Shazam! #10
(February 1974)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1973-11-22
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
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 #101.


[The Prize Catch of the Year] (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1667
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Aunt Minerva; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson] (inset)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Invasion of the Salad Men! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1617
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Shazam (flashback); Cissie Sommerly; The Salad Men [Salatans]; Mr. Vinegar
Synopsis
A spaceship full of alien vegetables crashes on Earth. The vegetables need parts to repair their ship and Captain Marvel assists them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

This story and next issue's "The Incredible Cape-Man" were rejected by artist C. C. Beck, leading to his departure from DC when they could not come to terms on rewriting them.

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

Shazamail! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-1669

The Thanksgiving Thieves! (Table of Contents: 3)

Mary Marvel / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1651
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Mrs. Bromfield
Synopsis
Mary Marvel is the Grand Marshall of the Thanksgiving Day parade. While in the parade she stops some burglars from stealing fur coats.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Set on Thanksgiving Day, 1973.

The Prize Catch of the Year (Table of Contents: 4)

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-1623
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Aunt Minerva (villain); Pretty-Puss Pete (villain); Osky the Ox (villain)
Synopsis
Aunt Minerva asks her henchmen to defeat Captain Marvel. The winner will get Minerva's hand in marriage.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Last comic book story drawn by C. C. Beck.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Prize Catch of the Year]
    Shazam!
  2. 1. Invasion of the Salad Men!
    Shazam!
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Shazamail!
  4. 3. The Thanksgiving Thieves!
    Mary Marvel
  5. 4. The Prize Catch of the Year
    Shazam!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Matthew Head
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Rich Morrissey (R.I.P.)
  • Gregory Fischer