(April-May 1973)

DC, 1973 Series
Volume
1
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1973-02-22
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Editing
Denny O'Neil
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Carmine Infantino Publisher; Sol Harrison Production Manager; Subscription for fifteen 20-cent issues $3.00 in US and possessions, $4.00 elsewhere.

On-sale date from Comic Reader #93.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fafhrd and the Grey Mouser / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Howard Chaykin (signed)
Inks
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Fafhrd; Gray Mouser
Synopsis
Fafhrd and Mouser fight 7 attackers from atop a giant skull.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Revenge of the Skull of Jewels (Table of Contents: 2)

Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser / comic story / 23.5 pages (report information)

Script
Fritz Leiber (story); Denny O'Neil (script)
Pencils
Howard Chaykin
Inks
Crusty Bunkers (uncredited, see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snappin ?

Job Number
Z-136
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Fafhrd; the Grey Mouser; Fissif; Sleyvas; Ivlis; ghosts of Omphal's brothers
Synopsis
Our heroes fight the thieves of Lankhmar for a jewelled skull.
Reprints
Keywords
fantasy; magic; sorcery; swordplay

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Leiber's "Thieves' House."

Per Nick Caputo, according to an ad selling the original artwork, and confirmed by Neal Adams in the Comics Journal #45 (March 1979), the inkers include the following (the pages detailed are those that were for sale at the time, it can be assumed that they assisted on the entire story):

Page 8: Neal Adams inked two full panels and assisted Ralph Reese and Alan Kupperberg on the entire page.

Page 9: Adams inked three full panels, including 1 large panel, assisted by Ralph Reese and Alan Weiss.

Page 10: Adams inks in four panels (2 full) with Reese and Weiss.

Page 12: Adams inking in all panels with Rich Buckler, Rick Bryant and Alan Kupperberg.

Page 13: Adams inks on four complete panels along with Joe Rubinstein, Buckler and Weiss.

Page 16: Adams inks in all panels, assisted by Jeff Jones (one panel), Rick Bryant, Kupperberg and Buckler.

Page 18: Adams inks in 5 of 6 panels (1 complete panel) with Chaykin and Bryant.

Page 19: Adams inks in 4 panels (one complete panel) along with Buckler and Bryant.

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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Swordsmen's Scrolls / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
Z-140-2
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Howie Chaykin was just in my office.
Synopsis
Commentary from Denny O'Neil. Promise that this page will be a letters column with issue #3.

Task Force (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fafhrd and the Grey Mouser
  2. 1. ["Do you need extra money?"]
  3. 2. Revenge of the Skull of Jewels
    Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser
  4. 3. ["Get into the Aurora/Factory Experimentals."]
  5. 4. ["Super Bodybuilding Course"]
  6. 5. ["Reward!"]
  7. 6. ["Wear the badge of the future in... conservation."]
  8. 7. ["These 3 big drafting kits given to you!"]
  9. 8. ["The Super Catalogue"]
  10. 9. ["First time ever!"]
  11. 10. ["The Shadow knows!"]
    The Shadow
  12. 11. ["Howie Chaykin was just in my office."]
    Swordsmen's Scrolls
  13. 12. Task Force
  14. 13. ["This fully automatic electric adding machine included when you train at home with us for a big career in accounting"]
  15. 14. ["Scary, life size monster ghost"]
  16. 15. ["Blood curdling vampire bat"]
  17. 16. ["Wow! Pow! Now!"]
  18. 17. ["Make Money Get Prizes"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Marcus Fletcher
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Kirk House
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Ken St. Andre