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]
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.

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.

Metropolis, Illinois (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
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
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. Metropolis, Illinois
    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
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
  • Lou Mazzella
  • John Monagle
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Rich Morrissey (R.I.P.)
  • Gregory Fischer