Shazam! #7
(November 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
1973-08-16
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 the house ad in From Beyond the Unknown #25 and Comic Reader #99.


The Troubles of the Talking Tiger! (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
C. C. Beck (signed)
Inks
C. C. Beck (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1595
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Mr. Tawky Tawny
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

The Troubles of the Talking Tiger (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-1576
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Mr. Tawky Tawny; Shazam (flashback); Mr. Dana (villain); Mr. Julius (cameo)
Synopsis
After talking to his tiger friends, Mr. Tawky finds out about a jewel smuggling ring. While investigating he loses his voice and the smugglers try to get Mr. Tawky to eat Billy Batson.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

What's in a Name? Doomsday! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
C. C. Beck
Colors
?
Letters
C. C. Beck

Job Number
S-1570
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman] (cameo); Sterling Morris; Mr. Grump; Ma Potter; Pa Potter; Doc Quartz; Dr. Sivana; Felix the Fence
Synopsis
A rumor gets started that if someone says "Captain Marvel" that bad things will happen.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Inspired by legal inability to use Captain Marvel's name on covers.

The Man Who Changed the World! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1583-A
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]]; Professor Martin Mason
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Troubles of the Talking Tiger!
    Shazam!
  2. 1. The Troubles of the Talking Tiger
    Shazam!
  3. 2. What's in a Name? Doomsday!
    Shazam!
  4. 3. The Man Who Changed the World!
    Shazam!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Matthew Head
  • Lou Mazzella
  • John Monagle
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