2. The Cave of Death!
    Aquagirl
  4. 3. Direct Currents
    Direct Currents
  5. 4. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
  6. 5. Survey Winners
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Rivard
  • Carl Gafford