Shazam! #9
(January 1974)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1973-10-18
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 #100.


The Day Shazam Went Ape! (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-1639
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Bonzo the Chimp; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman] (inset)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Worms of the World, Unite! (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-1621
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Shazam (flashback); Mr. Mind (villain)
Synopsis
Mr. Mind collects earthworms into one location to amplify their power with a Hate-Projector in an attempt to destroy Captain Marvel.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Mystery of the Missing Newsstand! (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Dave Cockrum
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1629
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [also appears as Freddy Freeman]; Good-Natured Joe
Synopsis
Captain Marvel, Jr. battles a gang of crooks who stole Freddy's newsstand.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Here Comes the Comics-Man! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Behind the Scenes at the DC Comic World / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Day Captain Marvel Went Ape! (Table of Contents: 4)

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-1578
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Bonzo the Chimp; Sterling Morris [also as Captain Morris]; Trixie [also as Trixie Marvel]
Synopsis
A strange jewel causes the lightning bolt that changes Billy Batson into Captain Marvel to be redirected to other people, including Bonzo the Chimp.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[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-1646
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Day Shazam Went Ape!
    Shazam!
  2. 1. Worms of the World, Unite!
    Shazam!
  3. 2. The Mystery of the Missing Newsstand!
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  4. 3. Here Comes the Comics-Man!
    Behind the Scenes at the DC Comic World
  5. 4. The Day Captain Marvel Went Ape!
    Shazam!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Shazamail!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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