(December 1973-January 1974)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1973-09-13
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Line of DC Super-Stars
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

On-sale date from Comic Reader #100.


The Freak Show Killer (Table of Contents)

The Shadow / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Kaluta [as MW Kaluta] (signed)
Inks
Mike Kaluta [as MW Kaluta] (signed)
Colors
Jack Adler
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Job Number
Z-207
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who Is... The Freak Show Killer? The Shadow Knows!
Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
The Shadow [Lamont Cranston]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided and confirmed by Anthony Tollin (DC Comics proofreader 1974-76/assistant production manager/color coordinator 1976-81) and Carl Gafford (DC Comics proofreader 1973-74/assistant production manager 1974-76).

Freak Show Murders (Table of Contents: 1)

The Shadow / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Mike Kaluta
Inks
Mike Kaluta
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Job Number
Z-183
Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
The Shadow [Lamont Cranston]; Benzare; Spidora [Margo Lane]; Damon (villain); Pythias (villain); Alhambra; Panchini; Ajax; Pop Sorber; Steve Kilroy; Milton Treft
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided and confirmed by Anthony Tollin (DC Comics proofreader 1974-76/assistant production manager/color coordinator 1976-81) and Carl Gafford (DC Comics proofreader 1973-74/assistant production manager 1974-76).

Adapted from "The Freak Show Murders", Shadow Magazine, May 1944, by Maxwell Grant.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Shadow Knows / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil ?
Pencils
Mike Kaluta
Inks
Mike Kaluta
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
Z-199

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers from Alan Kupperberg, Mike Uslan, and Jean Mark Gawron, all reviewing advance copies of The Shadow #1. Has an illustrated header.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Freak Show Killer
    The Shadow
  2. 1. Freak Show Murders
    The Shadow
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Shadow Knows
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Chris Boyko
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Matthew Head
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein