(February-March 1972)

DC, 1970 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1971-12-07
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
Editing
Joe Orlando; Mark Hanerfeld (Assistant Editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #77 and copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jonah Hex / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony DeZuñiga
Inks
Tony DeZuñiga
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Job Number
J-1491 ?
First Line of Dialogue or Text
What shocking truth made the town he saved fear Jonah Hex?
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Jonah Hex; El Diablo (inset); Bat Lash (inset)
Reprints

Welcome to Paradise (Table of Contents: 1)

Jonah Hex / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
John Albano
Pencils
Tony DeZuñiga
Inks
Tony DeZuñiga
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-1378
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Jonah Hex (intro)
Synopsis
After helping a town rid themselves of a gang of thieves, Jonah befriends a small boy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

It appears that Tony DeZuniga modelled Big Jim after Lee Marvin. Oda letters per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited John Costanza.

The Devil's Secret (Table of Contents: 2)

El Diablo / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Gray Morrow
Inks
Gray Morrow
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-1203
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
El Diablo [Lazarus Lane]
Reprints

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

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

Script
Joe Orlando ?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-1478
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Editor. Western comics are nothing new...
Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from James Crawford; Bill Ingram; William J. Denholm III; and John Saint.

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

Our Army at War / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[My Name Is... Bat Lash! Part 2] (Table of Contents: 5)

Bat Lash / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragones; Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Nick Cardy; Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-1395-B
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Bat Lash
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Conclusion of story. Half-page recap of the first part of the story added at the beginning and all panels of the first four pages moved forward and modified.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

All-Star Western / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What shocking truth made the town he saved fear Jonah Hex?"]
    Jonah Hex
  2. 1. Welcome to Paradise
    Jonah Hex
  3. 2. The Devil's Secret
    El Diablo
  4. 3. ["Dear Editor. Western comics are nothing new..."]
    Trail Talk
  5. 4. ["Between the covers of this book..."]
    Our Army at War
  6. 5. [My Name Is... Bat Lash! Part 2]
    Bat Lash
  7. 6. ["In the next action-packed issue..."]
    All-Star Western
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Matthias Hofmann
  • John Monagle
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Nielsen