Shazam! #8
(December 1973)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
100
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1973-09-11
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [block]
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell
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

This is an all-reprint 100-page Super-Spectacular.

On-sale date from Comic Reader #100.


The Greatest Stories of the World's Mightiest Mortals! (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
N-752
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Uncle Marvel [Uncle Dudley] (inset)]; Shazam (inset); Mr. Tawky-Tawny (inset)
Reprints

A Twice-Told Tale! (Table of Contents: 1)

Shazam! / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
Pete Costanza
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-581
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Dr. Sivana (villain); Shazam; Sterling Morris
Reprints

The Original Captain Marvel Introduces Mary Marvel (Table of Contents: 2)

Shazam! / comic story / 12.33 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Marc Swayze
Inks
Marc Swayze
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-582
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson] (intro, origin); Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]]; Percy Pill; Sterling Morris; Sarah Primm; Monk; Shazam
Reprints

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

The Shazam! Puzzle Page / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-751
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]]

The Mighty Marvels Join Forces! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Marvel Family / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
C. C. Beck
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-722
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Uncle Marvel [Uncle Dudley]]; Black Adam [Teth-Adam] (villain, intro, origin); Shazam; Sterling Morris
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprint of the first and only Fawcett appearance of Black Adam.

The Vest Pocket Levitator (Table of Contents: 5)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mac Raboy
Inks
Mac Raboy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-723
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Jonas Weatherby
Reprints

Mary Marvel and the Dog-Nappers (Table of Contents: 6)

Mary Marvel / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jack Binder
Inks
Jack Binder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-724
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Family [Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Uncle Marvel [Uncle Dudley]]; Shazam (flashback); Barky Bowzer (villain)
Reprints

No. 38 (Table of Contents: 7)

The Shazam! Puzzle Page / activity / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-751
Genre
superhero

The Adventure in Time! (Table of Contents: 8)

Shazam! / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
Pete Costanza
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-725
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Lieutenant Marvels [Hill Marvel [Hill Billy]; Tall Marvel [Tall Billy]; Fat Marvel [Fat Billy]]]; Dr. Sivana (villain); Shazam (flashback)
Reprints

The Talking Tiger (Table of Contents: 9)

Shazam! / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
C. C. Beck
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-727
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Mr. Tawky-Tawny (intro)
Reprints

[Answer Key] (Table of Contents: 10)

The Shazam! Puzzle Page / activity / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-751
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]

The Return of Mr. Tawny (Table of Contents: 11)

Shazam! / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
C. C. Beck
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-728
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Mr. Tawky-Tawny (origin); Tom Todd
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

A Look Through the Super Spectacles / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
N-750
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Greatest Stories of the World's Mightiest Mortals!
    Shazam!
  2. 1. A Twice-Told Tale!
    Shazam!
  3. 2. The Original Captain Marvel Introduces Mary Marvel
    Shazam!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Shazam! Puzzle Page
  5. 4. The Mighty Marvels Join Forces!
    The Marvel Family
  6. 5. The Vest Pocket Levitator
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  7. 6. Mary Marvel and the Dog-Nappers
    Mary Marvel
  8. 7. No. 38
    The Shazam! Puzzle Page
  9. 8. The Adventure in Time!
    Shazam!
  10. 9. The Talking Tiger
    Shazam!
  11. 10. [Answer Key]
    The Shazam! Puzzle Page
  12. 11. The Return of Mr. Tawny
    Shazam!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    A Look Through the Super Spectacles
This issue was most recently modified by:
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