(May-June 1974)

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Volume:
40
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1974-02-28
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; Paul Levitz (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

Comic title appears (on cover only) as Weird Adventure Comics.

On-sale date from Comic Reader #103.


[no title indexed] (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:
typeset
Job Number:
J-3520

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Swami Seelal
Reprints:
Keywords:
crystal balls; seances

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Swami and... the Spectre (Table of Contents: 1)

The Spectre / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Fleisher (credited); Russell Carley (art continuity, credited)
Pencils:
Jim Aparo (credited)
Inks:
Jim Aparo (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Aparo
Job Number:
J-3236

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Gwendolyn Sterling; Mr. Vandergilt (death); Mrs. Vandergilt; Swami Seelal (villain, death); Smiley (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Lt. Corrigan begins to investigate the murder of a construction engineer, whose wife is being bilked by a phony swami. However, problems arise when Gwen steps in and discloses to the swami that the policeman is actually the Spectre.
Reprints:
Keywords:
crystal ball; seance; swami

Revolt and Revenge! (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Fear / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Alex Niño
Inks:
Alex Niño
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-3267

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Captain Fear
Reprints:

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

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

Script:
Joe Orlando
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-3456

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Paul Kupperberg, David Hulbert, Scott Gibson and Paul Edwards.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Spectre
  2. 1. The Swami and... the Spectre
    The Spectre
  3. 2. Revolt and Revenge!
    Captain Fear
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Dateline: Adventure
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