Shazam! #12
(May-June 1974)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1974-02-19
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [block]
Editing
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant)
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 #103.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-1709
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Uncle Marvel [Uncle Dudley] (inset)]; Dr. Sivana (inset); Nightowl (inset)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

Shazam! / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-903
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]]; Shazam

The Golden Plague! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Job Number
S-1691
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Shazam (flashback); Miss Joan Jameson; Jarl 499-642-831; Dr. Thomas Kilowatt
Synopsis
Jarl 499-642-831 travels from the year 2349 to find out the secret of the day where Captain Marvel performed no recorded deeds.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Mary Marvel Versus Nightowl (Table of Contents: 3)

Mary Marvel / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
N-906
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Nightowl [Henry Stibbs]; Mrs. Bromfield
Synopsis
Henry rents a room in the same house as Mary Batson and uses it as his headquarters to pull off crimes as the Nightowl.
Reprints
Keywords
Darkflash

Indexer Notes

Part 1: "Evil in the Night" (6 pages), Part II: "Fate's Choice" (5 pages).

Billy Batson's Family Album (Table of Contents: 4)

Shazam! / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
N-902
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [as Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Uncle Marvel [Uncle Dudley]]; Lieutenant Marvels [Fat Marvel [Fat Billy]; Tall Marvel [Tall Billy]; Hill Marvel [Hill Billy]]; Uncle Ebenezer Batson; William Batson; Wild Bill Batson; Willard Batson; Freckles Dudley
Reprints

Uncle Marvel's Wedding! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
William Woolfolk
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-905
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Uncle Marvel [Uncle Dudley]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman] (on a poster); Mary Marvel [Mary Batson] (on a poster)]; Aunt Minerva (villain, intro); Handsome Harry
Synopsis
Minerva kidnaps Dudley and plans to marry him.
Reprints

The Longest Block in the World! (Table of Contents: 6)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1694
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mr. Dockles; Gregory Gosharootie; Dr. Kassover
Synopsis
Captain Marvel Jr. stumbles across a ring of spies that have tricked Gregory Gosharootie into stealing Dr. Kassover's mail.
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: 7)

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

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

Job Number
S-1716

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Bob Rodi, Joe Peluso, Mark Davis, Richard Jarett.

The Shazam Gods and Heroes (Table of Contents: 8)

Shazam! / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Solomon; Hercules; Atlas; Zeus; Achilles; Mercury; Vulcan; Shazam
Reprints

The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family, Part 1 (Table of Contents: 9)

The Marvel Family / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Pete Costanza
Inks
Pete Costanza
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-904
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Uncle Marvel [Uncle Dudley]]; Sivana Family [Dr. Sivana; Sivana, Jr.; Georgia] (villain); Shazam
Reprints

Part 2: Mary Marvel and the Sinking of Atlantis (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Georgia (villain); Professor Chal-Patzun
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Set in Atlantis in 8,000 B.C.

Part 3: Captain Marvel Faces Danger in the Deep! (Table of Contents: 11)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Pete Costanza
Inks
Pete Costanza
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Dr. Sivana (villain); Professor Chal-Patzun
Reprints

Part 4: Atlantis Rises Again (Table of Contents: 12)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Bud Thompson
Inks
Bud Thompson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Sivana, Jr. (villain); Chass Passon
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Set in Atlantis in 12,000 A.D.

Part 5: The Battle of the Age! (Table of Contents: 13)

The Marvel Family / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Pete Costanza
Inks
Pete Costanza
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-904
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]]; Sivana Family [Dr. Sivana; Sivana, Jr.; Georgia] (villain)
Reprints

Mighty Master of the Martial Arts! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Job Number
S-1673
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Jeremy Senshoo; Chef Pierre (villain)
Synopsis
Something has turned Billy's favorite TV actor, Jeremy Senshoo, into a criminal.
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: 15)

Super-Spectacular Shazamail! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-1730

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Richard Morrissey, Aurora R. Frank, Ned Hemard, Steven Scheibner.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Shazam!
  2. 1. Table of Contents
    Shazam!
  3. 2. The Golden Plague!
    Shazam!
  4. 3. Mary Marvel Versus Nightowl
    Mary Marvel
  5. 4. Billy Batson's Family Album
    Shazam!
  6. 5. Uncle Marvel's Wedding!
    Shazam!
  7. 6. The Longest Block in the World!
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Shazamail!
  9. 8. The Shazam Gods and Heroes
    Shazam!
  10. 9. The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family, Part 1
    The Marvel Family
  11. 10. Part 2: Mary Marvel and the Sinking of Atlantis
    Mary Marvel
  12. 11. Part 3: Captain Marvel Faces Danger in the Deep!
    Captain Marvel
  13. 12. Part 4: Atlantis Rises Again
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  14. 13. Part 5: The Battle of the Age!
    The Marvel Family
  15. 14. Mighty Master of the Martial Arts!
    Shazam!
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Super-Spectacular Shazamail!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Nick Caputo
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Matthew Head
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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