(September-October 1971)

DC, 1971 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1971-07-15
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
Editing
Jack Kirby
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US; later standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Big Barda! (Table of Contents)

Mister Miracle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
X-181
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mister Miracle [Scott Free]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Franklin Colletta. Previous indexer credited the inks to Jack Kirby.

The Closing Jaws of Death! (Table of Contents: 1)

Mister Miracle / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
X-164
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mister Miracle [Scott Free]; Big Barda (introduction); Oberon; Dr Bedlam
Synopsis
Barda arrives on Earth just in time to help Scott escape Dr. Bedlam.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Big Barda.

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

Miracle Talk / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Evanier; Steve Sherman
Letters
typeset

Job Number
X-196

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Rich Morrissey, Mark Gruenwald, Steve Jordan, and Al Polyniak.

Pirate or Patriot? (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
X-207
Genre
historical
Characters
Jean Laffite; Captain Lockyer; Captain McWilliams; Dominique; Governor Claiborne; Pierre Laffite; Edward Livingstone; General Andrew Jackson
Synopsis
Facts about a Jean Lafitte who warned the Americans that the British planned on invading New Orleans.
Reprints

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

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

The Romance of Rip Carter (Table of Contents: 5)

Boy Commandos / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?; Joe Simon ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon ?
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Kirby ?

Job Number
X-205
Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Boy Commados [Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Alfy; Andre; Jan]; Rosalind K. (a plane); Sgt. Hooker; Carlo Ravissi; Captain Groggins; Lieutenant Nevil (death); Augustino; Rigo; Enrico Cardi
Synopsis
The Boy Commandos fail in their mission to blow up a railway tunnel, but the plane that was carrying them manages to destroy the tunnel without any crew aboard.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Boy Commandos airplane named after Roz Kirby, as noted by Jack Kirby. Possible Kirby lettering per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Howard Fergusen.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Big Barda!
    Mister Miracle
  2. 1. The Closing Jaws of Death!
    Mister Miracle
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Miracle Talk
  4. 3. Pirate or Patriot?
  5. 4. ["Dear fans: Let's stop and rap a moment..."]
  6. 5. The Romance of Rip Carter
    Boy Commandos
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Nick Caputo
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Darrel McCann
  • Franklin Colletta
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Matthew Head
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Darrel McCann