(September-October 1973)

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Volume
39
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1973-06-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Editing
Joe Orlando; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #97.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Orchid / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?

Job Number
J-3223
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Orchid

Challenge to the Black Orchid (Table of Contents: 1)

Black Orchid / comic story / 14.5 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Tony DeZuniga (as Tony DeZuñiga)
Inks
Tony DeZuniga (as Tony DeZuñiga)
Colors
?
Letters
Marcos Pelayo

Job Number
J-1934
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Orchid; Barry De Morte; Sam Hendricks; Mala Miles; Daphne Wingate; Cindy Harper
Synopsis
The Black Orchid tells Barry De Morte he has 24 hours to turn himself into police for his past crimes.
Reprints

Who Knows What Evil Lurks in the Hearts of Men? (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

The Shadow / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Dateline: Adventure / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-3156
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Editor: While it was more than...

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Keith Griffin and Jay D. Baker.

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

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pirate's Revenge (Table of Contents: 5)

Captain Fear / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
Alex Niño
Inks
Alex Niño
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-3005
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Captain Fear
Synopsis
Captain Fear is captured and sold into slavery.
Reprints
Keywords
pirate; slavery
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Orchid
  2. 1. Challenge to the Black Orchid
    Black Orchid
  3. 2. Who Knows What Evil Lurks in the Hearts of Men?
    The Shadow
  4. 3. ["Dear Editor: While it was more than..."]
    Dateline: Adventure
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  6. 5. Pirate's Revenge
    Captain Fear
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