(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

["What shocking truth made the town he saved fear Jonah Hex?"] (Table of Contents)

Jonah Hex / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tony DeZuniga
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-1491 ?

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 DeZuniga
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga
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:
?
Job Number:
J-1203

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
El Diablo [Lazarus Lane]
Reprints:

["Dear Editor. Western comics are nothing new..."] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
Joe Orlando ?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-1478

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

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

["Between the covers of this book..."] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[Revenge Part 2] (Table of Contents: 5)

Bat Lash / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Sergio Aragones; Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Nick Cardy; Mike Sekowsky (pages 1-5)
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-1395-B

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bat Lash
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Conclusion of two-part story.

["In the next action-packed issue..."] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

All-Star Western / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.4 page (report information)

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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. [Revenge Part 2]
    Bat Lash
  7. 6. ["In the next action-packed issue..."]
    All-Star Western
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Bob Hughes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Dwayne Best
  • Edgar Loftin
  • John Monagle
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Nielsen