Shazam! #6
(October 1973)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly (with the exception of Mar., May, Aug. and Dec.)
On-sale date:
1973-07-19
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [circle]
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; later standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #8,12-17)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #98.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
C. C. Beck; Jack Adler
Inks:
C. C. Beck; Jack Adler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1572

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]
Synopsis:
In Showcase Presents Shazam (DC, 2007 series) #1
Reprints:
Keywords:
infinity cover

Indexer Notes

The cover is a combination of C.C. Beck's artwork and production director Jack Adler's photography.

Better Late Than Never! (Table of Contents: 1)

Shazam! / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
C. C. Beck
Inks:
C. C. Beck
Colors:
?
Letters:
C. C. Beck
Job Number:
S-1535

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Shazam (flashback); Dr. Sivana (villain); Sterling Morris
Synopsis:
Dr. Sivana tricks Billy into wearing a watch made of Suspendium which freezes Billy and Captain Marvel as they try to say "Shazam".
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [May 2008].

Dexter Knox and His Electric Grandmother! (Table of Contents: 2)

Shazam! / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils:
C. C. Beck
Inks:
C. C. Beck
Colors:
?
Letters:
C. C. Beck
Job Number:
S-1558

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Dexter Knox; Grandmother Knox
Synopsis:
When Grandmother Knox dusts Dexter's latest invention she is super-charged with electricity which is later used to power the lights in Miami after a blackout.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [May 2008].

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

Behind The Scenes at the DC Comic World / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Marvel Family Battles the Man Who Changed the World (Table of Contents: 4)

Shazam! / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1583

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]]; Professor Martin Mason; Miss Baker; Mrs. Barstow
Synopsis:
Professor Mason enlarges the Earth but his ray only works on inanimate matter so the people are now surrounded by large items.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Shazamail! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-1589
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Shazam!
  2. 1. Better Late Than Never!
    Shazam!
  3. 2. Dexter Knox and His Electric Grandmother!
    Shazam!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Behind The Scenes at the DC Comic World
  5. 4. The Marvel Family Battles the Man Who Changed the World
    Shazam!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Shazamail!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
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  • Matthew Head
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