(January-February 1974)

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Volume:
40
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1973-10-30
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:
Joe Orlando (editor); Michael Fleisher (assistant editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #100.


The Wrath of the Spectre! (Table of Contents)

The Spectre / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Aparo [as J. A.] (signed)
Inks:
Jim Aparo [as J. A.] (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Wrath of... the Spectre (Table of Contents: 1)

The Spectre / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Fleisher (credited); Russell Carley (art continuity, credited)
Pencils:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Aparo
Job Number:
J-3221

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; unnamed Chief of Police; Fritz (villain, death); Pete (villain, death); Charlie (villain, death); Hank (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Jim Corrigan arrives on the scene of a crime in which an armored car has been held up and the guards shot to death. When he learns that even a member of the gang was shot to death by his own men, it is the Spectre who decides to track down the gang members one by one and exact justice.
Reprints:

Is a Snerl Human? (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alex Toth
Job Number:
J-1713

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Tarsus; Winga
Synopsis:
Tarsus wins freedom for the Snerl race.
Keywords:
slavery

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)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Dateline: Adventure / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-3322
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Wrath of the Spectre!
    The Spectre
  2. 1. The Wrath of... the Spectre
    The Spectre
  3. 2. Is a Snerl Human?
  4. 3. Here Comes the Comics-Man!
    Behind the Scenes at the DC Comic World
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Dateline: Adventure
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