Shazam! #14
(September-October 1974)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1974-06-18
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 #107.

Theme: Stories about books.


A New Book-Length Shazam Family Thriller! (Table of Contents)

Shazam! / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-1782
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]; Mr. Mind; Mr. Tawky-Tawny (inset); Bluebeard (inset); King Kull (inset); Jeremy Thremm (inset)
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Indexer Notes

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

Due to litigation from Marvel, this is the last issue to carry the subtitle "The ORIGINAL Captain Marvel."

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-1056
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]]; Shazam (inset)

The Evil Return of the Monster Society (Table of Contents: 2)

The Marvel Family / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1704
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Uncle Marvel [Uncle Dudley]]; New Monster Society of Evil [Dr. Sivana; Sivana Jr.; Georgia Sivana; Mr. Mind; Ibac] (villain)
Synopsis
Mr. Mind convinces Sivana to help him rebuild the Monster Society of Evil but they are easily stopped by the Marvel Family. Sivana escapes by capturing Uncle Dudley and uses his dreams about mythological creators to form another Monster Society of Evil made up of real monsters.
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Indexer Notes

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

"The Evil Return of the Monster Society" (10 pages); Chapter II: "The Monsters Are Coming! The Monsters Are Coming!" (10 pages).

The Prophetic Book! (Table of Contents: 3)

Shazam! / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
N-986
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Professor Joel Brompton; Samuel Stone (villain); Gunner Gallo (villain)
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The Man Who Lived History! (Table of Contents: 4)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
William Woolfolk
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-987
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Jeremy Thremm
Reprints

Mr. Tawny's Fight for Fame (Table of Contents: 5)

Shazam! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
C. C. Beck
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-988
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Mr. Tawky-Tawny
Reprints

Shazam Trivia Quiz (Table of Contents: 6)

Shazam! / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
N-1058
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [as Billy Batson]; Sivana Family [Beautia; Sivana, Jr.; Georgia; Magnificus]; Lieutenant Marvels [Fat Marvel [as Fat Billy]; Hill Marvel [as Hill Billy]; Tall Marvel [as Tall Billy]]
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1. Solomon (Table of Contents: 7)

Legends of Shazam! / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-1792
Genre
superhero
Characters
Solomon

Curse of the Books! (Table of Contents: 8)

Mary Marvel / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
N-984
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Mrs. Bromfield; Joshua Joad; John Elson; Arthur Archer (villain)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Job Number
S-1788

The Magic Mix-Up (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
Pete Costanza
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-985
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Professor Tweedle
Reprints

The Word Wrecker! (Table of Contents: 11)

The Marvel Family / comic story / 16.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-983
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]]; King Kull (villain)
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Indexer Notes

Chapter One: "Burn, Books... Burn!" (6 pages); Chapter Two: "The Peril of the Paper Pyres" (6 pages); Chapter Three: "Battle of the Books" (4.67 pages)

Answers to the Shazam Trivia Quiz on Page 61 (Table of Contents: 12)

Shazam! / activity / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Family [Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Superman-Shazam Battle Page / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-1800
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A New Book-Length Shazam Family Thriller!
    Shazam!
  2. 1. Contents
    Shazam!
  3. 2. The Evil Return of the Monster Society
    The Marvel Family
  4. 3. The Prophetic Book!
    Shazam!
  5. 4. The Man Who Lived History!
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  6. 5. Mr. Tawny's Fight for Fame
    Shazam!
  7. 6. Shazam Trivia Quiz
    Shazam!
  8. 7. 1. Solomon
    Legends of Shazam!
  9. 8. Curse of the Books!
    Mary Marvel
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Shazamail!
  11. 10. The Magic Mix-Up
    Shazam!
  12. 11. The Word Wrecker!
    The Marvel Family
  13. 12. Answers to the Shazam Trivia Quiz on Page 61
    Shazam!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Superman-Shazam Battle Page
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